Ultimate Old West: The White Stallion Ranch Intergenerational
Enjoy horseback rides, visit a great American museum, stargaze with experts and learn about cattle, burros and unique desert animals on a working dude ranch with your grandchild.
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Program No. 20350RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Soak up the Arizona sun, make friends and learn new skills during this ultimate Old West program with your grandchild at White Stallion Ranch, a true Wild West getaway not far from Tucson. Lend a hand with the grooming and feeding of this working guest ranch’s horses and longhorn cattle, and get in touch with your inner cowboy or cowgirl as you learn to throw a lasso, take part in country-Western dancing and more.
Activity Level
Walking up to two miles over varied terrain. Slow and easy horseback rides, dance lessons, roping lessons.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Set out on gentle horseback trail rides amid your striking surroundings.
  • Visit the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and see more than 300 live animal species and 1,300 species of plants in their natural habitats.
  • Gaze at the stars with a local astronomer and sing cowboy songs around a bonfire.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 10-14. For a comparable family adventure for all generations, check out program #21477!
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James Turner
James Turner has a master’s degree in U.S. history and a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from the University of Arizona. He has been a teacher of Arizona history since 1976. In 2001, he began his career as historian for the Arizona Historical Society, where his chief duty was to support non-profit history museums throughout the state. James enjoys sharing his knowledge on the history of Arizona, the Southwest and Mexico during classes for the museum docents and general public.
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