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Dixie Dude Ranch

#7 of 20 things to do in Bandera Features Animals
Ranch Road 1077, Bandera, TX 78003
+1 830-796-4481
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Fishing and riding in a peaceful setting

The Dixie Dude Ranch is perfect for families with children, they have easy-going horses and gentle... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Pretty L
New York City, New York
Cowboy Heaven

We stayed for 3 nights in September 2015. Nice clean and comfortable cabbins (stayed in Jangle... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2016
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Ranch Road 1077, Bandera, TX 78003
+1 830-796-4481
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

The Dixie Dude Ranch is perfect for families with children, they have easy-going horses and gentle rides. We loved the rustic cabin with its bunk beds and porch swing. There was also a pool and a hot tub! There's lots of things for the children...More

2  Thank Pretty L
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We stayed for 3 nights in September 2015. Nice clean and comfortable cabbins (stayed in Jangle), great pool area, wonderful staff, lovely food, fantastic horses and scenic trails. You also get close to the other guests, as meals are at long tables in main house....More

2  Thank KatNau
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Nothing like riding in the Texas hills, enjoying the trails, and staying for a brisket lunch. Overnight possibilities as well.

1  Thank Texprof
Reviewed 9 February 2016

If you love good home cooked meals, quiet country life, and horseback riding then you need to spend considerable time at Dixie Dude Ranch. It's a blast from the past with Wifi only in the lodge, truly refreshing. It is clean, neat and comfortable. Cute...More

3  Thank vym6
Reviewed 30 January 2016

The people were very friendly and helpful. The horseback riding was awesome and the trails short or long, and very scenic. I also went hiking the alien rock loop but got lost on the way back after passing the "6666" trail sign and passing through...More

1  Thank laitcg
Reviewed 25 January 2016

The people here are really nice so it pains me to have to write this but the overall experience was quite poor. The price is extremely expensive for what you get - mediocre accomodations, a lackluster trailride with very very lax security (i.e. no helmets...More

3  Thank Texalunya
Reviewed 25 November 2015

I stayed at the Dixie Dude Ranch for 3 nights with my wife and 3 year old daughter during a 2 week vacation in Texas and I would thoroughly recommend staying here if you are in Texas. The cabin we stayed in whilst Rustic was...More

2  Thank Andrew I
Reviewed 30 October 2015

I don't live far from here - but when my family came in from Ohio we all came here. There was something for everybody. My young niece was as happy as my young adult daughter and my older parents. Very friendly staff and great home...More

1  Thank Debra B
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We stayed here as part of our honeymoon road trip. the staff are really friendly and try to make your stay as good as possible. there is a communal dining room and meals are taken as a group 3 times a day. The quality home...More

1  Thank MikesTrips01
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I reviewed the experience we have had at the Dixie Dude since 1958. What I forgot to 'rave about' is the food. Three meals a day prepared Family Style and everyone sits in this wonderful dining room, enjoying each other and the fabulous fresh and...More

Thank Shari G
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14 February 2015|
Response from rugbyref13 | Reviewed this property |
I was there with my wife. However we met other people who were single. We had a very enjoyable time. Meals are in a communal dining room and you get a chance to mix. The wrangler Joe was very friendly and everyone rides... More