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Nestled in a hidden valley—home to ranchers since the 19th century when the area was known as Vistillas—Aspen Ridge Resort offers 14,000 alpine acres to explore.
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The Simmons have been operating Aspen Ridge as a working cattle ranch since 1975. Get in on the fun with trail rides led by their very able ranch hands.
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Aspen Ridge's 1,200-square-foot cabins (from $180) come equipped with kitchens and enough room for a family of six to curl up comfortably. Planning to eat in Aspen Ridge's restaurant? Book into one of the cozy lodge rooms (from $90).
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Aspen Ridge's restaurant serves hearty meals with plenty of meat on the menu (this is, after all, a cattle ranch), but vegetarian plates are available. Eating in? Swing by the Buffalo Saloon afterward for a convivial nightcap with your neighbors.
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Drink in the moon and a few million stars from your own porch, serenaded by the whisper of wind through meadow grass.
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