The dude ranch is a well-established American tradition going back over 100 years and has served as an introduction to the ranch lifestyle for many a visitor. Here at BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch, we want to give a taste of that without requiring weeklong stays as many other dude ranches do. You can come and stay for a night or two and shape the experience around your schedule, the perfect way to fit in a visit over the course of an extended trip exploring Texas. Here are a few things you can do on your unique dude ranch experience in Texas.
Get Acquainted with Our Authentic Texas Ranch
BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch is a vacation destination unlike any other, an immersive stay with everything you need for an incredible ranch getaway. Go on a horseback ride tour and see over 350 acres of gorgeous natural land, fish on a privately stocked lake, and see a wide variety of exotic animals like Bison, Blackbuck Antelope, Axis Deer, and many more! Explore the property on hiking and biking trails with affordable bike rentals offered for those that don’t have their own, and we highly recommend it, as a big part of what makes BlissWood special is the area.
5 Ways to Enjoy an All-American Dude Ranch Adventure at BlissWood
Experience dude ranch classics and immerse yourself in the rural beauty of Cat Spring away from the hustle and bustle of modern living. All of these activities come bundled together with our specials and packages, or you can set up an itinerary in advance and create a custom ranch stay tailored to your interests and group composition.
1. Test Your Sharpshooting Skills
Indulge your wild side with archery, trapshooting, and tomahawk/knife throwing. All necessary equipment and safety gear are included along with onsite instructors if it’s your first time or need a quick refresher course.
2. Let Life Pass You By at Enchanted Lake
Enjoy aquatic activities like catch-and-release fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding at Enchanted Lake during your dude ranch experience. Fishing privileges and boat rentals can also be added by the day to your reservation should you decide you want to fish another day!
3. See BlissWood from a New Perspective
See our 350-acre property from a different perspective on the back of a horse and let our highly qualified wranglers lead you on a leisurely adventure over babbling brooks, through flowery meadows, and serene oak forests. This experience can be tailored to your stay with options available for group, private, and even kids rides!
4. Enjoy Delicious Dining
Have a picnic by the lake at our gazebo and enjoy a delicious lunch by the water in between activities. We also offer full kitchens so you can cook your own meals with a variety of excellent restaurants nearby as well.
5. Take a Load Off By the Fire
Let the good times roll with ranch games, perfect for evenings by the fire with favorites like horseshoes, bean bag toss, darts, and more! While you’re there you can roast some marshmallows and make scrumptious S’mores.
Get Cozy with Our Rustic Lodging
Every stay at BlissWood is unique, right down to the lodgings options, and is an integral part of the complete dude ranch package that we offer here. Settle into one of our cozy rustic cabins, suites with full kitchens, or a whole house for larger groups. In addition, we also have glamping-style lodging like our Conestoga Covered Wagon and a Grand Safari Tent that offer a distinct aesthetic and are isolated from much of the main property for a truly immersive stay out in nature. Book with one of our curated activity packages and create your own incredible getaway whether you’re staying for just a day, two, or even longer! Take some much-needed time away from the daily demands of life at BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch, your ticket to an unforgettable dude ranch experience in the heart of Texas.Book Now