Grand Canyon Western Ranch

Grand Canyon, USA

The hotel

The great ranches of the Old West are considered time capsules of the American frontier and certainly you’ll get an incredible sense of history at the Grand Canyon Western Ranch, once home to Tap Duncan, a notorious gunfighter turned reputable member of society. Today, genuine pine cabin accommodation comes complete with antique cowboy bathtub, where you can literally immerse yourself in the past! The Historic Ranch House serves up authentic western home-style cooking with live cowboy entertainment to accompany your meal. There’s also an overnight campout on offer, riding first through the Joshua Tree-lined Mormon Trail. Alternatively, join a guided horseback or wagon ride and see the buffalo, the icon of the West. There's also the option to take a 20-minute Helicopter Tour from the Ranch to and inside the Grand Canyon and back. Come sundown, join your fellow cowboys and cowgirls round the campfire, toast marshmallows and listen to the songs that helped make the West famous.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Free Parking
  • Horse Riding
  • Restaurant

Where is it

2 hours from Las Vegas, en route to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon.

Hotel information

Cabins are air-conditioned with full separate bathroom with antique cowboy bathtub or shower and fireplace or heater and have beautiful woodwork interiors. There are 3 cabins that have 1 queen-size bed sleeping maximum 2 adults. 2 cabins that have 1 queen-size bed and 1 twin bed downstairs and 2 twin beds upstairs, sleeping maximum 5 adults. There are 5 mid-size cabins, 2 offer 1 queen-size bed and 1 twin downstairs with a twin in small loft, and the other 3 have 1 queen-size bed and 1 double bed downstairs, sleeping maximum 4 adults.

Historic Ranch House (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Diamond Bar. Live western entertainment. Campfires at night. Horseback and wagon rides to view wild buffalo herd. Overnight campout. Complimentary self-parking.

This hotel has a resort fee of $30 plus tax per room, per stay (payable locally, subject to change)

Resort fee includes: - Nightly camp fire - Professional country and western singers. Resort fee, tax and inclusions are subject to change - please see hotel check-in for current inclusions available to you upon arrival.

*Denotes local charge

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Jul 3, 2020 CitzenofTheWorld000 Washington DC, District of Columbia

We went for a friends birthday celebration after visiting Bryce and Zion. This place was the closest accommodations to the Grand Canyon West Wall. The ranch turned out to be a highlight of our trip! The cabins were rustic yet comfortable and spectacular views The staff was authentic and friendly. Reba, Cowboy Casey and Cowboy John were our… Read more
We went for a friends birthday celebration after visiting Bryce and Zion. This place was the closest accommodations to the Grand Canyon West Wall. The ranch turned out to be a highlight of our trip! The cabins were rustic yet comfortable and spectacular views The staff was authentic and friendly. Reba, Cowboy Casey and Cowboy John were our host...They made you feel welcome any time of the day. We are going to miss them. If you are fortunate to run into Cowboy Dave - get ready to laugh - he is always ready with jokes. I forgot to get chefs name...but he put out some great meals every time. Take a sunset horseback ride with a champagne toast to the day, while Casey sings Mountain Serenade. - a song he wrote. It is beautiful and captures the moment perfectly Read less
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Apr 25, 2020 Larna35 Grafton, Australia

Cowgirl Debbie greeted our small group onto the ranch. Soon after we settled into the cabins we departed on our carriage ride up the mountain to watch the sunset whilst enjoying a bubbly wine. Cowboy Dave taught us about Bisen on the ranch and sang some great songs including Waltzing Matilda for us Aussies. Once the sun went down we enjoyed a… Read more
Cowgirl Debbie greeted our small group onto the ranch. Soon after we settled into the cabins we departed on our carriage ride up the mountain to watch the sunset whilst enjoying a bubbly wine. Cowboy Dave taught us about Bisen on the ranch and sang some great songs including Waltzing Matilda for us Aussies. Once the sun went down we enjoyed a lovely meal prepared by the chefs in the Wild West Dining Hall, then enjoyed some stories & music around the fire. The cabins were very comfy with 5 ladies in the Ketchum cabin & 4 men in the Smith cabin. All the comforts required for a nice overnight stay. Read less
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Apr 4, 2020 567PeterL Southampton, United Kingdom

We wanted to stay longer as part of our trip, but they were full so only could get one night. Fantastic, quirky place to stay, helpful and friendly staff, always willing to help. Cowboy Casey wonderful, when we went in he sang a song for us, off the top of his head, absolutely fabulous, but too quick and unexpected to video. Cabin wonderful and… Read more
We wanted to stay longer as part of our trip, but they were full so only could get one night. Fantastic, quirky place to stay, helpful and friendly staff, always willing to help. Cowboy Casey wonderful, when we went in he sang a song for us, off the top of his head, absolutely fabulous, but too quick and unexpected to video. Cabin wonderful and cosy/warm. Would like to have stayed longer and will return. Food limited but good, excellent breakfast Read less
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Mar 21, 2020 Parkerof4

Horseback ride was a fun experience. My two boys had never ridden a horse and had no problems. Great guide that takes you up the mountain, through an old creek bed and to a small buffalo heard. All staff on the ranch very friendly, knowledgeable. Good entertainment from singer in the restaurant
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Great place to break up the drive to Vegas

Feb 29, 2020 N9547DRjenniferl

We stayed here overnight when traveling from Grand Canyon to Las Vegas. It was adorable. Cute little cabin. We booked a helicopter ride to the canyon which was cool. The people that greeted us were super nice! Food was yummy and they had a fire burning outside at night to make s’mores. No WiFi but it was nice to disconnect for the night! Highly… Read more
We stayed here overnight when traveling from Grand Canyon to Las Vegas. It was adorable. Cute little cabin. We booked a helicopter ride to the canyon which was cool. The people that greeted us were super nice! Food was yummy and they had a fire burning outside at night to make s’mores. No WiFi but it was nice to disconnect for the night! Highly recommend for something different. Read less