• Cattle

Texas Ranches Holidays

When you think of Texas inevitably an image of cowboys, rodeos and cattle comes to mind. Experience a little of the cowboy lifestyle for yourself on a Texas ranch holiday. The Mayan Dude and Wildcatter ranches provide a break away from the city, where you can experience your own cowboy adventure. See the beautiful Texas Hills Country on a trail ride, watch a wrangling demonstration and listen to ranching tales by the campfire. During the day you can take part in activities including horse riding, fishing and driving cattle. Then in the evening, enjoy family style western meals and campfire cookouts accompanied by storytelling, s’mores and cowboy songs. 

Destination Highlights
  • Enjoy a cowboy cookout
  • Explore the Texas Hills Country on a trail ride
  • Take a hayride or jeep tour
  • Learn the Texas Two Step

Time Zone

GMT - 6 hours

Currency

USD - US Dollar

Visa Information

Irish passport holders require an Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) to visit Memphis. You can obtain an ESTA from www.cbp.gov/esta

Language

English

Health Information

No vaccinations are required for travel to Texas. All travellers should be up to date with routine immunisations. It’s important to contact your GP to check for the latest recommendations.

Get an authentic cowboy experience on a ranch holiday. Reconnect with nature and enjoy some fantastic outdoor activities from trail rides through the scenic Texas Hills Country and expansive hiking trails to roping demonstrations, rodeos and BBQ cookouts. Enjoy a unique holiday experience on a Texas ranch.

  • Trail ride

    Trail rides

    Saddle up and explore the beautiful Texas Hills Country on a guided trail ride. Professional cowboys will be on hand to answer any questions you may have concerning riding and ranch life in general.

  • Outdoor activities

    Ranch activities

    There is plenty to keep you occupied while staying at a ranch, activities will vary from ranch to ranch but may include hayrides, roping, fishing, hiking, country dance lessons, jeep tours, clay shooting, archery and relaxing massages.

  • Cowboy cookout breakfast

    Ranch meals

    Many meals are served cowboy cookout style, where you can feast on brisket, steak and homemade cornbread but there are also ranches with farm-to-table a la carte cuisine on offer.