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5 Fun Things to Do in Bandera, Texas

Bandera, Texas is bustling this time of year and the Silver Spur Guest Ranch is right at the heart of it all. And there’s always plenty to keep them busy at a place like the Silver Spur. With lots of people visiting this beautiful Texas dude ranch of ours, we decided to put together a list of a 5 fun things to do in Bandera, Texas while you’re here!

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Trick Roping at the Silver Spur

There’s never a dull moment at the Silver Spur Ranch, but one of our guests’ favorite forms of entertainment here is trick roping. In case you’ve never heard of it before, trick roping is a competitive art form involving the spinning of a lasso. It began in wild west shows in the 19th century and became widely popular thereafter. We know firsthand, since trick roping is a staple when it comes to entertainment out here on the ranch!

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5 Ways Ranch Animals Are Great for Kids

One nice thing about dude ranches in Texas like the Silver Spur is that they’re full of ranch animals like donkeys, longhorns, horses, and more. And that’s why so many kids and parents love getting the chance to stay at a Texas dude ranch. There’s something about spending time with animals that deeply affects people, especially children. Here are 5 ways ranch animals are  great for kids.

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Why Go on a Retreat at a Texas Dude Ranch

A Texas dude ranch may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you consider going on a relaxing retreat, but it’s actually the perfect location for it. We hold a number of spiritual, communal, and wellness retreats here at the Silver Spur Guest Ranch, and people can’t seem to get enough of them! Here’s why you should go on a retreat at a texas dude ranch like the Silver Spur.

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5 Perks of Horseback Riding in Texas Hill Country

Dude ranches are known for their horseback rides, but we happen to know that Silver Spur offers the best ones around. Why, you might ask? Well because we give you the opportunity to go horseback riding in Texas Hill Country. You see, we’re not just any Texas dude ranch. We offer a full-on cowboy experience to our guests! So check out our lists of 5 perks of horseback riding in Texas Hill Country.

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Summer Isn’t Summer Without Campfire Cooking

At the Silver Spur Guest Ranch, we love summer. It makes us nostalgic for our childhood days of running barefoot through fresh-cut grass as soon as we heard the tinny jingle of the ice cream truck around the corner. And as summer connoisseurs, if you will, we know one thing to be absolutely true: summer isn’t summer without campfire cooking. You don’t have to be on a dude ranch to understand just how great it is, but we’ll use our personal experiences as proof of this very important point.

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Why Spend Your Summer Vacation at Silver Spur

The Silver Spur Guest Ranch has a lot to offer in terms of amenities, hospitality, and entertainment. In fact, we’d go so far as to say it’s one of the best dude ranches in Texas! People come flocking to this unique property to get the real cowboy experience year-round, but there’s something about the Texas summertime that’s truly magical. Here’s why you should spend your summer vacation at Silver Spur.

kid friendly activities at the silver spur

Kid Friendly Activities at the Silver Spur

If you have kids, you know how hard it can be to keep them entertained. And the last thing you want when you’re on vacation is to deal with bored, cranky kids. That’s a non-issue at a dude ranch like the Silver Spur, though! If you don’t believe us, just check out this list of kid friendly activities we offer here.

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5 Reasons You Should Visit an Authentic Ranch

At Silver Spur Guest Ranch, we firmly believe that everyone should visit an authentic ranch at least once in their lifetime. Now we understand that we may be just a little biased in regards to this, but we actually can back up this claim. If you don’t believe, just check out these 5 reasons you should visit an authentic ranch.

why we love horseback riding

Why We Love Horseback Riding

At the Silver Spur Guest Ranch, we have a lot of horses and many trail riding opportunities. Though some of our guests may be a little nervous to ride a horse for the first time, all of them end up having a wonderful time. So whether you’re an old hand at horseback riding or a newbie, we thought you’d enjoy our list of reasons why we love horseback riding.