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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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Hike in the Hill Country State Natural Area

Texas Hill Country is known for its natural beauty. That’s part of why so many people choose to stay in Bandera, Texas for vacations, retreats, and more. It’s also what makes the Silver Spur such a beautiful and unique dude ranch. But you’d be missing out if you stayed on our property, beautiful as it is, during your whole stay here. That’s why think everyone should hike in the Hill Country State Natural Area.

Why We’re One of the Best Dude Ranches in Texas

Dude ranches in Texas are popular destinations, year-round. They give people a chance to try out a different lifestyle and experience something completely new. Plus kids love getting to spend time with all the ranch animals and maybe even got some horseback riding in while they’re there. But there’s one ranch in Bandera, Texas that’s really special: The Silver Spur Ranch! Here’s why we’re one of the best dude ranches in Texas.

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10 Fun Facts About Horses

It’s no secret that everyone who lives on or works at a Texas dude ranch most likely loves horses. Horseback riding is an integral part of the Silver Spur experience, after all! We’re pretty much experts on all things horses here at the Silver Spur, but sometimes  they can surprise even us. So we did a little research and came up with these 10 fun facts about horses that you probably didn’t know. A lot of them stumped even us!

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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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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.

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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.