Please note: We are fully booked until August 15th this summer. If you already have reservations in progress you're ok. We will post cancellations below if they occur.
Canx August 8-12 up to 4 people available-already gone 7-20-21
New! Overnight Cattle Drives-September 10-12, 24-26 + October 8-10, 22-24---see details on rates page under special weeks
We are open and taking reservations. All activities are available.
Stand alone fully furnished Log Cabin available on accommodations page.
Come on in and sit a spell. We have the perfect Dude Ranch vacation just waiting on you and your family. You will get to leave the world behind and finally take some time for yourself. Not only are we kids friendly, we are Family Friendly! You and your family are going to re-connect like never before as you learn to ride horses together, including how to groom and saddle, help steer a whitewater raft down the river, shine up your new boots for an old fashioned square dance, drive cattle just like City Slickers and chase cows in team penning just like an old Cowboy. There lot's of other stuff too, but the main thing is that there aren't many places like this where families regain that bond they have always wanted and needed. So relax and come on down and make yourself at home!
If you are looking for the best Tennessee vacations for families, there is nothing more exciting than a Dude Ranch vacation. Experiencing the slow-paced life on a horseback, eating on a Mountain Top and doing everything like a Cowboy will make your family vacation memorable. French Broad Outpost Ranch offers the best ranch experience in Tennessee. If you're visiting Nashville we are just 4 hours away for a family vacation. Make this summer all about horseback riding, cattle drives and campfire stories at our Dude Ranch.
French Broad Outpost Ranch is the best Dude Ranch in Tennessee for a memorable Tennessee vacations for families. We offer a very relaxing and enjoyable vacation for families in our own beautiful dude ranch.
Our Dude Ranch vacation includes various exciting activities that doesn’t involve phones or any electronics. It is a complete family vacation where you will be learning horseback riding, grooming and saddling, and driving the cattle. Located in the beautiful Smoky Mountains, our Dude Ranch offers great views, something that you will see every day of your stay. From fishing to pioneer games to square dancing, you will have complete fun filled vacation here. Our ranch is surrounded by nature and is completely authentic – nothing is artificial.
Here are some of the things you can enjoy while you are here:
You will have wholesome fun in one of the best ranches in Tennessee. Our family vacation is perfect for all families with young kids too. We are within 5 hours of Nashville, Charlotte and Atlanta. Kids will have plenty opportunities for fun learning with horseback riding as well as learning the art of grooming and more.
Our food and lodging facilities are top-notch. You will enjoy 3 great home cooked meals in in the dining room after staying in one of the lodge rooms that have been designed to provide comfortable living. We ensure complete safety for our guests so you can relax and have fun. It is a great opportunity for the kids to learn the various ways of life. Away from technology, pollution and hustle-bustle of the city, our Dude Ranch in Tennessee offers a chance for families to bond and enjoy their vacation together.
It is a relaxing experience even though you will be busy doing all sorts of activities here. There is no hurry. Take your time and enjoy a home environment away from home with us.
Call us to book your vacation now - 1-800-995-7678
Discover the many adventures that await you at French Broad Outpost Ranch
Our Lone Star Hotel is a fine example of the timber frame buildings of the 19th century. It has 7 rooms and each one has its own bathroom and can sleep a total of 21 guests. You will feel as though you just walked into a John Wayne Movie Set!
At our Ranch, eating good food comes naturally. We serve most of our meals family style, which means all the food comes out to the tables at the same time. Passing the plates of great food is part of the ambiance. You wont go hungry that's for sure!