These two goats gladly welcome you to the Grand Canyon Western Ranch!
Step out of your car and you’re greeted by one of the friendly smiling cowboys – and believe it or not a couple of the coolest goats and a dog that you’d ever want to meet.
A rustic cabin that sleeps up to four sits amidst the rim of the western portion of the Grand Canyon
As you drive through the gate of the Grand Canyon Western Ranch you quickly discover that this is a rare gem of a getaway vacation spot for true rustic adventure seekers. The property is located just off of Highway 93 in Meadview, Arizona.
Cowboy Casey L. Adams serenades guest dinner meals, and is the local historian at Grand Canyon Western Ranch
The ranch’s main house is a rather intriguing place to sit for a cold strong drink and a hearty meal presented in a family style atmosphere. The dining hall is reminiscent of an old west saloon and chow house, right down to the rugged oak wood tables and sitting stools. While there Cowboy Casey L. Adams treats you to a rousing serenade. Casey is a legendary country/folk recording artist around these parts.
Meet the new general manager of the Grand Canyon Western Ranch, Robert Bravo. He has a lot of exciting adventures planned for vacationing guests.
This property is still today a working ranch with real cowboys and cowgirls, horses, cows, buffalo, goats and other critters. We found the folks here have genuine smiles and rugged fun attitudes when they greet folks. If real fun is your goal, they make it happen. The ranch is under new management. General Manager Robert Bravo (Hualapai Nation member) has grand ambitions for the property and the quaint and comfortable old west style wooden cabins and ‘glamping tents.
These authentic rustic cabins sleep up to four with in-suite bathrooms
There are quaint and comfortable old west-style wooden cabins and ‘glamping tents.’ Yes, there are modern conveniences inside – indoor plumbing, a bathtub with a standup shower (in the cabins). Yet the spirit of the Grand Canyon Western Ranch is rustic. That means there is no Internet and cellular phone service is limited.
One of the friendly ranch chefs serves you a hearty breakfast and lunch.
Some of your meals are prepared to order by another gentleman cowboy – a chef who looks like he stepped out of the pages of Hollywood Central Casting.
New to the Grand Canyon Western Ranch is the Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour!
During your visit, it’s recommended, if possible, to explore the region by way of a helicopter tour. This aerial excursion is truly worth it. The ride takes you across and down into the western edge of the Grand Canyon – a once in a lifetime spectacular view!
A great meal for dinner is prepared just for you at the Grand Canyon Western Ranch
Folks gather nightly for a great meal and great music at the Ranch House on the property at the Grand Canyon Western Ranch.
The General Store is available for souvenirs, snacks and more at the Grand Canyon Western Ranch.
The Grand Canyon Western Ranch has a terrific general store on site so you can purchase snacks, trinkets and more to remember your visit.
By Paul and Teresa Lowe