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$29 -- Scenic Horseback Ride at MacDonald's Ranch, Reg. $60

Sold out - This deal was published March 27, 2014 and sold out August 01, 2014.
By Kevin Kitchen
Wander desert trails on horseback and take in views of the Sonoran Desert and the McDowell Mountains for more than half off.

Why we love it

  • 98% of Travelzoo subscribers loved our past offers at MacDonald's Ranch
  • Many praised the "wonderful," "friendly" staff and "beautiful scenery"
  • Phoenix New Times named it Best Place to See the State Bird (cactus wren)
  • Rated 4.5 stars on TripAdvisor; holds a 2013 Certificate of Excellence


May 13, 2014 - Aug. 31, 2014


MacDonald's Ranch
26540 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
(See Map)
Tel: 480-585-0239

What's included

  • $29 (reg. $60) for a 90-minute horseback ride, suitable for all skill levels
  • Seasoned wranglers will point out rattlesnakes, coyotes, rabbits and hawks along the way
  • Free petting zoo for kids and classic Western games like cowboy golf and horseshoe pits

The fine print

Valid May 13, 2014 - Aug. 31, 2014. Reservations required at least 48 hours in advance; subject to availability. Valid during merchant's operating hours (vary by season); call to confirm. Please tip accordingly. Not valid for moonlight or private trail rides. 24-hour cancellation policy applies; voucher subject to forfeiture. Not valid on major holidays or holiday weekends.

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$29   $60
52% off | 313 bought
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MacDonald's Ranch
98% Enjoyed MacDonald's Ranch
98% (249 ratings)
Sold out at
1:59 a.m. CT on Aug. 1


M – F, 9am – 9pm ET

The 1,280-acre ranch lays claim to the original stagecoach road that ran from Phoenix to Cave Creek.
98% Enjoyed MacDonald's Ranch
(249 ratings)
Quality of Service
Quality of Activity
Value for the Money
Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

My first experience on a horse ride...

Courteous staff...

Feb 16, 2015 Murugan Missouri, United States

Great trail ride!!!!

It was a fantastic trail ride with a great guide!!!!

Feb 15, 2015 Margaret OH, United States

Friendly staff nice horses

Nov 24, 2014 Lisa CA, United States


Guide George very informational

Nov 23, 2014 Joseph IL, United States

The beautiful scenery.

The people were friendly and helpful.

Oct 30, 2014 Carolyn MA, United States

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26540 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Tel: 480-585-0239

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