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$20 -- Desert Stagecoach Ride at MacDonald's Ranch, Reg. $45

Sold out - This deal was published March 20, 2013 and sold out March 31, 2013.
$20 -- Desert Stagecoach Ride at MacDonald's Ranch, Reg. $45
By Travelzoo Staff
Explore the back-trails of the Sonoran Desert in an authentic horse-drawn stagecoach at MacDonald's Ranch, rated 4.5 stars on TripAdvisor. For $20 per person, regularly $45, Travelzoo subscribers can join this ride lasting 45 minutes to one hour.

Why we love it

  • For $20 per person (reg. $45), ride an authentic stagecoach at MacDonald's Ranch
  • The scenic, 1280-acre ranch is rated 4.5 stars on TripAdvisor
  • The Phoenix New Times called it the Best Place to See the State Bird (the cactus wren)
  • Two can ride for $39, or 4 can go for $75 (the greatest savings)


March 20, 2013 - Sept. 21, 2013


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

What's included

  • The 1,280-acre ranch lays claim to the original stagecoach road that ran from Phoenix to Cave Creek and offers visitors views of the McDowell Mountains to the east and Camelback Mountain to the south. Your driver will also point out desert flora and fauna like rattlesnakes, coyotes, rabbits and hawks -- Phoenix New Times named this ranch the Best Place to See the State Bird (the cactus wren).
  • Book a ride for two people for $39, regularly $90; a group of four can go for $75, regularly $180, for the greatest savings.
  • The ranch also offers a free petting zoo for kids, as well as classic Western games like cowboy golf and horseshoe pits.
Travelzoo Tip: Extend your stay at the ranch with this 90-minute horseback ride for $29 per person, regularly $60.

The fine print

Vouchers can be redeemed starting Thursday, March 21, through Sept. 21, 2013. Reservations are required; subject to availability. Not valid on major holidays and holiday weekends. Not valid for moonlight rides. Valid for any age; children 0-12 months ride free. Subject to weather. See below for full terms and conditions.

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$20   $45
56% off | 108 bought
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MacDonald's Ranch
98% Enjoyed MacDonald's Ranch
98% (263 ratings)
Sold out at
1:59 a.m. CT on March 31


M – F, 9am – 9pm ET

98% Enjoyed MacDonald's Ranch
(263 ratings)
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Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

It was a nice ride and the staff was all very kind

Mar 17, 2015 Jody AZ, United States

The staff there is excellent!

I can't say enough good about the staff. They were patient with my granddaughter who is 5 and she had a wonderful experience as a result.

Mar 16, 2015 Pam TX, United States

Great staff and experience

Mar 16, 2015 Vinit NJ, United States


Mar 13, 2015 Philip AZ, United States

Our great guide!

Mar 09, 2015 Caroline Arizona, United States

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

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