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

Sold out - This deal was published March 15, 2013 and sold out April 15, 2013.
$29 -- Scenic Horseback Ride at MacDonald's Ranch, Reg. $60
By Travelzoo Staff
Wander trails on horseback and get sweeping views of the Sonoran Desert with this exclusive deal on a guided trail ride. For $29 per person, regularly $60, Travelzoo subscribers can take this 1.5-hour excursion suitable for all skill levels with MacDonald's Ranch, rated 4.5 stars on TripAdvisor and 4 stars on Yelp.

Why we love it

  • For $29 per person, regularly $60, take a 1.5-hour horseback ride at MacDonald's Ranch
  • Ride through 1,280 scenic acres of the Sonoran Desert and get sweeping mountain views
  • The ranch is rated 4.5 stars on TripAdvisor and 4 stars on Yelp
  • The Phoenix New Times called it the Best Place to See the State Bird
  • Rides are suitable for all skill levels


March 15, 2013 - June 28, 2013


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

What's included

  • As you amble through the valley with the McDowell Mountains to the east and Camelback Mountain to the south, a seasoned wrangler will 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.
  • Rides run daily through March, then Tuesday-Sunday starting in April. 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 MacDonald's Ranch with this authentic stagecoach ride for $20 per person (reg. $45).

The fine print

Vouchers can be redeemed starting Friday, March 15, through June 28, 2013. Reservations are required; subject to availability and weather conditions. Beginning in April, the ranch is closed Mondays. Limited Saturday and Sunday availability in March and April. Not valid on major holidays and holiday weekends. Not valid for moonlight or private trail rides. Must be 5 years old or older. Must weigh 260 pounds or less. A 24-hour cancellation policy applies. Must sign waiver. See below for full terms and conditions.

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$29   $60
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MacDonald's Ranch
98% Enjoyed MacDonald's Ranch
98% (245 ratings)
Sold out at
1:59 a.m. CT on April 15
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98% Enjoyed MacDonald's Ranch
(245 ratings)
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Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

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

Great wIth kids.

Aug 22, 2014 Lynnette MN, United States

Everyone was very friendly and helpful and upfront and knowledgable.

Highly recommend!

Aug 16, 2014 Melody AZ, United States

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

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