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

Sold out - This deal was published August 06, 2013 and sold out September 06, 2013.
$29 -- Scenic Horseback Ride at MacDonald's Ranch, Reg. $60
By Travelzoo Staff
For more than half off, wander desert trails on horseback and take in views of the Sonoran Desert and the McDowell Mountains.

Why we love it

  • 90-minute horseback ride for less than $30 a person
  • 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 and holds a 2013 Certificate of Excellence

When

Aug. 6 - Dec. 19, 2013

Where

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

What's included

  • For $29, take a 1.5-hour horseback ride at MacDodnald's Ranch (reg. $60)
  • During the 1.5-hour ride, a seasoned wrangler will point out desert flora and fauna like rattlesnakes, coyotes, rabbits and hawks
  • The ride is suitable for all skill levels
  • Or for $20 (reg. $45), explore the back trails on an authentic horse-drawn stagecoach ride that lasts 45 minutes to an hour (ends Sept. 30)
  • The ranch also offers a free petting zoo for kids, as well as classic Western games like cowboy golf and horseshoe pits

The fine print

Horseback ride vouchers expire Dec. 19, 2013. Stagecoach ride vouchers expire Sept. 30, 2013. Not valid for moonlight or private rides. Reservations are required; must be made at least 48 hours in advance. Closed Mondays from June-September. A 24-hour cancellation policy applies. Not valid on major holidays or holiday weekends. Must be 5 or older and weigh 260 lbs. or less for the horseback ride. For the stagecoach ride, valid for any age; children 0-12 months ride free.

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$29   $60
52% off
Travelzoo deal by
MacDonald's Ranch
98% Enjoyed MacDonald's Ranch
98% (226 ratings)
Sold out at
2:00 a.m. CT on Sept. 6
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The 1,280-acre ranch lays claim to the original stagecoach road that ran from Phoenix to Cave Creek.
98% Enjoyed MacDonald's Ranch
(226 ratings)
4.7
Quality of Service
4.4
Quality of Activity
4.6
Value for the Money
Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

Everyone was so friendly (including the horses)! The scenery was beautiful, and we saw lots of wildlife.

Jul 18, 2014 Daphna AZ, United States

The guides were excellent

Jul 17, 2014 Jody MI, United States

The hospitality and the horses.

It was great that they provided helmets. It was worth the coupon price, but I wouldn't pay more than that.

Jul 03, 2014 Veda AZ, United States

Horses and friendly staff

Jul 02, 2014 Beata AZ, United States

the scenery was beautiful and our guide was informative and fun!

Jun 29, 2014 Teri AL, United States

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

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