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

Sold out - This deal was published October 07, 2013 and sold out November 07, 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

Oct. 7, 2013 - 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
  • 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

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.

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$29   $60
52% off
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MacDonald's Ranch
98% Enjoyed MacDonald's Ranch
98% (237 ratings)
Sold out at
1:00 a.m. CT on Nov. 7
Travelzoo Customer Service

1-877-665-0000

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
(237 ratings)
4.7
Quality of Service
4.5
Quality of Activity
4.6
Value for the Money
Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

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

Staff and nice horses

Staff was fantastic with my 10 year old and I

Jul 25, 2014 maria AZ, United States

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

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

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