If you’ve fallen in love with the Yellowstone series and want to live out your own Dutton Ranch experience, think about visiting Ted Turner Reserves for your next adventure getaway. Now I’m not talking about the drama, I’m simply relating this to the magical experience of the great outdoors.
Ted Turner Reserves is set in over one million acres of New Mexico’s majestic Southwestern landscapes. You can explore vast short-grass prairies, staggering slot canyons, flowing streams, desert plains, and other breathtaking locations. See wildlife such as bison, wild horses, golden eagles, black bears, prairie dogs, desert bighorn sheep, and one of the largest bat populations in North America (this is exciting as my youngest claims bats to be his favorite animal).
There are four different types of lodging accommodations available at Ted Turner Reserves. I’m going to highlight Vermejo as it is perfect for families.
At Vermejo Reserve guests get the opportunity to be immersed in a uniquely restored ecosystem and soak in the rejuvenating energy of nature. Anchored by Casa Grande, an elegant historic mansion, restored to its 1900s grandeur, the 26-room property comprises more land than many national parks.
Whether looking for an intimate historic cottage, an eco-friendly mountaintop lodge, or even a turn-of-the-century mansion, Vermejo has the ideal accommodation to match your party size and preferences.
There is so much to enjoy and Costilla Fishing Lodge is the perfect home base for excursions into the untamed wilderness. Constructed using the property’s own timber and stone, this solar-powered eco-friendly lodge is certified LEED Silver. Enjoy incredible views from the expansive porch, relax in front of the grand stone fireplace, and enjoy meals from a dedicated chef.
There are endless opportunities to connect with nature at Vermejo including trout fishing, endless trails for hiking and biking, horseback riding, shooting sports, archery, geocaching, disc golf, and wildlife and history tours.
This is the perfect spring break or summer destination for families to slow down, disconnect from technology, experience nature in the grandest way possible and reconnect as a family.
If you book with Salt and Sky Travel Designs you will also enjoy:
- Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
- Complimentary buffet breakfast daily
- $100 Hotel credit
- Virtuoso Sundowner: includes a choice of beer or wine at a scenic location following your afternoon activity
- Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
Are you ready for an adventure?
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