on 725 acres, Dixie Dude Ranch offers fine vistas of spectacular
Texas Hill Country, with plenty of room to relax, catch a glorious
sunset or kick up your heels.
near Bandera, Texas, proclaimed as the Cowboy Capitol of the
World, the Dixie Dude is not a resort ranch. We are an old-time
stock ranch founded by William Wallace Whitley in 1901, in our
fifth generation of showing you true Texas hospitality.
rooms, cabins and spacious Ranch Headquarters provide all the modern
comforts your family will need
to create the vacation of a lifetime.
You can set your pace, explore the ranch on our
hiking trails, hunt for fossils and arrowheads or check out our
century-old barn and Range War Cemetery. You and your family can
enjoy your choice of planned activities such as horseback riding,
swimming, hayrides, campfire sing-alongs, dancing and lots of Western
When the chow bell rings, you'll come running to
savor our home-cooked meals. We offer an endless variety of carefully
prepared food in the friendly atmosphere of a big family gathering.
There are outdoor barbeques, Sunday fried chicken and an occasional
cowboy breakfast served on the range.
If you are looking for room to stretch your legs,
breathe fresh air and gaze at the stars far from city lights, this
is the place to be. If these hills could talk, you'd hear the sounds
of laughter, song and the romance of the Old West.
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