The Homestead House


In earlier blogs I have recounted some of the history of Long Hollow Ranch and the Holmes family who were early and long-time owners and residents of this property. However, I have never discussed any of the details of what [...]

The Homestead House2015-04-29T06:00:33+00:00

Winter at the Ranch: What’s Going On This Time of the Year?


There’s more to running a dude ranch vacation and bed & breakfast operation than riding horses and cooking chili. Of course, summer is the busy season with all the guests arriving for their vacations and getaways. But winter is the [...]

Winter at the Ranch: What’s Going On This Time of the Year?2015-01-22T08:06:00+00:00

Hey, Dudes!


Did you ever wonder where the term “dude” came from? Who was the first to use it? What was the original meaning? Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary says that the origin of the term is unknown, but that its earliest use goes back [...]

Hey, Dudes!2014-11-13T06:00:57+00:00

We Aim To Please


Do you use TripAdvisor to check out a place you plan to go? We are finding that many of our guests go to TripAdvisor when looking for a B&B or guest ranch to visit. And, then they choose Long Hollow [...]

We Aim To Please2014-06-18T06:00:45+00:00