Horse lovers, this list is for you.
Fall is the perfect time to head out into the Canadian or Colorado Rockies to watch the leaves turn, or head out on a multi-day cattle drive in Montana. If you’re looking for some international intrigue, head on out to an annual festival and rodeo in southern France, or you can do a once-in-a-lifetime African safari on horseback.
The possibilities are truly endless, but to get the wheels turning, check out this list of must-do trips for the horse lovers among us:
1. Go on a horse-drawn sleigh ride in Palmer, Alaska.
2. Go for a dip in the ocean with the famous Assateague wild horses in Virginia and Maryland.
3. Explore the Canadian Rockies on horseback in Banff, Alberta.
4. Hang out at a dude ranch in Whitefish, Montana.
5. Take in the majestic sights and sounds of the Colorado Rockies.
6. Tour Bodie, a historic ghost town in California’s Sierra Nevada.
7. Head out on a multi-day cattle drive in Libbey, Montana.
8. Head out for a sunset ride on the beaches of Chincoteague Island, Virginia.
9. Check out a rodeo at the annual Equiblues Western Festival in southern France (yes, there’s more to France than wine and baguettes).
10. Take in a day at the races at the Kentucky Derby in Louisville.
11. Saddle up for a wildlife safari in Botswana.
12. Grab your camera and sign up for a wild horse photography workshop in Corrales, New Mexico.
13. Watch cowboys do what cowboys do best during a relaxing stay at a dude ranch in Saratoga, Wyoming.
14. Watch wild horses roam free in Challis, Idaho.
15. Sign up for Wyatt Earp’s Vendetta Ride in Tombstone, Arizona.
Who’s ready to get exploring?
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