A Cowboy's Life: Our Weekend on a Cattle Ranch

Our Weekend on a Cattle Ranch

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We spent a long, relaxing weekend out at Beaumont Ranch, an 800 acre cattle ranch. There is just something about spending time in the country with no computers or cell phones (Chad decided to go swimming with his in his pocket on the first day!) We stayed in a beautiful cabin overlooking a pasture of about 100 grazing longhorns. It doesn't get any more Texan than that!


cattle ranch photos

Each morning we walked over to the cafe for a big country breakfast before we went fishing. Then it was off to see the goats and horses. Carson rode several of the horses on a trail, which was the highlight of the trip for him...or maybe getting stuck in the middle of the pond on a paddle boat. There are several large ponds for fishing, a resort style pool, ATV rides, zip lines and horseback riding. And not to mention plenty of dirt and rocks for Carson to dig in.

boy on cattle ranch

Friday night, we enjoyed a big fish fry and danced with my favorite little guy. The restaurant also had a indoor bounce house and arcade games to entertain the kids. Each evening we went for a little stroll through Western Town, which reflects what Texas looked like during the 1800's when cowboy's drove cattle on the Chisolm Trail.
beaumont ranch
This place is truly a step back in time and a wonderful place to unwind and get out of the city for awhile. We plan on going back in the Fall and watching some high school football in the area.

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8 comments

  1. This looks like so much fun! I love the photos!
    Thanks for linking up with us today! Xoxo

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  2. Fun post.... beautiful pictures.... I am just now starting to follow you on my blogfeed. :)

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  3. Wow your day is wayyyy more interesting than mine!

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  4. Looks like a fun weekend! Too bad about the cellphone.. I'd probably keel over without mine.. =)

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  5. Awww! These 'day in the life' posts are so fun to read!
    If you ever want to change it up, a friend of mine and I brought back a 5 on Friday link up.
    It was pretty hot last week with over 150 entries. That's a lot of potential new readers for you!! We'd love to have you too!
    http://denimandplaid.blogspot.com/2014/07/link-up-oh-hey-friday.html
    Hope you're having a great week so far! :)

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  6. Such a nice place! Thanks for sharing your photos. My dream for my son to learn to ride horses and look at your little guy on it> awesome! #WW

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  7. Lovely shots! Looks like you had such a great time! :)

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  8. Just booked a trip for me and my husband next weekend. Thanks for the preview!

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