skip vegas and plan a girlfriend getaway thats anything but ordinary at the original all-inclusive vacation destination the dude ranch. Enjoy spa treatments, horseback riding, mountaintop yoga classes, outdoor adventure, wine tastings and, of course, girl talk in some of the most spectacular areas in the country. No matter what type of getaway you and your girlfriends have in mind. Quite a few ranches have set up womens program for next year call or email for more information mountain sky guest ranch in bozeman, mont. question im a big fan of the open range, and love dude ranches in the western u. I have a group of gay friends, and we want to rent out a cool gay-friendly ranch. Women-only ranch vacations at dude ranches promise a whole lotta fun cowgirl style! Weve come up with all of our ranches women-only weeks for 2012-13, so you can find the girls vacation to suit you. The rides are not traditional trail rides, as youd find on a typical dude ranch. We limit the guests to 12, so you really learn to control the horse and ride like a cowboy. One day we may trot in open hay fields, the next day ride along an alpine ridge, and the next day ford a mountain river. no matter whom i told the news that i was traveling to a dude ranch in montana, the response was either utter disbelief or gales of laughter. Even my editor thought the situation sounded like a pitch for netflix into the wild with noel coward. I even had to convince my husband that montana and manhattan were not mutually exclusive.