World's Largest Dude Ranch, The Westgate River Ranch Resort, To Re-Open With 'Red, White & Blue Holiday Celebration,' July 5-6
ORLANDO, Fla., June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- What Westgate Resorts will debut their newly-renovated 1,700-acre Westgate River Ranch Resort with a Red, White & Blue Holiday Celebration featuring two days and evenings of western-themed live entertainment and action-packed family activities for the public. Visitors will be able to enjoy entertainment that includes a real wild west rodeo, horseback riding, a petting zoo, air show starring vintage aircraft from the Warbirds Flying Museum, bluegrass bands, gunslinger performances, wild animal shows and a western arts and crafts fair. In addition, all of the ranch's recreational facilities will be open as well. Active families can try out the ranch's trap and skeet range, take in a game of miniature golf, go horseback riding or visit the petting zoo. Many activities will be available free of charge and there will be a nominal charge for others. Tickets to the rodeo will be $14.95 per adult and $9.95 for children. The public can obtain advance tickets, directions and other information by calling, toll-free, 1-800-375-7201 or visiting www.westgateriverranch.net. Throughout the event, western barbeque will be available in the East Corral and seafood entrees will be served at Fisherman's Cove Restaurant. When Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6, 9:00 a.m. to midnight. Why The Grand Opening of Westgate River Ranch Resort. The resort was purchased in November 2001, by Orlando-based Westgate Resorts, which owns and operates 12 timeshare resort communities in the United States. Over 2,500 vacation residences, which will include timeshare, whole ownership and private hanger homes on the airstrip, are slated for development at the ranch, which is being described as "the world's largest dude ranch." Who David Siegel, president and CEO, is available to describe Westgate River Ranch Resort and its significance to Polk County and the time-share industry. Where Westgate River Ranch Resort is located off S.R. 60 on the Kissimmee River, east of Lake Wales, at 3600 River Ranch Road. Easy-to-see directional signing will be posted on S.R. 60 in the immediate vicinity of Westgate River Ranch Resort. Directions from Orlando: Take Interstate 4 west. Exit at U.S. 27 and go south. At. S.R. 60 (Lake Wales exit), make a left and head east. Travel east approximately 25 miles and the ranch will be on your right. Directions from Tampa: Take S.R. 60 east. Continue east approximately 25 miles past Interstate 4 and the ranch will be on your right. Directions from South Florida: Take the Florida Turnpike north to S.R. 60 (Yeehaw Junction exit). Travel west approximately 23 miles and the ranch will be on your left. MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT - Click Here http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X28487736
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