Posts Tagged ‘Smokehouse Grill’

Westgate River Ranch Amenities

November 14, 2011

• Authentic dude ranch nestled on 1,700 acres
• Smokehouse Grill Restaurant
• Full-service marina
• Saturday night championship rodeo
• Horseback riding
• 9-hole golf course, outdoor pool & miniature golf
• Airboat & swamp buggy rides
• River Ranch Saloon
• Skeet/trap shooting range
• Hay rides
• General store with deli
• Wedding chapel

For more information about Westgate River Ranch, visit www.wgriverranch.com.

Plan a Fall Getaway to Westgate River Ranch

August 3, 2011

Fall is the perfect time to visit Westgate River Ranch, an authentic dude ranch located in Central Florida just one hour South of Orlando! Westgate River Ranch features several types of comfortable accommodations, as well as numerous onsite amenities: 

  • Full-Service Marina: Boat rentals are available at Westgate River Ranch’s full-service marina such as 20-foot pontoon boats, 15-foot Jon Boats and canoes.
  • Trap & Skeet Range: Test your skill at target practice at the Trap & Skeet Range, which also features an adjacent archery range.
  • Hayrides: The old-fashioned, tractor-pulled hayride at Westgate River Ranch takes you on an adventure through the beautiful, 7,000-acre KICCO Wildlife Management Area, which lies along the Kissimmee River.
  • Nine-Hole Golf Course: The nine-hole golf course at Westgate River Ranch includes a driving range, putting green and golf pro shop.
  • Swamp Buggy Rides: View wildlife in its natural setting during a one-hour swamp buggy ride through Westgate River Ranch’s wooded trail.
  • Airboat Rides: During a fun-filled, one-hour airboat ride on the Kissimmee River, you can view wildlife such as alligators, bald eagles and deer.
  • Smokehouse Grill Restaurant: A charming waterfront eatery that overlooks the scenic Kissimmee River, the Smokehouse Grill at Westgate River Ranch offers a family-style menu and is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • River Ranch Saloon: Every Friday and Saturday night, the River Ranch Saloon at Westgate River Ranch features “live country-western foot-stompin’ entertainment and line dancing.”
  • Saturday Night Championship Rodeo: Enjoy trick riding, bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing, rodeo clown antics and a patriotic tribute to our armed forces at the Americom Championship Rodeo every Saturday night at 7:30 PM at Westgate River Ranch.
  • Horseback Riding: Take a horseback riding adventure through the scenic trails that wind through Westgate River Ranch. Horseback riding lessons are available for all ages, as well as advance rider trail rides for more experienced riders.

For more information about Westgate River Ranch, visit www.wgriverranch.com.

LEGOLAND Florida Announces Opening Day

June 6, 2011

To the delight of youngsters everywhere, LEGOLAND® Florida has revealed its official opening date: Saturday, October 15, 2011. Inspired by America’s love affair with all things LEGO®, the new 150-acre theme park will cater to kids ages 2 to 12 with more than 50 “pink-knuckle” rides – from roller coasters to race cars – as well as family focused shows and attractions. Park officials disclosed the date, a closely guarded secret since the park broke ground last year, to help families already planning vacations in the fall.

For more information about LEGOLAND Florida, visit www.LEGOLAND.com; www.Facebook.com/LEGOLANDFlorida and www.twitter.com/LEGOLANDFlorida.

Traveling to LEGOLAND Florida this fall? Check out the latest deals at Westgate River Ranch, an authentic dude ranch that lies on 1,700 acres in Central Florida, just one hour South of Orlando and 30 minutes Southeast of LEGOLAND Florida. Onsite amenities at Westgate River Ranch include the Smokehouse Grill Restaurant, a full-service marina, Saturday night rodeo, horseback riding, nine-hole golf course, outdoor pool, miniature golf, airboat and swamp buggy rides, River Ranch Saloon, skeet/trap shooting range, hay rides, general store with deli and wedding chapel. For more information about Westgate River Ranch, visit www.wgriverranch.com.

Visit Florida Highlights Westgate River Ranch

February 9, 2011

Jill Martin, Family Travel Expert for Visit Florida, recently visited Westgate River Ranch:

“We were just at Westgate River Ranch a few weeks ago for the first time and we loved it. The rodeo on Saturday night was fantastic, as was the hayride, the cookout, the swamp buggie rides, the onsite Smokehouse Grill restaurant, the free petting farm, the trailrides on horses . . . Get to Westgate River Ranch! . . . This has become a family favorite for us.”

Check out Jill Martin’s Blog at Visit Florida. For more information about Westgate River Ranch, visit www.wgriverranch.com.

GNCC Racing Series to Open at River Ranch

January 5, 2011

The 13-round Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series once again opens with the River Ranch GNCC March 5-8, 2011, at Westgate River Ranch. As part of the annual Daytona Bike Week schedule, ATVs will practice on Saturday, March 5, and race on Sunday, March 6. Bikes will practice on Monday, March 7, and race on Tuesday, March 8.  

The Can-Am Grand Cross Country Series is America’s premier off-road racing series. Founded in 1979, the 13-round championship is produced exclusively by Racer Productions. Each event is nationally televised on the Versus Network, and consists of two race days; ATVs and side-by-side machines on Saturday, and motorcycles on Sunday. The grueling three-hour races draw as many as 1,800 riders, making it the largest off-road racing series in the world. For more information, visit www.gnccracing.com.

Westgate River Ranch is an authentic dude ranch that lies on 1,700 acres in Central Florida, just one hour South of Orlando. Onsite amenities at Westgate River Ranch include the Smokehouse Grill Restaurant, a full-service marina, Saturday night rodeo, horseback riding, nine-hole golf course, outdoor pool, miniature golf, airboat and swamp buggy rides, River Ranch Saloon, skeet/trap shooting range, hay rides, general store with deli and wedding chapel. For more information about Westgate River Ranch, visit www.wgriverranch.com.

River Ranch Hosts Belle Glade H.S. Reunion

August 27, 2010

The Class of 1960 at Belle Glade High School recently held its 50-Year Reunion at Westgate River Ranch. By all reports, the event was a smashing success! In fact, reunion coordinator Karen Corbin wrote the following after the event:

“What a wonderful weekend for the Glades High School Class Reunion hosted by the class of 1960!!! . . . I just can’t say thanks enough for everything you did to help me make the reunion a success. The food was delicious for our banquet and what a surprise that the banquet room was almost fully decorated in our Blue and Gold colors . . . You had the perfect ‘Hospitality House’ for us which worked out perfectly for our group . . . The meals at the ‘Smokehouse’ were very good – especially the buffet breakfasts and also the buffet on Friday night. Everyone enjoyed them – especially at the reasonable prices we were offered . . . I went on the airboat ride with some of my classmates plus several other persons and it was very good . . . I just can’t say thank you enough . . .”

Visit www.wgriverranch.com fo rmore information about holding your next class reunion at Westgate River Ranch!

Summer Escape to Westgate River Ranch!

May 26, 2010

Summer is the perfect time to visit Westgate River Ranch, an authentic dude ranch located in Central Florida just one hour South of Orlando! Westgate River Ranch features several types of comfortable accommodations, as well as numerous onsite amenities: 

  • Full-Service Marina: Boat rentals are available at Westgate River Ranch’s full-service marina such as 20-foot pontoon boats, 15-foot Jon Boats and canoes.
  • Trap & Skeet Range: Test your skill at target practice at the Trap & Skeet Range, which also features an adjacent archery range.
  • Hayrides: The old-fashioned, tractor-pulled hayride at Westgate River Ranch takes you on an adventure through the beautiful, 7,000-acre KICCO Wildlife Management Area, which lies along the Kissimmee River.
  • Nine-Hole Golf Course: The nine-hole golf course at Westgate River Ranch includes a driving range, putting green and golf pro shop.
  • Swamp Buggy Rides: View wildlife in its natural setting during a one-hour swamp buggy ride through Westgate River Ranch’s wooded trail.
  • Airboat Rides: During a fun-filled, one-hour airboat ride on the Kissimmee River, you can view wildlife such as alligators, bald eagles and deer.
  • Smokehouse Grill Restaurant: A charming waterfront eatery that overlooks the scenic Kissimmee River, the Smokehouse Grill at Westgate River Ranch offers a family-style menu and is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • River Ranch Saloon: Every Friday and Saturday night, the River Ranch Saloon at Westgate River Ranch features “live country-western foot-stompin’ entertainment and line dancing.”
  • Saturday Night Championship Rodeo: Enjoy trick riding, bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing, rodeo clown antics and a patriotic tribute to our armed forces at the Americom Championship Rodeo every Saturday night at 7:30 PM at Westgate River Ranch.
  • Horseback Riding: Take a horseback riding adventure through the scenic trails that wind through Westgate River Ranch. Horseback riding lessons are available for all ages, as well as advance rider trail rides for more experienced riders.

For more information about Westgate River Ranch, visit www.wgriverranch.com.

Westgate River Ranch Featured in Miami Herald

April 13, 2010

“The Westgate River Ranch in Lake Wales offers all manner of western fun with amenities that include horses for riding, a marina, nine-hole golf course, boat rentals, trap and skeet range, hayrides and cookouts, a petting farm, heated outdoor pool, tennis and basketball, video arcade, smokehouse grill, saloon and even a wedding chapel. A Saturday night rodeo includes trick riding, bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing and rodeo clown antics . . .” – Jay Clarke, The room is the view at these zany inns, Miami Herald, April 11, 2010

Top 10 Westgate River Ranch Attractions

December 29, 2009

10. Full-Service Marina: Boat rentals are available at Westgate River Ranch’s full-service marina such as 20-foot pontoon boats, 15-foot Jon Boats and canoes.

9. Trap & Skeet Range: Test your skill at target practice at the Trap & Skeet Range, which also features an adjacent archery range.

8. Hayrides: The old-fashioned, tractor-pulled hayride at Westgate River Ranch takes you on an adventure through the beautiful, 7,000-acre KICCO Wildlife Management Area, which lies along the Kissimmee River.

7: Nine-Hole Golf Course: Open daily from 8 AM to 4 PM (weather permitting), the nine-hole golf course at Westgate River Ranch includes a driving range, putting green and golf pro shop.

6: Swamp Buggy Rides: View wildlife in its natural setting during a one-hour swamp buggy ride through Westgate River Ranch’s wooded trail.

5. Airboat Rides: During a fun-filled, one-hour airboat ride on the Kissimmee River, you can view wildlife such as alligators, bald eagles and deer.

4. Smokehouse Grill Restaurant: A charming waterfront eatery that overlooks the scenic Kissimmee River, the Smokehouse Grill at Westgate River Ranch offers a family-style menu and is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

3. River Ranch Saloon: Every Friday and Saturday night, the River Ranch Saloon at Westgate River Ranch features “live country-western foot-stompin’ entertainment and line dancing.”

2. Saturday Night Championship Rodeo: Enjoy trick riding, bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing, rodeo clown antics and a patriotic tribute to our armed forces at the Americom Championship Rodeo every Saturday night at 7:30 PM at Westgate River Ranch.

1. Horseback Riding: Take a horseback riding adventure through the scenic trails that wind through Westgate River Ranch. Horseback riding lessons are available for all ages, as well as advance rider trail rides for more experienced riders.

An authentic dude ranch that lies just one hour South of Orlando, Westgate River Ranch offers something for everyone! For more information about Westgate River Ranch, visit www.wgriverranch.com.

Something for Everyone at River Ranch!

June 1, 2009

The multitude of recreational activities at Westgate River Ranch include horseback riding, golfing, hiking, fishing, boating, trap and skeet shooting, swimming, airboat and swamp buggy rides, hayrides, a petting zoo and much more! Enjoy a delicious meal at the family-friendly Smokehouse Grill, which overlooks the picturesque Kissimmee River; go line dancing at River Ranch Saloon; or thrill to the action of the Saturday night rodeo, which boasts trick riding, bull riding and barrel racing. For more information about Westgate River Ranch, visit www.wgriverranch.com.

Summer Vacation at Westgate River Ranch!

May 22, 2009

• Authentic dude ranch nestled on 1,700 acres
• Smokehouse Grill Restaurant
• Full-service marina
• Saturday night rodeo
• Horseback Riding
• 9-hole golf course, outdoor pool & miniature golf
• Airboat & swamp buggy rides
• River Ranch Saloon
• Skeet/Trap Shooting Range
• Hay rides
• General store with deli
• Wedding chapel

For more information about Westgate River Ranch, visit www.wgriverranch.com.

Westgate River Ranch Amenities

March 27, 2009
  • Smokehouse Grill Restaurant
  • Heated Outdoor Pool
  • Saturday night rodeo
  • Hot tub
  • Playground
  • Tennis courts
  • Basketball court
  • Miniature golf
  • Horseshoes
  • Game room
  • Skeet/trap shooting range
  • Horseback riding
  • Golf course
  • Full-service marina
  • Petting zoo
  • Hay rides
  • Saloon
  • Barbecue facilities
  • Catch and release pond
  • General store with deli
  • Free WiFi availability in lobby
  • Conference & banquet facilities
  • Onsite catering
  • Wedding chapel
  • Camping sites
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Pet friendly (fee)

For more information about Westgate River Ranch and other Westgate Resort properties, visit www.westgatedestinations.com.


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