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Ride in a stagecoach drawn by pack horses amid views of saguaros, Sonoran wildlife, and the McDowell Mountains

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Feb 28, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. Limit 12 people per coach ride. Reservation required 48hr in advance. 24-hr cancellation notice required.. Not valid December 24 & 25. Tax and Gratuity not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Macdonald Ranch - Scottsdale: Authentic Stagecoach Ride for Two or Four at Macdonald Ranch (Up to 53% Off)

In the Old West, the horse-drawn stagecoach trumped the usual form of transportation: tethering a skateboard to a tumbleweed. Enjoy a 19th-century luxury with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $85 for a stagecoach ride for four (up to a $180 value)
  • $45 for a stagecoach ride for two (up to a $90 value)

In a 45-minute ride, a team of draft horses pulls an authentic stagecoach that can carry up to 12 people through the 1,280-acre ranch, recreating the experience of the Old West as it passes by barrel cacti and saguaros, with the potential to see coyotes, hawks, and wild sheriffs patrolling the desert.

MacDonald's Ranch

There's something timeless about MacDonald's Ranch. Maybe it's that visitors can take a guided horseback ride through the desert, pose for an old-time photo, or ride a stagecoach—which in certain cases, might be held up by actors dressed as outlaws. But whatever the reason guests dock their zeppelin at MacDonald's Ranch, the staff hopes to treat them to a fun ranch experience. They surround them with music, cowboy shows, and seasonal attractions such as the annual pumpkin festival.

MacDonald's Ranch covers 1,300 acres of the scenic Sonoran Desert. Whether on horseback, train, or a hayride, guests can explore the area and view its desert flora, hawks, petrified spurs, and coyotes.

Customer Reviews

3365 Ratings

JULIJA B. · 3 days ago
This will be a memory my kids will have forever! My kids ages 9 and 11 have never ridden a horse. The staff was so great to ease their apprehensions! The horses were very well loved and taken care of. The horses were gentle and we had a great time! We would do this again for sure!
Misty B. · 6 days ago
Extremely friendly staff! Also they truly give you a two hour ride through the beautiful Sonoran Desert. I will definitely return when I am back in Scottsdale! I had Amy as my tour guide and she was awesome!
Ivan L. · August 15, 2016
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    26540 North Scottsdale Road

    Scottsdale, AZ 85255


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