Top 10 Ranches In Florida, USA - Updated 2022

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Florida boasts of miles of beautiful beaches. With a perfect sub-tropical climate, visitors can soak up the sun on its stunning beaches and swim in the turquoise or emerald-colored waters. Marvel at the beauty of Florida Reef and see the plant and animal species that call it home. Florida is not just about sunshine and beaches. The city of Miami is known for its lively nightlife. Orlando offers several theme parks including Walt Disney World Resort which features theme parks, themed resort hotels, water parks, and golf courses. Adventure lovers can go on an airboat tour of the Everglades, a wetland preserve with amazing flora and fauna. When looking for authentic cowboy adventure and farm stay, Florida has a number of ranches you can stay in. Read on to know more about top ranches in Florida, USA.

1. Cozy space for two (from USD 83)

Stay in this ranch, conveniently located a few miles away from the best horse trails Florida has to offer. The space features free Wi-Fi, a kitchen area with a hot plate for light cooking, a bedroom with a comfortable queen bed, and a bathroom with a full shower. Sit at the picnic table and enjoy the fresh breeze and nature views. This working farm is home to goats, cows, sheep, pigs, chickens, and roosters. Visit nearby attractions such as Gilchrist Blue Springs and Florida Springs, which are a 20-minute drive away. Stay here and enjoy dining on fresh farm produce available for purchase.

EasyTrails
High Springs, Florida, United States
209 reviews  Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was 47 degrees one night and i was glad they had a portable heater
super cute and comfortable with all the proper amenities
Cleanliness:
great stay very clean and accessible
super clean and had everything i needed
koral’s place was clean and nice
what a unique experience very comfortable very clean loved the animals
had a great stay at koral's was very easy to find and very clean & quiet
Host:
the owners were friendly and hospitable
great getaway and very kind hosts
the hosts are very friendly and welcoming
they are very friendly and quick to response
keith and frosty were both very friendly kind and hospitable hosts
Location:
nice apartment close to various springs
great location to visit the near by springs
very close to some beautiful trails
great little tucked away yet close house
quiet and peaceful and close enough to the springs for day trips :)
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2. Charming home featuring a rustic country theme (from USD 95)

Enjoy a piece of country life while staying in this peaceful home just above a barn. The choice of interior décor brings authentic farm living to its guests. After a long day, enjoy a soaking bath in the large copper tub. The bathroom also features an envirolet composting toilet and whiskey barrel sink. Relax and enjoy views of the farm and horses from the large screened porch as you sip a cocktail. Guests can interact with the friendly horses on the farm. This home is surrounded by woods thus offers a peaceful getaway and is close to hiking and biking trails.

Country Stay near Coast (Family Discounts)
Panacea, Florida, United States
144 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Barn 5 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was comfortable and the air and heater worked really good
the air mattress and foldaway cot meant that sleeping our family of 4 was cozy but comfortable
the bed and couch are very comfortable & the place was stocked with plenty of amenities
very nice place the photos don't do it justice decorated with antiques and really comfortable
the kitchen and grill were perfect we loved being able to easily cook fresh seafood
Cleanliness:
it was clean and as they described it
everything nice and clean
great stay very clean exactly as described
the place was comfortably clean
a great experience clean environment and a responsive host
Host:
the host is helpful and responsive
thoughtful hosts and easy arrival
the host is very responsive and friendly
melodie was also very welcoming and helpful
harry was a great host too
Location:
good location to the things we want to do
what a wonderful place a last minute decision to get away for a few days and go scalloping
a quiet restful place tucked away from all the hustle and bustle
the geographic location is wonderful close to parks and beaches seeing a st
we highly recommend this place and we will likely be returning
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3. Private barn studio for four (from USD 96)

Stay in this studio unit located on the second floor of a barn that has a private entrance. Pura Vida Florida Farm offers a great place to relax and unwind. Take a stroll around the farm and meet animals such as a donkey, horses, cows, and goats. Amenities include a private bathroom with a bathtub, a well-equipped kitchen, free Wi-Fi, television, and a barbecue grill. Bring your fishing pole and indulge in catch-and-release in the pond. Exercise equipment is also available if you want to burn some calories. Stargazing is a great way to spend your evening while relaxing around the firepit and roasting marshmallows.

Private Barn Studio at Pura Vida Florida Farm
Vero Beach, Florida, United States
312 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Barn 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
breathtaking views and a super comfortable accommodation
plenty of outdoor hangouts too like rocking chairs hightop table & stools hammock and firepit seating
it’s a very comfortable and fully furnished barn
great little studio style apartment
beautiful farm & such a peaceful room to sleep in
Cleanliness:
it was clean and comforting
quaint & clean
the room was clean spacious and the bed was very comfortable
the place is tastefully decorated and sparkling clean
the barn studio was clean well decorated and comfortable
Host:
everyone was so kind and welcoming
the hosts are very hospitable and takes good care of you
alvarez and kate are both wonderful hosts
álvaro is a great host and he will make you feel right at home
from the moment you meet the hosts you know you are in a welcome environment
Location:
location was amazing beautiful countryside
it is a nice place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city life
the location is super convenient to the beach and restaurants
this is a great place to go and disconnect from city life especially during these crazy times
nice place in really unusual settings
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4. Rustic room with a large front porch (from USD 64)

This space combines modern and rustic interior décor to give you a simple but cozy room. The double bed comfortably sleeps two making it ideal for a romantic getaway. Relax on the front porch beautifully decorated with skylights. The bathroom with a rain shower and composting toilet is separate from the room. Take a relaxing shower while standing on flagstones that are surrounded by a thick layer of river stones that drain the water. Relish the unique experiences that come with staying on this farm and interact with the farm animals.

The Garden Cottage at Moonrise Farm
Lake Butler, Florida, United States
221 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i really appreciated the kitchenette great wifi and the very comfortable bed
charming cottage comfortable bed and refreshing surroundings
cabin had a good combination of modern necessities (fridge wifi outlets) and rustic charm (natural noises animals)
the cottage itself was sparkling clean nice and cool thanks to the ac and so cozy
the bed is comfortable the interior is roomy enough for a couple including a mini refrigerator and hot plate
Cleanliness:
beautiful place impeccably clean and simply appointed
the space was super clean and comfortable
moving forward the place should improve on their cleanliness such as the silverware
the cottage is always clean & relaxing
very clean space and easy check-in/out
Host:
she was very kind
the hosts were extremely welcoming and generous
friendly hosts let me use their washer and dryer
can't go wrong :) lovely hosts and peaceful space
the hosts are amazing and so down to earth
Location:
very close to a plethora of springs highly recommended
amazing place away from the city
this is a wonderful farm location
it’s a tiny cute place to get away for a night or two
amazing location it was a really great experience and wonderful getaway
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5. Beautiful one-bedroom cabin (from USD 100)

Set within 50 acres (20 hectares) of private property, this cabin opens up to gorgeous views of nature. The polished wood interior gives it a beautiful and elegant vibe. Relax on the living area couch and watch your favorite show on the flat-screen TV. The stylish kitchen is well-equipped with everything you may need to prepare your meals. Sit on the spacious deck and enjoy the fresh air and surrounding scenery. This farm has donkeys and horses, and an on-site pond. Visit the stunning beaches that are 20 minutes away. Stay here while exploring the best attractions this area has to offer.

The Gold Horse's Ranch
Freeport, Florida, United States
87 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kate's place was fantastic full kitchen comfy bed lots of seating space and tons of natural light
a great coffee shop just steps away and more room than you will need
Cleanliness:
very clean and a beautiful house
the place was extremely clean and very spacious
kate's place was cozy and fairly clean
very clean quick replies to questions and plenty to do on property
her home is clean and beautiful the location can not be beat
Host:
kate is a great host
host is onsite in their separate place very nice people
kate was an great host
meeting the owners and hearing their future plans for the place was exciting
hosts live on property and very friendly
Location:
i enjoyed the peaceful location
just an awesome place to stay close to many things to do but still away from it all
close to everything but a peaceful retreat away from it all :) great for a family reunion
much better than we expected - very private and secluded location
nice place easy location great host
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6. Quaint home in a horse farm (from USD 49)

A cozy room in a charming cottage located on a farm with horses is just what you need for a relaxing getaway. The room features a queen-sized bed, a flat-screen TV with streaming movie service, a small refrigerator, and a large window that opens up to gorgeous views of the pastures and woods. Your private bathroom is right across the hall. Even though the common spaces are off-limits for now, you are allowed to use the outdoor spaces. Relax on the porch and watch the horses graze or visit them in the barn and feed them carrots. Start your day with the tasty complimentary breakfast that the host provides.

Dark Horse Farm
Sanford, Florida, United States
391 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in farm stay 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the snacks coffee and really appreciated a television to watch local news and weather
nice home with comfortable bedding coffee and pastries in the morning and close to restaurants
we also had great breakfast with lots options
laura adds alot of little touches that make it so comfortable
the upstairs is private and the bathroom is right across the hall from the bedroom super convenient
Cleanliness:
very clean space
laura‘s place was sprakling clean and very cozy
her place is very clean and comfortable
her house is very clean and cozy
clean and well worth the value
Host:
host is friendly and helpful
host was friendly and very helpful
she is friendly and welcoming
laura was a great host
laura is a wonderful host and very personable
Location:
it's a great location for anyone with a flight from sfb airport
great location when flying in or out of sfb airport
a great place to stay and close to the airport
convenient location close to town yet still secluded enough to feel safe
wonderful place to stay close to the airport—maybe 5 min
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7. Secluded vintage home (from USD 125)

This home has three bedrooms and two baths thus comfortably hosting eight. The living area features a gas fireplace, TV with VCR and DVD players, a keyboard, and a couch that opens to a full-sized bed. Prepare your meals in the fully equipped country kitchen and dine in the dining area with seating for 10. The screened-in front porch is the perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee or watch deer behind the trees at sunset. Soquili Stables is a five-minute walk away where you can learn how to take care of horses, take riding lessons, and go for a guided trail ride. The barn houses guineafowl, peafowl, and fawn.

Casa de estilo rústico en Crystal River
20 reviews
farmhouse 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they have plenty of table games we enjoy monopoly and uno
Cleanliness:
house was nice very clean and comfortable
Host:
owner (husband) was kind enough to spend time at check-in to explain and refer to local spots
Location:
i just want to find a place to kick back and enjoy our life
i just want to find a place to kick back and enjoy our life
we hope to be able to rent this place again scott was wonderful
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8. Adorable lakeside cottage (from USD 120)

Enjoy the pleasures of having unlimited access to a lake when you stay in this cottage right on Lake Juanita. It has two bedrooms that sleep four making it ideal for a small family or couples. Admire the bamboo hardwood floors that make it look stylish. Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, two flat-screen TVs with cable and BluRay player, Wi-Fi, a sleeper sofa in the living area, and a gas grill. Outside are a hammock and a deck that opens up to stunning lake views. Meet the farm animals, including chickens, two Nigerian dwarf goats, and a Khatadan lamb. Stay here for an unforgettable experience.

Maison De L'eau Douce
27 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this place has it all-beautiful view of lake quiet neighborhood friendly and helpful hostess and very comfortable quarters
Cleanliness:
the lake house is clean well maintained with all the amenities
Host:
wonderful property and great hosts
all the amenities and the lake attentive friendly hosts who make you feel at home
Location:
loved the location and view
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9. Spacious family retreat (from USD 227)

Six Branch Ranch is a working ranch with cows, horses, donkeys, and chickens. Stay in a private guest house with four bedrooms and two bathrooms. The master bedroom has a king bed and a master bath with a skylight, vanity, and walk-in shower. Featuring an open layout for the dining area, a great room, and a fully equipped kitchen that has exposed truss and skylights, there is ample space for everyone to interact. The front porch with a swing offers lovely views of the pasture. Go hiking in the walking trails or fishing in the lakes on the property. Fishing gear is available at an additional fee.

Six Branch Ranch Guest House 4 habitaciones 2 1/2 baños Duerme 8
20 reviews  Wifi Available
farmhouse 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the linens and paper goods were first class with comfortable furnishings
Cleanliness:
it is comfortable clean spacious and decorated with taste
Host:
the owners are great host and just plain down to earth friendly
the owners are super friendly and love having the dogs greet us
the dogs horses cows and wildlife were great hosts too it is so peaceful out there
were always available and are very easygoing friendly and helpful
chris and may were great hosts and made us feel welcome
Location:
the beds were comfortable great location and easy to get to from i75
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10. Farm house on the Withlacoochee River (from USD 191)

Stay amid nature which offers wildlife viewing including turkey and deer, great hiking trails in the lush vegetation, and access to springs and rivers. This three-bedroom home comfortably sleeps five. The house has two bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen. At the end of the day, light a bonfire and sit around the firepit stargazing and listening to the chirping crickets and croaking frogs. Take an airboat ride on the river or indulge in freshwater and saltwater fishing just minutes away. This ranch has a barn, workshop, and acres of pasture. Unwind in this tranquil retreat.

Casa de campo en el río Withlacoochee cerca del río Rainbow, ¡53 acres!
27 reviews  Wifi Available
farmhouse 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Location:
super close to rainbow river
it was a great location close to rainbow river and scalloping
everything about this place is comforting and relaxing
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A relaxing getaway from the mundane

There is always the peace that comes with being surrounded by nature and lovely farm animals. These ranches offer a serene environment to unwind in and accommodations with all the comforts that come with being in your own home. Have a peaceful time during your stay in these top ranches in Florida, USA.

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Herine is from Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya. As a travel enthusiast, she always takes interest in learning about and visiting new places. She has traveled to many places within the country,...Read more

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