What to Pack for a Ranch Weekend Getaway

Headed to a ranch soon? I’m sharing what to pack for a ranch weekend after a recent trip to the NC Mountains. 

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no. 1 white short sleeve tie front shirt | no. 2 blue and white bandana | no. 3 tortoise sunglasses | no. 4 straw cowboy hat no.5 | short overalls | no. 6 canvas backpack no. 7 cactus and flower ring set | no. 8  cowboy boots | no. 9 oversized straw tote | no. 10 fleet jacket | no. 11 brown leather sandals | no. 12 tan leather sandals | no. 13 chambray midi skirt | no. 14 cactus and star earrings | no. 15 tan leather crossbody bag | no. 16 denim skirt | no.17 cactus bangle | no. 18. suede booties | no 19 denim jacket

Hope y’all had a fabulous weekend and enjoyed the amazing spring/summer weather! Joshua and I are just getting back from a long weekend in the North Carolina Mountains where we visited a ranch. Visiting a ranch/dude ranch has been on my travel bucket list for some time and when the opportunity came to visit one I quite literally jumped on it! Those that know me, know I have a little country side. I love farms, the mountains, cows + pigs, and all country music! Packing for this trip was probably one of my favorite packing experiences ever. I was truly like a child packing for their first trip to Disney World.

Anyways, I’ll be sharing more about our trip {and looks too} this week, but until then, I wanted to share what I packed for our trip and if we were going longer, what else I would have brought. 

My tips for packing for Vegas: pack neutral pieces, lots of denim, and things that can get dirty. I packed items that I could mix and match, creating more outfits then I really needed without a lot of extra. Which was great as I was able to bring a smaller suitcase, yet still have plenty to wear. When packing for a ranch it’s about versatility and functionality. You will be outside lots of the time and may be hiking, exploring, horseback riding or another activity that will require comfy clothing. So prepare for that! My go to pieces for day were overalls {my specific pair has sold out}, easy skirt, and this striped tank.  

When it comes to footwear definitely a simple, comfy pair of sandals and boots. I wanted to go all out western so I brought my cowboy boots along. Which I was honestly thankful for when horseback riding and out exploring the property. Layers are important too as nights are chillier, especially when in the mountains. A denim jacket is always a good idea. I loved pulling this fleet jacket over everything too. 

If you have any specific questions about the trip or about a ranch/dude ranch in general please let me know! I would be happy to include the answer in one of my upcoming posts about the trip! Look back at past travel style here.

Clothing to Pack for a Ranch Weekend 

Accessories to Pack for a Ranch Weekend

28 Comments

  1. May 7, 2018 / 9:31 am

    Omg I’m loving all the denim and chambray! This is so cute for a ranch getaway but I also think it would be cute any time!

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  2. Lydia
    May 7, 2018 / 9:38 am

    SO much fun and all such great items to bring with you for a Ranch getaway! Looking fab as well. Love that you brought pieces that you were able to mix and match! Thanks for sharing.

    xo, Lydia

  3. May 7, 2018 / 11:24 am

    Everything is so darn cute — like those cute rings!!
    I think packing neutrals is always a great idea!

  4. Stephanie
    May 7, 2018 / 2:52 pm

    I might not be heading to a ranch any time soon, but that white tie top, the overalls, and the round bag are all totally up my alley! I’m swooning over these beautiful picks!

  5. May 7, 2018 / 3:07 pm

    I’m not headed to a ranch any time soon, but I’d love to get those cute sandals. And I must say, the jewelry you picked out is perfect.

    • May 7, 2018 / 4:49 pm

      Girl, you should!! They’re perfect for so many occasions. Oh my gosh, isn’t it the cutest? Obsessed with the little cactus.

      xo Laura Leigh

  6. May 7, 2018 / 3:49 pm

    Oh I know you’re country girl heart was so happy this weekend!! Looks like you and Josh had a fabulous time!! You know I’m excited to see that travel guide!

    -Morgan
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    • May 7, 2018 / 4:51 pm

      Oh girl, I was living my best life haha. I need to live on a ranch! Can’t wait to share the travel guide and everything else from the trip!

      xo Laura Leigh

  7. May 8, 2018 / 12:47 pm

    May have to bookmark this post! I’ll be staying at a ranch in July and need some ideas. I love all these looks!

  8. sarah lindner
    May 9, 2018 / 9:14 am

    Everything you picked is so cute! I am actually looking to go on a ranch vacation!

    xoxo
    Sarah Lindner

    • May 9, 2018 / 9:19 am

      Aw thanks gal! Oh you totally need to do it. And if you’re in North Carolina or semi close, you should absolutely look into Cataloochee Ranch. It is beautiful and such a special spot.

      xo Laura Leigh

  9. Kelsey
    May 14, 2018 / 7:39 am

    Ooh in loving those overalls haha! I just got a pair- so stinkin cute! Xo

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