East Texas Vacation Spots

Fun for the Whole Squad

Plan Your Stay

Bring the whole posse

If you’re looking for the best East Texas vacation spots for a friends troop, you’re in the perfect place. We’ve got something for your entire crew to do somewhere on our 1,200 acres packed full of adventure and relaxation.

Vacation how you want

Your stay at Dead Cat Ranch is completely customizable to your friend group’s unique vibe.

If you’re an adventurous girls group seeking thrilling action, we’ve got ATV driving and horseback riding, or you can take a class on our gun and arrow range from our expert instructors! Got relaxation and catching up with old friends on the agenda? Relax by our pool, play some yard games or board games, or even check out a movie from our front desk and enjoy your long-overdue reunion.

Best Lodging Option

Country Cottage

For mid-sized friend groups, our Country Cottage is the perfect choice. This spacious lodging comfortably sleeps 6 guests with 2 private bedrooms, one featuring a king bed and the other a bunk bed with a full-sized bed on bottom and twin bed on top.

Guests: 4-6
Amenities: 2 private bedrooms, full kitchen, outdoor area

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Activities for Friend Groups

Man throwing axe at target

Axe Throwing

Have a thirst for adventure and competition? Try your hand at axe throwing and see which friend is in charge of hunting down dinner should you get lost in the wilderness.

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Horseback Riding

There’s just something so right about riding through the East Texas wilderness on horseback. Enjoy the gorgeous scenery and get to know some of the wonderful animals we care for.

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Yard Games

For those that want to put in a little effort, but not enough to set down the beer in their hands. We’ve got the perfect leisurely outdoor games to play the day away.

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Spend a lazy day soaking in the East Texas scenery at Dead Cat Ranch. Take a ride around our ranch on horseback and enjoy the early morning stillness, cast a line in our pond, spend your day cooling off in the pool, or swing the sunlight away in a hammock. Relax however you see fit.




If you’re looking for a bit more adventure, Dead Cat Ranch has you covered. Take one of our ATVs for a spin around our extensive ranch trails, participate in archery and hatchet throwing competitions, or learn a new skill with our on-site firearms training.




We’ve got housing amenities for everyone at Dead Cat Ranch. Whether you fantasize about traveling around the country with an Airstream and want to experience that life for yourself, you have a large family or gathering in need of many bedding options, or you’re looking for the perfect honeymoon East Texas Hideaway, we have you covered.



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Unplug and Unwind

Are you ready to relax and play as the day melts away?
Book your East Texas getaway today!