Westgate River Ranch is open every weekend, year round and offers a huge variety of onsite activities! Secluded, just south of Lake Wales, you can unleash your inner cowboy at the River Ranch Resort. You’ll experience tons of fun and pure excitement from sun up to sun down on this one of a kind memorable vacation.
Westgate River Ranch offers too much to list but here’s a few to get you wanting to go : Horseback Riding, Extended Trail Rides, Riding Lessons, Saturday Night Rodeo, Full-Service Marina, Boat Rentals, Airboat & Swamp Boat Rides, Trap & Skeet Range, Hayrides & Country Buffet, Petting Farm, Heated Outdoor Pool & Hot Tub, Miniature Golf Course, . 9-Hole Championship Joe Lee Golf Course , Horseshoes, Smokehouse Grill, General Store with Deli, River Ranch Saloon, Western Store, Fishing, Bait & Tackle Shop, Barbecue Facilities, Wedding Chapel, Camping Sites and so much more!!! River Ranch is even Pet Friendly!
The Westgate Resort Company that opened the River Ranch location near Lake Wales in 2002 first got it’s start in 1970. A man named David A. Siegal started a real estate development firm in an office that operated out of the garage in his garage. Six years later his company, Central Florida Investments Inc, opens the Mystery Fun House located on Major Boulevard in Orlando Florida. This was the humble beginning of a business that would include real estate, timeshares, construction, hotel and apartment management, travel services, telecommunications, citrus, insurance, transportation, and retail.
1982 brought the birth of the Westgate family of resorts when the Westgate Vacation Villas starts sales one mile from Walt Disney World Resort with 16 villas. In the years that followed, more resorts in various locations all over the United States were built. As of 2013, the Westgate Resort Company and its parent company, Central Florida Investments, have grown into the largest privately-owned timeshare company in the world employing over 10,000 around the United States.