6 Dude Ranches That Make For Magical Winter Getaways

Set in some of the most beautiful scenery in the American West and covered in blankets of snow for months, these dude ranches offer a secluded yet active winter getaway for all ages. Whether for skiing or enjoying seasonal activities like sleigh rides and snowmobiling, these ranches have it all when the weather turns cold.

1. Bar W Guest Ranch – Whitefish, Montana.

The Bar W Guest Ranch in Whitefish gets up to 300 inches of snow every year. The ranch offers terrain for every level of skier, including cross-country, downhill and backcountry skiing. Kids love dog sledding, taking a sleigh ride and ice skating or playing hockey on the ice rink. You can even try ice fishing for trout. End the day with down-home cooking, Montana-style.