Depending on where you live and places you have visited, you may or may not be familiar with this unique resort in Wyoming. Once you experience it, this will quickly become your new favorite summer destination. This resort is known as “The Exclusive All-Inclusive Wyoming Rocky Mountain Resort.”
At Brooks Lake Lodge, you will experience the ultimate Western-style vacation. This historic lodge is located in Wyoming's Rocky Mountains deep in the Shoshone National Forest at 458 Brooks Lake Road in Dubois. The lodge was originally built in 1922 as a stopover for those traveling to Yellowstone National Park. It is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
The inside is just as inviting as the outside. This rustic laid back environment, along with the secluded location, provides a great escape from the stress and worries of every day life.
There are two options when it comes to accommodations at this summertime resort. Brook Lake's main lodge is outfitted with seven luxury suites and rooms. Pictured is a luxury cabin rental. There are eight cozy cabins to choose from.
A requirement for all summer destinations is that it must include that key element of relaxation. Here, relaxing spa amenities are free to all guests.
There's no better way to calm your mind than by engaging in a healthy workout. Their fitness center includes a LifeFitness stairmaster, stationary bike, elliptical, treadmill, universal weight machine and hand weights.
After you've cleared your mind in the fitness center, you can relax your body in the 11'x17' covered outdoor spa.
For outdoor adventures, there's nothing like saddling up, breathing in some fresh air and taking in the beautiful scenery. The lodge has a herd of 40 steeds that will take you out on a half or full day ride into the Shoshone National Forest.
If you want to get a feel for the frontier life, you can take a luxury overnight pack trip. You can sleep in luxury under the moon and stars and enjoy a dinner prepared over an open fire.
Enjoying the great outdoors is key for any summer destination. You can hike along nature trails, climb the Pinnacles or conquer the Continental Divide by hiking to the top of Brooks Mountain. There are hiking options for all skill levels.
Get out and enjoy some target practice surrounded by the most beautiful scenery in the Rocky Mountains. This can be your practice for the big game hunting excursions they offer.
Brooks Lake is an added bonus to this summer destination. The lake is a scenic and secluded 234- acre lake. You can simply enjoy the beauty and serenity of the lake.
Or, you can enjoy the tranquility of fishing for trout.
Another way to enjoy a summer day while there is to enjoy a leisurely day exploring the lake in a canoe.
After enjoying some outdoor adventures, take a break and enjoy Tea Time in the Governor's Tea Room. Every day at 4:30 p.m., you can enjoy fruits, cheese, cookies and crumpets along with hot tea, cocoa and coffee.
Part of a nice summer destination is not having to cook. Here, all of the food is prepared for you. They offer a delectable Western breakfast, a la carte lunch and a gourmet dinner.
You can relax by one of the four fireplaces on a chilly summer evening and enjoy a glass of wine.
End the day enjoying a drink in the rustic and relaxing Cowboy Bar. They offer mixed drinks, an extensive wine list and specialty beers. You will also find entertainment there such as foosball, shuffleboard and darts.