Nature November 24, 2017
This Enchanting Guest Ranch In Idaho Makes For The Perfect Winter Getaway
Vacations aren’t just for summer. In fact, this time of year is perfecting for taking a winter getaway. This vacation ranch in Idaho has gained national recognition by World Property Journal as the “#1 Western Vacation Ranch in America” and it’s easy to see why. The ranch looks like something out of a dream, making it the perfect location for your winter vacation! If you’re looking for an unforgettable experience then you absolutely must check out Western Pleasure Guest Ranch.
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Western Pleasure Guest Ranch is nestled in the wilderness about 16 miles northeast of Sandpoint, Idaho. The area is absolutely stunning all year long. Looking out from the ranch, all you see are miles and miles of pristine North Idaho scenery.
The ranch is a popular vacation destination during the summer. However, it's during the winter that the ranch truly shines. Covered in blankets of stark white snow, the place looks like something from a winter fairytale.
It's easy to see the love that is put into running this family owned ranch. If you're looking for an authentic Western experience that'll have you feeling close to nature, then you definitely need to spend a night at this idyllic dude ranch.
Western Pleasure is a truly authentic, working ranch and has a herd of more than 50 horses.
You can take a guided horse back ride through the breathtaking North Idaho wilderness during the spring and fall.
During winter, the area becomes blanketed with snow and visitors get to enjoy a horse-drawn sleigh ride through this incredible region.
They provide a wide variety of sleighs, including accommodations from 2-12 passengers at a time. Being pulled through the snow capped forest on a horse-drawn sleigh is a magical experience that you'll never forget.
The ranch's accommodations match the unique Western atmosphere.
You'll feel right at home in these cozy log cabins. These private cabins can sleep large groups of people and the country decor will make you feel like you've stepped back in time to the Old West.
If you don't have the need to rent an entire cabin, you can stay in one of the private suites in the 10,000 square foot log lodge.
Each room is perfectly cozy and uniquely decorated, making them the perfect place to relax at the end of a busy day.
The lodge offers many amenities, including an intimate and warm recreation room where you can pop in a classic Western movie or enjoy a game of pool.
Relax after an active day of playing outside by soaking in the hot tub while enjoying the fresh mountain air and gorgeous mountain scenery. This is nothing short of pure paradise.
Enjoy hearty, homemade meals in the main dining area among other guests. Here at the ranch, you'll instantly feel like part of the family.
For more information on Western Pleasure Guest Ranch, you can visit their website
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