While Winter Park is a fantastic vacation destination year-round, there’s something special about spending winter in Winter Park. The crisp air infuses the snow-blanketed landscape with a sense of fresh wonder—particularly when you enjoy it aboard an old-fashioned sleigh that looks as if it came right off of a Christmas card. In Winter Park, you don’t have to venture far from your cozy condo to find that picture-perfect moment. Learn more about sleigh rides in Winter Park, CO below!
A Lovely Winter Pastime in Winter Park
Snow Mountain Ranch is home to Sombrero Stables, where you have a variety of options to make your Winter Park sleigh rides even more special. Take an hour to two and a half-hour long ride with hot cocoa and roasted marshmallows by the campfire afterwards, horse petting, wildlife watching, or dinner, with a hearty dose of caroling on the side.
Hot Cocoa Sleigh Rides are available daily during the season at 12:00pm, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, and 7:00pm, with tickets priced at $15.00 for children ages three to five years, $30.00 for kids ages six to eleven years, and $35.00 for adults. Children under three ride for free. Dinner Sleigh Rides are held daily at 5:30pm during the season, with prices ranging from $5.00 to $65.00 depending on age and whether you and your guests opt for a meal. Private sleigh rides are also available.
Another company in the area that offers sleigh rides in Winter Park, CO is Dashing Thru the Snow. Situated in Fraser nearby, Dashing Thru the Snow offers both group and private sleigh rides pulled by a beautiful team of draft horses. During these Winter Park sleigh rides, you and your companions traverse through tranquil snow-covered woods and meadows with views of the Continental Divide, as well as historic trails along the way. Group ride pricing ranges from $30.00 for children ages five to eleven years to $35.00 for riders ages twelve years and up. Children ages four and under are free. Like Snow Mountain Ranch, this company also allows for private sleigh rides.
Devil’s Thumb Ranch rounds off our list of great sleigh ride companies in the area. From November through April, they offer sleigh rides throughout the day with a variety of itineraries. From sleigh rides where you get to feed the horses beforehand to one-hour rides, family rides, evening rides, and special request rides, you have plenty of options for your special sleigh ride in Winter Park, CO! Prices generally range from $35.00 to $55.00 for children ages six to twelve years to $40.00 to $55.00 per adult ages thirteen years and above, with free admission for children ages five and under.
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