Plan your Colorado mountain vacation at The Home Ranch, Relais & Chateaux, just outside of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Stay closer to home this winter travel season and live the life of a rancher at Colorado’s only Relais & Chateaux luxury guest ranch. Many valued-added packages and all-inclusive rates are available throughout our winter season.
The Home Ranch is a winter paradise off-the-beaten-path, complete with attentive service and approachable, yet refined cuisine by Chef Jonathon Gillespie. Chef creates his alpine menus daily from the bounty of our working farm and greenhouse. A fine equine program is another pinnacle of The Home Ranch experience, coupled with an array of other adventures that awaits your entire family: skiing, winter horseback riding, sleigh rides, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, dog sledding and, everyone’s favorite, the tubing hill.
Christmas and New Year’s On-Ranch
For decades, the holidays have been a favorite time of year to experience The Home Ranch. Families come from all around the globe to enjoy days of winter activities, mingling with family and new friends as well as spending crisp nights in front of the fire with fine wines and spirits.
“The holiday season on-ranch is quality time spent with family,” says Chef Gillespie, “my team and I curate and refine holiday menus that immerse our guests in a culinary journey that speaks to the finest cuisine, wine pairings and craft cocktails you have come to expect from a Relais & Chateaux.”
Winter at The Home Ranch
Ever been in the saddle on a snowy day ride that takes you past streams and rivers or on a horse-drawn sleigh feeding 75 horses?
“We offer something for every member of the family at The Home Ranch. The holidays and our winter season are a great time to experience The Ranch as we are truly in one of the world’s most noted winter playgrounds. What has made my nearly 15 years on-ranch so special is our intimate size that allows us to deliver personalized service, fine cuisine and experiential adventure programming. This all results in such an immersive and personalized experience for of our guests and our staff,” says Selina Heintz, Director of Guest Services, “On behalf of my entire staff, we would cherish the opportunity to welcome you to The Home Ranch this winter.”
Adventure awaits at The Home Ranch! We curate adventures that transform into memorable travel experiences that last a lifetime. A stay at The Home Ranch is not a crowded ski vacation, instead, it’s an intimate escape with just 14 accommodations and 45 total guests. We cater to our guest’s desires for adventure or relaxation.
Deep snow, sunny skies, authentic Colorado are just a few ways to describe The Home Ranch…
Skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing have never come in so many forms and varying terrain from which to choose from. Whether you partake in a personally guided cross-country trek through the Sawtooth Range or downhill at the world-renowned Steamboat Resort, you are in for days of adventure in our high alpine oasis.
The Home Ranch has 20 miles of privately groomed trails for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Grab a trail map, strap on your skis or snowshoes and enjoy exhilarating morning wellness on our extensive trail system.
More About The Home Ranch, Relais & Chateaux
The Home Ranch, located in Clark, Colorado, is an all-inclusive 14-room luxury guest ranch set against the western Continental Divide amid the grandeur of the upper Elk River Valley. With the Rockies as a backdrop, discerning guests enjoy unparalleled scenery, inspired dining and a breadth of activities ranging from fly fishing and horseback riding in the summer to cross country and downhill skiing in the winter. Deep in the heart of Colorado, the ranch sits on 4,000 acres of private property at an elevation of 7,200 feet. The Relais & Chateaux designated Home Ranch is an Orvis-endorsed fishing lodge and Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice award recipient. The ranch is a 50-minute drive from Yampa Valley Regional Airport and a four-hour drive from Denver. For reservations or more information visit www.HomeRanch.com or call 970.879.1780.
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