What winter wonderland trip wouldn't be complete without a sleigh ride?
Not hitting the slopes for the day? Looking for another fun Colorado Rocky Mountain experience for your family? How about a good ol’ fashioned sleigh ride?
Cuddle up with your loved ones underneath warm blankets and enjoy a warm cup of hot cocoa while roasting marshmallows. Or gaze at the stars and dive into a three course meal. Local sleigh ride outfitters offer a variety of tour lengths and packages, some include meals.
Dashing Thru the Snow: Come enjoy a one hour sleigh ride as we dash through secluded woods and meadows in our old fashioned sleighs ($26/adults, $22/kids 5-11, free/4 and under). Rides are available as a group or private.
Cabin Creek Stables at Devil's Thumb Ranch: Cabin Creek Stables offers a wide variety of sleigh rides including one hour rides ($35/person, free/under 5), one-half hour rides ($25/person, free/under 5), dinner rides ($50/person, free/under 5), morning and evening feed options, special request options, livery service to Ranch House Restaurant or Heck's, and DTR driver's education. They also offer individual horseback rides and pony rides for the younger ones.
Sombrero Stables at Snow Mountain Ranch/YMCA: Enjoy their hot cocoa sleigh ride ($28/adult, $25/kids 6-11, $12/kids 3-5, free/under 3) or dinner sleigh ride ($60/adult, $45/kids 6-11, $15/kids under 6). Sombrero Stables also offer private two person rides, winter horseback rides, lead-around pony rides and wedding carriage rides.
Tips for a memorable sleigh ride experience:
Ask your wrangler the draft horse team's names. Dress warmly. Sing "Jingle Bells" at the top of your lungs, if so inspired.