This year, Americans are looking for domestic destinations that give them privacy and direct access to the great outdoors. The American West, with its vast expanses, beautiful vistas and opportunities for private charter flights is particularly well suited for the adventure-loving hopeful traveler. The region is also home to some of America's most appealing ranches and lodges, offering luxe accommodations combined with old-time adventure. Read on for the best lodges in the West.
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Set on 3,500 acres in Utah, the Lodge at Blue Sky is a contemporary ranch with a design focus, elevated cuisine and renowned horsemanship and wellness programs.
Located on 6,600 acres, the all-inclusive Ranch at Rock Creek offers a gorgeous interpretation of a Wild West adventure, with an excellent dining program and incredibly stylish accommodations.
A collection of historic log cabins that were reassembled with a lot of taste, style and money, Dunton Hot Springs makes a luxe base from which to explore the great outdoors.
Originally a hunting retreat and passion project, today Three Forks Ranch is a wellness- and wilderness-focused western lodge with top notch hospitality and 200,000 acres of wilderness—but the property’s beating heart is its restored river.
The beautiful Taylor River Lodge feels like a luxurious summer camp for adults and kids. The resort also has a game room (with a pool, dart board and more), a salt water pool, hot tub and a spa, as well as a restaurant with incredible farm-to-table cuisine
Set on 30,000 acres in the middle of Wyoming’s unspoiled Platte River Valley, this designer-chic guest ranch celebrates Western heritage and adventure with elegance.
Set among the towering Douglas firs of Montana’s Bitterroot Valley, the Triple Creek Ranch is a Relais & Châteaux property with 24 cozy, well-appointed cabins.
Located just seven miles from the lifts at Big Sky ski resort and twenty miles from Yellowstone, this historic ranch offers one-week packages (Saturday through Saturday) for adventurous vacations in the summer and prime Nordic skiing in the winter.
The ranch that pioneered the concept of glamping (luxury tented camps) has an exquisite setting and continues to draw a loyal following.
The gold standard for summertime family ranch vacations, Montana’s 10,000-acre Mountain Sky Guest Ranch offers impeccable service, charming log cabins and fabulous activities in an idyllic mountain setting.
From the same family that pioneered glamping in the west, comes some of the country’s finest treehouses and modern cabins, all enveloped in the pines and set on the same 37,000-acre property as Paws Up.
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