Nestled in the shadows of the Snowy Range Mountains along the banks of the Little Laramie River, the Vee Bar Guest Ranch has a rich history that stretches back over a hundred years. Located just 2 1/2 hours north of Denver, it offers the ideal home base for an unforgettable winter vacation. Every winter season, the Snowy Range Mountains lure winter sports enthusiasts to explore the vast winter landscape where skiing and snowmobiling opportunities are plentiful.
Just a short trip from the city of Laramie are miles of well-groomed cross country skiing trails and the Snowy Range Ski Area offers renowned downhill skiing and snowboarding with over 25 trails that range from novice to expert level. Miles of snowmobile trails wind through the forests, and many forest areas are open to traveling by snowshoe. The entire Snowy Range area has over 160 miles of groomed trails and seemingly limitless amount of land is available for snowmobiling throughout Medicine Bow National Forest. Often less crowded than other winter recreation destinations and much more economical, this area of Wyoming can be an attractive choice for winter vacationers who are looking for something unique.
The Vee Bar Guest Ranch, which operates as a Bed and Breakfast during the winter months, is a great starting point for a winter getaway. This cozy respite features easy access to area winter recreation activities along with quaint accommodations, a full breakfast each day, optional pre-arranged fine dining, a hot tub for soaking after a day of winter fun, wireless internet, and much more. With a past that at various points in time includes being a stagecoach stop, a post office, a freight line to local mines, and a government training school for boys from low-income families, the fascinating Vee Bar has warm accommodations that make it a great place to keep warm after a day of powdery bliss.
Bed and Breakfast Rates: October 1-April 30th, 2009: $120 PPDO in Riverside Suite or Cabin. Each additional person $30 (ages 6 and up). For more information about the Vee Bar Guest Ranch, visit the http://www.veebar.com or contact Kari Kilmer at 307-745-7036.