Bachelorette parties have come a long way since the days of simple one-night shenanigans. Modern brides-to-be are now embracing this tradition on their own terms — winter bachelorette parties included. No longer are these ladies’ getaways restricted to the bright lights of Las Vegas or the beaches of Florida (which will always remain some of the best bachelorette party destinations of all time), but even cold-weather locations are coming on the scene. (Hello, Iceland!) From winter hot-spots like Colorado’s breathtaking mountains to cozy-as-can-be escapes in scenic Vermont, there’s so many fun places to fully embrace the snow at your winter bachelorette party.
Ready to hit the slopes and enjoy cups of spiked cocoa by the fire? Let this be your resources for a winter bachelorette party your crew will love.
If you’re looking an out-of-the-box winter bachelorette party, let the snow capped mountains of Colorado play backdrop to your celebration. Of course, don’t forget to bring along plenty of flannel, fur, and fizz (read: champagne) to mark the occasion. In central Colorado you’ll find some truly amazing gems like Vail, Avon, Beaver Creek, Aspen, and Breckenridge—just to name a few—that offer top-notch ski resorts ready to pamper you and your 'maids from the moment you arrive. The Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch, Park Hyatt Beaver Creek, and The Lodge at Breckenridge certainly won’t disappoint, and if you’re interested in a more rustic experience, make your way to Devil’s Thumb Ranch in Tabernash. The mountainside resort allows guests to book luxury cabins and bunkhouses while also enjoying the property’s on-site restaurants and spa. No matter which location you land, the natural beauty of Colorado will captivate your crew in a serious way. So start planning your winter bachelorette party and Colorado adventures with our Denver bachelorette party itinerary.
Right on the border of California and Nevada sets the beautiful Lake Tahoe nestled within the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Home to one of the most renowned ski resorts in the country, Squaw Valley Ski Resort, it’s the perfect place to hit the slopes while enjoying some breathtaking views. Of course, after a busy day of ski adventures on your winter bachelorette party you’ll want a great spot to unwind with your ladies and The Landing Resort & Spa, Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe, and Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel are all fantastic options. Or for a more hipster, boutique hotel Basecamp in Tahoe City is just the ticket. Make sure Emerald Bay State Park is a part of your winter bachelorette party itinerary for endless exploration. For more info, check out our Lake Tahoe bachelorette party itinerary.
New England is home to some incredible seaside destinations, but it also delivers cozy winter getaways tucked within it’s small yet scenic mountains. Burlington, Stowe, and Woodstock are all great choices for your bachelorette celebration, with endless quaint shops, eateries, and ski resorts to fill your itinerary. Make sure to book your stay at the The Essex Resort & Spa or The Woodstock Inn & Resort for a one-stop-shop experience or opt for a stay at the country-chic bed and breakfast, Edson Hill. Remember, Vermont is known for its incredible maple syrup, so don’t leave without trying a maple latte or even a maple-infused cocktail to cap off an amazing day.
Home to the 2002 Winter Olympics, Salt Lake City is a no-brainer for any winter bachelorette party. You’ll find no shortage of amazing ski options along with the city’s top-notch restaurants and nightlife options to keep you busy all weekend long. Only a hop, skip and a jump away is Park City, a renowned ski community bursting with all kinds of old-world charm. Check out Park City’s historic Main Street for great shops, drinks, eats, or even book a stay nearby at the Washington School House. If you’re willing to stay just a bit further out, book a ski-and-stay experience over at the Deer Valley Resort for an unforgettable winter getaway all your girls will love.
The Midwest certainly knows how to embrace cold weather, so what better location to set your winter bachelorette party? Head straight to Milwaukee, Wisconsin—often referred to as the Beer Capital of the World—for some of the best craft breweries to set the celebration scene. If you and your 'maids are serious about your beer-tasting agenda, book an official brewery bus tour for a guided expedition through the cities best sips. After your boozy adventures, settle in at The Iron Horse Hotel, Kimpton Journeyman Hotel or the Intercontinental Milwaukee and swap stories by the fire until the wee hours of the night.