Anyone who has spent time in Colorado can attest to how incredibly beautiful the state is. Its scenic treasures include peaceful prairies, gorgeous gorges, mindblowing mountains, and phenomenal flatirons. However, we all know Colorado is notorious for its mercurial weather. This can be hard to plan around, especially if you are looking for your perfect wedding venue. If you are having this dilemma, have no fear! We know Colorado’s perfect year-round venue…plus a handful of our favorite Devil’s Thumb Ranch wedding photos!
Devil’s Thumb Ranch is ideal for any engaged couple looking for a winter wonderland or a summer getaway wedding. This 6,000-acre venue is absolutely stunning and is located only a short distance from Denver (in idyllic Tabernash, just outside of Winter Park). As the folks at Devil’s Thumb like to say, it is “a world away from everything.” Sounds unreal, right? Well, it’s real and available to cater to your wedding needs!
You may be thinking, “Okay, Devil’s Thumb Ranch is great for any kind of weather, but what sets this place apart from others?”
The Answer is Easy!
Aside from the from the incredible activities like zip lining, horseback rides, mountain biking, or cozying up by the fireplace with a local Colorado beer, the Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort and Spa offers a wide variety of beautiful facilities for you to choose from. With both indoor and outdoor options, you won’t be disappointed. The Timber House is perfect for those seeking a more intimate venue, the Broad Axe Barn features wide-open spaces and breathtaking views of the Continental Divide, and the historic High Lonesome Barn offers 31 guest rooms and overlooks the whole ranch.
This magnificent venue is arguably the best in the business for all-weather accommodations. And it boasts over 79 years of history that city-folk and cowboys alike have enjoyed since 1938! Our couples love being a part of Devil Thumb’s history while starting a new chapter with their loved one.
And your guests certainly won’t complain! Not only will they enjoy being a part of your special day, they’ll also get an excuse to take a once in a lifetime vacation. (Bonus points for couples who help their guests find their new summer vacation destination!)
“Offering a vacation as part of a destination wedding has become one of the most popular trends in summer weddings,” says Thad Carlson, part of the Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa team. “Our proximity to Denver, just 65 miles away, makes it easy for in-state or out-of-state bridal parties and guests to reach the Ranch, while also offering a variety of recreation and on-site event support. It transforms a single day wedding into a vacation getaway and opportunity for everyone to get away from the hustle and bustle and really enjoy themselves.”
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Need more convincing? Devil’s Thumb Ranch staff has fantastic suggestions to help make wedding planning a breeze! They smartly suggest hiring a wedding planner before you do anything else. We all know that weddings can be pricey. Why not get your wedding planner to work their connections and help you get better rates!
Devil’s Thumb Ranch may be your wedding venue dream come true, or check out these other awesome venues!