Ultimate Weeklong Ladies/Friends Retreat in Yellowstone Country
Grab your closest friends, pack your bags and treat yourself to a weeklong winter retreat discovering the hidden treasures of Yellowstone Country. Big-scale outdoor adventure lies ahead, while city life and luxury greet you back in town. If you aren't up for some off-the-beaten-path exploration, this is not the itinerary for you.
- FLY INTO BOZEMAN AND RENT A CAR
- The Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport is the busiest airport in Montana, with 17 nonstop flights to major cities across the U.S., along with rental car and shuttle services.
- CHECK INTO THE LARK HOTEL
- A quick 20-minute drive brings you to the LARK Hotel, conveniently located in downtown Bozeman. Enjoy your uniquely modern accommodations at the LARK, and then set out to explore the city once you're settled.
- SIP AND SAVOR AT PLONK WINE BAR
- Be sure to stop at Plonk Wine Bar as you peruse downtown Bozeman. Plonk is known for endless wine list and craft cocktails, as well as globally inspired dishes.
- RISE AND SHINE FOR BREAKFAST AT SALTED CARAMEL
- Bundle up and walk or drive just four blocks to Salted Caramel for a noteworthy breakfast made from scratch with local ingredients.
- ENJOY TAX-FREE SHOPPING DOWNTOWN
- You're already downtown, so why not do some shopping? Explore eclectic shops, boutiques and more for tax-free shopping before you set out for your next destination.
- TAKE IN THE SCENIC DRIVE TO BIG SKY
- Load up the car and make your way to Big Sky on a scenic, hour-long drive along U.S. Highway 191. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife!
- CHECK INTO BIG SKY RESORT
- Get ready for some serious ski-in, ski-out action with a luxury vacation rental at Big Sky Resort. Between the slope-side accommodations and nearby resort village, you'll never want to leave.
- GRAB DINNER IN THE MOUNTAIN VILLAGE
- Keep it convenient and walk on over to the Mountain Village at Big Sky Resort, where you'll find everything from upscale Italian fare to legendary hot dogs.
- FUEL UP WITH AMERICA'S BIGGEST BREAKFAST BUFFET
- A big day of riding requires an even bigger breakfast, and the Huntley Dining Room has just that. Head down to the Mountain Village first thing in the morning and get your fill before hitting the slopes.
- DO SOME MOUNTAINSIDE SHOPPING
- The village at Big Sky Resort offers much more than dining. Once you're ready to call it a day on the mountain, switch gears and browse shops in the Mountain Village "mall."
- HAVE DINNER IN A BACKCOUNTRY YURT
- Venture to a dinner experience you won't soon forget at the Montana Dinner Yurt. Book your dinner yurt ahead of time and get ready to be whisked away to a candlelit dinner nestled in the tranquil backcountry. Best part? It's only accessible by snowcat.
- GRAB-AND-GO BREAKFAST AT MOUNTAIN MOCHA
- You've got a packed day ahead, so grab your caffeinated beverage of choice and a quick breakfast before gearing up for your final day hitting the slopes.
- SKI EVERY RUN LIKE IT'S THE LAST RUN OF THE DAY
- Relish your last day of skiing the storied slopes of Big Sky Resort. If you're feeling especially adventurous, make your way to one of the many terrain parks scattered throughout the park.
- QUELL POST-SKIING SORENESS WITH A SPA DAY
- Bid your skis farewell for the remainder of your trip and head to Solace Spa. Whether you treat yourself to a traditional massage or opt for something off the beaten path like a CBD body wrap, you'll be on your way to Big Sky bliss in no time.
- EAT ONE LAST MEAL IN THE MOUNTAIN VILLAGE
- With over 10 dining options, there's still plenty of delicious mountain fare left to sample before departing Big Sky Resort in the morning.
- MAKE YOUR WAY TO WEST YELLOWSTONE
- Wake up bright and early, take your coffee to go, and set out on another scenic drive just over an hour to West Yellowstone.
- ALL-ABOARD A HEATED SNOWCOACH TO YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK
- Yellowstone National Park takes on a new look as winter comes, roads close and waterfalls freeze. Luckily, oversnow vehicles are still permitted and offer the perfect alternative for snowy sightseeing.
- CHECK INTO THE SECLUDED OLD FAITHFUL SNOW LODGE
- Ride the snowcoach all the way to your next stop for the night-the Old Faithful Snow Lodge, a winter haven at 7,300 feet elevation and only accessible by oversnow vehicles. Spend the evening sipping a hot beverage in the lounge and watching the snow fall outside.
- TAKE THE SCENIC ROUTE BACK TO TOWN
- Out here, every route is the scenic route. Hop on the snowcoach and take it all in as you make your way back to West Yellowstone.
- GRAB LUNCH IN A WESTERN SALOON
- Fill up on American fare at Bullwinkle's Saloon & Eatery, a western-themed saloon and restaurant. Bullwinkle's boasts made-from-scratch dishes and the best margaritas in West Yellowstone.
- FINALLY, BACK TO BOZEMAN
- After 5 days of nonstop exploration, it's finally time to meander back to Bozeman for your final evening in Yellowstone Country.
- STOP FOR A SOAK IN BOZEMAN HOT SPRINGS
- If your legs are still stiff from powder days at Big Sky Resort, stop at the Bozeman Hot Springs on your way into town. With 12 different pools indoors and out, along with hot and dry saunas, relaxation is all but guaranteed.
- CHECK INTO THE RSVP HOTEL
- After yurts and secluded snow lodges, it's time to get back to the in-town luxuries of Bozeman. Check into your "unique boutique" room at the RSVP Hotel in midtown Bozeman.
- ONE LAST LOCAL MEAL AT THE FARMER'S DAUGHTER
- Locally sourced ingredients and made-from-scratch meals was a common theme throughout your trip, and your last breakfast in Yellowstone Country is no exception. Pop on down to the Farmer's Daughter, conveniently located in the RSVP, and savor every bite of breakfast.
- FLY OUT OF BOZEMAN
- Your weeklong adventure throughout Yellowstone Country finally comes to a close as you board your plane at the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport. Until next time!