The majestic beauty of the American West becomes even more magical in wintertime, when The Real America region is transformed into a winter wonderland just waiting to be explored. From dog sledding and snowboarding to sleigh rides and snow coach tours, winter in the West offers something for everyone. Go cross-country skiing, try your hand at ice fishing or enjoy miles of groomed trails while snowmobiling across North Dakota, Montana, South Dakota and Wyoming. Experience the thrill of Rocky Mountain downhill skiing at world-renowned resort destinations. Or simply enjoy the peaceful winter solitude of a snowshoe or dog-sled trip through acres of unspoiled, pristine wilderness.
|Montana's Winter Playground|
|It's winter, and the days are packed. With the snowy season offering up premium fluff and ice to seasoned athletes and winter sport newbies alike, anyone can have an adventure here--every weekend of the winter, even if you don't count the skiing. In the meantime, start plotting your on- or off-slope expeditions.
|Wonders of Winter in North Dakota|
|North Dakotans' reaction to winter is: "LET'S PLAY." Winter is yet another season to enjoy the fresh air, fresh snow and some of the best time to catch the Northern Lights.
|South Dakota's Winter Activities|
|Whether it’s exploring the trails or snuggling by the fire, you’ll find the perfect setting for your winter getaway in the state of Great Faces and Great Places.|
|Wyoming’s Winter Adventures|
|Are you an expert winter enthusiast or a bunny hill beginner? It doesn't matter, Wyoming has you covered...in piles of powder. Whether your winter ego begs for steep slopes, immense powder-filled meadows or a secluded cabin complete with a warm romantic fire, Wyoming won't disappoint. After a day on the slopes, enjoy a fun sleigh ride, be wowed at a snowboarding competition, or simply relax by that fire.