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During the summer, guests ride horses and fish the pristine North Platte River, which runs through 100,000 acres surrounded by national forest land. When winter temperatures dip down to -40 degrees and heavy snow closes most roads, well-bundled guests venture into the elements on the ranch's snowcat. Back at the lodge, longtime chef and cookbook author Kent Trebilcox prepares a daily-changing menu and fresh-baked bread each night. From $390; abararanch.com.