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Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa recognized with Condé Nast Traveler’s 2023 Readers’ Choice Award

Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa recognized as the #10 Resort in the USA – Mountain West.

More than 520,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted responses rating their travel experiences across the globe to offer a comprehensive look at the places they eagerly anticipate revisiting. The Readers’ Choice Awards, with their unparalleled legacy as the travel industry’s longest-running and most prestigious accolades, remain the ultimate symbol and acknowledgment of excellence within the travel sector. The full list of winners can be found here.

“We’re honored to be voted among the best of the best, including being voted the 3rd best resort in Colorado,” said general manager of Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa, Robert Davis. “Our spectacular scenery, incredible amenities, and exceptional staff make Devil’s Thumb Ranch something truly special,” Davis continued. “We strive to offer lifelong memories and authentic mountain experiences with every single stay. With 6,500 acres to explore and amenities like award-winning Nordic trails, a full-service spa, fine dining, and an extensive list of activities, there really is something for everyone.”

Devil’s Thumb Ranch is a year-round mountain destination just 75 miles from Denver. Private cabins and cozy lodge rooms set the stage for the perfect mountain getaway. In the summer, zoom through the treetops on our four zip lines, ride through wildflower-dotted meadows on horseback, or conquer scenic single track on a bike. In the winter, glide across award-winning cross-country ski trails and ride through crystalline vistas on horseback or a fat tire bike. No matter what season, our lovely landscape is your playground. Relax and refill your cup with refined on-site dining, a full-service spa, and a year-round outdoor pool and hot tub.

The 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards are published on Condé Nast Traveler’s website at and celebrated in the November issue.


About Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa

Located 75 miles west of Denver and 10 miles north of Winter Park at 3530 County Road 83 in Tabernash, CO, Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa is a year-round, eco-luxe and award-winning guest ranch, destination resort, spa, wedding venue, and corporate retreat setting.

Easy to reach from Denver, but a world away from ordinary, the Ranch offers 6,500 acres of wide-open spaces, fresh mountain air, and true Colorado Ranch experiences such as year-round horseback riding, 35 miles of trails for cross-country skiing and mountain biking, zip lining, 4 miles of private fly-fishing waters as well as extensive guided access to some of the premier Gold Medal waters in the state, and more.

Honored among the top 10 resorts in the USA – Mountain West by readers of Condé Nast Traveler, the Ranch was also voted the number one Nordic ski area in the U.S. by readers of USA Today, endorsed by Orvis as a top US fly-fishing destination, awarded Wine Spectator Awards of Excellence for both onsite restaurants, and recognized for eco-friendly remodeling, restoration, and historic preservation.