When it comes to picking a destination for a winter bachelorette party, there are two sides to the coin. You can lean into the winter snow bunny vibes, or you can opt for a warmer alternative to the cooler climates. Only you and your crew know what is best for your bride, but we have a few ideas for locations that will make your winter bachelorette party one to swoon over. We’re breaking down the destination recommendations based on if you want to embrace the cold or escape the cold. Here are Stag & Hen’s tried and true destinations for a winter bachelorette party.
The Mile High City makes for a dreamy winter bachelorette party backdrop. With gorgeous mountain views, unbeatable views, luxury lodges, and so much more, Denver is ideal for a winter-loving bachelorette. Curl up by the fire, slip into the hot tub, conquer the slopes, or bundle up and explore the super walkable downtown during your Denver bachelorette party. We’ve curated the perfect list of party themes for the Colorado queens to ensure that your party absolutely peaks.
Average winter temperatures: 19-49 degrees
Party theme idea: Camp Bachelorette
Our Camp Bachelorette party theme tanks would be perfect layered under a sweater!
2. Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe is always a front-runner for bachelorette parties looking for a little bit of everything. From skiing to swimming, Lake Tahoe has anything an outdoorsy bachelorette could want for her party. For a winter bachelorette party, you’ll love Lake Tahoe’s upscale ski resorts. Most of the luxury accommodations are complete with spas and on-site bars and restaurants, so you really can’t go wrong. We love Lake Tahoe so much that we’ve created the ideal bachelorette party itinerary to help guide you as you plan.
Average winter temperatures: 19- 49 degrees
Party theme idea: Lake Life
Photo via @jlolund000
3. Jackson Hole Wyoming
Saddle up, cowgirls; the wild west is calling! Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is a unique and memorable destination for a winter bachelorette party. Imagine waking up to fresh snowfall, getting a massage at a resort spa, then hitting the town to ski or shop. You can wind down at a mountainside restaurant (espresso martini in hand), and end the day in a luxury cabin with hot chocolate, dessert, and party games. This can be your Jackson Hole bachelorette trip! For inspiration and where to eat, drink, and party, the Rocky Mountain Bride has a full party itinerary. Be sure to bundle up, because a Wyoming winter is super chilly!
Average winter temperatures: 7-30 degrees
Party theme idea: Bride’s Last Ride
Image via Rocky Mountain Bride
4. New York City, New York
New York City has something for every type of bride. Whether she is a fashionista, a foodie, an artist, a partier, or a history buff, there’s no shortage of activities to fit her vibe. After all, where better to throw an epic bachelorette party than the city that never sleeps? New York City is certainly a spectacle, especially in the fall and winter! The city is decked out in beautiful holiday decorations from November-January, and it’s simply a must-see! From ice skating at Central Park, to seeing the Rockettes, to attending a Broadway show, to window shopping on Fifth Avenue, NYC in the winter is unbeatable. Our friends at The Knot have a full New York City bachelorette party guide to help you plan your party.
Average winter temperatures: 31-44 degrees
Party theme idea: Last Rumble in the Jungle… the concrete jungle ;)
Image via onechelofanadventure.com
Mexico is always ready to party! With warm weather throughout the seasons, Mexico can be the perfect tropical paradise to escape the winter weather. Whether you are partying by the pool, sinking your toes in the sand, or hitting the nightclubs, you’ll love a bachelorette trip to Mexico! There are tons of luxury resorts to choose from, but if you need some ideas and specifics, check out Stag & Hen bride Kristin’s party in Playa! Her real party recap will serve as awesome inspo for planning a beach bash for your bestie.
Average winter temperature: 45-73 degrees
Pool parties, sun tanning, excursions
Party theme idea: Final Fiesta
The bride and her bachelorettes by their resort pool in Mexico!
There’s a reason that Miami is one of the top 15 bachelorette party destinations. It has everything you could want for a bachelorette party—sun, sand, and top-notch nightlife. If your bride loves to boogie, the Latin nightclub scene will be the perfect place to party. Speaking of Latin influences, the Cuban food in Miami is famous and absolutely to die for. A Miami bachelorette party is a winner every time. It’s so loved by Stag & Hen brides that we have an entire Miami bachelorette party guide!
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Party theme idea: Tropic Like It’s Hot
Image via bachelorettepartymiami.com
The “live music capital of the world” stays warm all year and would be ideal for a laid back, low-key bride who wants to keep her trip chill. From Sixth Street bar hopping to world-famous barbecue, and the gorgeous Lake Austin, there’s always something to see, do and eat on a bachelorette trip in Austin, Texas! To help with your planning, we've curated an Austin bachelorette party guide with everything you need to know to plan a once-in-a-lifetime trip in the Lone Star State!
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Party theme idea: Dazed and Engaged
Our Dazed and Engaged themed party shirts!
You can really make your winter bachelorette party exactly what the bride wants it to be. Whether you choose a warm oasis or a winter wonderland, you’ll love celebrating with your besties!