As the chill sets in and the holidays get closer, many Idahoans are gearing up for a luxurious escape away from the hustle and bustle, seeking warmth and adventure for the season. Who doesn't dream of turning their holiday break into a magical getaway?

Have you ever considered celebrating Thanksgiving or Christmas in a place that feels like it's straight out of a winter wonderland? Last year, Town & Country revealed their picks for the top 8 holiday getaways in America, and the closest one to Idaho is just a short 9-hour drive from Boise. Have you heard of this place?

Brush Creek Ranch in Saratoga, Wyoming

Brush Creek Ranch
Brush Creek Ranch

This beautiful luxury ranch, highlighted as one of Idaho's top holiday destinations, offers a wild western Thanksgiving experience, Yellowstone-style. The all-inclusive property has crafted an extraordinary holiday lineup: live music, family game nights, turkey trots, scenic hayrides, pie baking, and they even have a Black Friday mercantile sale to sweeten the deal. It's a holiday escape that promises something special for every member of the family.

If you're looking for a similar experience a little closer to home, here are the top 5 cities in Idaho for a peaceful Thanksgiving getaway — particularly highlighting cabins in McCall (affordable options below).

McCall is a great spot for a peaceful Thanksgiving. With its beautiful surroundings and cozy lakeside vibe on the Payette Lake, it's an inviting and calm destination. The town is small and charming, perfect for a quiet holiday away from the city, with outstanding views.

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28 Breathtaking Pictures from TV's Yellowstone Ranch

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