It's Lovely Weather for a Sleigh Ride in Southeastern Wisconsin

Updated: a day ago

A lot of holiday experiences have been canceled this year, but you can still take a magical sleigh ride in the great outdoors.

We are so thankful to our partners at the Child Advancement Network (CAN) for sponsoring us this season. CAN was established as a broad-based, comprehensive, and innovative approach to child health via partnerships, advocacy and collaborations aimed at advancing the wellbeing of children across domains of health. Learn more about them here.

Here are some sleigh ride options for you:

Apple Holler

5006 S. Sylvania Ave., Sturtevant, WI 53177

(262) 884-7100

The old-fashioned sleigh rides at Apple Holler take you and your family through the snow-covered orchards and 100-year-old hardwoods, while you enjoy the scenery and listen to the clopping of the Amish Haflinger horses pulling you. Aftwewards, you’ll enjoy s’mores around a campfire and a cup of hot cocoa or warm apple cider.

Dan Patch Stables


The horse-drawn sleigh rides at Dan Patch Stables take you through some of the most beautiful areas on the Grand Geneva property. Sleigh rides are weather and snow-condition permitting. Reservations are required and fill up fast.

Roden Barnyard Adventures

5545 County Road Y, West Bend, WI 53095


Listen to the sleigh bells ring while a team of percheron horses pull you on a sleigh across hundreds of beautiful wooded acres lit with thousands of Christmas lights. Before your ride and after, sit at the campfire and tell stories – or warm up inside the heated building with a cup of hot cider or hot chocolate. Spend some time visiting with friends while you play an old-fashioned board game. Guests are welcome to bring food & other beverages while enjoying a night with family and friends. The old-fashioned sleighs hold up to 12 people. Reservations are required.

Wisconsin Christmas Carnival of Lights

8425 WI-38, Caledonia, WI 53108


The Wisconsin Christmas Carnival of Lights is offering sleigh rides this year to enjoy the holiday lights in open air. Sleigh rides are available for those who feel comfortable riding in seats in close proximity to others. Masks will be required for every guest ages 3 and up regardless of medical conditions.

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