Steamboat Springs is nestled in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, off the beaten path but still within reach. Our Colorado vacation destination is easy to get to by air or by car, year-round. If you’re looking for an authentic mountain town, steeped in adventure, history and culture yet full of modern amenities, we invite you to browse our vacation ideas that are as big as the Rockies themselves. However you like to spend your down time, you’ll find the perfect mountain vacation here in Steamboat.
Steamboat's unique mix of warm sun, cowboy boots and friendly locals lends an inviting, laid back atmosphere to the historic Colorado resort town, where western heritage meets outdoor adventure. Learn More
Fall in Steamboat is the favorite season of locals and visitors alike as our mountains come alive with beautiful autumn colors. The days are still warm and the nights are crisp and cool. And there are all kinds of things to do. If you’ve never seen Steamboat in the fall, you don’t know what you’re missing.
Up here in the winter you'll find the lightest, driest, fluffiest snow on earth, Champagne Powder® snow. You'll also find six peaks, 3,000 skiable acres and 165 trails that offer up a little bit of everything - from perfect beginner runs, to long cruisers, to the steep and deep - and just for a little icing on the cake, some flat-out awesome tree skiing.
When the winter snow melts, Steamboat comes alive. The river rushes through the valley, the hillsides turn bright shades of green and the trails thaw out for a long summer of hiking and biking. Up here, you’ll find all of the natural beauty and sunshine-filled activities that Colorado is famous for.
You’ll find mountain bike trails second to none, rivers you can fish, tube, kayak and play in, lakes that will take your breath away, golf courses to challenge every club in your bag, hiking trails with incredible views, and meadows of wildflowers that define summer in the Colorado mountains.
From mild to wild, you can create your own Colorado outdoor adventure or a quiet mountain getaway with our abundant activities, or experience the local arts. There's never a dull moment in Steamboat Springs with our comprehensive year-round calendar of events that has something for everyone.Explore all our events