‘Get Away From it All’ in the Rocky Mountains
People have often found respite and solitude in the rocky mountains. As thousands have flocked to Colorado’s small mountain towns, Steamboat Springs remains an oasis of vast open spaces ready to be explored and is home to happy people living a slower pace of life. ‘Get away from it all’ and reconnect with the people closest to you off the beaten path in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
Off The Beaten Path
A three and a half-hour drive from Denver gets you out of the city and into the rolling hills of the Yampa Valley. Your heart will skip a beat when you come over the top of Rabbit Ears pass and see the valley sprawling endlessly before you. Rimmed by great mountains and rolling hills flaunting every shade of green with the Yampa River twisting playfully down the middle. All of the sounds and stressors of the city melt away like clouds. Dirt roads crisscross in the distance like blades of grass. Steamboat Springs offers plenty of open space for everyone to enjoy the outdoors.
Saddle Up for Cowboy Country
Steamboat relishes in it’s agricultural, western heritage. Cowboys walk down Main Street sporting authentic cowboy hats and leather boots. The summer and fall Famer’s Market is stocked with locally grown produce and meats. Visiting Steamboat can feel like you’re back in time, enjoying a slower pace of life, soaking in the glory of endlessly rich landscapes and hard-earned spoils.
Rustic, Remote Lodging
Imagine sitting on the back porch of your own private log cabin while the river rushes by below. Find all of the privacy and luxury that you crave in Steamboat Springs; from comfortable hotels and condos, to luxurious mountain houses, and far-out rustic cabins. Enjoy glamping accommodations or nightly rentals on Airbnb or VRBO and find something truly unique for the whole family. Nestle up in front of the fireplace in your own private living room and send everyone off to bed in their own comfortable private rooms. Choose whether or not you want the luxury (or burden) or cell phone reception during your visit.
Hike The Hills
Hop in the car and head out into the hills! Enjoy a more remote experience hiking in North and South Routt. Outside of Clark, Colorado find private camping and hiking opportunities near Steamboat Lake and along Seedhouse Road. Outside of Yampa, Colorado explore the incredible Flat Tops Wilderness by foot, bike, or 4WD vehicle. Soak in the silence of hiking among the pines and aspens, listening for babbling brooks and screeching hawks, with nothing but the sound of your trekking poles clicking along the dirt trail.
Take some Steamboat To-Go:
When you get home, bring that Steamboat feeling with you! Pop on your cowboy hat and appreciate the sunset. A visit to Steamboat will leave you feeling refreshed and inspired. You won’t soon forget the feeling of being immersed in thousands of acres of wooded forest with no one but the distant hills keeping watch. No matter where you return too, hold on to the peace and solitude of the Steamboat state-of-mind and enjoy a world full of splendor and opportunity