It's typical for Colorado weather to change quickly. One minute it's sunshine and twenty minutes later, a rainstorm. We've rounded up the top activities to do inside when the weather turns south in Steamboat Springs.

Soak in warm, all natural, mineral springs

Strawberry Park Hot Springs is located 7 miles north of town and snuggled deep within National Forest Land. Old Town Hot Springs is located directly in town and has two water slides for the kiddos.

Take a scenic drive

North: Routt County Road 129 features gorgeous, rolling hills and farmland, The Zirkel Wilderness, and Steamboat Lake. Stop for a bite to eat at the Clark Store or Hahn’s Peak Roadhouse. South: Highway 131 loop around Routt County Road 14 to the Oak Creek Canyon, Town of Oak Creek and Stagecoach reservoir.

Relax in our fabulous library or visit a cozy bookstore

Bud Werner Memorial Library is located in downtown and has a coffee shop and activities for the kids. Off the Beaten Path Bookstore can be found on 9th street. The bookstore also has a café.

Stroll the Art Galleries

Stop into the Art Depot located on 13th street (this old train depot now holds beautiful art). Check the calendar for art classes hosted by Steamboat Creates. Gaze at stunning work of fine art at the free Steamboat Art Museum located at 8th and Lincoln. Or pop into one of the several art galleries located in historic downtown Steamboat. 

Adventure Indoors

Go ice skating and ride a bumper car on ice at Howelsen Ice Arena or play indoor tennis and pickleball at the Tennis Center. Knock down some pins at the newly remodeled Snow Bowl. Beat the clock at Steamboat's favorite escape room, The Crooked Key

Learn about the history of the valley and the county

Discover the rich history of the region at the Tread of Pioneers Museum.

Visit one of our Craft Breweries

Sample locally crafted beer and learn how it’s made. Butcherknife Brewing, Storm Peak Brewing, Mountain Tap Brewery, and Mahogany Ridge have something for every form of beer lover. Or sample some locally made spirits at Steamboat Whiskey Company in downtown Steamboat Springs. 

Shop until you drop

Whether you’re searching out authentic western wear, outdoor apparel, fine art galleries, or unique gifts, we've got it all in Steamboat Springs. If you are shopped out, head to a local coffee shop and warm up with a toasty beverage.

Attend a concert, film, or live performance.

Strings Music Pavilion offers innovative programs of distinctive classical and popular contemporary music in an intimate and friendly setting to audiences of all ages; located at corner of Mt. Werner and Pine Grove Road. The Chief Theatre presents films, concerts, and live performances on a daily basis.

Enjoy a soothing massage

From Swedish Massages to Watsu Massages, hit the reset button with a massage at a local spa.

Enjoy Indoor Activity at one of Our Fitness Centers

All types of classes are offered at various times for various levels at multiple studios around town. Give Yoga, Pilates, Aerobics or Spin a try!