There is something magical about saying “I do” in a place that feels worlds away from your everyday routine.  Destination weddings have always been popular. But if surf and sand is not your thing, elevate your big day and head to Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

Getting here

Getting to Steamboat is a breeze! The Yampa Valley Regional Airport is a quick 22 miles from downtown and offers direct flights from Houston, Dallas and Denver in the summer months. Nonstop air service is available from 11 different locations during the winter months.

Located 157 miles northwest of Denver, the drive to Steamboat Springs offers spectacular scenery and you might even spot some of Colorado’s unique wildlife along the way. Be on the lookout for elk, deer, big horn sheep, fox and eagles!

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Truly a vacation for your guests, Steamboat Springs offers a little something for everyone. Tube, kayak, raft or fish the Yampa River that runs through the heart of downtown. Swing clubs at one of two 18-hole golf courses or seek solitude on a high mountain trail. Bike enthusiasts of all abilities will be delighted with our miles of single track, scenic road rides, or the family-friendly Yampa River Core Trail.

Foodies unite! Steamboat boasts over 120 restaurants and bars, many featuring locally sourced produce and meat. Relax with a cocktail on one of Yampa Street’s many patios and watch the sun slowly dissolve in shades of orange and pink behind Sleeping Giant. Don’t forget your boots and get a real taste of the Wild West at the Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo!

The big day!

Whatever your dream setting, a Steamboat Springs wedding is sure to deliver. Sweeping vistas, high rocky peaks, sparkling mountain lakes, open meadows dotted with wildflowers or secluded aspen groves are sure to delight. If rustic elegance is your style look no further than one of Steamboat’s many guest ranches.  Whichever backdrop you choose, the natural beauty of the Yampa Valley is all the decoration you’ll need to make your photos one of a kind. Finding the perfect reception venue in Steamboat Springs is easy.



The best day of your life can be pretty darn exhausting! Spend your first day of wedded bliss revitalizing the mind and body. Take a relaxing gondola ride to the top of Mt. Werner and feast on a five star brunch as you gaze out at the Rocky Mountains from 10,000 feet. Find your center at a yoga class and experience the ultimate in relaxation at the Strawberry Park Hot Springs.

One last question, will you take Steamboat Springs as your wedding destination?