While Steamboat Springs is most famous for its unparalleled skiing and snowboarding in the winter, it is a versatile city that offers
much to do on a year-round basis. Go for a breathtaking hike at Fish Creek Falls, then come back and soak in one the many hot springs. Strawberry Park Hot Springs and Old Town Hot Springs are both among town’s most popular activities. The Yampa River flows through the town with opportunities for all kinds of water sports, including kayaking, paddle boarding and tubing, and world class fly fishing. Being a true mountain town, Steamboat offers amazing hiking, biking and camping opportunities for outdoor lovers.
As winter melts into spring, Steamboat Springs continues
to offer a plethora of activities. The ski slopes are often still open until early April which makes for a long and fulfilling
ski season. Catch some outstanding views from new
heights of Yampa Valley by hot air ballooning or taking the 8-person Gondola up the mountain. Learn about the history of Steamboat in one of the local museums in town and then enjoy a stop at a brewery to try one of Colorado’s craft beers.
It goes without saying that Steamboat Springs is full of winter activities. Skiing, snowshoeing, tubing, and snow biking are among some of the more popular activities offered nearby. For skiers, Steamboat boasts some of the heaviest snow falls in Coloradoan an annual basis. Snowshoeing Rabbit Ears Pass, biking down Emerald Mountain and attending the annual Winter Carnival in town are among the top-rated things to do while visiting Steamboat. Steamboat Springs is such a versatile town, in that it has found ways to provide outdoor activities all year-round so that snow or shine, outdoor lovers can enjoy the Rocky Mountains.
Steamboat is nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains
which gives its patrons front row seats to Autumn in Colorado. The sweet cadence of the golden Aspen trees combined with crisp mountain air create the perfect seasonal ambiance. Take
a trip into the mountains and get lost in the beauty of the fall foliage. The town offers several festivals to kick off the change of seasons, including Wild West Air Fest, OktoberWest and the community Farmers Market which feature over 40 local brewers, live music, airshows, and fresh local produce.