Posted on 05 Apr 2022

Top 5 reasons to Visit Steamboat Springs

Founded in 1900, Steamboat Springs is a thriving, authentic city with its roots deeply planted in the American West. At 6,700-feet, nestled in the Rocky Mountains, our northwest Colorado community is home to year-round recreation, a historic downtown, vibrant businesses, active arts and culture, unique events, celebrated mineral springs and an 80-year Olympian tradition. All with the free-flowing Yampa River running right through the heart of it all.

For us, Steamboat Sprigns is home. We love living the Colorado mountain lifestyle and we want to share with you our Top 5 Reasons to Visit Steamboat: 

1. The Mountains!


The Rocky Mountains are the Rocky Mountains. They are rugged, grand, and make you feel small on this earth. Experiencing their beauty in Steamboatis a must-do in this lifetime. Winter, summer, spring, or fall, every season brings its own list of stunning natural wonders to grace your visit. Come and see our mountains, whenever you can make it!

2. The Weather

Yes, we love our powdery snowstorms in the winter. But, the best-kept secret about Colorado is that we get over 300 days of sunshine each year! That means that our fluffy snow is often accompanied by blue skies. Bluebird ski days are common around these parts. And, in the summertime, when the rest of the country is roasting, our blue skies are paired with temps no higher than 75 degrees most of the summer. 

3. The Activities

Coloradans LOVE the outdoors. Steamboat is filled with the most exciting activities to keep you busy, winter or summer. The winter offers skiing, snowboarding, nordic skiing, snowshoeing, tubing, sleigh ride dinners, dogsledding, snowmobiling, fat tire biking, and any other winter fun you can dream of. The summer is filled with hiking, biking, kayaking, paddleboarding, fly fishing, and enjoying sunsets on your private deck.

4. The Historic Downtown


Enjoy the mountain views as you stroll through the historic downtown with its western 19th-century buildings. Downtown is filled with plentiful dining and shopping options to satisfy your crew. Don't miss out on apres ski or sunset drinks on a patio, or explore the Yampa River Core Trail - 7 miles of paved trail winding along the Yampa River through downtown Steamboat Springs

5. The Year-Round Events

For a small western mountain town, we really pack it in with lots of excitement. With winter events like Winter Carnival, Music Fest and Winter Wondergrass. In the summertime, it's all about enjoying the outdoors with live music, farmers markets, Art in the Park, Fourth of July Celebration and weekly rodeos. Celebrate fall and the beautiful colors with Oktoberfest and the Food and Wine Festival.

Looking for the perfect luxury vacation home for your family and friends? Give us a call and we can match you with the right home for you in Steamboat. 


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