COLORADO – STEAMBOAT SPRINGS
Weather in Colorado – Steamboat Springs
Located high in the mountains, Steamboat Springs gets more than 13 feet of snowfall annually. Mountain passes near Steamboat Springs are often closed during the winter due to snowfall, so if you’ll be traveling over such passes, give yourself plenty of time and be sure to have an alternate route mapped out. Summer is fairly warm in Steamboat Springs but mornings and evenings experience significant chill.
Getting to and from Colorado – Steamboat Springs
Small flights via United Express are available into Steamboat Springs and there are shuttle services, private transfers and limousine services. Steamboat Springs boasts a free public transportation system between the ski area, downtown and popular lodging locations. There are also car rentals available.
What to bring to Colorado – Steamboat Springs
During the winter, bring many warm clothes like thermals, turtlenecks, thick coats and jackets and warm socks. Summer months are warmer so you can pack shorts along with tanks and tees but be sure to pack long pants, socks and jackets because it can cool off in the summer too.
Things to do in Colorado – Steamboat Springs
Summer activities in Steamboat Springs include hiking, biking, fishing and other outdoor sports. Steamboat Springs is a popular ski destination during the winter. There are spa treatments and excellent dining all year. It’s a great vacation destination for the whole family with plenty of fun for everyone!
Staying safe and healthy in Colorado – Steamboat Springs
Steamboat Springs has perfectly adequate health care that is up to U.S. standards and requirements. Be sure to bring along sunscreen to ward off the summer sun and the snowy glare of sunrays. Other items that will keep you safe and healthy include lip balm and snow chains.
Time zone and currency in Colorado – Steamboat Springs
Colorado is in the U.S. Mountain time zone where it is always two hours behind New York (Eastern U.S.). Like most U.S. states, Colorado observes Daylight Savings Time, which runs from March to November. Standard currency in Colorado is the U.S. dollar.