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Steamboat, Colorado

Ski Town, USA

About Steamboat, CO

Steamboat Springs, Colorado is a delightful Old-West resort town. It perfectly threads the needle between family-friendly resort town and a top spring break destination with lively nightlife. They’re known for funky events like the 101 year-old Winter Carnival with the ski joring competition (where horses tow skiers down the streets of Steamboat!). The resort itself boasts 3,000 skiable acres, an average snowfall of 300 inches and a neighboring nordic ski jumping hill where professional athletes come to train. Steamboat Ski Resort was the founder of “Kids Ski Free” days and recently began the “Grandkids Ski Free” program making it convenient and affordable for families. Book your next vacation today and enjoy all that this lively town has to offer.


  • February 27: Steamboat's Mardi Gras
  • March 8: The Wailers
  • March 8: Steamboat Pentathlon
  • April 13: Pond skimming and closing day
  • April 13: G Love and Special Sauce Free Concert

  • Activities

  • Night Skiing: Beginning in 2013, Steamboat Ski Resort now has five runs and over 1,100 acres of terrain open for night skiing.
  • Scenic Gondola Rides: Non-skiers can enjoy a gondola ride to the top of Steamboat Ski Resort.
  • Snowshoe Tours: Steamboat Ski Resort offers free, guided snowshoe tours from the top of the gondola.
  • Snowbike Lessons: Enjoy the newest on-snow sensation, snowbiking, which as the name implies in park sking, park biking!
  • Horseback riding: Rides are available year-round so you can enjoy the beautiful aspens covered in snow.
  • Snowmobile tours: all family members can enjoy snowmobile tours through local mountain terrain.
  • Hot Springs: Steamboat is home to many natural hot springs including Old Town and Strawberry Parks.
  • Hot Air Balloon Tours: offered year-round this activity is perfect for couples or families

  • Vacation Rentals in Steamboat

    Chateau Chamonix
    Beautiful 2BR ski-in/ski-out condo.
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    Champagne Lodge
    2BR Condo with mountain views.

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    Kutuk Condo
    Deluxe 2BR Condo in a great location.
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    Steamboat Resort
    Season Dates Nov. 23 - Apr. 13
    Number of Mountains
    Total Skiable Acres
    Base Elevation
    Number of Runs
    Average Snowfall
    Terrain Breakdown
    6,900 feet
    14% Green, 42% Blue, 44% Black

    Hayden/Yampa Valley Regional Airport (HDN)
    Denver International Airport (DEN)
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