Cowboys and city slickers alike flock to Steamboat Springs for a true taste of the west. Located off of Highway 40, Steamboat Springs is the perfect mountain destination in northwestern Colorado to explore the state's true western history. Don't be surprised to find skiers with wranglers and cowboy hats cruising down the slopes as Steamboat is still true to its past of ranchers and farmers alike. Due west of Rabbit Ears Pass and the Continental Divide, with the Yampa River flowing right through town, Steamboat Springs offers plenty of things to do for all types of outdoor enthusiasts.
Summit Elevation: 10,568 ft | Skiable Acres: 2,965 | Superpipe: 1 | Trails: 165 | Vertical Rise: 3,668 ft | Average Annual Snowfall: 349 inches
Getting to and Around Steamboat Springs
Visitors can get to Steamboat Springs from Denver by taking I-70 west to CO-9 and that road to Highway 40. From the west, Steamboat Springs is a fairly easy drive on Hwy 40 out of Utah. There are a few different flying options to get to Steamboat Springs. Visitors can fly into Denver International Airport or to Hayden Airport, which is about 22 miles from Steamboat. More and more carriers are offering direct flights to the Hayden airport, especially during the winter months. Otherwise, Yampa Valley Regional Airport and a few other smaller airports close to Steamboat Springs are available for those with private jets and smaller planes. Getting around Steamboat Springs is relatively easy via cab, shuttle, or private vehicle. Contact Us for Travel Arrangements
Activities & Things to Do in Steamboat Springs
Grab your cowboy hat and skis and hit the slopes or walk around the heart of cowboy country. Between the shops and restaurants and activities like horseback riding, skiing, and fishing, you'll be able to experience a Colorado mountain town with plenty of western flare. Winter months are perfect for hitting the slopes of Steamboat Resort or ice fishing on one of the many nearby lakes. Steamboat Springs is also a popular place for hunting and fishing. The Yampa River flows right through town and Buffalo Mountain is nearby, where hunters will likely scope out deer, elk, buffalo and other big game. Let us help you plan your ideal Steamboat Springs getaway.
Equipment Rentals in Steamboat Springs
Whatever gear it is that will help to make the most of your vacation in Steamboat, the team at Mountain Ski Trips can recommend all of the best rental shops and gear rental options. We'll help you rent snowshoes, fly fishing gear, skis and boards, or any other type of gear. Christy Sports, Black Tie Ski Rentals, and Straightline Sports are a few of the many outdoor gear rental equipment options in the town of Steamboat Springs. Pack light and leave your gear at home so you don't have anything holding you back from experiencing a a true western vacation.
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