Steamboat, CO Travel Guide

Nestled 7000 feet up in the Colorado Rockies sits a small ranching community that serves as a constant reminder that the Old West is alive and well. Never far from its ranching roots, Steamboat Springs remains firmly linked to a western tradition that sets it apart from every other resort. Abundant champagne powder snow, a 75-year Olympic heritage and family programs rated the best in the industry all distinguish Steamboat, "Ski Town, USA," as a premier resort destinations.

Downtown is the home of Howelsen Hill, the largest publicly owned recreational complex in the area. With such great attractions such as a rodeo arena, an Olympic-sized indoor skating rink, alpine slides, world-class mountain biking trails, hiking and cross-country skiing trails, it's easy to see why visitors from around the world come to Steamboat.

It’s the little things such as tissue at lift lines, free hot drinks in the afternoon, resort ambassadors, complimentary tours and programs, friendly employees and a genuine down-to-earth town that often go unnoticed but play an enormous role in turning your vacation into an escape you’ll always remember.

Check our comprehensive Steamboat Travel Guide below for travel information and trip planning.

Steamboat Wine Festival

August 10th, 2016 - August 14th, 2016

Wine and dine in beautiful Steamboat Springs! Enjoy more than 100 food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries, and more among the incredible Rocky Mountains. Whether it’s a girl’s getaway, boy’s weekend, or a romantic vacation, the Steamboat Wine Festival is the perfect reason to plan a vacation.

Steamboat All Arts Festival

August 15th, 2016 - August 21st, 2016

If you enjoy dance, vocal music, musical performances, visual art, literary works, or culinary masterpieces, then the Steamboat All Arts Festival is the weekend for you. Come and take part in this cultural festival that will leave you enlightened and refreshed. Unwind in the Rockies with opera, jazz, bluegrass and more and you will never want to leave.

Steamboat OktoberWest

September 16th, 2016 - September 17th, 2016

Ring in the end of summer with Rocky Mountain beer, local food specialties and festivities fun for all. This free festival is a Steamboat favorite that celebrates all the west has to offer. You will not want to miss this incredible beer-filled event.

Steamboat Springs Travel Guide:


Come and see why Steamboat, one of the largest ski mountain in North America, is refered to as "Ski Town, USA."


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