Small town. Big mountains. Huge heart. Off the beaten path but still easily within reach. If you’re looking for an authentic mountain town steeped in adventure, history and culture yet full of modern amenities, Steamboat is for you. This is the place to settle in, live local and enjoy the good life.
Steamboat Overview
Howdy and welcome to Steamboat, Colorado! Nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Steamboat boasts a unique and charming atmosphere and is the home of Champagne Powder snow®. The second-largest ski resort in Colorado, Steamboat has recently completed heaps of incredible upgrades, with investments of over USD225 million, including a new 10-passenger gondola, a new state-of-the-art teaching facility and a thrilling black and double black terrain expansion, which adds a whopping 650 more acres for experts to explore. Dive into the genuine western hospitality of this ranching town with a vibrant community of 13,000 friendly locals. Embrace the spirit of Steamboat with adventure, relaxation, and genuine hospitality. 
Where to stay in Steamboat
Experience the true essence of Steamboat by immersing yourself in the warmth of western hospitality.  You’ll find plenty of slopeside, walk-to-ski and shuttle-served lodging on and around the base of the ski resort.
Unwind in comfort after a day of exhilarating adventures on the slopes with a stay at two of our favorites: The Steamboat Grand and Gravity Haus or. Looking for a little more luxury? You will love Edgemont and Bear Claw.
Skiing & Snowboarding Steamboat
On average, Steamboat receives 314 inches legendary Champagne Powder®. Perfect for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels, Steamboat's expansive terrain offers something for everyone. From gentle slopes for beginners to challenging expert trails. Renowned for it’s tree skiing areas, locals believe Steamboat has the best tree skiing on the planet!
If you want to get even more turns, Steamboat is one of the only resorts in Colorado that offer night skiing, so you can shred from first chair until after dark.
Getting around Steamboat

Navigating Steamboat is a breeze thanks to its well-connected lodging shuttles and free public transportation system. Enjoy dining, nightlife and shopping in the base area and in downtown Steamboat, too, which together offer over 100 restaurants and pubs, 200 local shops, three full-service supermarkets, ten bottle shops, three craft breweries and a distillery, all of which are accessible without driving.

How to get to Steamboat
Steamboat offers nonstop flights from seven major airports on American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines with connections worldwide.
Located far away from the crowds of Denver, Steamboat is easily accessible via regional airport Hayden, which is only a short 30-min drive through picturesque mountain landscapes, your adventure begins the moment you set foot in Steamboat.
Top things to do in Steamboat in Winter
Steamboat offers an array of winter activities that go beyond skiing and snowboarding, whether you're seeking adventure or relaxation, Steamboat has you covered. 
Here are our top 5 winter activities to add to your itinerary:
1. The perfect recovery, immerse yourself in the soothing waters of Steamboat’s natural hot springs.
2. Steamboat knows how to have a good time, pull up your cowboy boots and head to one of the winter festivals. 
3. Saddle up and enjoy a winter trail ride, there is no better way to enjoy the town's rich heritage and vibrant culture than to become a cowboy or girl for a few hours.
4. Strap on you skates and glide around the ice-skating rink.  
5. Cruise groomed trails on a snowmobile tour at Saddleback Ranch.
Dining & Après in Steamboat
With over 100 bars and restaurants to choose from, treat your taste buds to a culinary journey through Steamboat's diverse dining scene, where locally sourced ingredients and creative flavours take centre stage. After a day of outdoor adventures, unwind with après-ski cocktails and delicious meals at cozy restaurants and lively bars. From hearty western fare to international cuisine, Steamboat's dining options are sure to satisfy every palate.
If you are in Steamboat Springs, we recommend a trip to Mountain Tap Brewery. Experience a range of local brews and delicious wood fire pizzas and burgers. Otherwise, if you are looking for something a little more formal then check out Laundry Kitchen and Cocktails. Their local and fresh food menu accompanies nicely any of their specialty cocktails.