Steamboat is located within the Park Range of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. This huge ski area is comprised of 6 peaks, Mt Werner, Sunshine Peak, Storm Peak, Thunderhead Peak, Christie Peak, and Pioneer Ridge. The diversity of terrain is spread across 2,965 acres, which will have ski/ snowboarders of all abilities testing their skills. The town of Steamboat Springs reflects the history of its past, which was once a cowboy town. Strolling through the downtown area you will be presented with its rich heritage.
Have you heard of Champagne Powder®? This term was coined by Steamboat to describe their excellent snow conditions.
Where to stay in Steamboat
When staying in Steamboat, guests will have the option of two different areas to base themselves.
Staying at the base of Steamboat Ski Resort offers a range of accommodation options that include 3 - 5 star hotels, beautifully appointed apartments ranging from 1 bedroom through to 4 bedrooms, luxurious penthouses, and condos. Anyone on any budget will be able to find suitable accommodation, whether it be ski-in, ski-out, or a short walk to the lifts.
Alternatively, guests can choose to stay in Steamboat Springs which is located a short drive from the mountain. Here you will also find a range of accommodations options from hotels to apartments and condos that are close to the town’s restaurants, cafes and boutiques.
Steamboat is one of the largest ski resorts in the United States with terrain spread across 2,965 acres which provides a variety of terrain that will have any skier or snowboarder excited. Having a great split of beginner, intermediate and advanced terrain makes it easy for riders to progress their skills.
Each season Steamboat receives on average 314 inches of Champagne Powder®, which is the term coined for the quality of the snow conditions being. It was also because when the snow falls it feels like it tickles your nose, just like taking a sip of champagne does.
Steamboat is part of the Ikon pas, along with many other Colorado ski resorts, so why not add it to your next Colorado ski itinerary?
Getting to Steamboat
Getting around Steamboat is quite easy with shuttle services, private transfers, rental cars, and Steamboat Springs’ comprehensive transportation between the ski area, downtown, and most lodging locations which is free.
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. With recent expansions and improvements at the Steamboat/ Hayden Airport, Steamboat is the most conveniently accessed ski resort in Colorado.
Top things to do in Steamboat in Winter
Steamboat offers an abundance of winter activities and services to create a unique Colorado experience for everyone. There’s plenty to do off the ski slope from; mountain dining, to spa services and concerts, Steam resort activities provide a lifetime of memories!
Steamboat’s western heritage extends beyond the ski slopes, where winter activities provide a genuinely unique vacation experience for everyone. Horseback riding, Snowmobiling, sleigh ride dinners, hot springs, spa services, and more are all on offer.
Dining & Après in Steamboat
Steamboat Ski Resort and Steamboat Springs offers a range of dining options from pubs to breweries to more upscale dining options.
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.
On mountain, there is an array of quick and easy grab-and-go options, quaint restaurants, and lively bars!