Things To Do In Steamboat Springs

If you are interested in booking an activity, please contact your personal concierge and they will accommodate your needs during your stay, for no additional charge. Experience matters, so let us handle all reservations for you, so you can have worry free vacation. Many activities are available year round, please inquire. Here are some activities we suggest:

Winter Activities & Summer Activities

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Fun in Steamboat Springs


Winter Activities

Skiing and Snowboarding

Skiing in Steamboat Colorado

Steamboat offers world class skiing and snowboarding. Our Champagne Powder is really like nothing else you have experienced. Steamboat Ski Area offers numerous ski trails with almost 3,000 acres of fresh powder to ride on.

Howelsen Hill – in downtown you can enjoy ski jumping, night skiing, tubing, miles of snow shoeing and cross country skiing.




Experience the excitement and adventure of miles and miles of trails, surrounding Steamboat Springs.Snowmobile the Rockies in Steamboat Springs Watch the breathtaking views that the mountains offers. You'll encounter no crowds on this unbelievable journey into the Rocky Mountains. The only life you'll see on this journey is the native wildlife indigenous to the mountain ranges you'll be gliding over. You'll see things on this tour that have only been seen by a limited number of people who have the spirit of adventure necessary to climb on the back of a snowmobile and follow a guide over peaks and trails not frequently traveled by man. When it's over it will be just one more of the many special memories you'll take home from a vacation in Steamboat Springs.

Snow Tubing

 Snow Tubing in Steamboat SpringsA must-do activity for all ages, head down to Howelsen Hill. Ride the Magic Carpet to the top and come screaming down on a snow tube provided at the hill. There is a special lane for those who wish for a slower ride. Children must be at least 36'' tall.



SnowshoeingSnowshoeing in Steamboat Springs

Enjoy the many trails Steamboat Springs offers with your friends. Make sure you choose a sunny day to experience with you friends and family the beauty of Buffalo Pass, Rabbit Ears Pass, Steamboat Ski Resort and Howelsen Hill.


Ice Skating

 Visit the Olympic –sized HoIce Skate in Steamboat Coloradowelsen Ice Arena and enjoy any of the activities it offers, like figure skating and ice hockey. Feel the thrill of the chill!




Sleigh Rides
Sleigh Rides in the Yampa Valley

Elk River Guest Ranch offers an unforgettable experience in the wilderness of Steamboat Springs. Take a sleigh ride to a fireside dinner in a lantern-lit Sioux Indian teepee. Indulge in an evening, filled with excellent food, local musician to dance the night away.


Ice Fishing 

 Steamboat Springs Ice FishingTake a day off skiing and head to the river for fly fishing or to one of the lakes surrounding Steamboat Springs for ice fishing. Our local guides will show you the best places for fishing. 



Winter Driving School

Have the time of your life while taking your driving skills to the next level. Whether you are a new driver or a racing professional, we have a program for you. Safety, performance and racing programs offered on our purpose built tracks. Mid December through early March. Call 1-800-WHY-SKID

Summer Activities

Horseback RidingHorseback Riding in Steamboat Springs

Enjoy this unique experience, available year round, ride through the spectacular national forest. Gaze at the Flattops, Sleeping Giant or Saddle back Ranch and you may catch a glimpse of elk or deer. Sit back and absorb the natural beauty of the area. After your ride, warm up with a cup of hot chocolate and a freshly baked cookie.

Hot Springs Tours

Hot Springs near Steamboat

Another must, just outside of Steamboat Springs nestled alongside Hot Springs Creek lies one of the most spectacular mineral springs in the world. Relax in 104 degree mineral water while falling snow gently collects in the surrounding forest. Enjoy a massage in one of the beautiful private massage huts or have a watsu therapy in a private pool. The pools are perfect for relaxing after a long day of skiing or hiking.



Hot Air Ballooning                 Hot Air Balloon Rides near Steamboat Springs

Get a bird's eye view of Steamboat in a Hot Air Balloon. If you're looking for something unique to spice up your vacation, here is a brilliant opportunity! Soar above the Yampa Valley in a hot air balloon! Take in the awe-inspiring scenery as you rise up to 1000 feet into the sky. This is a true rocky mountain experience.


Spa Services

Spa Hot Stone MassageAfter a long day on the slopes, pamper yourself at one of the amazing spas Steamboat Springs has to offer. Have a relaxing massage, body treatment, wrap or a facial and you will feel like a brand new person all over again ready to take the adventures of lifetime.



TennisTennis Court

The Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs features four indoor and six outdoor clay &  plexi pave courts, professional instruction and full-service pro shop. This is North America's premier public indoor-outdoor  clay and hard court tennis center.


Mountain Biking

Make the most of your vacation! – have fun pushing yourself to the limit up single track trails or pedaling leisurely through town on designated paths, we will create the half, full or multi-day trip that is right for you. Affordable and fun!


Fly Fishing

Take a day off skiing and head to the river for fly fishing or to one of the lakes surrounding Steamboat Springs for ice fishing. Our local guides will show you the best places for fishing. Fly fishing available in the summer months.


Haymaker Golf Course  - THaymakerGolfCourse_Logo_0713.jpeghis 233 acre, city-owned public golf course features at least four sets of tees per hole, playing from 5,059 to 7,308 yards. It has been described as a core golf course built for golfers. There is no residential development, no distractions except for the broad vistas of the Yampa Valley and Mount Werner. The course offers good green size with different cupping positions. It also has a substantial practice area – driving range, sand trap, chipping and putting green. Haymaker accommodates and challenges golfers of all ability levels from novice to professional.


Many of these activities are available through out the year:

  • Hot Springs Tours

  • Hot Air Ballooning

  • Horseback Riding

  • Tennis

  • Ice skating


Please contact us if you are interested in any of the activities above. If you are not sure which activity would fit you best, please have us advise you for the perfect Steamboat Activity.

Summer Activities

Attractions and events in Steamboat Springs for the summer months.