Looking for amazing and memorable activities to enjoy during your Steamboat Springs vacation? We’ve got you covered. Though the snow and mountains are definitely the main draw, there’s so much else to discover in our majestic mountain getaway.
Seeking a unique way to explore the mountain? If so, Steamboat Springs presents several unconventional modes of transportation. Dog sledding is a fun and exciting option, and families and groups can enjoy a little friendly competition as they race through fields and down slopes as the scenery speeds past. Horseback tours are also a creative way to enjoy the scenery in an extraordinary way, and can be enjoyed throughout the year, regardless of the season.
Summer and fall are ideal times to visit the mountain and enjoy a plethora of outdoor activities that get hidden in the winter. From scenic biking and hiking through mountain trails to kayaking and fishing in local rivers and streams, the melted snow reveals an entire new side of Steamboat Springs that’s not to be missed. Other seasonal activities that visitors often enjoy during the summer months include stand up paddle boarding, golf, and a trip to the famous Howler Springs Alpine Slide
Events are another popular mountain draw, as each season is packed with exciting things to do. Special events are a great excuse to enjoy a long-weekend trip, or to top off a week-long adventure. A few notable events include the annual Hot Air Balloon Rodeo, the Winter Carnival, and the annual Art in the Park—to name a few. You can read more about these events and see this year’s specific dates below.
Check out our list of popular things to do in the area that will leave you wanting even more Steamboat in your life!