Steamboat Springs is an excellent destination for those that enjoy all that winter has to offer. From the beauty of the snow-covered slopes to the many local restaurants and shops that are available to peruse, Steamboat Springs is a wonderful option for those that are looking to experience the beauty of winter Steamboat Springs’ style. The following are some ways that you can thoroughly enjoy your trip to Steamboat Springs.
Lounge in the Hot Springs
Steamboat Springs is home to several natural springs that you can enjoy even in the middle of winter. The Old Town Hot Springs is centrally located, and it is one of the oldest hot springs in the area. Used by the Ute Indians as a gathering place when they first settled in the area, these hot springs are now a family-oriented gathering place. You’ll get to enjoy two waterslides, a fitness center, a climbing wall, and there are designated adult and kids only areas. For a more rustic experience, the Strawberry Park Hot Springs is where nature and the healing waters of the hot springs meet. Here you’ll enjoy lounging in the warm springs while taking in the beauty of aspen trees and beautiful natural rock formations.
There are numerous ways to enjoy the remarkable winter scenery at Steamboat Springs. A helicopter tour is a unique and exhilarating tour option. With the help of an established tour agency, you’ll get to fly high above Steamboat Springs and enjoy aerial views of the snowy landscape. If having your feet on the ground is more appealing to you, consider an ATV or snowmobile land tour. With this tour, you’ll get to meander the snowy terrain while enjoying the thrill of snowmobiling. For those that want a leisurely tour experience, touring on foot via snowshoeing is a great option. There are several locations that are perfect for snowshoeing such as the Emerald Mountain Quarry, Steamboat Lake State Park Touring Area and the Rabbit Ears Pass Trails.
Steamboat Winter Carnival – February 5-9, 2020
The annual winter carnival at Steamboat is an excellent way to truly experience Steamboat Springs at its best. You’ll get to enjoy the unique western influence as well as experience the winter sports that this area is known for. Originally created by the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club (SSWSC) to help local residents with their wintertime cabin fever, there are plenty of outdoor winter activities to get you moving and engaged with others. From the Night Show Extravaganza that features Howelsen Hill aglow with beautiful lights and skiers putting on a show as they perform tricks, this carnival is both intimate and engaging for locals and visitors. Those interested in attending the Carnival must purchase a Winter Carnival button online or directly from the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club (SSWSC).
If you are seeking a winter getaway destination with personal charm, Steamboat Springs is definitely a winner.