Top 20 To Do’s

A great reason to visit Steamboat Springs is that it has so many activities, something for everyone 365 days a year. If the outdoors is calling you then you’ve picked the best place to visit. Beyond the obvious, skiing/snowboarding which is offered day and night, dining or shopping, Steamboat Springs and the surrounding area offers so much to do.

We asked our staff to name a few of their favorite things to do in Steamboat and here’s what they said (in no particular order).


  1. Hiking: Fish Creek Falls, Rabbit Ears, Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area
  2. Visit the Yampa River Botanic Park
  3. Soak in the Strawberry Park Hot Springs
  4. Walk or bike the Yampa River Core Trail through Steamboat
  5. Horseback riding
  6. Steamboat gondola ride
  7. Tread of Pioneers museum
  8. Hot air balloon rides
  9. Tennis center at Steamboat Springs
  10. Visit Howelsen Hill
  11. Ziplining
  12. Visiting one of the nearby State Parks
  13. Mini-Golf
  14. Biking
  15. Howelsen ice arena
  16. Tubing and paddle boarding the Yampa River
  17. Fly Fishing
  18. Steamboat Springs Free Concerts
  19. Strings Music Festival
  20. Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo Series