Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs

Travel to Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Steamboat Springs is one of the classic mountain towns for Colorado travel and a must visit for family adventure vacations!


Here are my travel tips and suggestions for your next family adventure vacation to Steamboat Springs:

Where to Go:

Steamboat Springs, Colorado

When to Go:

Summer or Winter depending on what you want to do. I have included what to do for both times of the year.

How long should you stay:

5-7 days is ideal


Recommended places to stay:

Summer camping = Steamboat Lake State Park

Summer or Winter you can find lots of condos on VRBO or VacationRentals

Check out Eagle Ridge Lodge and all of the Wyndam Vacation Resorts

Or the Sheraton Steamboat Resort

Top things to do & travel tips for your family adventure vacations to Steamboat Springs:

Summer Travel:

Swim at Steamboat Lake

Hike Fish Creek Falls – very accessible for young kids. Beautiful!

Old Town Hot Springs – a wonderful place to go after hiking.

Strawberry Park Natural Hot Springs

Shopping in Steamboat Springs

Rafting on Colorado River out of Kremmling.

Saddleback Ranch for horseback riding in the summer

Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area for hiking, fishing, and whitewater rafting

Steamboat Gondola


Winter Travel:

Steamboat Ski Resort – great downhill skiing and lots of activities for the entire family including snowmobile tours!

Check out the Kids’ Vacation Center for a ski and snowboard school that your kids will love to go to.

Howelsen Ski Area – for less crowds and even more downhill skiing.

Medicine Bow – Routt National Forest for summer or winter fun!


Great Family Restaurants in Steamboat:

Recommend: 8th Street Steakhouse
Make your own steaks on the grills and sit in the saddle chairs.

Creekside Cafe & Grill for a wonderful breakfast.

Winona’s – a great sandwich shop.

Mazzola’s Italian Restaurant & Lounge

Johnny B Goods for American food and milkshakes.

The Cantina for great mexican food.

Contact me if you have any questions or would like additional Colorado travel information. I am here to help plan your family adventure vacation.

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