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Steeped in history, surrounded by ranches, barns, horse and cattle, Steamboat also boasts one of the biggest and best ski mountains in the country. We are in the heart of the American West, with a ranching heritage that is still such a big part of our community. But by no means are we rustic. We also know how to put our western hospitality to work and spoil you rotten. Like the people who live here, this place is real, genuine and friendly. rich-text
Steamboat is the northwestern-most resort town in Colorado. Located just 157 miles from Denver, it’s an easy and spectacular 3-hour drive from DIA. Just take 70 West, stay on 70 through the Eisenhower Tunnel, head north on 9 in Silverthorne, take a left on 40 in Kremmling, and that will take you over Rabbit Ears Pass into the Yampa Valley and Steamboat Springs.
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Providing non-stops from 14 major airports
Of course, there’s also the Yampa Valley Regional Airport, known locally as Hayden (HDN). It’s just 22 miles from the ski mountain and has non-stops from 12 major airports on key U.S. carriers – Alaska, American, Delta and United Airlines, featuring convenient connections from more than 300 other airports nationwide and worldwide. Fly into Hayden and take advantage of free night skiing on the day of your arrival, just show your boarding pass at the ticket office.View More Flights Info
Where to Explore
Once you have unpacked, it’s time to start exploring. In Steamboat, we have two main areas for shopping, dining and recreating: Gondola Square and downtown. No matter where you’re staying it’s easy to get between the two without your rental car. There is a great free bus system and every commercial lodging property also offers free shuttle services to get you wherever you want to go.More info on getting around
QUICK INFORMATIONFrom buying lift tickets in advance to knowing what to pack, use the resources below to get the most out of your visit to Steamboat!
Preparing and packing for your trip
Learn the things to do before you get here. Prepare for things like getting your tickets, renting gear, taking lessons, and more. Planning ahead will save you time and money! Learn what to pack to be prepared for the frequently changing weather.Learn more
Whether you're a first-time skier or rider, or just need a refresher after a few years off the snow, these helpful tips are good to go over. Check out these safety tips to ensure you, your group, and others around you have the best experience on the mountain.learn more
How to use the mountain lifts, the Kids on Lifts program and other lift information.Get Tips for Lift Safety