Visit Steamboat Springs, CO.

Nestled in the northern valley of the Yampa River, Steamboat Springs is a charming mix of ski-resort destination and off-beat mountain town. Named for the steamboat engine-like sounds that the area’s natural hot springs emit, this town is known for its numerous opportunities for mountain biking, skiing, and other outdoor fun.

If you’re headed to Steamboat Springs for the slopes, the Howelsen Hill Ski Area has ski trails ranging from easy to difficult, as well as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing options. Moderately experienced skiers have a range of slopes from which to choose, including Emerald Mountain Quarry, Fish Creek Falls, and Uranium Mine. Looking for an expert-level challenge will lead you to the Rabbit Ears Pass Trails. Proceed with caution.

Steamboat Springs may be known for its world-class skiing, but it has much more to offer its visitors in cold and warm weather alike. Wintertime visitors are invited to enjoy the annual Winter Carnival for a glimpse of Steamboat Springs culture, traditions, and history. You can watch expert ski racing and breathtaking ski jumping as well as dog sledding and chariot races up and down the town's main street. Don't miss the beautiful light shows on both Howelsen Hill and Mount Werner as well as the big parade. Paying a visit during the summer months? Join a hot air balloon tour, try your hand at fly fishing, or take a dip in Stagecoach State Park’s reservoir – these are just a few of the endless warm-weather adventure options.

The steamboat-like gurgle of the hot springs is calling you. Answer it by booking a flight to Steamboat Springs with Southwest. Southwest Airlines flies to Yampa Valley Regional Airport, making your Rocky Mountain town adventure even easier to begin. And when you book with Southwest, you can book with confidence, knowing that the process will be straightforward from flight selection to checkout. Of course, having a memorable trip is about more than finding a great deal on a flight. Learn more about the Southwest® Experience and book your upcoming flight to Steamboat Springs, CO.

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Things to do in Steamboat Springs, CO.

Can’t-skip slopes
  • Howelsen Hill Ski Area
  • Rabbit Ears Pass Trails
  • Steamboat Springs Ski Mountain
Snowshoe strolling trails
  • Dry Lake
  • Sarvis Creek
  • Trilby Flats
Enriching outings
  • Steamboat Art Museum
  • Tread of Pioneers Museum
  • Strawberry Park Hot Springs

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