Whether you are coming to experience the folklore of our western town in the summer, or indulge in the legendary Champange Powder snow, we are your Steamboat Springs vacation resource guide for lodging, restaurants, summer or winter activities, services, flight information, and much more.
Plan Your Next Vacation to Steamboat Springs, Colorado
From mild to wild, you can create your own Colorado outdoor adventure or a quiet mountain getaway with our abundant activities, or experience the local arts. There's never a dull moment in Steamboat Springs with a festive calendar of events all year round that has something for everyone.
Let us help you plan your days with our vacation planner or check out our Top 10 Things to Do and create your own itinerary for the perfect summer mountain getaway.
Getting here is easy, whether you're flying or driving. Steamboat Springs has the closest major airport (HDN) of any ski resort in Colorado, located just 22 miles away in Hayden with daily jet air service year round. It’s also a scenic 157 mile drive from Denver, Colorado.
Steamboat Springs is the perfect place for your next vacation in the Colorado Rockies.
Driving Directions From Denver
Steamboat Springs, Colorado is approximately 157 miles Northwest of Denver or an easy 3 hour drive. Take I 70 West through the Eisenhower Tunnel to Silverthorne, Exit 205 (67 miles). At the exit, follow CO 9 North towards Kremmling (37 miles). In Kremmling, head West along US 40 to Steamboat Springs (53 miles).
Scenic Drive Options From Denver
Take I 70 from Denver to access US - 40 West towards Winter Park. Stay on US - 40 West and wind up the high peaks of Berthoud Pass and into Winter Park, Colorado. Continue on US - 40 West for another two hours along the Colorado River, leading to Rabbit Ears Pass and down into Steamboat Springs. (About 3.5 hours)
Have you always wanted to see Rocky Mountain National Park? Access the park via your drive from Denver International Airport to Steamboat Springs. Please note this will take about 5.5 hours of drive time. From Denver International Airport, take E470 North (toll road). Exit on I 25 North towards Fort Collins. Exit on US – 34 West towards Loveland. Continue on US – 34 West to Estes Park. Estes Park is the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park. Drive through the park on US – 34 West where you will top out at 12,000 feet with magnificent views of the Rocky Mountains often seeing elk, moose, and bighorn sheep. Viewing areas and Visitor Center options are available. Once through the park, stay on US - 34 West towards Granby. Take US – 40 West from Granby to Steamboat Springs, CO.