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For outdoor enthusiasts, Steamboat Springs is a spectacular destination any time of year. Gather at Stampede, Inspirato’s five-bedroom luxury mountain home with room for up to 14 guests. You’re minutes from the area’s world-class skiing, hiking, mountain biking, and fly-fishing.
Adults can gather on the large deck outside or beside the fireplace in the great room while the kids play or watch a movie in the spacious downstairs den. Guests receive access to The Barn, a 6,000-square-foot facility that offers activities for the whole family, including a heated outdoor swimming pool, kids’ game room, fitness center, and steam room.
Although it has earned the moniker of Ski Town, USA for producing more winter Olympians than any other resort in the country, and has trademarked its 26 feet of average snowfall as "Champagne Powder," Steamboat Springs is a ski town second and a cowboy town first. Since the opening of the resort nearly 50 years ago, the city of Steamboat has encountered some impressive development, from après-ski bars and haute cuisine to a brand new promenade at the base of the gondola with a heated walkway, musical stage and three-tiered ice castle. Of course, the genuine Western heritage and hospitality makes Steamboat Springs town worth visiting no matter the season.
Venture just seven miles from town to Strawberry Park Hot Springs, where natural beauty and relaxation meet. As you slip into the hot waters, you can instantly feel your aches and pains melt away.
The mountains and valley look striking from this uncommon perch. Float above Yampa Valley and Steamboat Ski Resort in a hot air balloon. Your ride includes a champagne toast to celebrate the occasion.
A summer activity? Perhaps, but fishing here can be so much more. Steamboat is a mountain destination where it's popular year-round. Your Destination Concierge can arrange for a fly-fishing guide or provide tips on where to go.
Saddleback Ranch spreads out across 8,000 acres and professional guides are available to take you and your family on a scenic ATV tour. Get up close and personal to the herd of Angus cattle, longhorn cows and calves.
To experience a premier summer attraction, head over to Howelsen Hill. The Howler Alpine Slide will get your blood pumping as you cruise down a 2,400 foot descent.
The Coca-Cola Adventure Zone is located at the base of the ski area and runs all summer long. You and your family will have access to the ropes course, climbing wall, slingshot bungee jump, bounce castles for the kiddos and a mechanical bull and more.
As a true cowboy town, there are a plethora of horseback riding trails and plenty of ranches where you can saddle up to explore the surrounding areas. The local population is more likely to wear a Stetson than a ski hat.
Steamboat Springs hosts a variety of signature events each year, from the car lovers' must-see Mustang Roundup in June, the decadent All Arts Festival in August, a rowdy OktoberWest in September and so much more.
Before being branded Ski Town, USA, Steamboat Springs was originally a summer resort. Visit during off-peak seasons to witness the city's beauty and the Colorado sunshine. Enjoy a relaxing mountain getaway without the hustle and bustle brought on by snow.
The city of Steamboat is nestled against the Rocky Mountains, surrounded by National Forest and wilderness areas. You can bike or hike endless trails through town and mountain, float on Steamboat Lake or up the ante and kayak the Yampa River rapids.
The Porches offers complimentary shuttle transportation between your residence and the ski lift. Additionally, lockers at the base of the resort are included in your stay so that you needn't worry about lugging your gear back and forth from your residence.
Steamboat Springs' weather is beautiful every month of the year. Colorado receives approximately 300 days of sunshine per year, so even when there is a chill in the air, the sky is generally sparkling. Summers are mild, cool and dry; fall is crisp with vibrant changing leaves; and spring is bright and cool. Winter is frosty with plenty of snow for winter sports - Steamboat receives more than 26 feet of snowfall annually.
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