In the months that aren’t winter, and snow isn’t covering the slopes, there is still plenty to do up on the mountain in Steamboat. Exposed are the mountain bike trails and hiking paths that offer miles and miles of warm weather fun. Or, you can take the gondola up to the top and see the views, dine at the top, and take in those beautiful colorado sunsets.
Contrary to some people’s beliefs, the mountains in Colorado aren’t just for skiing and snowboarding. Steamboat has some of the state’s best mountain biking trails, and even hosts multiple races every year. Of course, it wouldn’t the Colorado Mountains without ample hiking options for every level of outdoor enthusiast. From hiking up the switchbacks on the ski runs to taking trails off into the wilderness, you will get a glimpse of the wildlife, plantlife, and mountain views that surround Steamboat.
At the end of the day, outdoor patios at bars and restaurants give locals and vacationers refreshing views and settings for top notch dinners and nightlife. Ski-in, ski-out rental properties, which are every winter vacationer’s fantasy, are also great options for the summer due to how close they are to the mountain and to the town. Between activities, amenities, and places to stay, Steamboat has it all.