This 2018/2019 winter season is about to be epic! With already a 70% chance own of an El Nino storm starting to brew, we know sooner than later it’ll be dumping snow and all the mountain towns will be covered in a beautiful glistening white blanket.
Trying to find the best mountain town for skiing, adventuring, and relaxation with your family and friends may be difficult as they all look and sound intriguing. After numerous winter excursus to various ski towns, hands down Steamboat Springs, Colorado is my favorite thus far.
Beyond the breath-taking beauty, this magical place provides, the town and mountain of Steamboat offers much more than any ski town I have traveled to. With countless events, festivals, and activities I guarantee there won’t be one day of boredom.
First things first, if you’re traveling to a mountain town during its winter months you must be bond to go skiing or snowboarding. You’re in luck because Steamboat is the ultimate place to either learn or practice your pro skills in the luscious power and massive aspen trees that surround you.
Not all of us love to ski or board. That shouldn’t stop you from traveling to Colorado. From scenic gondola rides, tubbing experience, trekking through the snowy forests, snowshoeing, roller coasters and much more, this town offers something for everyone. Keep reading to learn about some of mine and the local’s favorite winter the adventures and hidden gems Steamboat Springs has to offer for your ultimate winter wonderland vacation.
Your Winter Wonderland Bucket List:
- Snowmobiling Adventures:
Steamboat Springs offers numerous different snowmobiling companies located all over town depending which part of the Yampa Valley you choose to explore. They also offer moonlight, and sunset tours with a gourmet cabin dinner included after your ride.
- Hot Air Balloon Tours:
Often times hot air balloon tours are only known to fly during the summer months, although Steamboat offers these tours in the winter as well for an even more exhilarating experience. Sore over the clouds looking down on the beautiful snowy mountains and town. Finished off with celebratory Champaign, and a complimentary breakfast.
- Sleigh Rides:
Steamboat’s horse sleigh rides is an adventure you’ll find no where else. Ride through the backcountry in the powdery snow with the cool mountain breeze on your cheeks to an inclusive 4 course gourmet mountain top dinner for you and your group, as you watch the sunset over the mountains.
- Helicopter Tours:
If you’re looking for a breath taking experience Steamboat’s helicopter tours are the way to go. Cruise through the sky as you look over the North Route Valley, Hahn Peak, Steamboat Lake, Mt. Werner, and many other amazing sites.
- Mountain Tubing:
One of everyone’s favorite family activities, tubbing down Saddleback Ranch groomed mountain is a must! Speed down the hill at phenomenal speeds and once you reach the bottom, warm up with a hot drink and food at the Longhorn Warming Lodge.
If this fun-filled and adventure packed vacation sounds like something you’re eager to try out, book your stay with Nomadness Rentals and save up to 25% OFF your nightly rental rate! CLICK HERE to book your winter wonderland vacation today!