Steamboat Summer Activities

    There are always things to do in Steamboat Springs in the summer. Explore the unlimited activities at The Porches of Steamboat. When you stay in one of our incredible vacation rentals you’ll have the opportunity to experience this one-of-a-kind mountain destination like never before.


    To make your stay in Steamboat Springs as enjoyable as possible, our concierge staff has compiled an overview of local summer activities and services that you might like us to arrange for you prior to your arrival at our luxury resort. Simply fill out and submit the form below and our concierge will contact you promptly with the arrangements for your trip. You can also call the concierge desk at (866) 992-0600 to inquire about everything Steamboat!

     Steamboat Springs Summer Vacation Activities

    Whether you want to relax or have the adventure of a lifetime, there are plenty of ways to make memories when you stay in Steamboat Springs for a summer vacation. Here’s an overview of our favorite summer activities in Steamboat Springs, Colorado to enjoy with friends and family!

    Soak in a Historic Hot Spring

    Enjoy the hot water with soothing minerals and scenic views of the Rocky Mountains. Outdoor pools fed by natural hot springs are a fun and family-friendly option — one even features a slide for kids!

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    Enjoy a Massage or Spa Services

    Want to treat yourself to a massage? We can book a service for you. Soak in our spa tubs and heated pool later for extra relaxation. We also have a steam room where you can lounge and relieve your muscles after an eventful day of activities.

    Take a Spin on a Rental Bike

    Bikes are ideal when you want to cruise through the town or exercise in nature. Our concierge can recommend easy, moderate or challenging paths with beautiful scenery. Rent everything you need for a solo or group ride with bikes, helmets and locks. Even electric bikes are available for your enjoyment.

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    Golf course in Steamboat Springs Colorado during summer

    Go Golfing With Spectacular Views

    Mountains are a majestic background at various golf courses in the area. We can book a round for you in a picturesque valley or location surrounded by native grasses and wetlands. The Haymaker Golf Course is a well-favored spot with an 18-hole championship course where you might see wildlife like elk, eagles and blue herons. Rollingstone Golf Course is minutes away offering all the mountain ambiance you could desire.

    Fly-Fish at Local Rivers and Streams

    Fly-fishing for trout is a popular activity here during the summer. Whether you’re a pro or you’ve never fly-fished before, we can point you toward our local hot spots. There are many rivers, streams, creeks and nearby lakes where we can arrange for you to have an eventful day with the proper gear, bait and supplies.

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    Family and Friends Tubing Down Yampa River in Steamboat Springs Colorado

    Adventure in a Tube, Boat, Kayak or Paddle Board

    Steamboat Springs, Colorado, is a great place to take in the water. We can suggest the perfect spots to spend quality time with loved ones or friends while surrounded by breathtaking scenery. From boats to kayaks, we’ll also take care of your watercraft rental needs.

    Float Down a River While Rafting

    Whether you want a relaxing float with amazing scenery or an adrenaline-filled ride, we can arrange an unforgettable rafting experience for you and your group. Local outfitters provide everything you need for mild to wild courses.

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    Pro Rodeo in Steamboat Springs with Bull Bucking and Cowboy

    Attend the Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo

    The history of our famous rodeo dates back over 100 years. You’ll feel like you’re transported to 1898 when you see cowboys and cowgirls ride horses or bulls in thrilling competitions. Shows run for about two hours each Friday and Saturday night. Enjoy the rodeo and concessions — tasty barbecue with beef, chicken and ribs.

    Explore the Valley on Horseback

    Horseback riding is great for couples, friends, families and large groups. We can arrange a short or all-day excursion for you to travel by horse on trails through the valley and surrounding mountains. The nearby ranches accommodate all riding levels, so any beginner or novice rider can saddle up for an exciting experience.

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    Have Fun Rock Climbing

    If you love the mountains, you’ll want to take advantage of an exhilarating opportunity to rock climb in a spectacular setting. We can schedule beginner, intermediate or advanced climbing sessions for kids and adults with provided equipment, instruction and guidance. You can also take advantage of a great indoor gym to hone your skills or play for a day.

    Play a Round of Tennis or Pickleball

    Imagine playing tennis while surrounded by stunning scenery. While you’re here, you can challenge your vacation group to a game at some of North America’s finest facilities. We can make you reservations at Steamboat Tennis & Pickleball, which offers professional instruction, racquet stringing and apparel sales.

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    Experience a Wagon Dinner Ride

    Ever experienced a wagon ride? There’s a first time for everything! This rustic Western transportation includes wooden seats, a metal railing and views of the countryside with horses. Make reservations to enjoy a delicious meal served by cowboys and cowgirls at the ranch.

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      Airport Transportation

      We recommend that you let our concierge book your round-trip airport shuttles from either the Yampa Valley Regional Airport (in Hayden) or the Denver International Airport. We utilize two great local shuttle services, Storm Mountain Express and Alpine Taxi, and you will receive an exclusive discount for either one if you choose to book your shuttles through us.

      Please fill out the information below as thoroughly as you can in order to ensure timely and accurate reservations. All orders will be billed to the primary name on the reservation for your group.

      Airport Shuttle Rates 5% to 10% off when you book online Alpine Taxi charges $20 per bag after 2 or more for Denver shared shuttles.

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      Child Care

      We would be happy to arrange for any babysitters you will need during your stay. We work with several child care providers who offer outstanding service and will allow you to have a night away from the kids to enjoy Steamboat.

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      Massage & Spa

      Enjoy a luxurious spa experience at our favorite: Rocky Mountain Day Spa

      Please be as specific as possible in your treatment request. Feel free to call our concierge for recommendations.


      For your convenience, you can also arrange for a massage therapist to come directly to your Porches townhome. If you do not specify a certain treatment, we will arrange for a regular 60-minute Swedish massage. Please be specific, including the type and duration of each massage, as well as the number of people who are interested.

      Biking & Bike Rentals

      Whether you would like to enjoy a leisurely cruise down the Yampa River Core Trail, take on some serious single-track, or ride the scenic road routes around Steamboat there are miles and miles of trails for every ability level. Our knowledgeable concierge will be happy to assist you in choosing the right bike and route for you and your family.

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      Boat and Canoe Rentals

      Steamboat's reservoirs are a great place to revel in the beauty of Colorado while enjoying the refreshment of the water. Take out a pontoon boat or try waterskiing, wake boarding, canoeing, kayaking, and stand up paddle boarding.

      Stagecoach Resevior - Located in the verdant Yampa Valley south of Steamboat Springs, Stagecoach Reservoir enjoys incredibly calm mornings and evenings for water sports of all kinds. Visitors also enjoy great fishing for rainbow trout, northern pike, and kokanee salmon.

      Steamboat Lake Marina - Steamboat Lake was created about 40 years ago in the Willow Creek Valley of the State Park Range, approximately 28 miles north of downtown Steamboat. Boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, and camping make Steamboat Lake one of the most popular areas in Colorado.




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      Haymaker Golf Course - At Haymaker you will find a hint of Scotland here in Colorado, with classic links-style golf in the Yampa Valley basin. Haymaker is an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Keith Foster, including a full practice facility, a pro shop, and Staxx Restaurant. The course features rolling fairways, deep bunkers, meandering streams, and surrounding native grasses, all in a setting bordered by mountains.

      Rollingstone Ranch Golf Club - Robert Trent Jones II designed Rollingstone Ranch's course, which has been open to the public for over 30 years. Located along the flanks of Mt. Werner, the magnificent layout is complete with tumbling streams as well as endless rows of aspen & evergreen trees. The tee shots are dramatic, the bluegrass and ryegrass fairways are challenging, and the undulating greens are large and protected by many bunkers.

      Steamboat Golf Club - Founded in 1964, the Steamboat Golf Club is the oldest established golf course in the valley. The affordable, family-oriented, and scenic 9-hole course borders the Yampa River and offers beautiful views of the valley and of Mt. Werner.

      Horseback Riding

      If you would like to experience the quiet of the mountains, the roar of the river, and an opportunity to observe wildlife in its own domain, go horseback riding at a local ranch during your vacation in Steamboat. You'll travel into the forest through lush aspen groves, wildflower-studded hillsides, and majestic pines.

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      River Rafting

      Enjoy the beauty of Colorado from a new perspective. Choose the river trip that is right for you. From spring runoff right into summer splendor, our knowledgeable staff have several rafting trips that can fit your specific requirements. Be it an exhilarating whitewater thrill, a scenic and serene float trip or a fun filled afternoon on a "duckie". The rivers of Colorado provide family fun and lifelong memories!

      Rock CLimbing

      At Rocky Mountain Ventures, they can customize half-day or full-day guided rock climbing trips in various surrounding locations, including Rabbit Ears Pass and the Fish Creek Falls area. Adults, teenagers, and children as young as 6 are all more than welcome to participate, and they can accommodate anyone from first-timers to advanced climbers. The climbing is all top-rope climbing, which means that the rope is attached to the climber, goes up through bolted anchors at the top, and goes down to the guide at the bottom who does the belaying. Water bottles, day packs, and all climbing equipment (helmets, ropes, & harnesses) are provided. Half day and full day trips are offered, for more information visit Rocky Mountain Ventures.


      The Tennis Center is one of the finest indoor/outdoor tennis facilities in the country and is available to the public by reservation. Hours of operation are from 8:00am to 9:00pm every day of the week. There are 6 indoor cushioned hard courts, 6 outdoor clay courts, and 4 outdoor hard courts.

      Wagon Ride Dinners

      Saddleback Ranch's Double Dollar Lodge will welcome you with cold drinks and gorgeous scenery after your 30 minute horseback ride or horse-drawn wagon ride to dinner. Afterwards, learn the art of calf roping and then enjoy a beautiful Colorado sunset from the wagon or on horseback as you head home. An amazing opportunity experience ranch life with all of its famous western hospitality!


      Have Any Other Requests or Questions?

      Feel free to contact our concierge desk at 866-992-0600 or if you need assistance or have any questions. We strive to exceed expectations and provide the best vacation experiences.