Steamboat Springs  Winter Activities

    Steamboat Springs’ offerings are numerous. When you vacation in one of our outstanding luxury homes, you’ll experience this unique mountain destination like you never have before. With a plethora of things to do in the steamboat springs during the winter, you will never want to leave!


     We want to make your stay in Steamboat Springs as fun and memorable as possible, so our concierge staff has created an overview of winter services and activities that we would be pleased to arrange for you before you arrive. Fill out and submit the form below, and our concierge will take care of all trip arrangements. You can also call the concierge desk at (866) 992-0600 to inquire about everything Steamboat!

    Winter Vacation Activities in Steamboat Springs

    Whether you want a relaxing retreat or an exciting vacation, there are many ways to have fun here with friends and family. Here’s an overview of the best winter activities in Steamboat Springs.

    Do Exciting Tricks on a Snowboard

    Snowboarding down any of the area’s mountains is a thrill. Experience the freedom of free-riding, or practice your skills with snowboard cross, alpine racing, slopestyle, rail jams and halfpipe snowboarding through sceneries that look like a winter wonderland. We can book all your reservations and rental equipment for you in advance.

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    Dog Sled Through Snowy Trails

    Dog sledding offers a scenic adventure through backcountry trails where you can travel with Alaskan Huskies. They’re highly skilled and trained to lead you through slopes of snowy terrain. Learn to guide the team as a musher, or ride as a passenger throughout the journey.

    Ski Down a Mountain Like a Champion

    Steamboat skiing has produced over 80 Olympians and counting! Known as Ski Town USA, the snowy terrain and slopes include about 3,000 acres. We can book all your gear and rentals so you’re ready to adventure.

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    Attend a World-Class Ski School

    Learning at our nationally renowned snowsport school is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Group classes or private lessons are perfect if you’re new to skiing or want to fine-tune your tricks. They accommodate all skill levels and offer opportunities to ski with an Olympian.

    Cross Night Skiing Off Your Bucket List

    Steamboat night skiing is an unforgettable experience. Artistic lighting illuminates the snowy paths, creating a mesmerizing glow while you ride through the trails. We can recommend intermediate, beginner or advanced routes suiting your skill level and preferences.

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    Go Epic Backcountry Snowcat Skiing

    Hopping aboard a snowcat offers an alternative to traditional front-mountain lifts. The machines provide a convenient and awesome way to reach your destination. They give you access to fresh terrain in the scenic wilderness, surrounded by the finest snow and aspen trees.

    Ride Down Slopes in a Snow Tube

    Tubing in Steamboat is a joy-filled experience for kids and adults of all ages. A tube-tow lift system transports you to the top, where you can ride to the bottom of the hill. The on-site lodge allows you to warm up with a drink and tasty food before you hit the slopes again.

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    See Majestic Views on a Snowmobile

    Snowmobile tours offer a beautiful way to learn about some prime spots. Your adrenaline will be pumping as you speed through forested trails and mountain peaks. The guides will point out highlights of the area where you can take photos, capturing breathtaking views to remember your vacation by.

    Catch Trophy Fish While Fly-Fishing

    Winter doesn’t stop fly fishing enthusiasts from having fun. We can arrange for a guide to show you the best spots in the area to catch trout and other fish. Spend a couple of hours or the whole day exploring streams and rivers by peaceful landscapes.

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    Watch the Sunset With a Sleigh Ride Dinner

    Cherish the holidays in a special way with a sleigh ride dinner. Horses will take you on a journey through the beautiful, rolling valleys. The ride includes comfy blankets, so you can snuggle up for warmth while you sip hot chocolate, cider or wine and eat a delicious meal.

    Relax in a Natural Hot Spring

    Soaking in a hot spring is the perfect way to unwind after an action-packed day. The geothermal pools have a natural temperature of about 102 degrees Fahrenheit and include healing minerals, which can provide muscle relief. Some locations feature streams of snowy runoff, where you can swim over to cool off by the mountainside.

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    Get a Massage or Spa Services

    Treating yourself to a massage offers the ultimate relaxation. We can book the massage or another service for you. Our vacation rental location includes spa-like tubs and a heated pool where you can soak. The steam room offers another way to lounge after a day of activities.

    Concierge Winter Activities Form

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      For each service you choose, you will be prompted to provide details in the next section(s).

      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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      Ski & Snowboard Rental

      Discounted when booked through The Porches!

      When you book your ski rentals through our concierge, we can offer you a discount.

      We have great options for ski and snowboard rentals. If you would like delivery, please note your preference in the comments section below.

      Please fill in the reservation information in its entirety and we will get your skis booked for your stay.


      Covers all normal wear and tear on your ski rentals, but not loss, theft, or gross negligence.


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      Ski School

      Due to the number of details involved in booking ski instruction, our concierge will be unable to reserve lessons for you. Please contact Steamboat Ski School directly at (800) 299-5017 for all your ski instruction needs.

      Ski Lift Tickets

      As a guest of The Porches, you are eligible for an exclusive 10% discount on any lift tickets of 3 days or longer. Keep in mind that for every 5-day adult lift ticket you purchase one child (ages 6 to 12) will ski free for 5 days. As for the smallest members in your group, kids 5 and under pay $10 per day up to $30!

      In order to ensure that you receive these special rates, you must book your lift tickets through The Porches' concierge by submitting the information below at least two weeks before your arrival.

      We will purchase your lift tickets and then promptly send you an email confirmation. As you fill out the fields below, keep in mind that 3-to-4-day passes allow for one day off, and 5-or-more-day passes allow for two days off. Please be as thorough as possible so that our concierge will be able to purchase the correct lift tickets for you.


      Back Country Skiing

      Would you like to explore the deep, untouched stashes of powder in our area? Steamboat's ski area averages over 330 inches of snow per year while Buffalo Pass averages a whopping 500 inches, making for a spectacular backcountry powder skiing experience! Steamboat Powdercats offers unforgettable full-day guided backcountry snowcat tours around Buffalo Pass, including a light breakfast, a fully catered lunch, and door-to-door shuttle service. Please note that snowcat skiing is only recommended for intermediate skiers and above.


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      Snowmobile Tour

      Don't miss the snowmobiling in Steamboat! We have guided tours in all directions for you to enjoy. Their guides are long-time employees who possess a thorough knowledge of the terrain and geography in all of the tour areas. This is a great activity for the whole family if you want to take a day away from the slopes. Steamboat Snowmobile Tours offers unforgettable tours from a few hours, a half day or a full day of fun. Every snowmobile tour is truly an unforgettable experience.


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      Sleigh Ride Dinner

      Imagine yourself gliding through the mountainous open spaces surrounding Steamboat in a horse-drawn sleigh. Nestled under a warm blanket, feel the exhilaration of clean, fresh winter air. After your sleigh ride, you'll be eager to enjoy a sizzling steak or another mouth-watering dinner choice and enjoy western-themed family entertainment. Your evening will be a truly memorable Steamboat experience!

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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.

      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.