7 Family-Friendly Day Trips to Make from Steamboat Springs
Colorado Vacations, Resorts, Rentals, Suites and Getaways
Experience the awe-inspiring splendor of the Rocky Mountains from the charming alpine village of Avon. Nestled in the scenic Eagle Valley, and set nearly 7,400’ above sea level, this high country getaway truly has it all. Being located at the base of the Beaver Creek Ski Area, and only a mere eight miles from famed slopes of Vail, makes Avon a winter wonderland for outdoor enthusiasts. While, this area has historically been known for its world-class skiing, a wide range of shopping experiences, art galleries, exquisite dining options, and a rich assortment of cultural activates prove that it is so much more than just a ski town. Stroll the streets of nearby Vail, Minturn, Wolcott, Red Cliff, or Edward to get a truly authentic taste of Colorado. Summer time brings the opportunity to get out and explore the enchanting surroundings. Zip line tours, championship caliber golf courses, babbling fishing brooks, and white water rafting are just a few of the activities you’ll be sure to enjoy. Elevate your vacation from the heights of Avon.
Wyndham Resorts at AvonMore Info75 Benchmark Road, Avon, CO
Seize the best of the Rocky Mountain slopes at the Wyndham Resorts at Avon. Located just across the Eagle River, this resort is in virtually next door to the true star of the region; the Beaver Creek Ski Area. In fact, guests of the resort are well within walking distance of the Riverfront...
Durango is truly an Old West town for the 21st century. Steeped in Wild West tradition and framed by rugged mountain landscape, this southwestern Colorado city has become a sought-after vacation destination. The dramatic scenery instantly greets you at every turn. The 14,000' peaks of the bordering San Juan Mountain range and the wildflower filled Animas River Valley will captivate your senses. The Animas River lets you discover your adventurous side with whitewater rafting trips. Come winter, head up to the Durango Mountain Resort for world-class skiing and even better views. Get out and explore the area’s eclectic shops, art galleries, western-themed entertainment and inviting restaurants. Local artisans have made Durango their home, so be sure to check out the great selection of inspired crafts and performance arts. Prepare to be enchanted by the pageantry of the Old West when you visit Durango.
Wyndham DurangoMore Info401 East 2nd Avenue, Durango, CO
The grandeur of the Old West comes to life at Wyndham Durango. Located in the foothills of the scenic San Juan National Forest, this southwestern Colorado vacation destination offers the raw splendor of nature and a lengthy list of area attractions. Visitors are drawn to the dramatic height...
Majestic Mountains, soothing hot springs, and almost endless sunshine await you at the elevated paradise of Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Located in the heart of the Colorado Sunbelt, Pagosa Springs is blessed with an average of 300 sunny days per year. In addition to the abundant sunshine, the unique geography of the area contributes to an unusually mild climate–making year-round vacationing here fully accessible. Pagosa Springs is surrounded by more than 3 million acres of preserved lands, making this the largest wilderness area in the contiguous United States. Included in that epic acreage is the San Juan National Forest, Chimney Rock National Monument, and Mesa Verde National Park. The wealth of wilderness access ensures outdoor adventures are beyond plentiful; from whitewater rafting, backcountry camping, hot air balloon rides, to even manicured golf greens. Breathe in that mountain air, and find your own slice of paradise.
Wyndham PagosaMore Info42 Pinion Causeway, Pagosa Springs, CO
Wyndham Pagosa is a sprawling Colorado resort set on more than 18,000 unspoiled, high country acres. Bordered by the scenic shores of the Pinon Lake Reservoir and majestic Rocky Mountain peaks, Wyndham Pagosa is more like a nature preserve than resort. Take a dip in the crystal clear alpi...
Steamboat Springs is your destination for year-round excitement. Located in the distinctive Yampa River Valley in northwest Colorado, Steamboat Springs was first known for its revitalizing natural hot springs. While, today it has earned the moniker of ''Ski Town USA,'' thanks to the area’s world-class ski slopes. Explore the Yampa River at your own pace, from the comfort of a lazy tube ride to the thrill of shooting the river’s Class III rapids on a guided kayak tour. These same waters that provide thrilling adventures also provide bountiful opportunities for trout fishing. With nearly 350 inches of annual snowfall, the 165 trails provide consistently excellent skiing conditions for all skill levels. To top it off, the city of Steamboat Springs operates a complimentary bus service between the town and the mountain, with several stops for shopping and dining in-between. Every time of year is the right time of year for a Steamboat Springs vacation.
Wyndham Vacation Resorts Steamboat SpringsMore Info900 Pine Grove Circle, Steamboat Springs, CO
Tucked away in the rugged beauty of the Routt National Forest is Wyndham Vacation Resorts Steamboat Springs. The adjacent Mt. Werner (10,564') is home to the world-class Steamboat ski area, so staying at Steamboat Springs puts you right in the middle of the heart-pounding action. While the a...