Ideas To Stay Busy When at The Porches

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Of all the questions we get here at The Porches about real estate in Steamboat Spring, by far the easiest one to answer is “What is there to do in Steamboat Springs?” When you own one of the luxury homes at The Porches, you have a base from which you can have many adventures.

Depending on which ownership level you choose you can be here full time with full ownership, six months of the year with half ownership or fractional ownership that gives you six weeks residence in Steamboat.


Well, yes, the skiing here is amazing. The Steamboat Ski Resort allows you to cruise down the powder-covered slopes. With Mount Werner beneath your skis, you’ll feel like you own the Park Range. Snowboarders can make the pilgrimage to the Mavericks Superpipe, and everyone can enjoy the thrill of night skiing. Experience Steamboat’s famous Champagne Powder for yourself; it’s truly an experience that every skier should have.

Hot Springs

There is nothing that compares to sitting in a natural hot springs with 104-degree water to soak your body. Your body will be submerged in hot water while the air is cold in the winter or temperate in the summer. It’s a great way to unwind after a day enjoying your active lifestyle of skiing, fly fishing, hiking, or mountain biking around Steamboat. Strawberry Park Hot Spring is one of the most well-known springs in the area and is a natural pool, and the also offer massage in a massage hut or, watsu therapy in a private pool. The hot springs are accessible via a nat. In the summer you’ll be treated to mountain flowers and birds including hummingbirds while you indulge in the relaxing waters. It is family friendly during the day and adults only at night and is not to be missed on your trips to Steamboat Springs

Mountain Biking

Regardless of your experience level, there is a trail that will challenge you in Steamboat! The Steamboat Bike Park alone has over fifty miles of downhill and freeride bike trails. All over Routt County, you’ll find opportunities to shred. Mountain Biking takes the spotlight during Bike week, a week in June that focuses annually on all things mountain biking including clinics, rental discounts, guided rides and many other activities.
No End of Choices for Activities!
Whether you want to take the kids tubing, go horseback riding through the snow, spend a leisurely day window shopping and buying some souvenirs, snowmobiling, or even summertime hot air ballooning, Steamboat has something for everyone.


Colorado is teaming with wildlife and seeing it in all its abundance is truly one of the great joys of living here. It is not out of the ordinary to see deer, elk, bear, skunks, and snakes. There are also mountain lions in the county, so that is something to keep in mind during your backwoods activities. Some of the less frequently seen species to keep an eye out for include the Yellow Billed Cuckoo, the Canada Lynx, the Greenback cutthroat trout, the Razorback sucker, the humpback chub, and the Colorado pikeminnow. Another interesting fact is that the greater sage grouse and the Columbian Sharp-tailed Grouse have habitat improvement plans in action. We haven’t even mentioned all the great birding there is to do up here! We’ll be sure to cover that in future blogs.

Now that you know a few of the answers to the question about activities in Steamboat Springs, we know you’ll want to spend more time here. To find out about the home purchasing options for luxury real estate, contact us, and we’ll tell you all about the amazing lodge-style homes at The Porches.