Discover a selection of 3,000 vacation rentals in Steamboat Springs, CO that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including high chairs for kids and kitchens. Prices start at $145 per night, and chalets and hotels are popular options for a stay in Steamboat Springs. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Let Steamboat Springs rejuvenate you

An internationally renowned skiing destination, Steamboat Springs began life as a small settlement tucked away high in the Colorado Rockies. During harsh winters, skiing became the inhabitants’ only means of transportation, before finally becoming a popular pastime. These snow-tipped peaks have been drawing holidaymakers to Steamboat Springs vacation rentals ever since, while the promise of luxurious dips in the nearby hot springs has made it a must for the traveler seeking relaxation. The city’s name comes from one of these springs, the soothing bubbling of which, it is said, mimicked the chugging of the local trains.

Things to do

Steamboat Springs’ pioneering history

The Yampa Valley has been home to a varied group of characters over the years, thanks in no small part to Steamboat’s natural wonders. The Tread of Pioneers Museum, open Tuesday through Saturday every week, exhibits artifacts showcasing the rich tapestry that this diversity has created. The main attraction is the turn-of-the-century Queen Anne-style house at its center. Here, original Victorian furnishings are still displayed, while exhibitions offer invaluable insight into the history of Native Americans, settlers, and passers-through in the area. You’ll also learn about the role of mining and skiing in the city’s development.


Take a dip in Steamboat Springs

You can’t visit Steamboat Springs and not sample the region’s world-famous hot springs. A free bus service connects the Old Town Hot Springs with most central Steamboat Springs vacation rentals, so it’s the best place to start. Once a gathering place for native Ute tribesman, and later a social spot for the earliest settlers, today this family-friendly facility boasts water slides and rock-climbing walls for children, and invigorating adults-only springs for their parents. Nestled in a breathtaking aspen grove 15 minutes from downtown Steamboat Springs vacation rentals, the Strawberry Park Hot Springs are a top alternative for nature enthusiasts.


Climate during your stay in Steamboat Springs vacation homes

Skiers, snowboarders, and winter-sports enthusiasts flock to Steamboat Springs vacation rentals in the winter months, when average temperatures drop and snowfall is frequent. Rentals with saunas, hot tubs, and fireplaces are especially popular at this time of year. Summers in the region are mild and dry, with average highs reaching the low 80s in July, while the milder fall months still promise warm conditions, with averages often reaching the high 70s and low 80s. This is also the easiest time to find central Steamboat Springs vacation rentals at off-season prices.

Natural features

Wildlife in Steamboat Springs

The area around Steamboat Springs supports an enviable diversity of plants, animals, and terrains, which is perhaps best seen at Steamboat Lake State Park. A wide variety of native plant communities grows across these different territories—see bitterbrush and rabbitbrush in shrubland settings, lodgepole pines and aspens in shady forests, and willow trees and sedges in the region’s marshes and wetlands. Bird-watchers can spot over 200 species within the boundaries of the park, including northern harrier, western screech owls, and osprey, while the trails are also home to everything from long-tailed weasels and muskrats to tiger salamanders and garter snakes.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Steamboat Springs

Fly into Steamboat Springs, CO (HDN-Yampa Valley), the closest airport, located 20.4 mi (32.8 km) from the city center.

Family friendly

Family attractions near Steamboat Springs vacation homes

Steamboat Springs has an array of family-friendly attractions for kids of all ages. Vacation homes can be found near places like Amaze'n Steamboat Family Fun Park, a kid-oriented park with mini golf, a maze, laser tag, and other attractions, and Stagecoach State Park, a year-round recreation destination with trails, a reservoir, and campsites. Kids will also like Whistler Park, a park with soccer fields, a playground, and picnic areas.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation rentals in Steamboat Springs

Couples can enjoy plenty of romantic locations in Steamboat Springs. In addition to the natural hot springs, vacation rentals are also close to places like Yampa River Botanic Park, a scenic park and botanical garden with vibrant blooms and summer concerts, and Fish Creek Falls, a nature area with hiking routes to a roaring waterfall. You'll also like the Steamboat Art Museum, a regional art museum with Colorado artwork, special workshops, and lectures.

What is the best area to stay in Steamboat Springs when booking a vacation rental?

Old Town Steamboat Springs is among the most desired neighborhoods for a vacation home in Steamboat Springs. Make yourself at home here and savor the privacy and comfort that comes with having a place to yourself.

How many vacation rentals are in Steamboat Springs?

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What is the most popular type of vacation rental accommodation in Steamboat Springs?

The most desirable types of vacation rentals in Steamboat Springs are condos. Hoping for something different? Vrbo has a variety of options to match our guests' unique needs, so you'll see vacation properties in all shapes and sizes. The perfect fit is waiting for you — find yours today.

How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Steamboat Springs?

The average price for a vacation rental in Steamboat Springs is based on several factors, such as length of stay, season and property type. Whether you're in search of a sprawling villa with space for the whole family or an apartment perfect for just you and the kids, just enter your travel dates to find stays with unbeatable value.

How much does it cost to rent a beach house in Steamboat Springs?

Prices for beach houses in Steamboat Springs will vary depending on the type and size of the property and when you're traveling. Just enter your travel dates into Vrbo and the number of guests to view your vacation rental options and prices. From there you can use the filters to refine your search by ratings, nearby activities, amenities and more.

Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Steamboat Springs?

Good news! Yes. You can pick from 1,354 vacation rentals that allow pets in Steamboat Springs. Some of our pet-friendly vacation rentals even have a garden for your fur baby to play around in, dog beds, complimentary treats and proximity to parks and green space. Apply the 'Pets allowed' filter to find your pawfect digs on Vrbo.

Can I rent a house with a pool in Steamboat Springs?

Mark the 'pool' box in our filter tool and take your pick of 1,019 houses with private pools in Steamboat Springs on Vrbo. Morning swim, afternoon splash or midnight soak? How you spend your leisure time is up to you when your Vrbo vacation property comes with its own swimming pool.

What are popular rental amenities in Steamboat Springs?

When it comes to rental amenities that people prefer in Steamboat Springs, a garden, a swimming pool and an electric car charging station rank highest. With Vrbo vacation rentals, there are options to fit your taste and style, whether you're traveling with friends, relatives or even pets.

Are there large group vacation rentals in Steamboat Springs?

There are 197 vacation properties in Steamboat Springs that can sleep 10 or more guests. Whether you're organizing time away with extended family or an event like a birthday party, there's plenty of room to get your loved ones together under the same roof.

Are there vacation rentals in Steamboat Springs that welcome kids?

Gather your whole crew for fun-filled adventures in Steamboat Springs at one of our 1,353 family-friendly properties. These stays come with conveniences that are perfect for trips with the kids, like kitchens, bunk beds and swimming pools. Just check the "Properties good for families" filter and pick your favorite.