Steamboat Spring’s Rabbit Ears Motel Hotel– The perfect accommodation for your Colorado ski vacation.
Skiing is not the only sport during the winter. Steamboat Springs has an abundance of winter activities to create a unique Colorado vacation experience for anyone. Snowmobiling, cross country skiing, snowtubing, snowboarding, dog sledding, hot air ballooning, ice skating, shopping and dining to name a few; all here to provide a lifetime of memories and just minutes away from the Rabbit Ears Motel.
Add these exciting winter activities to your “to do” list:
Birthplace of the Olympic dream, Steamboat has developed more Olympians in skiing than any other town in the world. Steamboat was also one of the only resorts to never outlaw snowboarding. Steamboat remains popular with those who enjoy skiing, boarding and telemark. Bountiful snowfall, Champaign® Powder and intuitive mountain terrain makes Steamboat Springs the most ideal location.
Snowboarding in Steamboat is incrediable with access to two terrain parks and lots of powder snow. Check out the Steamboat Springs snowboarding areas. Howelsen Hill sporting complex is a really affordable way to warm up the legs for more action. Lift tickets are only $17 a day! When you are ready for more snowboarding fun, it's time to hit the Steamboat Ski Area's terrain park for big mountain riding. Best of all, Rabbit Ears Motel is located between these two ski areas and just minutes from both.
Cross country skiing is abundant in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, view the complete list of cross country options. The cross country atmosphere is casual and friendly. It is also the perfect sport for any ability-level. We have some of the most beautiful terrain in the country. Groomed or backcountry cross country ski guides are available to take you on your adventure.
Think of downtown Steamboat Springs as an outdoor mall, with everything you can imagine. Exquisite women’s clothing shops, art galleries, jewelry stores and men’s outfitters, and gifts shops are just some of the cool modern ways to adventure through our old-fashioned streetscape.
Snow tubing! It's really fun and just out the backdoor from the Rabbit Ears Motel. Perhaps the biggest fun the family and friends will be at the Howelsen Hill's dedicated tubing area. Find complete details about snow tubing, gear up and get ready for screeming and lots of laughs.
Rejuvenate in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The Strawberry Park Hot Springs, is an experience to remember! Soak in the river pools of hot and warm mineral water that comes right out of the ground. For an in-town hot springs experience, visit the Old Town Hot Springs featuring 2 new 230 foot waterslides, hot mineral pools, lap pool, and kiddie pools. Or visit any one of our area spas to get the pampering you deserve.
Go Higher! Helicopter and Balloon rides are available to provide you with spectacular 100 mile, 360 degree, panoramic mountain views. Prominent scenery includes views of the Continental Divide, Mt Werner, the Flattop Mountains, Buffalo Pass, North Park and much more.
Looking for an experience you won't find anywhere else? Maybe Steamboat dog sled rides are just the thing for you! Or, if you don't think you want to be your own musher there are plenty of other traditional sleigh rides for you to go on. Either by sleigh or dog sled, you'll find traveling through this winter wonderland a real treat.
A very popular winter activity, next to skiing, is Snowmobiling in Routt County. It is something that either an individual or groups of people can enjoy. Snowmobiling has become a very exciting extreme sports activity. In Steamboat snowmobiling is both a sport for tourist and locals during the winter months.
Après-Ski and Nightlife in Steamboat Springs, Colorado is a fun friendly and traditional way to cool your heels after the long ski day. From slopeside bars to clubs, saloons, live entertainment and dancing, you’ll find ‘night’ the best part of your day.
Steamboat is actually a very complete mountain range:
Mount Werner, Sunshine Peak, Storm Peak, thunderhead Peak, Pioneer Ridge and Christie Peak. 2,939 acres (1176 hectares) of permitted terrain offer a diversity of trails for all levels of ability.
Gladed areas of Sunshine and Storm Peaks are Steamboat's particular claim to fame, with "Champagne Powder®" in The trees for The most avid powder hounds. The Morningside Park Expansion opened 179 acres of new terrain at Steamboat during The 97/98 season. The four-phase Pioneer Ridge Expansion, a 770-acre area of intermediate and advanced terrain to The north.
"We offer our guests a quality, year-round lodging experience." says Greg Koehler. "At the Rabbit Ears Motel, we guarantee maximum privacy, modern comfort and friendly, family-style service."
Ski Area Facts:
Base Elevation 6,900 ft / 2,103 meters Summit Elevation 10,568 ft / 3,221 m.