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Discover Steamboat Springs

While towns like Aspen and Vail get most of the attention when it comes to Colorado ski destinations, Steamboat Springs has much of the same great skiing at a lower cost and is only three hours to the northeast of Denver.

While Steamboat Springs isn’t particularly large and much of the downtown area can be covered on foot, the town does offer a bus service, which offers multiple routes throughout the area. There’s even a bus that travels past the RV parks to the west of the town, so you can find a park to set up camp with the RV rental near Steamboat Springs and then hop the bus to tour the town.

RV Parks near Steamboat Springs

When you book an RV in Steamboat Springs, you’ll give yourself the independence to explore the beautiful mountains and other attractions in the area.

The Steamboat Springs KOA is only five minutes from the downtown area and boasts some top-notch amenities including a pool during the summer, bike rentals, a camp kitchen and mini-golf course. Sites come with full hookups and pets are allowed. Another park in the area is the Eagle Soaring RV Park, about ten minutes from town. Sites offer full hookups, BBQs, and showers. If you don’t mind staying slightly farther from town with the Steamboat Springs camper rental, this could be a good option.

While the previous two parks are some of the only full-service RV parks in the area, there are plenty of places to park your Steamboat Springs RV rental in the mountains if you don’t mind forgoing hookups and some of the accoutrements of a dedicated RV park. Dry Lake Campground in the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest is only 15 minutes from Steamboat Springs and Meadows Campground, to the southeast, are both open during the summer months. Drinking water is also not provided, so you’ll need to bring a large jug of your own.

Exploring the City of Steamboat Springs

While Steamboat Springs is most famous for the skiing and hiking in the nearby mountains, there’s still plenty to do in town on days that you don’t feel like venturing out too far with the Steamboat Springs motorhome rental. Tread of Pioneers Museum gives a great tour of the history of Steamboat Springs including the stories of the Native Americans that once inhabited the area and how the town became such a popular skiing destination.

The Old Town Hot Springs in the center of town (the town’s namesake) are a great way to relax after a hard day of shredding powder too. The soothing waters from the spring heat several hot tubs and pools and feel amazing on sore muscles. The Chief Theater also has some outstanding entertainment with a few mainstream and indie/documentary films playing every week during the summer months.

If you’re visiting with kids on the Steamboat Springs rental RV vacation, the Amaze’n Steamboat Family Fun Park has mini golf, a maze, a pool, and laser tag, and is an excellent way to spend the afternoon. If they’re into solving puzzles, they might also enjoy the Crooked Key escape room.

Getting Outside Near Steamboat Springs

If you’re visiting with a camper rental near Steamboat Springs, CO, you’re almost certainly coming for the outdoor activities. Steamboat Springs gets its name from the hot springs in the middle of town which were so loud that some of the first European settlers to the area said that it sounded like a steamboat coming down the river. While the springs no longer make such a racket, they’re still a great place to kick back and enjoy the mountain scenery.

For summer hiking you’ll want to check out Fish Creek Falls; the trail can be as long or as short as you want with beautiful views of the falls started on a short paved trail, or you can trek several miles to reach the bottom and top of the falls to see them up close. The Yampa River Core Trail is another great option as the gently sloping path hugs the Yampa River for seven miles, making it the perfect place for an evening stroll or an afternoon bike ride if you’ve got two wheels with you.

Most visitors to the area come for the chance to ski or snowboard at the famous Steamboat Ski Resort, which has 20+ lifts spread out over nearly 3,000 acres. Howelsen Hill Ski Area is actually North America’s oldest ski hill. It’s popular for Olympic training due to its large, natural ski jump. However, it also has a chairlift, poma lift, and two carpet lifts to get skiers and boarders up the hill for some more traditional downhill runs. Snowshoeing is another popular winter activity with many great trails crisscrossing the adjacent national forest lands.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are RV rentals?

Renting an RV lets you enjoy the flexibility of RV travel without all the costs and maintenance of ownership. With a rental, you can book the perfect rig for any trip just like you would a car or hotel. With Outdoorsy, you rent directly from the RV owner but get the backing of programs like roadside assistance, insurance, and stellar support from real, live people 24/7.

How much are average RV rentals?

On average, you can expect to pay between $75 and $150 per night to rent most small trailers and campervans. Larger trailers and motorhomes could cost $100 to $250 per night. Renting an RV for a longer time can be even more affordable–a week or month-long rental could average out to less than $60 per day.

Are there RV rentals with unlimited mileage?

Yes! Each RV owner can choose whether to offer unlimited miles on their vehicles. You’ll be able to see if unlimited mileage is an option on any listing you check out. If unlimited miles are not available, you’ll be able to see what is included with the base rate and what extra miles will cost.

Are RV rentals pet-friendly?

Many RV owners allow pets in their rentals. Be sure to check the listing to see if it’s an option for the rig you have your eye on. You’ll be able to see if there is an extra deposit or fee for pets before you request a booking.

Do RV rentals offer delivery?

Having an RV delivered to your home or destination is a great way to simplify your trip. Many RV owners offer delivery and setup services, usually for an extra fee or within a certain distance of their location. Each listing shows whether or not delivery is an option.

Are there RV rentals near me?

RV rentals are available all over the country! Whether you want to pick up an RV near home to set out an epic road trip or if you want to have one ready at your destination, you can search by location for any type of rig.

RV rental vs buying?

Renting an RV is an affordable way to get all the benefits of RV travel without the maintenance and overhead of ownership. It’s also a great way to try out the lifestyle and different types of rigs before you take the plunge and buy your own. Already own an RV? Consider renting yours out to bring in some extra income.

How many people can sleep in an RV?

Small travel trailers and campervans can usually sleep 2-4 people comfortably. Mid-size trailers and motorhomes usually sleep 4-8. Bigger rigs often sleep 6-10, some even 12!

Why choose Outdoorsy vs Craigslist or Airbnb?

Security, for one. Outdoorsy helps protect RV owners and renters with excellent support and insurance options, and a secure platform for listings, communication, and payments. There are plenty of other reasons though, like roadside assistance, detailed listings, and a wide variety of RVs to choose from.

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Popular nearby hiking trails and campgrounds

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  • Bluff's Loop Trail, COSteamboat Springs, CO
  • Spring Creek Trail, CORoutt National Forest, CO
  • Howelsen Hill, COSteamboat Springs, CO
  • Steamboat Ski Resort Trail, CORoutt National Forest, CO
  • Fish Creek Falls Trail, CORoutt National Forest, CO
  • Fish Creek to Long Lake, CORoutt National Forest, CO
  • Thunderhead Nature Walk, COSteamboat Springs, CO
  • Strawberry Park Hot Springs, CORoutt National Forest, CO
  • Mad Creek Trail, CORoutt National Forest, CO
  • Luna Lake Trail Via Swamp Park Trail, CORoutt National Forest, CO