Relocating to Steamboat?
Steamboat Springs Community
People relocate to Steamboat Springs for plenty of reasons. It’s a great lifestyle for singles, families, or retired adults. After all, Steamboat is a resort. It’s a small, safe town where you know your neighbors and kids can ride their bikes to school. You’ll see your friends in the grocery stores and on the hiking trails and on the ski slope.
Here’s what is new in Steamboat Springs:
- Steamboat Springs has a brand-new library, community center and justice center. Soda Creek Elementary is brand new and Strawberry Park Elementary just got a new addition.
- The Health and Rec Hot Springs fitness area and pools were renovated last year.
- Intrawest purchased the ski mountain in 2007 and added $16 million in improvements including a new lift and new trails.
Steamboat also has an extensive trail system to enjoy the beautiful Colorado scenery and weather. The Core Trail runs the length of the Yampa River, and our National Forests and public lands have hundreds of miles of hiking trails. Spring Creek Trail and Emerald Mountain are right in town.
Steamboat Springs is still one of the best real estate values for a world-class resort. Our housing prices are about half of Vail’s and a fraction of Aspen’s.
Steamboat schools consistently outperform other Colorado schools in standardized tests.
Over 10% of our residents are people who have careers that do not require commuting to an office. They can live anywhere and work and choose to live in Steamboat.
Yampa Valley Regional Airport
Flying into Steamboat Springs has never been easier. The Yampa Valley Regional Airport is located about 22 miles west of Steamboat on US 40. The YVRA has a new terminal and more flights than ever. There are non-stop flights from several major cities including Minneapolis, Houston, Dallas, Atlanta, New York City, and Chicago.
Steamboat Springs consistently gets the best snow in Colorado. The Steamboat Ski Area is the only place you’ll find true Champagne Powder.