Visit Silverthorne Colorado

When you imagine a picturesque Colorado mountain town, you envision a town like Silverthorne. Cradled in the Blue River Valley, this town’s evolution from a worker’s camp to a convenient refueling stop and then into a major retail destination is nothing short of phenomenal.

Come here for the rapids and the fishing holes. You will even find opportunities for biking, hiking, boating, kayaking, big game hunting, and wildlife watching. In the winter, enjoy skiing at five major ski resorts, in-town Nordic trails, skating, and snowshoeing.

If you’re looking for a vibrant cultural hub, then enjoy the renowned Lake Dillon Theatre Company and the Performing Arts Center. There is fun for the whole family at Silverthorne’s Recreation Center, a hub of this close-knit town.

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Silverthorne Weather

Silverthorne Weather Gives Your All Four Seasons in One Day!

With comfortable, sunny summers and frigid winters, it’s best to be prepared for anything. Silverthorne’s average yearly temperatures range from 10 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit. The weather can vary greatly, too, so be prepared to enjoy the sun one minute and a spring snowstorm the next.

It’s essential to have a jacket and hat handy. Keep sunscreen and lip balm available for more than 300 days of sunshine. Don’t forget your sunglasses as additional protection and you go around exploring when you visit Silverthorne, Colorado.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average High 32 34 40 47 57 68 74 72 65 53 40 31
Average Low 1 3 11 18 27 33 39 38 30 21 12 3

Transportation to Silverthorne

There are many options to get to Silverthorne. Airlines fly into Denver International Airport, and ground transportation options range from ride shares, shuttles, rental cars and buses to take you up the I-70 corridor to the mountains of Summit County, Colorado.

Denver International Airport is the largest airport which is 90 miles east of Summit County. Eagle County Regional Airport is another option which is 65 miles west of Summit County near Vail, Colorado. If you are planning to drive a rental car, we highly recommend that as you book your flights to Colorado you also reserve your vehicle ahead of time as it is often difficult to find a rental car on arrival.
If you are considering driving be sure you are prepared for winter conditions in the mountains. During the winter, CDOT issues chain laws which require all vehicles to have 4WD, AWD and/or snow tires or chains when the chain law is in effect. Plan to leave early when going to or from the airport as driving conditions in the area can change at any time and traffic is common.
Rental car services are recommended for travel to this location.

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