Nathrop is located 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Steamboat Springs and about 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Vail - Beaver Creek.
Of course, limiting yourself to only one place, regardless of its popularity, will only ever furnish you with a glimpse into the wider textures and qualities of a region. So schedule in some time to savour Southwest Colorado's other sights and attractions. Monarch and Sargents are two other places worth seeing while you're in Southwest Colorado.
When it's time to explore beyond Nathrop, why not check out the nearest center. Aspen is around 50 miles (80 kilometers) away and features sights such as Independence Pass, Ute Cemetery and Upper Tiehack Ski Lift. Panda Peak Ski Lift, Maroon Lake and Ski School Magic Carpet Ski Lift are some more attractions that should be on every traveler's schedule.
To truly understand a place, it helps to return to the past. Southwest Colorado's fascinating archeological sites are a great place to start.
If you visit during winter, enjoy some of the local wintersports including cross-country skiing and skiing. These activities are on offer in the region. If you think an excellent break is challenging your abilities in unique natural environments, then why not join one of the horse riding or hiking experiences this region has to offer.
Memorable holidays are about making friends and doing things differently to at home. Nathrop is a good choice for such a holiday.