Visiting Steamboat Springs, CO
Food & Wine
Steamboat Springs is a beautiful mountain town only a few hours outside of Denver. Steamboat also has 2 local airports if you'd like to arrive there directly. Summer or Winter, Steamboat has tons to offer for outdoors lovers!
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Where to stay in Steamboat Springs, CO
Gravity Haus Steamboat
A vibrant hub for adventure enthusiasts, combining upscale lodging with state-of-the-art fitness and outdoor recreation facilities in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
Falconhead Lodge by Moving Mountains
Luxurious alpine living with breathtaking panoramic views, enhanced by superior amenities and exceptional service.
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Things to do in Steamboat Springs, CO
Strawberry Hot Springs: Natural Colorado hot springs. Perfect for a recovery day after hitting the slopes! You do need to make a reservation, so check for availability online. Note - clothing is optional between sundown and opening!
Snow Bowl: Not only does Snow Bowl offer bowling, but it is also an awesome bar/restaurant to hit up! Their food and drinks are tasty/reasonably priced. In the summer, enjoy their "dog bowl" a dog-friendly outdoor area & a dog menu! Check out their website to view upcoming events.
Waterside Day Spa: Treatments range from massages to salt therapy. The spa is family owned and locally operated! Treat yourself to a full spa day package or book appointments a-la-carte.
Snowmobile & ATV Rentals: Check out thunders truck adventures to book your backcountry adventure with a guide. You'll be able to explore a private section of mountain whether its summer or winter!
Saddleback Ranch: They provide options for both summer and winter seasons including horseback riding and snow tubing.
Places to eat & drink in Steamboat Springs, CO
Smell That Bread Bakery: Located on the main stretch of Steamboat's downtown area, this bakery has the BEST smells. Check out their pastries and toasts for breakfast or enjoy a sandwich for lunch. Open Thurs-Mon.
Lil' House Country Biscuits & Coffee: For a sit down breakfast, look no further! Lil' House brings a taste of North Carolina to Steamboat. In addition to their freshly made biscuits, you can also try a breakfast bowl or burrito.
Winona's Restaurant: Classic breakfast, diner vibes. There are plenty of sweet and savory choices available.
Truffle Pig: Whether you're looking for apres-ski options or a full dinner, Truffle Pig is a great spot to check out. Try: The Truffle Pig Fries and Navajo Fry Bread.
Laundry Kitchen & Cocktails: Located in Steamboat's historic Soda Creek building. Upscale American. Try: Crispy potatoes and beef brisket.
8th Street Steakhouse: This restaurant provides a unique experience. You are the chef! First, you'll talk with the in house butcher to choose your meat. Then you cook it on the communal grill! This is a fun restaurant to try out but less of the sit-down, full-service experience. Try: The Ice Cream Potato. (Trust me!)
Aurum Food: Seasonal, New American dishes, plus cocktails and wine, served in a chic riverfront space with a deck. Special tasting menu available for groups of 6-11 inside a Yurt.
Salt & Lime: Lively Mexican restaurant. Check out their rooftop bar!
T Bar: Classic après ski spot! Expect many other skiers and snowboarders and live music!
The Press: Live music bar.
Carl's Tavern: Relaxed pub to grab a beer.
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