Where to Play…

In the winter, Champagne Powder snow and world-class skiing and riding have long attracted people to Ski Town USA, but some of the most memorable Steamboat Springs vacations are made after the snow melts. Summer days are long and there’s a lot to do. Hike, mountain bike, golf, tube the Yampa River, camp, cruise the Core Trail, watch the rodeo, take a ride on a horse or a hot farmer’s market or one of a dozen different festivals. Then plan to return again when the snow flies when you can snowshoe, snowmobile, ice climb, Nordic ski, dog sled and ride a sleigh or a snow tube under the stars.

Where to Eat…

From peanuts to pate, from pints to pinot grigio, Steamboat Springs has a delectable assortment of culinary choices. More than 100 restaurants and bars offer a variety of ways to satisfy your taste buds. Have a taste of the true West when you dine on elk, buffalo or Rocky Mountain oysters. Savor locally raised beef and lamb. And enjoy everything from Italian, sushi and Mexican or down-home American cuisine and fine dining that is sure to tempt the most discriminating foodies. Start searching for you deal dining adventure right here.

Where to Shop…

Banana Republic and the Gap in Steamboat Springs? No Way. You’ll find Routt County wool blankets, honey from mountain wildflowers, Western attire, socks made to survive a Steamboat winter and unsurpassed outdoor equipment. A bonafide cowboy store shares the shopping scene with boutiques, artists’ co-ops, bookstores, a lingerie shop and home-furnishing stores. You won’t be surprised to find fishing gear and log chairs, but would you believe you’ll also find near-flawless diamonds and fine crystal? There’s more to the Yampa Valley than an outdoor playground. Steamboat is a treasure trove for shoppers.