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Steamboat is a family town

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Steamboat is a family town


There are resort towns, and then there’s Steamboat. There are a lot of things that set us apart from other ski towns, but the one that really stands out is family. You see, we are a town of families, and the experiences we want for our families are the same ones we want for yours. Bring your family, and take home memories you can’t create anywhere else.

DINING together
You and your family are sure to have a great time at the many dining options for you in Steamboat. Head to Freshies for a huge variety of breakfast & lunch, 8th Street Steakhouse for some hands on cooking for dinner, Carl's Tavern for a good kid's menu with huge booths, and Ciao Gelato for some some sweet treats and gelato sampling.
perks for kids
Kids 12 and under ski free with the purchase a 5-or-more day adult lift ticket. We also have Snowsports Ski School to get them on the mountain, and also Kids Vacation Center for a more inclusive experience. Pick up a Little Red Wagon for everyone's gear at One Steamboat Place entrance, close to the Gondola entrance, or the Kid's Vacation Center.
activities & events
Our new Outlaw Mountain Coaster is the longest coaster in North America at more than 6,280 linear feet and is open year round. This is a must-do with dips, waves, turns and 360-degree circles. Also, check our events calendar for family events such as our many Torchlight Parade & Firework displays, Winter Carnival, the Springalicious Festival and more!

Fun for the kids

Here are some amazing activities that you and your kids will love
hot springs hot springs
Old Town Hot Springs

230-foot waterslides (yes, plural!), floating obstacle course and aquatic climbing wall as well as 8 pools, the Old Town hot Springs has fun for the whole family.

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Strawberry Park Hot Springs

Known for their restorative powers, the hot springs of Strawberry Park bring out the kid in everyone.

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ice skating

Four words: bumper cars on ice. Seriously. The Howelsen Hill Ice Arena is Olympic sized and offers public skating in addition to the bumper cars.

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tubing tubing

Snow tubing is a winter sport that's just as much fun for adults as it is for the kids. Enjoy tubing in Steamboat Springs at Saddleback Ranch on the Yee-Haw Tubing Hill.

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Western BBQ Dinner

For the perfect family night out, try out original Western Style BBQ Buffet at the top of the Steamboat Gondola. Enjoy a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet with a live western rock dance back and a fun family setting looking out over the lights of the valley below.

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Haymaker Sleigh Ride Dinner Haymaker Sleigh Ride Dinner
Sleigh Ride Dinner at Haymaker

Dash through the snow as a pair of majestic draft horses pull your 20-person sleigh around the Yampa Valley's rolling hills. Then settle down to a delicious four-course dinner with all the trimmings. Open most Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.

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