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Steamboat is known for its family-friendly vibe, but we also know how to entertain friends looking for everything from adventure to relaxation. We have plenty of activities and places that are just perfect for you and your friends. Get away to our mountains, explore Steamboat and leave with great stories and even better memories.

Eating & drinking

There are so many good places for food & drink on the mountain and and all through town. See below for a list of spots by location.

Après ski

There isn't shortage for where to go when you are done with the slopes. Go to Truffle Pig for their amazing happy hour, Slopeside Grill for a convenient ski in/ski out location, Bear River Grill to enjoy the outdoor seating, or the Sheraton Saddle Deck for great views above the crowd.
You can't go on vacation without checking out the local breweries and Steamboat is lucky to have 4 now! Spread out across town all with different vibes, they are all worth checking out! Storm Peak Brewing Co., Mountain Tap Brewery, Butcherknife Brewing Co., and Mahogany Ridge Brewery.
night life
Steamboat has some great spots for night life that will have you dancing through the night. Check out places like Schmiggity's, Old Town Pub, and The Chief Theater. Take a look at their event calendars to see what they have going on! You can also look into the bars that sometimes have events happening.


Great things to do for you and your friends
hot springs hot springs
strawberry hot springs

Everybody should experience our hot springs at least once. Soak in the mineral water with your best buds and feel your body come back to life.

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cross-country skiing

Cross-country skiing lit only by the moon is a fantastic activity for groups of all sizes. Come out to Haymaker and let the stars lead the way.

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scenic scenic
fish creek falls

It’s practically a rite of passage to take your photo at the base of the 283-foot falls. Squeeze in and let Fish Creek Falls serve as the backdrop for epic photos.

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night skiing

Get whisked to top of Christie Peak to embark on your night adventure. See the town lit up at night and get some well deserved après ski drinks at the base.

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snowmobile tours

Discover the magic of snowmobiling Colorado’s Continental Divide. Explore Rabbit Ears Pass with the large selection of tour companies to choose from.

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Outlaw Mountain Coaster Outlaw Mountain Coaster
outlaw mountain coaster

Feel the thrill on our Outlaw Mountain Coaster! Year round, this ride descends more than 400 vertical feet with dips, waves, turns and 360-degree circles.

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We also know how to turn up the romance. Check out these activities that are perfect for two.
Enjoy a picturesque, three course dinner featuring world-class steaks, seafood, and wild game in a romantic and serene setting at the top of the mountain. Ride up the gondola for a culinary delight with an incredible view for a date night at Hazie's that you won't forget.
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Hot air balloon ride
The ultimate mountain high. As you soar high above town and the mountains around Steamboat you'll take in the fantastic views of the Yampa Valley and Steamboat Ski Resort. All hot air balloon rides include continental breakfast, flight certificate and traditional champagne ceremony.
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Sleigh Ride dinner
Dash through the snow as a pair of majestic draft horses pulls a sleigh through the Yampa Valley’s rolling hills before settling down to a delicious three-course dinner with all the trimmings. Prior to the sleigh ride, enjoy drinks and appetizers in the cozy Haymaker lodge.
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