Expert Travel Advice to Steamboat Springs
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Answer this2 AnswersPieter answered:Steamboat is good, but if you want the state's best, it might be better to head south a few hours towards Aspen. There, you'll find plenty. If you don't mind catch and release, the Frying Pan is one of the best streams in the country. The Roaring Fork has some big 'bows also.
Since you don't ski, October is a perfect time to go and enjoy the area! Steamboat Springs has plenty of dining and shopping to enjoy, which you can find here (http://bit.ly/h2VyXi). There are also things to do all year, such as horseback riding, live concerts and spa trips. Check out activities here (http://bit.ly/i5di9x).
If you will be skiing/snowboarding, Steamboat is, in my opinion, the best Colorado has to offer. After hitting the slopes, it's always a good idea to visit the hot springs in town or just outside town at Strawberry Springs (note: I hear it's "clothing optional" after 8pm). The hot springs pool in town is a great place to take kids as they have a great tube slide into the pool (which fills with steam during cold weather to make it even more exhilerating). If you will still be in town Saturday afternoon (April 2, 2011), there is a free "Rock the 'Boat" concert series featuring Grammy-winning Los Lonely Boys. This is sure to be a good time. For a great, inexpensive bar hangout, visit The Tugboat. The Ore House has excellent food and won't disappoint. Be sure to walk up Main Street and visit all the unique shops it offers. Also, can I come with you?! ;)
Answer this1 AnswerSince Steamboat Springs is a small area, locals and visitors alike enjoy the same restaurants. For a dining guide, be sure to visit: http://bit.ly/9ibsd7