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Top Answers To Steamboat Springs Travel Questions
Answer this2 AnswersIt's a haul and a whole lot of Kansas -- 832 miles, ~14 hours. The last three hours (from Denver to Steamboat) run up through the mountains and are really scenic. The rest is flat and wide open.
Steamboat has a bunch of snow sport activities in the winter. Just send them off hiking, biking, skiing, swimming, horse riding, snowmobiling, etc.
Answer this1 AnswerAugust is probably my favorite month in Steamboat because there is so much to do. In town you can tube down the Yampa River or swim in the swimming hole by our library. You can bike along the bike path and go for a stroll through the Botanical Gardens. You can hike up Emerald Mountain, go on a guided horseback ride, mountain bike the single track or take the chair lift up and come back down by riding the Alpine Slide. Or take the Gondola up the big mountain and have lunch on the terrace overlooking the valley below. Canoe at Pearl Lake, sail at Stagecoach and waterski at Steamboat Lake. Soak at the hot springs, window shop along main street, dance at the free concerts, watch a softball game, have one of the Rio's famous margaritas on their rooftop. Marvel at the ski jumpers training on the jumps at Howelsen Hill and thank the heavens that you've discovered such a very cool place!
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.