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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?! ;)
There was a Dig This heavy-equipment play area in Steamboat Springs, but it has since closed. The Dig This HQ is still in Steamboat but their only current location is in Las Vegas. More info at: http://www.digthis.info/
Steamboat has a bunch of snow sport activities in the winter. Just send them off hiking, biking, skiing, swimming, horse riding, snowmobiling, etc.
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.