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Author: Steamboat Chamber Staff

When you live in a place where hundreds of inches of snow falls every winter, you better enjoy being in it. That was the idea, over 100 years ago, behind the first Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival. Locals created a festival to get people out of their houses, enjoy each other’s company and have some

Returning to Steamboat for its 34th year, MusicFest is bringing the heat to the Rockies with 6 days and 200+ hours of live music. Worlds will again collide as MusicFest serves up the best Texas and Americana music to the snowy peaks at Steamboat Ski Resort for a full week of grooving on and off the

Due to its unique location as Colorado’s northernmost ski and snowboard resort, Steamboat often gets snow that no other place does, averaging nearly 30 feet a season. The Boat’s sprawling terrain stretches across almost 3,000 acres and features 165 trails—more than you could ski in an entire week.

Although he’s lived in Steamboat Springs for more than 20 years, the beauty of the place continues to stop David Wittlinger in his tracks. On a recent drive back home over Rabbit Ears Pass, he pulled over to marvel at the sea of the changing aspens’ lime greens, yellows, and golds. He and his

Everybody knows that cold suds taste better after you sweat, and a little breathtaking scenery along the way never hurts, either. In Steamboat, you can indulge in this winning combination every time you hit the dirt or pavement. Whether you’re hiking, walking, running, or cycling, countless local

Possibly the most “Colorado” photo of all time is the famed depiction of a pair of Stetson- and spur-wearing cowhands on horseback riding through two feet of snow in Steamboat Springs and carrying wooden skis across their laps. This also happens to be the quintessential image of Steamboat, which

Hiking in Colorado is one of the state’s biggest summer draws. With the beauty of the Rocky Mountains beckoning, visitors of all abilities are drawn to the incredible views. And whether you want to take a quick stroll to the base of a waterfall, scramble on all fours across a rocky, high-elevation

Many people know Steamboat Springs as a charming Colorado mountain town dating back to the Old West, but it’s recently become a hotspot for another variety of saddle riders. While Steamboat’s first settlers traveled by horseback, town leaders and citizens have emphasized the joys of two-wheel

Maybe you’ve been skiing or snowboarding in Colorado. You’ve enjoyed powder days and sunny bluebird days on the slopes. But have you ever experienced a Colorado mountain resort in the summer? The temperatures are warmer and the days are longer, and with so much to see and do for the entire family,