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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

In case you thought “flat top” was just a military style haircut, think bigger and higher—like 235,214 acres bigger and 10,000 feet higher. The Flat Tops Wilderness Area is among Colorado’s top three largest wilderness reserves—a landscape rich with every imaginable type of Rocky Mountain terrain,

There is an assortment of colorful treasures that give Steamboat Springs its distinctive personality, from iconic restaurants to one-of-a-kind activities and festivals, historic haunts, and—of course—the hot springs behind its name. If you want to truly experience the soul of Steamboat this summer,

Many cities and towns are defined by the rivers that run through them, and Steamboat Springs, Colorado, has one of the country’s more unique waterways as a major attraction. The Yampa is the only unobstructed river in Colorado, flowing freely without major diversions or dams. Measuring 260 miles

If you spend much time in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, it won’t be long before you overhear someone say that Steamboat is their "favorite place in the world." This scenic mountain town certainly has a lot going for it, from its legendary, light-as-a-feather powder in the winter to its impressive

A picturesque old ranching town tucked into its own stunning corner of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, Steamboat Springs has etched its name on the world map as a powder paradise for skiers in the winter and a singletrack mecca for mountain bikers in the summer. But that means many visitors don’t take