Romance is in the air, whether it’s the cool morning air on a peaceful hot air balloon ride, or the starry skies viewed from the rustic and remote pools of Strawberry Park Hot Springs.

From intimate fine-dining to memorable outdoor adventures, and events like the Valentine's Day Torchlight Parade and Fireworks that everyone can enjoy, the picture perfect Valentine’s Day starts here in Steamboat Springs.

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The bright Colorado sunshine makes for the ideal outdoor date. A snowshoe up the Fish Creek Falls trail or through snowfields on Rabbit Ears Pass will bring couples closer together with a shared sense of adventure.

Unwind before dinner and take in views of the mountain as you enjoy a couples massage at Rocky Mountain Day Spa, complete with champagne and chocolate covered strawberries.

Then it’s time to snuggle up under a blanket and take in the magical vistas from the seat of a horse-drawn sleigh that takes you and your sweetheart to a decadent, three-course meal at Haymaker.

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It’s not just a couples-only affair in Steamboat Springs - an evening out with friends is the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

The multitude of downtown restaurants offers group dinner options to satisfy a variety of palates. Laundry’s larger tables and small plates are meant to let you try a little of everything as you share in delectably exotic American cuisine. Try a hand crafted cocktail like the popular Fiery Margarita or the house-infused liquors that line the bar.

If you and your friends are looking for a place to hang out with comfortable seating and a entertaining game options, head over to McKnight’s Irish Pub & Loft. The Loft has billiards, darts and ping pong.

The Old Town Pub also has a game room and a 100-year-old-bar, which has been known to host horses on occasion.

Cozy cabins and the best B&Bs

hotspringsOff the beaten path can be romantic on a special holiday like Valentine’s Day. A once in a lifetime experience, renting a secluded cabin at the Strawberry Park Hot Springs, will make lifelong memories for you and your sweetheart.

A little hometown hospitality goes a long way, and Steamboat’s bed and breakfasts prove it. Located right underneath Steamboat Ski Resort’s gondola, the Victorian Bed & Breakfast is a historic and luxurious house with welcoming hosts and a comfortable atmosphere. And don’t miss the home-baked goodies offered at the Mariposa Lodge Bed and Breakfast tucked away in downtown Steamboat Springs.

Romance is just a few clicks away. Bring that special person in your life to Steamboat Springs for a romantic weekend or plan an adventure for you and your friends.