Take The Best 3 Hour Drive From Fort Collins to Steamboat Springs

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Driving From Fort Collins To Steamboat Springs Along The Cache la Poudre River The last car passed 30 minutes ago. Since then the only life along this lonely length of highway has been four-legged or feathered. Even the radio offers nothing but crackling static. In this high chaparral landscape more suggestive of Outer Mongolia than … Read more Take The Best 3 Hour Drive From Fort Collins to Steamboat Springs

Outdoor Traditions

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During the long nights of winter, nowhere does the full moon shine brighter than in Colorado’s high country. Tucked away from city lights, the silvery moon hangs like a lantern in the black sky, providing enough illumination for doing just about anything at night that you can do during the day. Mountain residents schedule nighttime … Read more Outdoor Traditions

Eight Romantic Getaways

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  This time, be the one who kisses. Treat your honey to an outing like no other. Here are eight romantic places and things to do in Colorado. We hope you’ll pick one and make some memories. Evergreen Highland Haven Creekside Inn Remember when you carved your sweetheart’s initials on a tree? Surprise her with … Read more Eight Romantic Getaways

Yampa River State Park: Camping And Boating At It’s Finest

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If you love nature and plan to visit Hayden, Colorado, then consider planning a day trip to Yampa River State Park. Here, visitors can explore a 134-mile stretch of the Yampa River, interacting with the flora and fauna that call this particular riverbed home. The park is located off US Highway 40 near Craig and … Read more Yampa River State Park: Camping And Boating At It’s Finest

Summer in Steamboat Springs: 7 Ways to Play

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One of the great joys of summer is getting outside and enjoying the sun. With its 300-plus days of sunshine, Colorado summers are as long as the mountains are tall, and one place to enjoy the blue skies and mountain highs is in the town of Steamboat Springs. We’ve gathered a list of seven cool … Read more Summer in Steamboat Springs: 7 Ways to Play

In Hot Water: Mother Nature’s Hot Springs

No matter the season, slipping into natural hot springs is a relaxing, rejuvenating way to while away the hours. Heated by the planet’s interior, water bubbles up through cracks and fissures, typically gathering a load of minerals along the way. When the water finds its way at the surface, it’s Mother Nature’s hot tub. For … Read more In Hot Water: Mother Nature’s Hot Springs

The Steamboat Smokehouse Adds a Touch of Texas To Steamboat Springs

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Steamboat Springs is an exciting vacation destination for those who love Colorado travel, especially if they love to ski. Ski Town, USA has built an international reputation for its excellent slopes and as such draws thousands of skiers each year. All of that time on the slopes is sure to build up an appetite, and … Read more The Steamboat Smokehouse Adds a Touch of Texas To Steamboat Springs

The Joys of Summer: In Steamboat Springs

Too distant from Denver for a day trip, Steamboat Springs feels far removed from the bustle of Colorado’s Front Range. In the winter the resort is blessed with abundant snowfall and uncrowded slopes. But when the snow melts and summer arrives, the state’s northernmost ski town turns into one of its most delightful mountain retreats. … Read more The Joys of Summer: In Steamboat Springs

The Alpine Rose: A Hidden Gem in Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs is known around the world for its world class skiing, pulling in hundreds of skiers and Olympic-level athletes in droves.  With so much traffic traveling through town, it can be hard to find a hotel or some other form of lodging that even has vacancies. In towns like Steamboat Springs, it can be … Read more The Alpine Rose: A Hidden Gem in Steamboat Springs

Over the Top at Over the Edge Chalet in Steamboat Springs

If you are looking for unsurpassed luxury and scenery, Over the Edge Chalet will fill that need and then some.  Listed as one of the Top 10 rental homes in the entire country by Reuters, this Chalet drips elegance and exudes decadence.  From its striking modern exterior to its richly lavish interior, this premier rental … Read more Over the Top at Over the Edge Chalet in Steamboat Springs

Explore the Mountains from Your Steamboat Springs Hotel

Steamboat Springs is a vacation destination all year long, but it is particularly popular in the winter. It has earned the nickname of “Ski Town, USA,” for its excellent skiing conditions, including its legendary Champagne Powder snow. While Alpine skiing and snowboarding are some of the most popular activities for winter guests who choose Steamboat … Read more Explore the Mountains from Your Steamboat Springs Hotel

Dining Al Fresco: Front-Row Seat to Mountain Peaks

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Dining outside is one of the delicious delights of summer — a European tradition that has captured American diners big time. We find patios in gardens and malls, on rooftops and streets, and even in parking lots. But nowhere is the al fresco ambiance more appealing than in mountain resorts and towns. Whether it’s beneath … Read more Dining Al Fresco: Front-Row Seat to Mountain Peaks

Colorado Ski Season: Let the Fun Begin!

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Colorado’s mountain resorts have fine-tuned their slopes and improved guest services for the 2011-2012 ski/snowboard season. This year, it’s about technology, terrain parks and a few surprise new twists and turns. Here’s a rundown of the resorts and their opening dates: Arapahoe Basin – Open. arapahoebasin.com. Black Mountain Express — a new high-speed quad — … Read more Colorado Ski Season: Let the Fun Begin!

A Yurt for the Night: In Colorado’s Snow Country

Like diamond dust sprayed on black velvet, shattered particles of light glisten in a crystalline winter sky. Overhead, the Milky Way spills a swath of creamy luminescence that flows through the celestial hemisphere. Stars glimmer with galactic intensity, undimmed by the glare of civilization. I stand mesmerized by the spectacle so seldom seen by city … Read more A Yurt for the Night: In Colorado’s Snow Country

Ski and Soak: 5 Favorite Hot Springs

Maybe it’s curative minerals in the water. Maybe it’s majestic poolside mountain views. Or maybe it’s just the knowledge that the soothing liquid was heated by Mother Nature, not a power company. Whatever the reason, when it comes to a warm soak after a cool day on the Colorado slopes, nothing beats a dunk in … Read more Ski and Soak: 5 Favorite Hot Springs