Steamboat History Links and Books

Steamboat has had a very western history.  Having been a place where Native Americans would not Winter over, it is now a bustling area of athletes, professionals, retirees, and folks who want to live in a beautiful place. Steamboat is known for the first ski 

Quick Hike up to Christie Peak

This Spring has been amazing weather!  Now, it’s starting to get a little dry.  So, I found it a great idea to hike up to Christie Peak before the Sun went down. This Summer has many mountain hikes in it for me.  There are 14,000 

Spring 2018 Trip to Fish Creek Falls Steamboat Springs

This weekend was a fantastic weather time for a day hike.  But before that, we took a bike ride down the Core Trail, next to the Yampa River.  With a slight breeze and the morning sun, we took a bike ride into town. On the 

Touring Steamboat Springs Homes

It’s Sunday afternoon and we were coming back from a birthday party.  My wife and I decided to tour condominium complexes in the Steamboat Boulevard area. This is a beautiful area with homes from different building booms over the last 20 years.  Some of the 

Spring Skiing in Steamboat Springs

Spring skiing isn’t for everyone, and since I live here, I’ve found it is for me!  Spring skiing is a lot of fun with sunshine and warm days making snow slushy.  And the snow is pretty much no fun around 2:00, which then it becomes 

The Famous Steamboat Barn – More Barn

The Steamboat Barn was made famous by a 1970’s marketing poster of two riders on horseback with skis, going through 18 inches of fresh snow.  It is a local icon and has been preserved as a historic building. Many people recognize this poster immediately. The 

Why Would You Enjoy Downtown Steamboat Springs?

Downtown Steamboat Springs, Colorado is part of the reason we are a popular destination area.  There are many opportunities for dining, art scene, entertainment, and retail therapy.  These combined with a beautiful setting along the the Yampa River, make the downtown area relaxing and fun. 

What to do in Steamboat Springs in the Summer

Steamboat Springs is considered to be a world class destination area mostly for skiing, family friendly community, and consistent good service anywhere you go in town.  The big secret to Steamboat Springs is the Summer. Summer in Steamboat has just about everything an outdoors oriented 

Steamboat Springs Free Concerts

Summer is incredible in the West, especially in Colorado.  Colorado offers many opportunities for fun ranging from camping and hiking to brewery visits and concerts.  Colorado is a place where music is abundant.  It is a part of the culture of Colorado.  Many towns in 

Steamboat Winter Driving in Colorado

Steamboat Springs in the Winter is a magical time and place.  Deep snow covers everything.  Colorado Blue Spruce heavy with piles of snow, looking like snow ghosts against streetlights.  Christmas lights inspiring happiness and seasonal joy.  All really good stuff. And driving really isn’t that