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Best things to do in Steamboat Springs

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Vacation Rental
1local recommendations
Grocery or Supermarket
“Local Kroger-related store, it has everything but can be crazy during high season. ”
27local recommendations
Ski Area
“Steamboat Springs is a short 20 min. drive and is the home to world class skiing. Ski Town USA!!!”
25local recommendations
Restaurant
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“What's better than breakfast beside a babbling brook? That's what you'll get at Creekside, which is located downtown right next to Soda Creek. It will obviously only babble in the summer, but this spot is a must-hit if you love breakfasts done right.”
48local recommendations
Breakfast Spot
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“Great go-to spot for breakfast and lunch (or brunch, of course). Very much a healthy diner-style food with a focus on natural and organic ingredients. We love this place.”
31local recommendations
Brewery
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“The menu here is outstanding and very creative along with the microbrews. This has been a staple for our family for years. ”
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Bar
“Great casual restaurant for apres, watching sports, and enjoying patio/yard games. (We actually has the rehersal dinner for our wedding here) :)”
21local recommendations
American Restaurant
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“If the weather isn't great or you don't mind sitting inside the cocktails here are awesome and the small plates are amazing! Get the Brussel Sprout Hash!”
28local recommendations
Theme Park Ride / Attraction
“Located downtown Steamboat Springs. This is the less scenic hotsprings here, but still really enjoyable. More of a pool setting with several hot tubs and health spa. Great for small children, families and couples. Google photos of it. As a local, this is where I go, because it is closer than Strawberry Park, and has showers and lockers. However, when I have out of town visitors, I take them to Strawberry Park Hotsprings as it is more natural looking. Not as great for kids, though people bring their kids there all the time. I recommend looking at both places on google images. Both cost the same. ”
27local recommendations
Point of Interest
“Ski Haus has been in Steamboat for 30+ years and has everything you will ever need for rentals and equipment. They have a full shop upstairs if you need any winter/outdoor gear and a full rental shop downstairs with equipment for any sport. They are incredibly friendly and reasonable! ”
18local recommendations
Café
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“If you are looking for a 5 star dining experience this is the place. It a cozy, intimate restaurant on the mountain with impeccable service. I highly recommend reservations well in advance. ”
29local recommendations
American Restaurant
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“You ever had a cinnamon bun so big and delicious that you went temporarily blind from it? We haven't either, but if you are able to finish one of their famous massive pastries in one sitting, you'll swear you might need to at least shut your eyes for a while and revel in the flavor of heaven covered in 3 lbs of icing. The breakfast is good here too.”
19local recommendations
American Restaurant
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“The food is delicious! This is one of the only breakfast places on the mountain. It can be pricy but is worth it.”
15local recommendations
Travel Agency
1local recommendations
Off-Licence
“Best Liquor Store in the Rockies. HUGE selection of wine and best prices in town of all liquor and beer.”
9local recommendations
Mexican Restaurant
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“Great atmosphere and good Tex-Mex cuisine, right in the middle of downtown. ”
21local recommendations