Vacation Guide for Steamboat Springs, CO | Sample Itinerary

Come visit Steamboat Springs where you can bike the Yampa Valley, ride an alpine slide, soak in the hot springs, eat BBQ at the rodeo and more. To take the stress out of vacation planning, use this ready-to-go vacation guide to Steamboat Springs put together by locals who know the destination best. You’ll strike the perfect balance between downtime and “go” time too. Here’s a sample itinerary of one of the days:

Vacation Guide for Steamboat Springs

7:00 am: Get an early start and head to Wild West Balloon Adventures. Don’t worry about breakfast; they have you covered with a small continental breakfast and a champagne toast once you land. Enjoy the ride!

10:00 am: Make the beautiful drive up to Fish Creek Falls for a 45-minute hike. Enjoy the beauty of the Aspen Groves, the roaring sound of the waterfall and the picturesque views of the two together.

12:00 pm: Take a break and whip up some lunch in the condo. Sandwiches are an easy meal to prep and clean. Insider Tip: Stock up on your favorite lunchmeat, rotisserie chicken or greens for fast sandwiches and salads.

2:00 pm: Head to the downtown Old Town Hot Springs for a little water fun with the family. Experience rejuvenation in one of the eight healing mineral water pools or recreation with waterslides, aquatic climbing walls and so much more!

4:00 pm: Make it an early night with happy hour drinks and appetizer specials followed by a flavorful meal at Mahogany Ridge. Insider Tip: The twisted pretzels and ceviche are a must!

3:30 pm: After soaking in the pools, it’s time to freshen up and head to happy hour! Don’t worry; the Hot Springs has showers and all you need to get ready quickly.

7:00 pm: When everyone’s full and happy, head back to the rental for an early evening after an adventurous day in Steamboat. Plan for some family bonding with a game!

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