Dave's Steamboat Page

Steamboat Planning Page

February 27 - March 1, 2016

Saturday 27th

Fly Frontier $178
#223 AUS 5:15pm to Denver 6:39pm
One check in bag, each allowed a 18x8x14 carry on

Hertz car $220 4x4
Drive is 179 miles, 3hrs 20min

Maybe make it to dinner here?
Mazzola's Italian Diner 970-879-2405, open to 11pm, 917 Lincoln Avenue

Stay at Trappeur's Crossing Resort & Spa
2800 Village Drive, 80487
$772 through hotels.com pre-paid
fireplace, free wifi, fridge, microwave

Sunday 28th

Breakfast downtown- Creekside Cafe & Grill, 6am-2pm, 131 11th Street, 970-879-4925

Go snow biking
lift ticket $126 x2, snowbike package $55.25 x2 full day, and helmets
Steamboat Ski & Sport in the Sheraton, houers 7:30am to 8pm

Sunday lunch at bottom of slope- Slopeside Grill, open 11am to midnight, 1885 Ski Time Square, 970-879-2916

Snow tubing at Howelsen Hill $25 x2
Check in at 4:15pm

Come to historic Howelsen Hill in downtown Steamboat Springs for the ride of a lifetime! Ride the Magic Carpet to the top and come screaming down on a snow tube provided at the hill. This is a must-do experience for all ages. Children must be 4 years old or 36” tall, and be able to ride in their own tube, no kids on laps are permitted. Every child age 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. Helmets are recommended.
LOCATION- Located just steps from Lincoln Avenue in Downtown Steamboat Springs. Walk across the bridge at 9th Street or drive across the Yampa River at 5th Street and turn right on Howelsen Parkway. Reservations include tube rental and lift ticket. Check in 15 minutes prior to reservation time at the ticket office located in the Howelsen Hill Parking lot (9th inning)..

Explore downtown

Sunday dinner downtown- Laundry Kitchen & Cocktails
8:45 reservation, 970-870-0681, 127 11th Street

Monday 29th

Breakfast downtown- http://winonassteamboat.com/#_=_

Guided gourmet snowshoe tour
meet at 9:30am at Info Center by main ticket office/gondola bldg, $65 x2

Take a moment to reflect upon the natural beauty of the Yampa Valley while you snowshoe through the winter landscape.
ABOUT- Join a Steamboat Ambassador for an informative fun Snowshoe tour followed by a gourmet lunch. The tour starts at the Information Center, then after riding the Gondola treks across the Vista Nature Trail (approx. 1 mile). The tour is followed by a Gourmet lunch at Hazie’s Restaurant. Guests should arrive at the Information Center by 9:45, the tour departs promptly at 10:00am.The cost is $65.00 and includes the snowshoe rental, the gondola ride, the tour, and the gourmet lunch. If you bring your own snowshoes the cost is $55.00. Advanced reservations are required. Call 970 879-0740 or stop by the Information Center.
TOURS- The tours depart from the Information center at 10:00am Guest should arrive by 9:30am. Guests will be escorted up the gondola by a Steamboat Ambassador then snowshoe around the Vista Nature Trail (Approx., 1 mile) where informative talks and photo opportunities will take place. The tour is followed by a gourmet lunch with a refreshing glass of wine at Hazies restaurant.
Click here to view the snowshoe trail map.
LOCATION- The Guided Gourmet Snowshoe Tour meets at the Information Center located directly across from the Main Ticket Office and Gondola building at the base of the ski area.

Strawberry Park Hot Springs $45 x2
4:30pm, back at 7:20pm
Enjoy a scenic trip up to the famous Strawberry Park Hot Springs with Sweet Pea Tours. Soak in therapeutic, thermal pools with temperatures from 101º-105º. Guests are guaranteed a soak time of at least 1 hour and 15 minutes. Guests need to bring their own towels, swimsuits, warm clothes, and beverages, but no glass containers, food or alcohol.
All tours include door-to-door roundtrip transportation, heated changing room and admission to the Hot Springs. Please call upon arrival in Steamboat to confirm pick-up location and time.

Monday dinner, close to hotel- Cafe Diva, 8:45pm reservation, 1885 Ski Time Square Dr
Café Diva is located in the Torian Plum Plaza of the Steamboat Mountain Village, at the base of the Steamboat Ski Area. Nearby landmarks include the Slopeside Grill and Terry Sports. We are a short stroll from the Steamboat Sheraton and Steamboat Grand Hotels, One Steamboat Place, and most condos proximate to the ski slopes. Ample free parking is available to restaurant patrons in the Torian Plum underground parking garage.

Tuesday 1st

Flight #214 DEN 8:15am to AUS 11:23am