Guide for relocation to Steamboat Springs, CO

Getting better all the time: Accommodations tax benefits trails, Yampa Street

Getting better all the time: Accommodations tax benefits trails, Yampa Street

Oct 20, 2015

Great towns don’t grow on trees — a lot of hard work goes on behind the scenes to ensure public amenities are both prioritized and funded. In Steamboat, the roots of success are found in an innovative funding source known as the accommodations tax, whereby 1 percent of the city’s accommodations tax gets appropriated to fund improvements that will attract...

Steamboat Ski Area: More night skiing, new lodge and more

Steamboat Ski Area: More night skiing, new lodge and more

Oct 18, 2015

Recently celebrating its 50th anniversary, Steamboat Ski Area continues to better its on-mountain experience for guests, from new trails and base area enhancements to mountainside eateries, grooming, snow making and more. Topping this year’s improvements list, under the first year of new President Rob Perlman, is the addition of RFID (radio-frequency...

Beer Breweries

Beer Breweries

Oct 18, 2015

If you base a town’s status on its breweries, Steamboat is in good standing. Four breweries call Steamboat home, all offering a great way to sample Yampa valley-made suds with a mix of fill-your-own Growlers, mug clubs, tasting rooms and more. Mountain Tap Brewery Located downtown along Yampa Street at the former Yampa Valley Electric Association...

Real estate trends reveal opportunities

Moving to Steamboat? It’s still a good time to buy. Since the turn of the century, market value in the Steamboat Springs real estate market has had its ups and downs. For the first half of 2014 the market has seen an increase in the median purchase price (red line in Graph 1) to $320,000, up from the year before at $284,000 and tied for the fourth highest...

Accommodations tax benefits trails, Yampa Street

Accommodations tax benefits trails, Yampa Street

Oct 18, 2014

If Steamboat looks like it has a great lineup of public amenities, chalk it up to an innovative funding source. Already responsible for building the Strings Music Pavilion, Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs and Haymaker Golf Course, a portion (1 percent) of the city’s accommodations tax gets appropriated to fund improvements that will attract visitors and...