Steamboat Springs, Colorado is a destination that has a way with mountain scenery and in-town fun that’s hard to top. When you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind Valentine’s Day getaway locale, this is the place to be! As romantic as it is exciting, a trip to Steamboat Springs offers up much in the way of fun, relaxation, and options for outdoor adventure. No matter what your Valentine’s Day style may be, a trip this way is bound to please. The following are just a few of the most romantic Steamboat Springs activities to add to your itinerary when you’re headed this way in February.
Old Town Hot Springs
History and relaxation collide when you and your loved one make time for a trip to Old Town Hot Springs over Valentine’s Day. For more than 100 years, this iconic Steamboat Springs stop has invited guests to come and make the most of the eight spring-fed pools that sit on-site. Many visitors take a dip with the belief that the natural waters possess healing powers. Whether you’re hoping to find healing or just spend quality time soaking with your partner, Old Town Hot Springs is worth a visit. This popular stop is located at 136 S. Lincoln Avenue and is open between 6:00 am and 9:00 pm every day of the week with shortened hours on Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00 am until 9:00 pm.
Make the Most of a Spa Day
When you’ve had time to soak up the spectacular Steamboat Springs scenery and you’re craving a moment or two of pampering over Valentine’s Day, schedule a special treat for yourself onsite at Bear Claw. Conveniently located on the 2nd floor of Bear Claw II, enjoy a massage or facial without leaving the property. Call the Front Desk at 970-871-9100 or email email@example.com to book. You’re sure to leave feeling and looking your best.
Take a Winter Hike
Those couples that find they enjoy spending as much time as possible in the great outdoors will be thrilled to find that the paths that make Steamboat Springs an oasis of potential in the summer for hikers are often well-maintained through the winter months as well. Enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day hike by strapping on snowshoes or durable boots and making your way into nature hand-in-hand. For more off-road adventure, start with the Fish Creek Falls Trail. For a more leisurely in-town experience that takes you past all the highlights at your own pace, head to the Yampa River Core Trail.
Visit Warehome Studios
Perhaps you and your loved one find learning something new together to be the most romantic activity you could partake in. If this is the case, then a private pottery lesson at Warehome Studios is a must. Reservations can be made in advance online for this studio experience which is located at 2520 Cooper Ride Drive. You’ll learn the basic techniques of the pottery wheel and leave with a one-of-a-kind piece of art to call your own and commemorate your Valentine’s Day adventure!
Strawberry Park Hot Springs
When you’re looking to incorporate a natural ambiance into your hot springs experience in Steamboat Springs over Valentine’s Day, make your way to the Strawberry Park Hot Springs for a one-of-a-kind experience. Located at44200 County Road 36, the Strawberry Park Hot Springs offers up an inviting combination of outdoor areas to lounge as well as open-air pools to enjoy a relaxing moment together. This locale even offers up on-site massages for added pampering! Currently, Strawberry Park Hot Springs is accepting guests on a reservation-only basis to maintain social distancing standards.
Dine at E3 Chophouse
For many couples, Valentine’s Day wouldn’t be complete without time settled in at a romantic dinner. Fortunately, a trip to Steamboat Springs comes with plenty of access to delicious stops to choose from! Among them, E3 Chophouse has a way of calling couples back time and again. Located at 701 Yampa Street, E3 Chophouse provides elegance and welcoming ambiance to enjoy paired with cloth-covered tables, rustic décor, and friendly service. Reservations are currently required at E3 Chophouse, so be sure to book your place in advance! While you’re here, make the most of the versatile ranch to table menu which features everything from truffle butter steakburgers and pan-seared seabass to lobster tail and ribeye.
Steamboat Springs is definitely a romantic destination to call your own over Valentine’s Day, but no matter what time of year you arrive for the fun, make sure you partner with the property professionals at Elevated Properties to book the vacation rental you deserve! Close to the slopes and the in-town fun, our properties bring elegance, comfort, and convenience in equal measure. Reach out today to learn more!