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Where to find trouble?

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Where to find trouble?

Going to be in Steamboat from 2/9 - 2/14 with 5 other guys. Were late 20s early 30s. Any microbreweries? Good pubs? We're not the thump thump club type. Pitchers of beer, maybe a suffleboard game, darts or pool. Couple of us are musicians and like watching bands. So recommendations would be appreciated.

Aside from the nightlife is there any resturants that can't be missed? Any other kinda thing like a happy hour or something that shouldn't be missed? I've heard of trips to some local hotsprings. Anybody know the best one to go on to cut lose a bit?

Be happy to return the favor with advise on Big Mountain, MT (Whitefish). Been going there for the last 5 years. Love it but trying something new this year to compare with it.

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1. Re: Where to find trouble?

We have been gong to Steamboat for 4 years and will be there

again this year 2/03-2/10. We come out for an event of ice driving at the Bridgestone Driving School. Then we go skiing and hang out. Here is a site that may help you with some choices for dining out. www.steamboat-dining.com. Just found out about a place called the Tap House with 21 beers on tap. The Old Town Pub is a place we frequent. Try a Fat Tire while you are there, but why stop at just one. Fat Tire is a Fort Collins, Co local brew. There are a few other varities from them. Central Park Liquor has a good selection of Colorado Micro brews.

We are a tad older than your group closing in on 40, but things are always happening there. The Winter Fest will be happening at Mount Warner. Then you asked about the Springs. We still have not made it there. I do know that Strawberry Park hot springs is clothing optional after dark. If you go to the chamber of commerce web site www.steamboat-chamber.com , There is a list of local events and information about most the area. If you stop by there they have alot of local insider information about things to do. Also the guys at Powder Pursuits ski and board shop usually know of something going on around town. Hopefully this will help you. If you are staying in a condo most of the management companies know of local spots to go. Steamboat Spings in a very mellow town where you will find Dog food on most menus around town. It is a very dog friendly town. Have fun!

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2. Re: Where to find trouble?

First - Steamboat has two centers of activity -the mountain village and downtown, a few miles apart. the free bus is easy, safe way to get around when partying. Downtown the Steamboat Brewery has nice brews made on site, good food and often music on weekends. Smokehouse has good selection of beer served in the big iced mugs. Mambo Italiano is a fun place to eat and drink. Several mexican resturants on mountain and downtown- take your pick. I actually like Fiesta Jalisco the best- it's tucked away in a plaza behind Safeway supermarket between town and mountain.

In mountain village (Ski time Square) Slopeside Grill is popular apres ski or for lunch during ski day. Ski in/out. Also nearby Tugboat and Dos Amigos for apres. Tugboat usually has bands on weekends. check the local paper when you arrive- Friday issue has entertainment section with all music in town listed. Feb 9-11 is Winter Carnival weekend. Street events are fun to watch - kids getting pulled on skis or adults on shovels behind horses on main st., parade with marching bands on skis etc. The night show on Saturday is pyrotechnics on skis and off ski jumps -including the infamous "lighted man". A little hokey and a lot of fun. Dress warm and have a warm-up for your insides in your pocket and hoot and holler with the rest of us.

Many hot springs aropund town- two you can soak in. Health and Rec facility right downtown has numerous pools heated naturally to different temps. Strawberry Park Hot Spgs is a few miles out of town and up in the woods - more natural and wild - clothing optional after dark. Enjoy- you're coming for a fun weekend...

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3. Re: Where to find trouble?

Old Town Pub in downtown and Slopeside Bar and Grill and Tug Boat in ski town square would be my three picks form what I have viewed.

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4. Re: Where to find trouble?

Old Town Pub in downtown and Slopeside Bar and Grill and Tug Boat in ski town square would be my three picks form what I have viewed.

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