June 2019

Found 6 blog entries for June 2019.

Sunday night our team was given the Yampa Valley Community Foundation’s Business Philanthropist of the Year award.

This award is an honor to receive in Steamboat, where charity and philanthropic work is a value that all locals hold dear.

Since The Steamboat Group’s inception in 2016 our team has donated over $70,000 to charities that align with our agents' values and passions with the overall goal to “Keep Steamboat Special”.

Along with monetary donations, our team enjoys getting out in the community to support projects by donating their time.  Twice per year we partner with Paul and Bridget Ferguson and LiftUp to host produce drives at City Market. Each drive has raised over 3,000 tons of fresh produce for community members and families in

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Steamboat is about to start looking a bit more cowboy.

Photo Courtesy of Shannon Lukens

Every summer locals and tourists alike gather at the Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeos. Here are some tips and tricks to have the best time while you’re there.

  1. Wearing warm clothes is a must , as sometimes those metal bleachers get cold! I recommend dressing in layers and also bringing either a cowboy hat or sunglasses to block the sun. You never know what the weather will be in Steamboat, but the rodeo continues on in either rain or shine!

  1. Get there early and leave late, and go exploring around that area during your free time! Howelsen Hill is a famous Steamboat landmark as dozens of winter Olympians have trained there. Not to mention that if you take a short hike to the top

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Recent increase in revenue from Lodging Tax indicates thriving Rental Market in Routt County

Recent numbers released by the City of Steamboat Springs show a substantial increase in revenue from the Lodging and Amenities Tax, exhibiting a thriving rental market in Steamboat.

From November 2018 to March 2019, tax revenue from the lodging and amenities tax increased by $600,000 citywide. From this increase, it can be deduced that the rental market in Steamboat is doing considerably well.

It seems like now is the time for rentals in Steamboat!

To learn more, enquire at rental agencies such as Mountain Resorts, Steamboat Resorts, Simply Steamboat, or TurnKey.

For the full report click here.

 

 

 

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Father’s Day is this weekend, and there is no better way to celebrate than in Steamboat. Sporty Steamboat dads like nothing better than getting outside for a sport or two with their family for Father's Day.  We’ve compiled a list of our favorite things to do and Father’s Day gifts to help celebrate.

  • Outdoors
    • Take dad on a bike ride. Steamboat's amazing mountain bike trails, gravel rides, and road routes never get old. 
    • A few of us are riding in the Moots Ranch Rally on Saturday.
    • Gift him a bike from Steamboat Ski and Bike Kare
    • Hike up Emerald Mountain
    • Go rock climbing at the L.C.A. Climbing Gym
    • Give a lift ticket for Christy Peak Express, regular weekly hours begin this weekend
  • Food
    • Breakfast at Winona's
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Summertime is upon us, which means that soon locals will be heading over to BAP for a shopping spree or pulling out their camping gear from storage. Looking for the best camping spots in Steamboat? This list is for you!

If you want to be close to town

Steamboat Springs KOA

A ten minute car drive away from town, these sites offer options for those staying in tents or anyone wanting to “glamp” it up and sleep in a cabin. As it’s close to town you’ll be able to enjoy Steamboat’s amenities but also be able to feel like you are camping in Colorado’s wilderness.

If you want to go north

North Routt has several great camping spots with lots of outdoor activities to enjoy. You could camp at Steamboat Lake or Pearl Lake, and enjoy swimming,

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....By our dogs

Here are our in-office pooches. Stop in sometime to meet them!

Chispa, 5 years old, Rescue, known as the Mama Bear of the office

“Snuggling is her favorite. She also loves long walks on the trail.” -Dianne Bertini

 

Ziggy, 1 year old, Rescue, known as the Unofficial office favorite

“He just wants to say hello!” -Alex Pond



Murphy, 17 years old, Border Collie Australian Shepherd mix, Rescue, (Writer's note: I was three when Murphy was born. By dog years he is about 90 years old now, and still in his prime!)

“He’s obsessed with me. I adopted him when he was 10, and he has bit me no less than 5 times.” -Derek Hodson

 

Hamilton (Left), French Bulldog and Angus (Right), English Bulldog,

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