Best Ways To Spend Thanksgiving in Steamboat

Thanksgiving is a celebration of gratitude, of taking the time to appreciate all we have. In Steamboat Springs the trees are usually barren by Thanksgiving and the first snows have fallen. The cold outside makes the warmth of the indoors even more precious. Families reunite to play in the snow, share a meal and remember how wonderful life is. Below …

Get in Shape For Ski Season

If you are a powder hound you’ve already been up on Buff Pass or Rabbit Ears with your rock skis making turns. It’s that season and it’s time to get your body ready for it. Here are our top five ways to get in shape for ski season. 1. Exercise different muscle groups. Every sport requires different muscle groups to …

Ten Things To Do In Steamboat Springs When The First Snows Fall

Steamboat has already had its first big snowstorm with six inches holding strong at the higher elevations. You may not think it’s time for winter, but after all, this is Steamboat and you pretty much have to be prepared for winter every month of the year. Before the snow gets good enough to ski, ride, snowshoe or snowmobile here are …

Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Fall Colors In Steamboat Springs

Every year thousands of people flock to Steamboat Springs to enjoy the leaves of the aspens turning brilliant shades of gold, orange and even red. If you are headed up to the mountains to view the fall colors there are a few things you should know. How to prepare: Fall temperatures in Steamboat can range from 80 degrees to 20 …

Top Five Ways To Stay Warm In Steamboat This Fall

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It’s hard to believe, with the warm weather we’ve had, that fall is on the way but the yellow leaves drifting from the trees tell another story. Before we know it frost will be on the ground and the fall blue sky, so brilliant, will be clear above us. As the cold weather descends, we have a few tips for …

Top Ten ‘Must See’ Activities in Steamboat Springs Over Labor Day

Labor Day is quickly approaching, one last hurrah before fall sets in, kids are back to school and the long days of summer are quickly diminishing into darkness. So celebrate this Labor Day in Steamboat Springs by indulging in our top ten favorite activities. 1. Wild West Air Fest. Enjoy a WWII Torpedo Bomber tBM-3 Avenger perform a bombing simulation, …

Taking Care Of Your Skin During Steamboat’s Summers

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Despite the heat and humidity we have been experiencing in Steamboat this summer, the high elevation and typically dry climate contribute to dry skin, and an increase in the appearance of wrinkles. The sun’s harsh rays promote aging in the skin and brown spots. If you don’t wear sunglasses, squinting can cause crow’s lines around the eyes. Overall, living in …

Top Five Ways To Relax In Steamboat Springs

People come to Steamboat from around the world to escape their hectic city lives and to return to a simpler way of life. During your visit here, or even if you live here, we believe you should take time out of your day or week to simply relax. Below are our top five ways to relax in Steamboat Springs. 1. …

Reasons To Book A Couple’s Massage

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At Life Essentials Day Spa we understand the importance of shared experiences in relationships, which is why we have a special room set aside so that you and your lover, your loved one or the one you want to love can lie side by side, relax and be pampered together. If you need more incentive than that, consider the following …

Earth, Water and Fire at Life Essentials Day Spa

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Summer is finally here. With such a short summer season people head out in droves to walk through fields of wildflowers, tube down the Yampa River and watch the sunsets turn the sky to fire. Each big or small interaction with nature creates balance and peace within us. They remind us of our interconnectedness to all creatures while also reminding …