Join Up The Creek for our annual long weekend getaway to Steamboat Springs over the “Balloon Festival” weekend! Lots to do in Steamboat! One of the nicest vacation towns in Colorado!
We are staying at the Rabbit Ears Motel, easy walking distance to downtown Steamboat, across the street from the in town hot springs, right beside the Yampa river and free town bus stop. Standard rooms have 2 queen size beds each, microwave and refrigerator in each room. A continental breakfast is included each morning.
Included in the trip price is the Friday night “Hawaiian Aloha welcome party”! This will be in the Motel’s “party room” and includes Hawaiian Mai Tai, welcome Lei, pineapple, beer, wine, salad, pizza, desert. Welcome party goes from 5 pm to 10 pm. Make sure to bring your best Hawaiian shirt or outfit!
Optional Activities planned
Balloon Fest viewing & activties
3 Organized hikes
Tubing the Yampa
In town bike riding
Golf at the Haymaker golf course
Strawberry Park Hot Springs
Art In The Park Event
Organized dinners for Sat & Sun
OPTIONAL ACTIVITY DETAILS
3 organized hikes, 1) Hike up to the rabbit ears rocks on rabbit ears pass. 2) Fish Creek Falls Hike. 3) TBA
Balloon Festival Launch at 6:00 am Saturday and Sunday morning. View the spectacular launching of multiple hot air balloons as they take off and proceed down the valley.
Balloon Glow at Howelsen Hill on Saturday evening. Watch the balloons fire up in Steamboat.
In town bike ride on the bike path that runs thru Steamboat parallel to the Yampa River. This is about a 2 hour easy ride on a cement path. Will start at a bike rental shop so those that don’t have bikes can rent one. Around $30.00 for a bike and helmet.
Tubing the Yampa! Will start at an outfitter that will provide a rafting tube, life jacket, and bus ride back to the starting point for $20. Takes about 1.5 hours to float down the Yampa river. Nice ride with a few minor rapids.
Golf at Haymaker golf course.
Strawberry Park Hot Springs, one of the nicest hot springs in Colorado! Will organize a group to go after dinner on Sunday night.
Art in The Park! Over 150 vendors will be offering all sorts of unique art pieces! Browse or buy!
Organized dinners for Saturday and Sunday night. We will set up group dinners for everyone. Will have one or two places to choose from. Everyone orders off the regular menu and pays separately. Will have the Ore House at Pine Grove as one option for sure, a club favorite restaurant!
$100 Waitlist fee will apply towards trip cost
Dues-Paying UTC Members
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2 NIGHTS / 3 DAYS
Double Occupancy - Dues-Paying UTC Members $275
Single Occupancy - Dues-Paying UTC Members $535
If you want single occupancy, sign up for two spots ($275 each) and we will credit you back $15.
3 NIGHTS / 4 DAYS
Double Occupancy - Dues-Paying UTC Members $375
Single Occupancy - Dues-Paying UTC Members $735
If you want single occupancy, sign up for two spots ($375 each) and we will credit you back $15.
Non-Member, Guests & Meetup Members
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2 NIGHTS / 3 DAYS
Double Occupancy $325
Single Occupancy $635
If you want single occupancy, sign up for two spots ($325 each) and we will credit you $15.
3 NIGHTS / 4 DAYS
Double Occupancy $425
Single Occupancy $835
If you want single occupancy, sign up for two spots ($425each) and we will credit you $15.
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If you’re Driving to Steamboat:
Take I-70 West, at the Dillon/Silverthorne Exit #205, proceed North on the CO-9 for approx 38 miles. At Kremmling turn left on to US Hwy 40 West and continue for approx 50 miles over Rabbit Ears Pass.
Or, If I-70 is a mess take I-70 to Hwy 40 Exit 232 over Berthoud Pass thru Winter Park, to Steamboat.