If you go . . .

Where to stay

The Steamboat Grand

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2300 Mt. Werner Circle

Steamboat Springs, Colo.

877-306-2628

www.steamboatgrand.com

The area’s top pick if access to the slopes is your priority. Spa, restaurant, and all the amenities you could want. From $340.

Hotel Bristol

917 Lincoln Ave.

800-851-0872

www.steamboathotelbristol.com

A comfortable option, with a saloon, in the thick of downtown’s shops. From $109.

Where to eat

Ghost Ranch Saloon

56 Seventh St.

970-879-9898

The best ribeye steak in town and even better live music. Great food in a Western atmosphere. Dinners from $14.95.

Information

Steamboat Chamber of

Commerce

www.steamboat-chamber.com

The best resource for information about carnival events. To register for an event, check with the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, www.sswc.org.