There is so much to do – try something new!  Check out these activity guides — or

MUST DO !!!  Soak in a hot springs! Relax at the Old Town Hot Springs (on free town bus route) or
Strawberry Park Hot Springs
A van shuttle tour is recommended because the road to Strawberry Park is not paved. The tour is about 3 hours including driving roundtrip and they will pick you up at the hotel.  We have a group discount.
Hot Springs Adventures has a discount rate of $35.  To make reservation, call 970-879-1873 and mention group code wacv.  The tours leaving at 9am (only if more than 6 people), 10:30am will get you back in time for the meetings!  12pm gets back at 2:50.

What To Bring:
Since this is a natural, outdoor environment, there are a few things you should consider bringing with you:

  • Warm, comfortable, loose fitting & easy to change clothes (heated changing cabin onsite)
  • Snow boots or walking shoes with good tread
  • Bathing suit and towel (after dark, swimsuits are optional)
  • Plenty of water! (remember, no alcohol or glass) and snacks (optional)
  • Please note, there is no electricity at the hot springs

Skiing and Snowboarding

Terry Sports (970-879-8414) will be offering 25% off online ski rentals and 20% off walk-in ski rentals, 25% off all apparel, and a free glass of Wine while attendees are being fitted.  Use promotion code: IEEE. They have Ski in & Ski out location with ski storage for free — just next door to the Sheraton. You can  reserve online (preferred)  or call in advance to schedule appointments or stop by when you get in. They recommend the Performance Shaped Ski Package for beginners/intermediates but they have all levels of equipment for those who want more advanced stuff.  Local Tip: Save time in the morning by picking up your skis the evening before.

Discount lift tickets are available at  10% savings if you book 7 days in advance.
We will have 5% discount coupons for lift tickets at the registration desk.

Ice Skating
Shop and browse the art galleries in historic downtown Steamboat Springs
Visit the Tread of Pioneers Museum
Scenic Gondola Rides