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How to feed 28 guests and not lose your mind!

Planning and amenities for feeding a large group Planning for large group lodging can take a lot of time and effort, let alone getting everyone fed 3 times a day! You’ve booked your Colorado stay at Bella Vista for a family reunion, wedding, or retirement celebration,...

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Make Traveling with Kids Easy!

Make Bella Vista your home base and enjoy these amenities Car seats, playpens, toys, and more! Traveling with kids adds a whole new layer of complication. More things to pack, more tickets to buy, the list goes on and on. Fortunately, the memories we make on vacation...

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Our Favorite Steamboat Restaurants

We are spoiled to have so many great restaurants in our little mountain town!  There are a plethora of options.  To help you navigate where to go so that you won't be disappointed, here are a few of our favs:   Mexican = Salt & Lime is located right...

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Planning a Bella Vista Wedding

Save The Date Weekend! A Bella Vista wedding is more of a "save the weekend" experience.  So where do you start?  The first thing you will want to do is decide who you would like to stay on property with you.  You get to have a total of 26 guests staying...

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Our 1st Guests at Bella Vista- New Year’s 2016

Eric and I had just moved up to Steamboat and taken over the Bella Vista in September.  Our first guests were a family reunion from Ohio over New Year’s 2016/2017.  They were a gracious group of engineers, entrepreneurs and all-around amazing people!  We...

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5 Ways to Relax, Reflect and Refresh this Holiday Season

The holiday season is full of anticipation, expectation and excitement all at the same time.  These three things are not bad when expressed from a grounded, wholesome being.  It is when we have these emotions mixed with an already unbalanced lifestyle that...

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2018 Giving Back

"We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give." - Winston S. Churchill A big part of why we do what we do is to use Bella Vista as a platform in which to do good. One of the ways we give back is by selecting 3 non-profits that we would...

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Reinventing “Save the Date”

Here at Bella Vista, the wedding experience is recreated and reinvented, with an entirely new meaning. Imagine waking up on your wedding day and looking outside your window at unparalleled and unobstructed views of the Yampa Valley, Catamount...

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 Hwy 40 Remodel…

...past, present and future "The Colorado Department of Transportation has released details on a $6.4 million construction project that will involve road repairs and repaving on a stretch of U.S. 40 from the Walton Creek Road intersection on the east side...

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