The town of Breckenridge, CO dates back to the mining-boom days of Colorado. For sightseers and history buffs that means museums and tours throughout charming downtown Breckenridge and into the many now-retired mines. Visitors can enjoy a real taste of what life was like back during Breckenridge's mining era. It also offers one of the most popular mountain resorts in the country with world-class activities, attractions and events during both the winter and summer.
In addition to skiing and snowboarding, winter guests can experience a host of snowbound adventures, like dog sledding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and much more. Summer in Breckenridge offers a whole different set of activities: hiking, biking, fishing, climbing—these are just a few of the adventures awaiting the outdoor enthusiast. The town offers a Summer Fun Park, an alpine slide, golfing, horseback riding, and more.
Breckenridge’s art district is definitely worth experiencing. The town features a pedestrian-friendly area with outdoor art galleries and open studios. Local artists and visiting artists offer workshops and demonstrations. Most downtown Breckenridge accommodations are within walking distance.
Here are a few examples of the Breckenridge activities that await:
During the winter and early spring months, ski enthusiasts flock to Breckenridge. From Nordic skiing to terrain parks, Breckenridge has it all.
During the summer months, river trips top our list of things to do. With a short drive you have access to any type of river trip imaginable. Colorado is home to the Arkansas and Colorado Rivers, as well as Clear Creek, Eagle, and Blue Rivers.
The stunning mountain peaks of Colorado's great outdoors provide the perfect atmosphere for hiking. The higher elevations stay cool during the summer, and most trail heads conveniently start in downtown Breckenridge.
Breckenridge is an ideal place to instill your kids with a love of the outdoors and an active lifestyle. See what kids activities Breckenridge currently has to offer.
Breckenridge has the only municipality in the world with a Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course. With 27 holes in the Upper Blue Mountain Valley, this course truly defines mountain golfing.
In Breckenridge you’ll find horseback rides, wagon rides, and dinner rides, all offering fresh mountain air and beautiful Colorado scenery.
Get a bird's eye view of the Rockies from a hot air balloon during the summer months. A hot air balloon ride is a great way to take in Colorado's scenery.