Activities in Breckenridge

The town of Breckenridge, CO is old for a mountain town, having celebrated its 150th anniversary in November of 2009. The town offers several history museums and tours through the town and mine, giving visitors a look back into the heyday of Colorado's mining boom. It also offers one of the most popular ski resorts in the country.

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. With all the activities offered, you are sure to find something that suits your fancy.

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. If you find accommodations in Breckenridge near downtown, most of these places are within walking distance.

Here are just a few of the Breckendridge activities awaiting you:

15th Annual Breckenridge Main Street Art Festival

July 29th, 2016 - July 31st, 2016

Come take part in the 15th Annual Breckenridge Main Street Art Festival where over 100 artists from around the country will be featured. You will not want to miss the opportunity to purchase a unique piece of art for your home.

Breck Spartan Race

August 27th, 2016 - August 28th, 2016

If you have the desire to conquer Breckenridge, then this is the race for you. With a Beast race, Sprint race, and a Kids race, this high-intensity race is perfect for the whole family. Don’t let this obstacle race scare you, come out and enjoy!

Breckenridge Wine Classic

September 15th, 2016 - September 18th, 2016

Come experience the first ever Breckenridge Wine Classic with food and wine from all over the west. This inaugural event will take place as fall descends on the Rockies and will surely be a weekend to remember. Unwind in beautiful Breckenridge with a glass full of wine and you will never want to leave.


During the winter and early spring months, ski enthusiasts flock to Breckenridge. From Nordic skiing to terrain parks, Breckenridge has it all.

River Rafting

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.

Kids Activities

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.

Horseback Riding

In Breckenridge you’ll find horseback rides, wagon rides, and dinner rides, all offering fresh mountain air and beautiful Colorado scenery.

Hot Air Balloon Rides

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 gorgeous scenery.

Other Activities

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