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.