What's great about Breckenridge

Breckenridge is one of the most popular mountain destinations in Colorado. As a 150-year-old mining town, Breckenridge has always stayed true to its roots. Its quaint historic character has earned it the reputation of being the best mountain town in America. An undeniable charm grounds this community located at 13,000 feet. Winter skiing and summer festivals ensure this mountain town stays fun and lively year-round.

Our Breckenridge travel guide will help you plan your entire visit to Breckenridge. Besides vacation rentals and lodging, Breckenridge Destination has the best information on shopping, dining, activities, and more. Our Breckenridge Destination Experts have local knowledge of the entire Breckenridge area, and can get you everything you need.

Check out our comprehensive Breckenridge Travel Guide below:

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.

Breckenridge highlights include

Breckenridge Resort

Skiers and boarders rave about the massive, yet accessible, four-mountain resort that is just a step away from town.


Winter and summer offer numerous activities for your vacation pleasure. Plan your vacation now!


From high-fashion boutiques to name-brand stores, shopping is fun in Breckenridge, CO.


See the list of resort restaurants and cozy pubs and cafés for all the best dining stops.


Be sure to book things like babysitters and private chefs before your trip.