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.
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.
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 winter Breckenridge activities that await:
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Breckenridge has a variety of zones and activities that highlight the stunningly beautiful and rich environment through Epic Discovery. Whether you have an hour or a full day, craft your day your way with a pass, add on a zip line tour, or just enjoy a scenic chair ride.
Start out at Peak 8 Base Camp for fun for the whole family. Enjoy the thrills of journeying through and around the forest on our Gold Runner Coaster and Alpine Slides. Then soar up the Colorado Super Chair for a bird’s eye view of three of Colorado’s famous 14ers.
Arriving at the top you’ll reach Alpine Camp, home to interpretive hiking trails and the environmentally-inspired Alpineer Challenge Course. And not-to-be-missed is the new Expedition Zipline Tour, located at the Independence Outpost, featuring adventure high above the forest floor along ziplines and a bridge walk.
During the winter and early spring months, ski enthusiasts flock to Breckenridge. From Nordic skiing to terrain parks, Breckenridge has it
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.
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.
One of the best ways to experience Breckenridge is by foot. Immerse yourself in nature and explore one of the many meadows or forested glades on snowshoe. Groomed trails are also available at Breckenridge's two Nordic centers, along with lessons and rentals.
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.
Discover the thrill of rushing through the snow-covered woods on a sled pulled by a team of spectacular sled dogs. This unique winter activity is enjoyable for the whole family when you're not on the slopes.