Welcome to Breckenridge, Colorado!
Breckenridge, Colorado, is a year-round ski resort town and summer recreation hotspot. The popular adage among locals is that people come for the winter but stay for the summer because the mild summer weather in Breckenridge combined with its endless blue skies are simply gorgeous. Of course, skiing in Breckenridge rules the winter season (along with other Breckenridge winter activities like snowboarding and snowshoeing) and, of course, winter weather in Breckenridge, CO, means even more blue skies and lots of fluffy snow. From the beautiful mountain views to the many things to do in Breckenridge, CO, and, at an elevation 9,600 feet (or 2,926 meters), Breckenridge will literally take your breath away. As the largest town in Summit County, Colorado, Breckenridge restaurants present endless variety from fine dining and family spots to an open-air crepe house or the nation’s only Starbuck’s located in a Victorian-era home. Even if you’re not the outdoorsy type, you will never run out of things to do in Breckenridge, CO, because the town is steeped in history from the mining era of the mid-1880s and the Arts District offers up classes plus unforgettable daytime and nighttime events. Main Street serves as home base for shopping in Breckenridge with stores that will outfit you in chic mountain or western styles or will help you choose the perfect gift to take home.
Breckenridge Ski Resort: Fun Days and Nights
While the town is best recognized as a family-friendly ski resort, Breckenridge nightlife has a few truly fun options for the Party People in your group. And whatever the setting, be sure to introduce yourself to the people around you. The locals are some of the friendliest people you’ll find anywhere and the town hosts visitors from all around the world as well as from the Denver metro area, so a truly interesting conversation is just a few kind words away.
When it’s time to rest your head from a day filled with adventure, there’s no shortage of accommodations in Breckenridge. Lodging options range from Breckenridge hotels to full-service resorts and bed-and-breakfasts. Breckenridge vacation rental properties are sized for couples, families and even larger parties that travel to the mountains for weddings in Breckenridge.