The Colorado Tourism office reports that 77.7 million people visited the state in 2015. Summit County, CO, attractions rank high among the list of in-state destinations with its majestic mountain ranges serving as the primary draw. Climbing these mountains, some with peaks exceeding 14,000 feet, is a popular Summit County, CO, thing to do among the daredevil set. But the thrills don’t stop there as the county’s many ski resorts (Breckenridge, Keystone, Copper Mountain and Arapahoe Basin) have turned the hills into playgrounds for those who love winter snow sports and summertime activities like hiking and mountain biking. Frisco attractions include the marina and an adventure park that hosts tubing in the winter and BMX biking courses in summer. For the skate fans in your group, Breckenridge attractions include a 17,000-square-foot skateboard park adjacent to the rec center and two ice rinks at the Stephen C. West Ice Arena. Among Silverthorne attractions is the 65,000-square-foot recreation center with four swimming pools and spa-like amenities including hot tubs, saunas and steam rooms.
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Most of Dillon's attractions encompass activities inspired by the reservoir such as sailing or getting out on a pontoon boat. But Dillon is also home to an amphitheater with live music every Friday and Saturday nights, mid-June through mid-September along with a busy farmer’s market. And even if it’s mid-June, among the many Arapahoe Basin attractions is skiing. A-basin is recognized for its above-tree-line and north-facing slopes that allow the mountain to stay open later than any other in the US. For the golfers in your group, Keystone attractions include 36 championship-level holes at the River Course and Keystone Ranch. Breckenridge’s Bear, Beaver and Elk courses will also amaze you with their combination of challenging shots amidst natural wonders.