Things To Do in Summit County, CO: Summer Activities

When you’re looking to leave the summer swelter behind, Summit County, is a fantastic getaway. Sure, you can work up quite a sweat here (and you must be vigilant about hydration), but Summit County, CO, summer activities come with a breeze and an extra mile of elevation that serves as nature’s air conditioner. Adventure is the name of the game as you plan your Summit County summer activities. Banked turns and rocky paths are highlights of mountain biking in Breckenridge and beyond. Dillon's activities are all about the lake and marina whether you’re looking to explore the water by kayak, standup paddle, pontoon or sailboat. Silverthorne summer activities offer miles of hiking, beginning with two White River National Forest trailheads, while both Breckenridge and Keystone are perfect for the summer golfer. Copper Mountain's summer activities include the county’s only go kart course, and its free American Eagle chair lift leaves you at the top of the hill where temperatures are even cooler. The Adventure Park in Frisco allows BMX bikers to jump, bank and turn through a dirt course, and the Frisco Marina, larger than its counterpart in Dillon, offers an equal amount of on-the-water activities with a larger number of moorings and a tiny beach (only small sand castles here, please!).

Summit County, CO, Summer Activities to Enjoy

For those looking for quieter pursuits, main streets in both Breckenridge and Frisco offer a fun mix of retail therapy, while shoppers with an agenda can head the The Outlets in Silverthorne. Arts festivals are scheduled for many summer weekends as popular Breckenridge activities and Frisco activities. Some are juried shows of 100+ artisan booths while others are participatory like a Plein Air watercolor festival that celebrates local landscapes and is open to anyone with a brush and canvas.

Summer Activities in Summit County by Area

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Things To Do in Summit County by Category

Alpine Fishing Adventures

Frisco Bay Marina
Summit County Summer Activity
267 Marina Road, Frisco
(303) 885-6292

If you aren’t skiing or snowboarding today, how about an unforgettable ice-fishing experience on Lake Dillon? Alpine Fishing Adventures, based out of the Frisco Bay Marina, will provide all the gear and tackle you need, plus a guide. You’ll stay warm in a heated hut big enough for the family, and you'll fish with an expert angler who knows the best spots on the lake.... read more

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Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center

Summit County Summer Activity
620 Village Road, Breckenridge
(970) 453-6000
(800) 265-3560

Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center has everything a family could want in one spot. Located at the base of Peak 9 of the Breckenridge Ski Resort, the mountains and downtown are just steps away. With more than 500 options for slope-side rooms, guests can choose between staying in hotel rooms, studios, one- or two-bedroom condos or specialty suites. Amenities like the resort’s multiple swimming... read more

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Mountain Time Escape Rooms

Summit County Summer Activity
505 S. Main Street, Breckenridge
(970) 423-6556

Mountain Time Escape Rooms in Breckenridge offers an interactive adventure that is great fun for all ages. This experience is perfect for a date night, a family get-together or team building. Special effects, impressive detail, a clever theme and some additional surprises make this escape room adventure stand out from the rest. The fitting theme is set in an avalanche survival cabin. You and your... read more

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