There may not be enough hours in the day to explore all that the family-friendly resort of Breckenridge has to offer. Breckenridge offers not only all-season adventure for all ages, but has a rich historic and cultural scene to discover.
If a winter wonderland is what you are looking for, Breckenridge has it all. Wake up to a mountain of fresh powdered runs and miles of snow-shoeing, cross-country skiing and snowmobile trails. Explore the beautiful Aspens of the backcountry by dogsled or take a sleigh ride to a starlit dinner. There is no better way to end an active day and renew your senses for tomorrow than by indulging yourself at one of Breckenridge’s 15 world-class spas.
As the snow melts
As the snow melts, the mountains turn to wildflowers and the rivers flow. Breckenridge’s trails can be explored by bike, horseback or foot. Adventure on the rivers by raft or spend a lazy day fly fishing. For golfing enthusiasts, Breckenridge is home to the only 27 hole Jack Nicklaus designed golf course. The Summer Fun Park offers both adults and kids an exhilarating day of fun with ziplining, paintball or a ride on the Gold Runner Alpine Coaster through the forest. For a bird’s eye view of this beautiful town, treat yourself to a Hot Air Balloon ride.
As Fall approaches and the Aspens turn color, it is Festival Season in Breckenridge with the Annual Breckenridge Music Festival, Festival of Film, Family Fun Fest and the Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival.
Historic & Cultural Breckenridge
Breckenridge has a rich authentic history waiting to be explored dating back to the Gold Rush in 1859. There are many historic tours and guided hikes offered year round. Join a snow-shoe tour through a mine site or experience an authentic ghost town. For some family fun, visit the Country Boy Mine, one of the largest and most famous gold mines, here you can take part in a gold panning experience and slide the 55 foot ore chute. Explore the vibrant Breckenridge Arts District, home to museums, children’s museums, galleries and live theatre performances for an outstanding cultural experience.
Explore Summit County’s other excellent resorts Arapahoe Basin, Copper Mountain and Keystone. A short drive away are the resorts of Beaver Creek and Vail.
Breckenridge’s appeal is unlimited all year round.