Breckenridge is the seat of Summit County in Colorado and located at the base of the Tenmile Range. The town boasts of luxury accommodations, great hiking or biking sites and fine dining. Known for its massive ski resort Breckenridge offers a combination of different activities all year along, and this is what makes it an upcoming travel destination. There is a wide range of summer and fall activities and at reasonable prices. Another added lure is the affordable accommodation one can enjoy atBreckenridge house rentals. Breckenridge was initially a mining town from the mid-19th century. However today it is a popular ski area and is located about 90 minutes from Denver.
There is something special about Breckenridge, whether it is summer or winters. The golden time of hours of sunshine creates magical moments to be enjoying during summers. There are plenty of opportunities and activities in Breckenridge all year long.
A clean city, great weather, and scenic views
Tourist love being the well-kept and clean city and one can enjoy whatever activity they want. The weather is great, and one can have fun both indoors and outdoors. This is just the perfect place to be at for those looking for an escape from the heat in the summertime. The weather is just perfect during the day in the summers. However, one should watch out for the afternoon thunderstorms. It is commonly known as Breck. The town sits along the Blue River and at the base of the Ten-Mile Range. Thus, one can enjoy panoramic views from anywhere in town.
The town of Breckenridge
Breckenridge boasts of several historic buildings along Main Street that add to the charm of the city. There are plenty of shops and restaurants where one can enjoy great food and shopping experience. Enjoy steaks and seafood as well as look for some great season deals in the shops. Browse the art district dotted with high-end galleries. You can take a class in art and craft. Many of the shops and restaurants feature local products. Backcountry Film Festival is held every year in the month of January. There are many interesting activities during summer such as the Fourth of July parade.
A great ski experience
Ever since ski trails were first cut, Breckenridge has fast become a popular destination for skiers. In Breckenridge, the skiers and snowboarders enjoy a wealth of great choices and with plenty of excellent options. Breck has become the second most visited ski resort. The historic town with a very aggressive expert terrain presents lots of choices for ski-in/ski-out lodging, rentals as well as luxury homes. There is lots of skiing and riding for all age groups who explore those trails across acres of skiable terrain. It is an incredible feeling of freedom and excitement as one ski on the thousand acres of powder-filled bowls. There is no shortage of skiing and boarding for every kind of tourist. Breckenridge offers a wide variety of options for the new and less advanced skiers across its breadth. The mountains here have everything to offer from the learning terrain to bump runs to green cruisers.
Plenty of outdoor activities
You will come across plenty of outdoor enthusiasts hiking trails, mountain biking, fly-fishing and boating in the nearby Lake Dillon. Whitewater rafting and alpine slides are also favorite Breckenridge hosts innumerable trails for mountain bikers that connect Breckenridge and Frisco. A large number of passes attract road bikers who participate in many biking and running races organized during the summer months. Quandary Peak is great for hikers. Tourists enjoy Alpine Slide, Jeep tours and scenic rides on the Colorado SuperChair. You can rent a stand-up paddleboard or kayak and enjoy the water at your own pace. Lake Dillon is a great place for beginners as it has plenty of exciting shorelines to explore.
Great place to fish
The Blue River and the waters below Dillon Dam are considered the best for fishing trout and kokanee salmon. The lake is also great for sailing or riding. Rocky Mountain trout carries the ability to survive within the harshest winter conditions above 10,000 feet. Breckenridge offers an all-year-round trout fishing options and this it is also a destination for world-class fly fishing that in addition to fantastic skiing. Montgomery Reservoir, Blue River, Tenmile Creek, Lake Dillon and Swan River are favorite spots for fishing.
Other activities to enjoy
There are numerous golf courses to choose from, and the Jack Nicklaus-designed Breckenridge Golf Club is one of the most well-known. Breckenridge Summer Fun Park features a mountain roller coaster, slides and a chairlift ride that offers scenic views of the place. You can go for stand-up paddleboard yoga and learn to concentrate on balance. Enjoy the famous dog sled race in the world here. This is your chance to get introduced to sled dog racing which is a fascinating sport that you can enjoy during Breckenridge vacation!
Breckenridge celebrates its love of with International Snow Sculpture Championships. A large number of teams gather here every January to chip, sculpt and shape great works of art. Watch hundreds of Santas, elves, reindeer and jolly dressers prance down Main Street during the Race of the Santas. Join the racers to ring in holiday seasons. With so many outdoor options, great weather and a popular skiing scene, it is easy to understand why tourists keep returning to this geographically unique location.