The Top 5 Things to Do in Breckenridge
Whether it’s winter, spring, summer or fall, Breckenridge is one of the top vacation destinations in the United States. The town’s rich history and prime mountain location make it a premiere destination for our fun and adventure-seeking vacationers. With so many things to do in the area, you might not know where to begin. We’ve listed the top five activities that you and your family can enjoy while staying in Breckenridge.
Breckenridge Ski Resort
Our Breckenridge vacation home rentals are only half an hour away from some of the best skiing spots in North America, but one of the best is right in town. The resort has slopes of varying difficulty across four different peaks. During summer, the resort opens the Gold Runner Alpine Coaster and the Alpine Slide. The cleared slopes offer countless miles of pristine mountain hiking, biking and exploring.
Often referred to as Lake Dillon, Dillon Reservoir offers exciting opportunities year round. When the lake is frozen over in winter, many families enjoy ice skating, ice fishing and snowmobiling. During the summer, boats are available for a relaxing day of trout fishing.
Our Breckenridge vacation home rentals sit at the heart of what was once the Pikes Peak Gold Rush. The area is filled with historical signs of a once great mining town. You can even take a tour of mines that used to produce an enormous amount of gold. Don’t worry; the town also has first-class restaurants and shopping for our visitors with modern tastes.
Snow Sculptures, Parades and Festivals
Amazing works of art carved from 20-ton blocks of snow are a must-see during the International Snow Sculpture Championships. Parades to celebrate winter and our nation’s birthday feature fireworks and live music. Breckenridge is also home to numerous arts festivals and concerts that attract the world’s finest musicians and artists.
Not for the faint of heart, Quandary Peak is known to mountaineers as a fourteener, meaning it reaches 14,000 feet or higher. Compared to other peaks of its size, Quandary Peak is only moderately difficult to climb, making it an attractive climb for hikers of intermediate ability.
Whether you like the thrill of outdoor sports or the simple beauty of Colorado’s mountain terrain, Breckenridge is a fun destination throughout the year. Vacation rentals make experiencing this jewel of the Rocky Mountains convenient and affordable. Why waste money on expensive hotels when you can experience Breckenridge as if it were home?