You'll find a mountain oasis when you stay in one of our luxurious vacation rentals in the beautiful town of Breckenridge. From restaurants to art galleries to the world-renowned ski resort, you'll find that there's something for everyone. Thanks to its proximity to the Colorado wilderness, Breckenridge is a solid choice for a memorable ski getaway or a summer escape filled with hikes, fly fishing, and other outdoor adventures!
Where is Breckenridge, CO?
Located 40 miles east of the resort town of Vail and 80 miles west of Denver, Breckenridge is a resort town that has just over 4,500 year-round inhabitants. This small city covers almost five square miles and boasts a vast variety of indoor and outdoor attractions nearby your comfortable Breckenridge vacation rental.
With over 70 restaurants and bars, two Nordic Centers, a golf course, 16 museums and galleries, and the Riverwalk Center Outdoor Amphitheater, this town has a lot to offer. Add to that the world-famous Breckenridge Ski Resort and you'll find that Breckenridge has everything you need for a fun-filled Rocky Mountain retreat!
Things to Do in Breckenridge
Like the well-known town of Vail and the ski town of Beaver Creek, Breckenridge comes alive in the winter. With cold weather activities that include dog sledding, sleigh rides, snowmobiling, and even hot air balloon rides over the majestic winter wonderland scenery, you'll find that Breckenridge lives up to its winter reputation. With its ranking as one of the Top 10 Ski Resorts in America, Breckenridge Ski Resort boasts four towering mountain peaks on the Ten Mile Range and over 2,000 varied acres of skiing and snowboarding terrain. Whether you seek gently rolling hills or steep chutes, skiers and snowboarders of all ages will quickly find their favorite runs!
Besides the popular Breckenridge Ski Resort, the Gold Run Nordic Center and the Breckenridge Nordic Center each offer miles of trails for cross-country skiing or snowshoeing. After a day out on the slopes or trails, you'll love coming back to your private ski cabin, sitting back by the fire, and being all warm and cozy in the comfort of your own home away from home.
Breckenridge in the Summer
Of course, an adventurous stay in lovely Breckenridge isn't just reserved for the colder months! Summer brings its own set of activities - horseback riding, biking, rock climbing on the granite cliffs overlooking the Arkansas River, and hiking through fields of wildflowers. Honestly, finding something to do any season in a region with over 300 days of sunshine a year is a pretty easy task.
While you're here, getting around town couldn't be any easier - just look for the Free Ride! The Free Ride bus serves the town of Breckenridge at no charge, while the neighboring Summit Stage transit system in Summit County also offers free transportation throughout the entire area (including the nearby town of Blue River and the up-and-coming town of Frisco), making it easy to get from your Breckenridge vacation home to practically anywhere you want to go!
Cultural Attractions in Breckenridge
Culturally, Breckenridge has a lot going for it, as well! The Breckenridge Backstage Theater puts on year-round theater productions, while the Arts District, located near the corner of South Ridge Street and East Washington Avenue, is home to live performances, a ceramics studio, arts workshops, and the Riverwalk Performing Arts Center. In September, the Breckenridge Festival of Film brings a little bit of Hollywood to the Colorado mountains.
From your charming ski chalet or relaxing mountainside home, you'll be well-located to experience all this resort town has to offer - lattes alongside ham and Swiss croissants at the Mug Shot Cafe, a scenic hike along the six-mile Mohawk Lakes trail, jewelry shopping at Two Wild Sisters boutique, or an afternoon on the slopes at Breckenridge Ski Resort. When you stay in one of our Breckenridge vacation rentals, the possibilities are endless!