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Breckenridge Introduction

Nestled in the Rocky Mountains and with roots that stretch back to the Gold Rush, modern-day Breckenridge is an intriguing and thriving tourist destination famed for its winter-sports offering, and the summer activities available are equally exciting, ranging from hiking, fishing, and cycling to gold panning and water sports. This mountain town is also renowned for its picturesque downtown area—a National Historic District—as well as its cultural events, which include the annual Breckenridge Film Festival and the zany Ullr Fest, a giant Viking-themed party that culminates in a colorful parade and huge bonfire.

Hotels in Breckenridge

Hotels in Breckenridge are experts at accommodating the needs of outdoor sporting types, as well as those who come in search of some culture and relaxation. Whichever type of vacationer you are, Breckenridge hotels will see to it that your every whim is satisfied; from luxurious 5-star resorts to elegant chalets and budget-friendly condos, you’ll be spoiled from the moment you set foot in the lobby to the minute you wave your reluctant goodbyes. Remember that winter is high season, so early booking is essential. You'll find the best Breckenridge hotel deals after the snows melt and the crowds disperse.

Where to stay

Most hotels in Breckenridge offer convenient proximity to the ski slopes, so you’ll never be far from spectacular views. Soak up the après-ski buzz from a condo in lively downtown, or chill out in a romantic log cabin with tranquil nature on your doorstep. Book a spacious suite in a resort hotel and enjoy a choice of restaurants, bars, and leisure facilities on tap—allowing you to save all your energy for the sporting action. Alternatively, hang your hat in a friendly inn northward of the town on Route 9 and enjoy the fishing, boating, and scenic trails around nearby Dillon Reservoir.

Things to see

Known as 'white gold,' the Colorado snow that powers the pistes at Breckenridge Ski Resort offers exciting possibilities for all abilities and interests, including ski trails, snowboarding lessons, and terrain parks. Every year, the town hosts the Annual Snow Sculpture Championships, where stunning carvings are created from gigantic blocks of snow. If you're visiting in warmer weather, the Breckenridge Summer Fun Park offers a huge range of thrilling activities, including an Alpine slide, chairlift rides, and a zip line. Main Street is lined with over 200 quaint shops, galleries, and restaurants; visitors can also appreciate the historic clapboard and picture-perfect log exteriors of its various buildings, and pay a visit to the Edwin Carter Cabin. This heritage landmark, built in 1875 by prospector and naturalist Professor Carter, is now an interactive museum. Nearby, adjacent to the Blue River, is the Riverwalk Center, an award-winning performance venue with a varied program of dance, drama, music, and art.

How to get to Breckenridge

Denver International Airport, just over 100 miles from Breckenridge, is the nearest major hub for domestic and international routes. A closer option is Eagle County Regional Airport, which offers a range of seasonal and year-round flights, and is a scenic drive of around 70 miles from Breckenridge through the Arapaho National Forest. You’ll find car rental offices at both airports. Interstate 70 and Highway 9 provide the primary road access to Breckenridge. More often than not, travel in Breckenridge involves 2 skis, or even 2 wheels, but for more conventional journeys there are plenty of taxis on call. Many hotels also provide shuttles for guest use.

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