Breckenridge is a quaint mountain town tucked away in the Ten Mile Range. The 151-year-old Victorian town includes one of the state's largest National Historic Districts with 249 structures. Breckenridge, which was founded in 1859, when gold was discovered in the Blue River, is now one of the leading resort destinations for both winter and summer activities.
Winter brings unique events to Breckenridge which bustles with a vibrant dining scene, a thriving arts district and of course lots of snow. Over 300 inches in an average year. In addition to skiing at the Breckenridge ski area, lots of other outdoor play is available to residents and visitors alike. Snowshoeing, dog sledding, sleigh rides, ice skating are only a few of the activities for all to enjoy in Breckenridge.
The Breckenridge Ski Area is a world-class ski area with on over 2,358 acres and 151 trails covering 4 mountains it can challenge everyone from beginner to the expert skier. Breckenridge boasts the highest chairlift in North America at 12,840 feet above sea level. Year in and year out Breckenridge is ranked in the top one of two resorts in the country for the most skier visits in the United States. Check out the mountain cams to see the weather.
Not to be overshadowed by winter, summers are truly spectacular. With the cool mountain, air flowers flourish on the hillsides. Bikers can take advantage of hundreds of miles of mountain bike trails. Bike paths connect all the towns and resorts. Adventurous souls can ride all four mountain passes on the same day. The Breckenridge Golf Club, with 27 holes designed by Jack Nicklaus will challenge the best golfers.
The Breckenridge Ski Resort, or just Breckenridge or Breck, is a ski resort located in Summit County, Colorado in the town of Breckenridge. Numerous properties are available for rentals in the area.