This famous ski spot — and former mining town — offers big fun, on and off the slopes.

The ski town of Breckenridge, Colorado, is known for its Victorian-era architecture and gold rush history. This charming mountain town is a paradise for any year-round adventure, with plenty of family-friendly outdoor activities no matter the season. There’s shopping, dining, breweries and art to explore in the quaint downtown, and this gateway to the Rockies offers access to hundreds of miles of nearby trails for hiking, biking and breathtaking views. Whether you’re hitting the slopes or keeping the kids entertained, Breckenridge is a quintessential Colorado playground.

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Explore Breckenridge

  • Southeast Breckenridge
  • North Breckenridge
  • Downtown

Southeast Breckenridge

Overview

Southeast Breckenridge feels worlds away from the nightlife and ski shops of downtown. Instead, it offers attractions that range from outdoor art exhibits in a seemingly enchanted forest to a theme park set in and around one of the state’s most famous mines.

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Hiking, Family Activities , History

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North Breckenridge

Overview

Save at least a few hours to experience the beautiful residential neighborhood of North Breckenridge, complete with rolling hills, scenic views and fabulous amenities. Visitors can enjoy an afternoon on the links, at a local distillery or on the snow, cross-country skiing.

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Recreation, Residential, Outdoor Activities

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Downtown

Overview

The core of Main Street Breck is home to more than 300 shops and restaurants, all set within a patchwork of historic Victorian buildings from the mining era. Take a self-guided walking tour of the charming streets and you’ll find boutiques and attractions that run the gamut from family-friendly to fashion-forward.

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Shopping, Dining

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Nearby Hotels and Resorts

Stay in the Center of it All

Immerse yourself in your destination at these centrally located hotels.

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Experience a Weekend in Breckenridge, Colorado — Both On and Off the Slopes

A landscape view of the snowy mountains with a ski lift in the distance

Explore Downtown and Colorado Mining History

A fresh-made doughnut from Daylight Donuts will perk you up for a morning spent browsing the boutiques of Main Street. In the afternoon, visit a former gold mine to get a taste of what life used to look like in this now-buzzy resort town, and pay a visit to a local celebrity, the Isak Heartstone troll sculpture. Grab dinner at Modis, then cap off the night with artisanal spirits at Après Handcrafted Libations.

A mug of coffee and a pastry on a table

Head Outdoors For Rocky Mountain Adventures

Hit the slopes year-round with a day out on one of Breck’s many scenic trails — by ski, board or foot. A children’s museum or railroad park will be just the ticket if you have younger kids in tow. Wind down with a cozy dinner at one of Breckenridge’s favorite pizza places.

An aerial view of Hoosier Pass Loop

Take In the Scenic Views for Lasting Memories

Nordic skiing, hiking or indoor ice skating are on the docket today, along with a Mediterranean lunch in a trendy setting back on Main Street. Grab a sweet treat at Mountain Top Cookie Shop, then wrap up your Breck adventure with an art-filled afternoon or a splashy-in-the-literal-sense rafting trip down the Blue River. For dinner, indulge at upscale Aurum.

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