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Breckenridge

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Driving Times

  • From Denver International Airport:
    1 Hour 40 minutes / 103.4 miles
  • From Eagle County Regional Airport:
    1 Hour 10 minutes / 72 miles

  • Allow additional time for seasonal driving conditions and traffic.

Breckenridge - Vacation Rentals & Ski Lodging

Originally opened in December 1960, today Breckenridge Ski Resort (affectionately known as ‘Breck’ to the locals) is perpetually one of the most visited ski resorts in North America. Lodging options are especially abundant in this mountain haven, which has an especially high number of ski-in/ski-out selections available to visitors during the winter season.

With a unique, casual atmosphere, both locals and visitors to the resort can verify Breckenridge’s claim to have one of the better après ski offerings in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. The quaint mountain town has a fun and hip main street, aptly dubbed Main Street, which caters to those looking to fill their days off the slopes. The shopping is fun and unique, matching the style of Breckenridge and the Colorado mountain feel. Take a stroll down Main Street and you’ll find everything from fun souvenir shops to chic clothing boutiques and galleries filled with the inspired creations of local artists.

Dining tends to run casual in this mountain town, with delicious options ranging from hand-tossed pizza to Asian fusion and even seafood (flown in almost daily, as is common with much of the seafood found in mountain resorts). Of course, you’ll find fine luxury cuisine as well, for what mountain resort would be complete without at least a dash of the highlife. And the nightlife scene in this mountain getaway is certainly up to par with what you would expect from a mountain resort that truly has everything to offer. Whether you want to just grab a drink or shake it on the dance floor, you’ll find something that suits your mood.

Of course, Breckenridge has a plethora of activities during the winter season, including skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, sleigh rides, snowmobiling and even dog sledding, just to name a few, but the summer time can be equally as impressive. During the warmer months, there’s fly fishing, golfing, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, tennis and even some zip-lining, and that’s just scratching the surface.

One of 11 ski areas located in the White River National Forest, Breckenridge’s terrain is made up of 2,908 skiable acres (1,177 hectares) spread over Peaks 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10, all of which make up the Tenmile Range. The resort’s 155 ski runs cater to a great mix of experience levels, with 14% of the runs for beginners, 31% for intermediate levels and the remaining 55% for advanced and expert skiers and snowboarders. Together, the five peaks are serviced by 32 separate lifts, which will also get you to the five terrain parks, totaling 25 acres, and two half-pipes that the resort boasts. Topping out at an elevation of 12,998 feet (3,962 meters) at its peak, Breckenridge receives about 370 inches (940 centimeters) of fresh mountain powder each year that falls on the 3,398 feet (1,036 meters) of vertical drop. With this in mind, you can be sure that whenever you come to visit, the slopes are ready to oblige, including the resorts eight bowls and longest run, Four O’clock, measuring 3.5 miles (5.6 kilometers) of Rocky Mountain perfection.

So, if Breckenridge sounds like a place you would like to spend your next vacation, or if you’d like to get some more firsthand insight about the resort and all it has to offer, please give us a call. Our friendly, knowledgeable Destination Specialists are standing by to assist you.