Summer in Breckenridge, Colorado
Snow-capped views of the Continental Divide, wildflower-dotted alpine meadows, warm cloudless days and cool mountain nights only begin to describe summer in Breckenridge. Summer guests have a bevy of experiences at their fingertips in Breckenridge, including all the world-class dining, nightlife and shopping found in historic downtown Breckenridge.
Boasting easy access from Denver, a full gamut of outdoor activities and attractions and a variety of lodging options, Breckenridge is the go-to spot for an affordable, practical summer vacation for mountain adventurers of all ages.
Breckenridge summer vacation
Experience the exhilaration of zooming 50 feet above fields of wildflowers at speeds of 45 miles per hour on the TenMile Flyer Zipline. Located at the base of Peak 8, The Gold Runner Alpine Coaster features 2,500 feet of elevated track and allows thrill seekers to control their speed through the exciting hairpin turns, dips and berms with hand brakes.
Mountain bikers can test their skills on Breckenridge’s 50 miles of trail network—much of which is lift-accessed for the downhill enthusiasts. Catering to a variety of experience and fitness levels, Breckenridge offers hikers everything from gentle, paved paths and lift-accessed, high-alpine trails to challenging summits.
Families can enjoy panning for gold together at the Lomax Gulch or sign up to experience the scary side of Breckenridge with a Haunted Tour. At the Edwin Carter and Barney Ford museums, history buffs will enjoy learning about Breck’s storied past and the characters that once walked the streets of this famous mining town.