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Breckenridge

Breckenridge started as a mining town and is now a popular ski resort in Summit County, in Colorado. Part of the Rocky Mountains, the area provides some great opportunities for winter sport enthusiasts and also makes a great destination for a family holiday. The Breckenridge ski resort comprises four peaks and over 2,300 acres of skiing - most people going there on a family holiday will be looking forward to some winter sports. You can try your hand at everything from downhill slopes to cross country skiing and snowshoes, and all age and experience levels are catered for. In the summer, the area becomes a beauty spot full of hiking trails in the mountains (often accessible via the ski lifts), and you can also... more

Breckenridge started as a mining town and is now a popular ski resort in Summit County, in Colorado. Part of the Rocky Mountains, the area provides some great opportunities for winter sport enthusiasts and also makes a great destination for a family holiday. The Breckenridge ski resort comprises four peaks and over 2,300 acres of skiing - most people going there on a family holiday will be looking forward to some winter sports. You can try your hand at everything from downhill slopes to cross country skiing and snowshoes, and all age and experience levels are catered for. In the summer, the area becomes a beauty spot full of hiking trails in the mountains (often accessible via the ski lifts), and you can also play golf or go cycling along trails full of wild flowers. You can also check out the area's history as a mining town in the Edwin Carter Museum, which dates back to 1875 and is thought to be the oldest museum in Colorado. For a real taste of what makes this part of Colorado unique, you can even take jeep tours out to look at ghost towns in the area - old mining towns which didn't adapt when the mines closed and have been abandoned. These eerie empty towns are a fascinating snapshot of a unique slice of history.

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Breckenridge Gondola
Breckenridge Gondola
Attraction type: Taxis & Shuttles
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Main Street
Main Street
The historical section of Breckenridge.
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
Boreas Pass Road
Boreas Pass Road
Attraction type: Scenic Drives
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McCullough Gulch
McCullough Gulch
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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Breckenridge Ski Resort
Breckenridge Ski Resort
Owner description: Four huge peaks, five terrain parks, three half-pipes, two high-speed six passenger SuperChairs, a top-notch Ski & Ride School, the highest chairlift in North America... more Owner description: Four huge peaks, five terrain parks, three half-pipes, two high-speed six passenger SuperChairs, a top-notch Ski & Ride School, the highest chairlift in North America, unparalleled grooming, exciting events, and a historic mining town with endless shopping, dining and nightlife! less
Attraction type: Ski & Snowboard Areas
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Hearthstone Restaurant
Hearthstone Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 135 Restaurants in Breckenridge
Price: USD 28 - 42
Cuisines: American, International, Eclectic
Good for: Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Business, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, After-hours, Reservations
Soupz On
Soupz On
Ranked #2 of 135 Restaurants in Breckenridge
Price:
Cuisines: Fusion
Good for: Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Traverse Restaurant & Bar
Traverse Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #3 of 135 Restaurants in Breckenridge
Price: USD 12 - 30
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Family Fare, Gastropub
Dining options: Quick Bites, Dinner, Dessert, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Ember
Ember
Ranked #4 of 135 Restaurants in Breckenridge
Price: USD 20 - 25
Good for: Bar Scene, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Groups, Business, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, After-hours, Reservations
Le Petit Paris
Le Petit Paris
Ranked #5 of 135 Restaurants in Breckenridge
Cuisines: French
Good for: Entertaining clients, Business, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, After-hours, Reservations

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

The Bivvi Hostel
3.0 of 5
The Bivvi Hostel
USD 76 - 177
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Mountain Thunder Lodge
3.5 of 5
Mountain Thunder Lodge
USD 185 - 412
Ranked #2 of 22 Hotels in Breckenridge
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Abbett Placer Inn
Abbett Placer Inn
USD 69 - 156
Ranked #1 of 7 Breckenridge B&B and Inns

All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

One Ski Hill Place, A RockResort
4.0 of 5
One Ski Hill Place, A RockResort
USD 209 - 709
Ranked #3 of 22 Hotels in Breckenridge
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Wedgewood Lodge
Wedgewood Lodge
USD 117 - 280
Ranked #4 of 22 Hotels in Breckenridge
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BlueSky Breckenridge
3.5 of 5
BlueSky Breckenridge
USD 228 - 844
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Crystal Peak Lodge
4.0 of 5
Crystal Peak Lodge
USD 206 - 562
Ranked #6 of 22 Hotels in Breckenridge
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Hyatt Main Street Station
4.0 of 5
Hyatt Main Street Station
USD 181 - 399
Ranked #11 of 22 Hotels in Breckenridge
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Water House on Main Street
4.0 of 5
Water House on Main Street
USD 263 - 862
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