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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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All things to do » Things to do

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
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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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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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All places to eat » Places to eat

Hearthstone Restaurant
Hearthstone Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 147 Restaurants in Breckenridge
Price: USD 28 - USD 46
Cuisines: Contemporary, American
Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Relish
Relish
Ranked #2 of 147 Restaurants in Breckenridge
Cuisines: American
Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, After-hours, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Briar Rose Chophouse & Saloon
Briar Rose Chophouse & Saloon
Ranked #3 of 147 Restaurants in Breckenridge
Price: USD 31 - USD 50
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Crepes A La Cart
Crepes A La Cart
Ranked #4 of 147 Restaurants in Breckenridge
Cuisines: French
Good for: Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
The Canteen
The Canteen
Ranked #5 of 147 Restaurants in Breckenridge
Price: USD 7 - USD 32
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
Good for: Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Wedgewood Lodge
3.5 of 5
Wedgewood Lodge
USD 166 - USD 405
Ranked #2 of 22 Hotels in Breckenridge
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Mountain Thunder Lodge
3.5 of 5
Mountain Thunder Lodge
USD 242 - USD 761
Ranked #6 of 22 Hotels in Breckenridge
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The Lodge at Breckenridge
3.5 of 5
The Lodge at Breckenridge
USD 167 - USD 400
Ranked #7 of 22 Hotels in Breckenridge
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Valdoro Mountain Lodge
3.5 of 5
Valdoro Mountain Lodge
USD 388 - USD 481
Ranked #1 of 22 Hotels in Breckenridge
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One Ski Hill Place, A RockResort
4.0 of 5
One Ski Hill Place, A RockResort
USD 314 - USD 1,310
Ranked #5 of 22 Hotels in Breckenridge
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Marriott's Mountain Valley Lodge at Breckenridge
3.5 of 5
Marriott's Mountain Valley Lodge at Breckenridge
USD 264 - USD 464
Ranked #8 of 22 Hotels in Breckenridge
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Hyatt Main Street Station
4.0 of 5
Hyatt Main Street Station
USD 356 - USD 1,193
Ranked #13 of 22 Hotels in Breckenridge
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Water House on Main Street
4.0 of 5
Water House on Main Street
USD 361 - USD 1,635
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Keystone Lodge & Spa
4.0 of 5
Keystone Lodge & Spa
USD 153 - USD 404
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Keystone
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