One of the most visited ski resorts in the world, Breckenridge is a family friendly resort located in a historic former gold-mining town. Here, the locals are famous for their friendliness and independent spirit.
Skiers and snowboarders from all over the world visit not only for the fantastic skiing and riding, but to experience the authentic Breckenridge way of life.
Breckenridge appeals to skiers and boarders of all abilities, with 187 trails to choose from including wide open groomers through to advanced tree runs.
The resort is also recognised as having some of the best pipes and parks in the world.
- Ski Season: Mid November to late April
- Overall Height: 2926 metres
- Nearest township: Breckenridge
- Accommodation: Breckenridge
Helipad, Accommodation, Shuttle Bus, Restaurants / Cafes, Bars / Nightclub, Shopping, Supermarket, Doctor / Medical Centre, Bank / ATM (limited), Ski Hire, Chemist or Pharmacy, Post Office, Visitor Information Centre, Police Station, Child Care, Petrol Station.
Activities and Attractions
Everyone from beginners to experienced skiers and boarders can hone their skills under the expert guidance of the professionals from the Breckenridge Ski & Snowboard School, centrally located and staffed with friendly instructors.
On and off the snow the list of activities on offer is impressive, choose from dog sledding, hot air balloon rides, fly fishing, ice skating, starlight dinners, historical town tours and more.
You can also indulge in one of the many spas and enjoy fantastic shopping with over 225 shops to choose from. Breckenridge also plays host to a never-ending stream of events including film festivals, art exhibits, concerts and dancing.
At Breckenridge, you will find everything from 5-star luxury mountain-view hotels, to ski-in and ski-out lodges and cosy bed and breakfasts. Before resting your head, be sure you explore the lively apres ski scene and enjoy tasty fare at one of the more than 80 bars and restaurants.
From grocery stores to church services, the town of Breckenridge has everything you need to make your trip more comfortable. The town also offers museums, coffee shops, bike paths, and outdoor play areas for all ages.
Breckenridge is located a scenic two-hour drive from the Denver International Airport. From Denver, you can travel via private luxury transfers, a snow shuttle service or by renting a car.
Activities & Attractions
- Total Ski Area / Distance: 1177 hectares
- Total Ski Lifts: 34
- Total Ski Runs/Trails: 187
- Beginner Ski Area: 11%
- Intermediate Ski Area: 31%
- Advanced Ski Area: 58%
Ski / Snow Activities:
Downhill Skiing, Snowboarding, Cross-country skiing, Ski School / Lessons, Terrain Park, Snow Shoeing, Snow Mobile Tours, ice skating, starlight tours, fly fishing, dog sledding.
Spas, shopping, hot air balloon rides
- Address: 1599 Ski Hill Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424, USA View website