The Town of Breckenridge
The town of Breckenridge is an international destination and for good reason. With our dry climate and range of outdoor activities, Breckenridge offers perfect alpine condition for the ski and snowboard enthusiast. Here in Breck it’s all about the number 300: The town enjoys 300 days of sunshine each year as well as 300 inches of snowfall. That’s enough to make anyone want to visit!
Things to do in Breckenridge
Breckenridge is home to world-class skiing and is home to 155 ski runs on five peaks: Peak 6, Peak 7, Peak 8, Peak 9, and Peak 10. The Imperial Chair lift found on Peak 8 is the highest in North America at 12,840 feet above sea level. Two Nordic ski areas offer superb cross country skiing. Dog sledding and snowmobiling are other favorite winter activities.
If snow isn’t your forte, then the summers are for you. Breckenridge has an average high in the 70’s with a nice crisp average low in the low 40’s. With the endless variety of terrain, rivers, and scenery, folks enjoy river rafting, kayaking, paddle boarding, boating, water skiing, mountain biking, hiking, and more in the summertime. It’s a cool respite from the heat and draws many to come enjoy it’s serenity. The sun shines bright in the summer, so sunscreen is recommended for all temperatures.
Places to Eat / Main Street
You won’t lack for a bite to eat while living or visiting Breckenridge. There are currently 76 restaurants and bars throughout this quaint town which is one of the draws of this great mountain town. Intermixed with plenty of unique shops, Breckenridge’s Main Street is a great place to visit after a day of play.