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Summer in Breckenridge is like nothing you’ve ever experienced. It’s a place where visitors feel like locals, and locals have one heck of a good time, all season long. Stroll our charming Main Street, hit the trails, enjoy dining alfresco and partake in the endless activities we have going on all summer. Bring your favorite adventure buddies for the quintessential Colorado mountain getaway in Breckenridge, where every day is another chance to explore something new.

Public health orders are continuously evolving. We ask that you read through our local public health orders prior to arriving to know what to expect during your trip.

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After a year on-hold, we’re doing our best to get back on track. Many hotels, boutiques, activity vendors and restaurants are short-staffed and may limit their offerings. Thank you for being kind and patient to all those who are working hard to provide the welcoming, laid-back atmosphere that Breckenridge is known for.
Top Activities & Excursions During Your Trip

Things To Do

There’s no better place to enjoy summer than Breckenridge, Colorado.  Whether you come for the trails, the brews, to get some sun, or to get a little vertical distance from the real world, just know you’re always welcome in Breckenridge.  Start exploring our top activities to plan a trip you never want to leave.

8 Not-To-Miss Summer Activities in Breckenridge, Colorado

Summer in Breckenridge is like nothing you’ve ever experienced, thanks to easily accessible trails and an endless list of things to do. Create your itinerary around our top activities to start planning.

  1. Hiking
  2. Biking
  3. Whitewater Rafting
  4. Fly Fishing
  5. Golfing
  6. Paddle boarding & Kayaking
  7. Horseback Riding
  8. Summer Dog Sledding
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    Festivals & Events

    Art District movie in Breckenridge.
    The Arts District uniquely distinguishes Breckenridge from other mountain towns.
    • Events and festivals are continuously being re-imagined or postponed due to public health officials’ recommendations. Be sure to check directly with each event website for current regulations and info.
    • Explore art workshops, yoga classes and daily activities by browsing our local event calendar.

    Live Music, Tours & Performances

    The art scene in Breckenridge has blossomed over the last few years to offer week-long art festivals, classes and workshops, quality performing and visual arts and a calendar packed with cultural and creative experiences.

    Ways to experience arts, culture and history in Breckenridge:

    Where to eat, drink and soak-up the sun

    Dining & Nightlife

    Discover Breckenridge’s expanded patio scene for al fresco dining and happy hour in the sun.

    The Breckenridge culinary scene explodes with flavor and patio seating during the summer months. Take advantage of freshly inspired cuisine while dining alfresco and cooling off after a day of fun with a craft beer or cocktail. Summer is the perfect time of year to discover Breckenridge’s lively bar scene which kicks-off every afternoon with tasty apps and libations and flows into evenings filled with local music and ski town flavor.

    A few recommendations on where to eat in Breckenridge

    Summer Dining and Nightlife

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      Lodging

      Hikers taking a break on a rock in Breckenridge
      Reunite with your adventure buddies for an unforgettable trip.

      Where to Stay

      Breckenridge may be small, but it offers a large variety when it comes to lodging.  Find a place walking distance to town or choose your locations based off your kid’s favorite amenities.  There are plenty of pools, arcades, hot tubs and dog-friendly places to choose from.  Whatever your flavor, Breckenridge lodging options have something for everyone.

      Top Planning Resources

      Use our planning resources to find hiking trails, activities and entertainment for your trip. We’ve also added our favorite planning resources and tips to help trip planning go as smoothly as possible.

      Summer group rafting in the Blue River in Breckenridge

      top recommendations for fun

      100 things to do this summer

      Find your trail

      How to choose a hike

      Ultimate Family Guide to Breckenridge Summers

      Kid-approved fun

      Relish Happy Hour From Deck

      Explore our dining and retail scene

      Where to Eat, Drink, & Shop