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Treat your family to an unforgettable adventure.  From forested hikes to days paddling down the river, and strolls along historic Main Street, Breckenridge is ready to show you Colorado’s natural wonders and small town charm. While the scenic views will take your breath away, it’s the town that sets Breckenridge apart. Full of history and character, the Town of Breckenridge shares an incredibly laid-back charm that makes you feel like a local – no matter the season.

What you need to know about visiting Breckenridge post COVID-19

A new way to get away

Two women hiking in Breckenridge wildflowers - photo by Louie Traub
All you need is your own two feet to experience Breckenridge at its best and most scenic.

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, Breckenridge has worked hard to implement new sanitation practices and safety measures to better protect our visitors and residents.  As you plan your trip our guide will tell you everything you need to know before visiting Breckenridge this summer.

How you can help keep the Breckenridge community safe during your trip?

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Hike through forests, paddle through streams, bike down mountains

Summer Activities

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Colorado’s rivers and lakes flow rampant with cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, mountain whitefish, kokanee salmon, and so much more.

The mountains are ready to be explored again.  Whether you come for the trails, the rivers, to get some sun, or to get a little vertical distance from the real world, there’s plenty outdoor activities are open for exploration and adventure.

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What you need to know about heading outdoors

A new way to get away

Leave No Trace Principles are more important than ever when heading outdoors. Be sure to pack it in, pack it out and be respectful of others while on the trail.  This includes staying 6ft+ away from other trail users at all times.

What to know before you go

  • Guided adventures like rafting, horseback riding and ziplining have reduced tour capacity to XYZ for XYZ.
  • It’s highly recommended that you book activity reservations prior to your arrival by calling or emailing the provider.
  • Before booking, ask about cancellation policies and trip insurance.
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Local's Tip

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Due to reduced capacity, there is limited availability for many of Breckenridge's most popular activities and dining experiences. We highly recommend making reservations in advance.
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    The best reasons to get together

    Festivals & Events

    Celebrate Independence Day with a Main Street parade and small town traditions.

    We don’t just call ourselves the most social mountain town. We are. Our calendar is filled with exciting festivals and events – aka excuses to celebrate our rich history, dynamic community, endless creativity, local libations and so much more. Join us as we unite around life’s most cheers-worthy moments all year long.

    All events are subject to change to comply with state and county public health orders. Check back for updates or sign-up to receive event-specific email updates.

    What you need to know about visiting Breckenridge post COVID-19

    A new way to get away

    Doing things together is always more fun—from races and contests to dancing, singing and drinking but it also puts us at our most vulnerable.  In Breckenridge, we’ve implement new sanitation practices and safety measures to better protect our visitors and residents while celebrating at our festivals and events.

    What to know before you go

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    Local's Tip

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    Due to reduced capacity, there is limited availability for many of Breckenridge's most popular activities and dining experiences. We highly recommend making reservations in advance.
    Where to eat, drink and soak-up the sun

    Shopping, Dining & Nightlife

    Relish Happy Hour From Deck
    There are over 100 bars and restaurants located in downtown Breckenridge.

    Explore Main Street’s vibrant small businesses, artisan craftsman and boutique shops for the perfect trip souvineer or custom pie  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 also 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.

    What you need to know about visiting Breckenridge post COVID-19

    A new way to get away

    We’ve made it safer than ever to visit any of Breckenridge’s 100+ bars and restaurants by implement new sanitation practices and safety measures to better protect our visitors and residents while dining out.

    What to know before you go

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    Local's Tip

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    Due to reduced capacity, there is limited availability for many of Breckenridge's most popular activities and dining experiences. We highly recommend making reservations in advance.

    Summer Dining and Nightlife

      Explore Breckenridge's thriving arts & culture scene

      Arts & Culture

      Tree-o features three musicians — cellist Russick Smith, violinist Karen Lauffer and mandolinist Kevin Larkin – in a series of free concerts held in the forest for Breckenridge International Festival of Arts.
      Tree-o features three musicians — cellist Russick Smith, violinist Karen Lauffer and mandolinist Kevin Larkin – in a series of free concerts held in the forest for Breckenridge International Festival of Arts.

      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

      What you need to know about visiting Breckenridge post COVID-19

      A new way to get away

      Vibrant murals, public galleries and intimate art studios have make it easy to immerse yourself in culture while newly implemented sanitation practices and safety measures better protect our guests.

      What to know before you go

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      Local's Tip

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      Due to reduced capacity, there is limited availability for many of Breckenridge's most popular activities and dining experiences. We highly recommend making reservations in advance.

      Discover More of Breckenridge

        Plan Your Trip

        Lodging & Rentals

        The Pool at the Grand Lodge on Peak 7 in Breckenridge
        The Pool at the Grand Lodge on Peak 7

        No matter who you’re traveling with – friends, significant other, family – we have the perfect place to keep them happy. More importantly, our town-wide sanitation practices and safety measures help keep you and your loved ones safe during your stay.

         

        What you need to know about visiting Breckenridge post COVID-19

        A new way to get away

        The Town of Breckenridge has implemented new sanitation practices and safety measures better protect our guests.

        What to know before you go

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        Town of Breckenridge Lodging Policy

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        State of Colorado Policy

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        Local's Tip

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        Due to reduced capacity, there is limited availability for many of Breckenridge's most popular activities and dining experiences. We highly recommend making reservations in advance.
        Trip Planning Tips

        FAQs

        Family looking at the sunset from Mount Baldy in Breckenridge
        We think summer’s days must be longer because there’s so much to pack into each one.

        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.

        Where to get questions regarding new sanitation practices and safety measures answered

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        How do you get around Breckenridge

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        What should you pack for a summer trip to Breckenridge

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        What can you do with kids in Breckenridge

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        Where should I go hiking

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        What you need to know about visiting Breckenridge post COVID-19

        A new way to get away

        Safety and sanitation considerations have never been more important when planning a trip. While each hotel, condo, home and rental company are different, the Town of Breckenridge’s new rules and regulations ensure each property has your safety in mind.

        What to know before you go

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        Get Inspired

        Main Street in Breckenridge in Summer

        Easily view which restaurants, retail locations and businesses are open for business.

        What's Open

        Head outdoors and take advantage of fresh air and open spaces.

        9 activities that make it easy to social distance

        Learn how Breckenridge goes above and beyond to implement new sanitation practices and safety measures.

        Sanitation and disinfectant procedures

        An outdoor yoga class at Breckenridge

        Discover the best holistic and nature centric activities

        DIY Wellness Retreat

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        Discover Breckenridge's unique character and vibrant culture

        Immerse Yourself In Breckenridge's Small Town Charm

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