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3 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got to Breck

There are three things every skier wants to know when visiting a new resort: how to find the best terrain, where to park, and how to save money. At a destination as big and diverse as Breckenridge—five distinct peaks, 2,908 acres, 34 lifts—this insider knowledge goes even further. Set yourself up for success before your… Read More

Perks of Staying at Breckenridge Lodging

  When it comes to vacation lodging, it’s all about location. And amenities. And comforts. Breckenridge resort-owned properties take pride in providing this trifecta for guests and then taking it one step further with extra top-tier advantages. Treat your friends and family to the sweetest home away from home with these signature property perks. Stay… Read More

Family with skis

The Benefits to Booking Your Breckenridge Vacation Early

  Advanced planning is your key to saving tons of time and avoiding the hurry-up and wait once you arrive in Breckenridge. Alleviate unnecessary worry and ensure that your time here is spent enjoying every last drop of vacation, friends, family and snow with these Breckenridge pro vacation planning tips. Lock Down Lodging Before the… Read More

My Half-Day Epic Discovery Challenge

  I’m standing at the base of Peak 8 at Breckenridge Ski Resort on an early summer morning, staring up at enticing arrows pointing three different directions. GoldRunner Coaster this way. Snow Mountain that way. Straight ahead for the Alpine Slide. Today’s challenge is real: How do I pack a big-hitter Peak 8 summer adventure… Read More

Horseback riding in Breck

50 Things to do in Breck this Summer

Breckenridge is known for legendary winter activities — our slopes offer one of the best skiing experiences in the world — but, as the locals say, you’ll “come for the winter and stay for the summer.” Here are 50 things to do in Breck this summer — from a family-friendly day to an adrenaline-pumping biking… Read More

Unlimited Summer Fun with Breck’s Adventure Pass

By Ebeth Miller My four-year-old son Jarle (pronounced Yarley) has spent a lot of time on Peak 8 at Breckenridge Ski Resort, as he learned to ski over the last couple of seasons. So when I told him that we were heading up to the mountain on Friday, he furrowed his brow and asked with… Read More

Couple Hiking in Summer at Breckenridge

How to dress for summer in Breck

High country summers are pretty epic — endless sunshine, greened-up mountainsides, bluebird skies, mild temps, flowing rivers, and that oh so sweet scent of pine needles warming in the sun. The kicker? Mother Nature’s fickle ways. Clouds roll in, an afternoon shower stops over, even the occasional summer snowflake has been known to come to… Read More

Summer Camp at Breck

Summer Day Camp returns to Breck

The Breckenridge Summer Day Camp returns this summer from June 7 – Aug 29, 2018. The day camp, the only one of its kind to take place on the mountain at Breck, features a curriculum that focuses on science, nature, crafts and more, while teaching kids valuable outdoor skills. The Breck Summer Day Camp is… Read More

Summer Gear Guide 2018

Summer Gear Guide 2018 Weather in the mountains is notorious for being inconsistent and shifting unexpectedly. So when you can’t choose the conditions, choose like a pro.   Helly Hansen Since 1877, Helly Hansen has been on the forefront of innovative products.  With product built in tandem with our outdoor professionals that can’t choose their… Read More

Thanks for a great 2017-2018 season

Thanks to all of our guests, friends, family, and employees for and incredible 2017-18 season at Breck!   Here are a few of our favorite memories from the season. Shoutout to Joseph Large, Andrew MaGuire, Rory Gallagher, Clayton Trombley, Noah Wallace, and Luke Freleigh for capturing some of these moments.     We can’t wait… Read More

2017-2018 Winter Season is coming to a close

It’s not quite over but we want to say thank you to all our guests, friends, family, and employees for a great winter! Here’s the scoop on the rest of the season.               LIFTS & TERRAIN: Beginning Monday, April 16, for the final week of the season Breckenridge will… Read More

Spring Break in Breck

Depending on where you live, spring break lands on any given week throughout the month of March. Because families with small children and high schoolers, as well as college goers, know that Breck is a hot spot, you can expect a steady flow of spring breakers throughout March. If the sun is shining (and it… Read More

A First Timer’s Guide to Breckenridge

Want the full on Breckenridge experience? Attack it with an open-armed, no-agenda mindset, embracing the town, the mountain and that free-living, adventurous Summit County spirit. Start with these tried-and-true local favorites. For the Downhillers Breckenridge Ski Resort covers five massive peaks. That’s 187 trails across 2,908 acres. It’s a lot to take in. Begin with… Read More

Most Romantic Spots in Breck

Breck is home to some world class skiing, mountain biking, and all around high adrenaline adventuring; however, Breck also hosts some pretty romantic spots to get all lovey-dovey. The air might be thin at this high altitude, but there is definitely lots of love in the air. Here are some of our favorite spots and… Read More

Best Breckenridge Budget Restaurants and Dining Deals

There’s something deeply satisfying about finding a new favorite culinary stash spot that aligns with your bank account, especially in a ski town. Thankfully, Breckenridge is loaded with fantastic breakfast, lunch and happy hour deals. They just require a little hungry, budget-minded digging. Breakfast Daylight Doughnuts opens at 6 a.m., typically to a few diehards… Read More

Ullr Bonfire

Breck’s Best Winter Events

Breckenridge is known for its festive lineup of winter events. Here are the must-hit parties, big-name competitions and snow-filled celebrations. Each December, visit the base of Peak 8 for Dew Tour, when some of the best skiers and boarders from around the globe compete in high-flying competitions. This Olympic-qualifying event showcases gravity-defying slopestyle and halfpipe… Read More

Breckenridge – how to ski more, see more in just one day

We all wish we could spend endless time in the mountains but sometimes you only have one day to ski, play and fit in all of your favorite activities. If this is your case or if you are just a mountain go-getter, read on for tips to get ski more, see more and have the… Read More

Don’t Wait for Morning: Things to do on a Snowy Night in Breck

Snowy nights in Breckenridge are a dream come true. The town is bustling with celebration and each magical flake adds more excitement for the powder day in the morning. But why wait until the morning to enjoy it? There is plenty of fun to be had playing in Breck and the surrounding area, especially on… Read More

Family Activities for a Snowy Day

For many, there’s only one thing to do on a snowy day in Breckenridge: Ride the lifts and shred until the powder’s gone. But there’s even more to do in Breck as a family.  Here are additional activities the entire family will love to do together: Glide Ice skating at the Stephen C. West Arena is… Read More

A Guide to Downtown Breckenridge

One of the beautiful things that sets Breckenridge apart from other ski resort towns is its gripping blend of old and new. We have a cutting-edge arts scene, fantastic shopping and dining and plush spas and lodging—all nudged up against painstakingly preserved historic buildings and an active riverside recreation path set off by postcard mountain… Read More