How to plan the perfect Spring Break

Breck Spring Fever concert

When planning your Spring Break trip to Breckenridge, you’ll want everything to be as perfect as possible. Start with the basics, and develop a decent plan to make your spring ski vacation absolutely perfect. Here are the answers to the five most important questions you’ll have in planning your trip in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

How will you get to the mountains?

Skip the stress of driving and let the mountain driving professionals take care of that for you. Shuttles are available from Denver International Airport (DIA). If you’re comfortable behind the wheel in snow and ice, please drive slowly and carefully, follow @ColoradoDOT on Twitter or on Facebook , and then find your skier parking on this map.

Learn more about how to get to Breck.

What’s Spring like in Breck?

Watch this and learn more:

What type of lodging do you prefer?

There are ski-in / ski-out properties at the base of Peak 8, and if you’re in town for the scene on the slopes, then you’ll want to be staying at One Ski Hill Place, where the Spring Fever festival has live music on the slopes at the end of the day. It’s an outdoor concert scene like no other, and not to be missed!

What kind of skier are you?

Have you outgrown those old skis? If you’re ready to step it up, I suggest renting some of the newer fat skis. There are some really fun skis out there, so head over to the demo center and try out something you’ve seen others ski on, and have always wanted to try out. Spring Break in Breck is a special time; spend it a good skis!

Wanna try something new?

How about checking out Breckenridge’s on-slope thrill ride? Yep, that’s right, you can now ride the Gold Runner Coaster. Breckenridge is progressive in offering new and fun ways to spend time in the mountains with your family and friends, and riding a roller coaster at 10,000 feet just might be one of the stories you get to tell. Watch a video to see what it looks like here.

When’s the last time you went sledding?

If it’s been a while, we’re suggesting a trip to Carter Park , where according to the local historical society’s website, the site of the first rope tow and ski club. Nowadays, it’s a short hike up to slide down and have fun the old-fashioned way. If you’re like me, it was sledding that was my first experience sliding on the snow, not skiing.

Yes, there are many other ways to further expand on this ‘Spring Breck in Breck’ list, so please share your mountain experiences and comment with your ideas and suggestions for the perfect Spring Break in Breckenridge. Please travel safe everyone and we’ll see you on the slopes soon!

–Stacy Sanchez