5 Types of Breckenridge Summer Trips

5 Types of Breckenridge Summer Trips

Lindsay Sevec
Lindsay Sevec
Breathtaking mountains, endless outdoor activities, Main Street festivals, and the authentic community are my reasons for making Breck, home.

Breckenridge has something for everyone. Whether you want to soar above the pines at Breckenridge Ski Resort on a zipline, or relax at one of our local spa’s, you’ll love your time here in Breck.  Check out 5 types of Breckenridge summer trips and start planning your getaway….

 

THE ACTIVE FAMILY

Hike Baker’s Tank Trail

Distance: Up to 5.1 miles | Open year-round

A walkable or bike-able dirt road through pines and aspens with the best views of Breckenridge and the Ten Mile Range. The trail is relatively flat and is accessible year-round. This is a must-hike trail on your Breckenridge adventure!

 

Hit the Pump Track at the Wellington Bike Park

This kid-friendly bike park includes a strider track, large pump track, three flow trails and a skills area with jump features. Free to the public, riders should always have a clear understanding of their ability level and always wear protective gear, including a helmet.

 

Epic Discovery

Take the BreckConnect Gondola up to the base of Peak 8 for family fun and adventure! Ride through the trees on the Gold Runner Coaster and Alpine Slides. Then, take the Colorado Superchair up to Alpine Camp for beautiful hiking trails, the Alpineer Challenge Course, the Expedition Zipline Tour and more! Opens June 14.

 

Breckenridge Escape Room

Can you solve riddles, uncover clues and crack codes to escape the Breckenridge Escape Room in time? Bring your family to solve problems and race the clock! All groups range in size from 2-8 and all games are 60 minutes. Good luck!

This summer we have a special offer! Check out our Family Adventure Stay + Play package

epic discovery

THE WINE + FOODIES

Blend your own wine

Spend an evening becoming a winemaker at the Continental Divide Winery! Taste four red varietals, craft your own custom blend then bottle, cork and label your own wine creation. This unique experience is perfect for friends or family, with sessions up to 14 guests. While your sipping on your blend, order a charcuterie board from The Cheese Shop across the plaza.

 

Come for a wine festival

Breckenridge is known for its summer festivals and events. And the wine festivals are two of my favorites. Take in the stunning views while sipping on your favorite vintage. These festivals offer a mix of wines from around the world paired with delicious bites to eat. Join us July 26-28 for the Breckenridge Food + Wine or September 12-25 for the Breckenridge Wine Classic.

This summer we have a special offer. Check out our Wine Festival Package for two!

 

Try our favorite new restaurants

Aurum

Head to Aurum Food + Wine for a modern, yet relaxed and casual dining experience. Happy hour is from 4-6 pm daily includes half-off menu items, wines by the glass, $3 draft beers and $7 classic cocktails. Try the Hamachi Crudo & Ahi Tartare…it’s amazing. To drink? The Bees Knees!

Pure Kitchen

A perfect option for large groups, families and healthy food enthusiasts alike. Clean ingredients. Tasty dishes. Pure Kitchen is an upscale, healthy dining experience; from the food served to the warm atmosphere. You can taste the authenticity and uniqueness in every dish since they have carefully crafted their menu. Try the Duck Confit, the Quinoa + Black Bean Burger, or really anything. It’s all delicious!

pure kitchen

THE GIRLS TRIP

SUP yoga

Gather all your ladies and join Meta Yoga Studio on Maggie Pond for stand-up paddleboard yoga. Step out of your comfort zone for a fun, challenging and relaxing experience on the water.

 

Boat around on Lake Dillon

The full-service marina offers pontoon and kayak rentals, boat tours, and stand-up paddleboards. Make sure to stop by the Island Bar and Grill in Frisco or the Tiki Bar in Dillon for a bite to eat, some drinks and some live music.

 

Get Crafty with wine at Ready Paint Fire

Can you solve riddles, uncover clues and crack codes to escape the Breckenridge Escape Room in time? Bring a group of friends or family to solve problems and race the clock! All groups range in size from 2-8 and all games are 60 minutes. Good luck!

paddle boarding
Stand Up Paddleboarding on Lake Dillon

This summer we’re offering an adult Adventure package! Check it out here.  

THE GUYS TRIP

Hike Mowhawk Lakes

Distance: 8.6 miles round-trip

A stunning hike that climbs to gorgeous lakes and historic ruins. It’s equal parts challenging and do-able for you and your friends. An absolute must-do in the summer months.

 

Take a bike and brewery tour

On the Ridden bike and brewery tour, ride around Breckenridge, discovering iconic locations and historical landmarks on a fat tire bike. Ride down the Blue River Rec Center path to Broken Compass and the Distillery for craft beer and spirits tastings.

Play a round of golf at 9000ft

Experience a 27-hole course with beautiful mountain views. The clubhouse sits at an elevation of 9,324 feet, which allows you to hit the ball farther and straighter! Playing golf in Breck also offers temperatures that make you forget about the heat of the summer.

This summer we’re offering an adult Adventure package! Check it out here.  

golfing at Breck

THE ADVENTUROUS COUPLE

Bike Sallie Barber Mine

Distance: 9.5 miles

Steady climbs featuring beautiful views. The trail guides you towards the historic Sallie Barber mine, where remnants of the abandoned mine still stands.

 

White water rafting

The Breckenridge area has some of the best whitewater rafting in the country, with great options for beginners or adrenaline junkies. Whether it’s a scenic trip down Browns Canyon or a more thrilling whitewater pursuit down The Numbers, there is something for everyone!

 

Watch the sunset

Nothing beats a Breckenridge sunset. Head up Boreas Pass for the best view of the Ten Mile Range. You can watch right from the road pull-off or head further up to Boreas Pass Trail for an even better view. It’s truly breathtaking!

This summer we’re offering an adult Adventure package! Check it out here.  

boreas pass

 

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