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Things To Do This Winter in Breck

The most wonderful time of the year is here. Winter has arrived in Breckenridge and we could not be more excited for yet another action-packed season. Check out the top winter activities & events below and book your Breckenridge stay today. Snowy Paradise awaits!

Must-Do Activities

Ski & Snowboard

World-class skiing and snowboarding are at your fingertips with access to Breckenridge Ski Resort steps away from town. Breckenridge has suitable terrain for every skier and rider regardless of age or ability level. With around 2,500 acres of terrain to offer, there is ample shredding opportunity for everyone. Purchase your lift tickets, book a lesson and get stoked!

Dog Sled

For those looking for a truly authentic winter adventure, Good Times dog sledding leads an exhilarating 6-mile tour through the winding trails of snowy wonderland. With the instruction of a knowledgeable guide, participants will have the opportunity to learn and work directly with the Siberian Huskies on their team. Dog sledding is truly one of the most thrilling ways to experience winter in Colorado—get out there and give it a go!

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Gondola Ride

Experience the breathtaking 360° view of the town of Breckenridge on your way up to Peak 7 or Peak 8. This scenic journey is a Breck staple and perfect for all ages. The BreckConnect Gondola runs from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. all winter long, 7 days a week. Best of all, Gondola rides are FREE.

Nordic Ski or Snowshoe

Nordic skiing and showshoeing opportunities are abundant in Breckenridge. Two world-class Nordic centers, the Gold Run Nordic Center and the Breckenridge Nordic Center, offer Nordic ski and showshoe rentals and access to stunning trail systems. Snowshoeing is a local favorite activity that is known as one of the best winter workouts out there. Great for couples looking to get active and enjoy the outdoors!

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Feed your inner adrenaline hound on a speedy race through the beautiful trails of Breckenridge this winter. Book your guided tour today and get access to some of the most amazing scenery in the entire state of Colorado.

Breckenridge rec center

The state-of-the-art Breckenridge Rec Center is a must-see and do after a tiring day in the mountains. The newly renovated facility has a sauna, steam room, lap pool and hot tub. What better way to recover from an unforgettable powder day? Kids will be overjoyed with the water slide, rock climbing wall and basketball courts as well.

Breckenridge Distillery

Yet another truly authentic Breckenridge experience that you cannot pass up on. The Breckenridge Distillery offers complimentary tours and tastings of Vodka, Gin and Bourbon. An additional $10 upgrade will give you access to a wider range of award-winning spirits. Stop in at the restaurant for unique flavors and a cozy mountain setting. The highest distillery in the world does not disappoint.

Don’t Miss These Events

Snow Dance

Mountain Dew and Breckenridge Ski Resort have teamed up to put together a thrilling early season experience on November 17th to celebrate the arrival of winter. Olympic gold medalist Red Gerard and five-time X Games medalist Julia Marino will be on the mountain all day. Don’t miss the free concert by GRAMATIK, Big Boi and others. Events will run all day from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. and the concert will take place in the South Gondola lot from 4 – 7 p.m.

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Lighting of Breckenridge and Race of the Santa’s

The holiday season takes full grip of Breckenridge on December 8th with the Lighting of Breckenridge and the Race of the Santa’s. The holiday spirit lights up downtown as hundreds of Santa’s race their way down main street dressed up in their jolly Santa suits. Bring your four-legged friend along for the Holiday Dog Parade, participate in a Christmas ornament workshop and Christmas carol your way through the streets.

Dew Tour

The winter Dew Tour will be back in Summit County this year, February 6-9, 2020 at Copper Mountain. Experience the on-slope competitions, events and festivities for free all weekend. It’s going to be a great time, guaranteed!

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Tag us at #visitbreck on FacebookInstagramTwitter and Pinterest all season long! We can’t wait to see what you get up to when you’re here.

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Travel Dates
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