Top 10 Reasons To Visit Breckenridge This Winter
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And we could not be more excited for yet another action-packed season. There are so many things to do in Breckenridge in the winter. We’d love for you to experience our charming mountain town and all it has to offer.
Experience Breckenridge This Winter
1. IT’S A WINTER WONDERLAND
No matter what time of year, Breckenridge is magical. But there’s something about Main Street and the mountains being covered in snow. Our quaint, historical town truly turns into a snow globe. Snap some pics while you’re here and tag us #visitbreck!
2. WORLD-CLASS SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Boasting 34 chairlifts sprawling across 5 distinct peaks, Breckenridge Ski Resort 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 skiing and snowboarding opportunity for everyone. Purchase your lift tickets, book a lesson and get out there! Check out some of our favorite trails, too! If you’re looking for rental gear, check out some of our local rental shops for the best discounts and a seamless experience. You can even get your gear delivered!
3. SUNNY POW DAYS
Imagine blue skies and sunshine after 8+ inch snowstorms. You’re bound to have great conditions and the most fun on days like this. Luckily, here in Colorado we get about 300 days of sun. So bring on the snow and goggle tans!
4. COZY MAIN STREET CAFÉS + RESTAURANTS
Spend your snowy mornings, après-ski or evenings at a local Main Street café or restaurant. Play a board game with your friends, favorite coffee and snow sparkling through the window. Warm up with a tasty bowl of soup or a toasty crêpe on your ski break. Enjoy world-class dining and spirits with your family to end your day. There are countless options so be sure to check out some of our favorites in our Breckenridge dining guide. Traveling with your family? Try some of our favorite family restaurants in Breckenridge.
5. SNOWY ACTIVITIES
Feed your inner adrenaline through the snowy trees this winter with snowmobiling, dog sledding or snow tubing! Try Nordic skiing or snowshoeing at either of our two local Nordic centers. Spend a day on a fat tire bike or ride the free gondola for beautiful views along the way and at the base of Peak 8. Check out more winter activities here.
6. TOWN EVENTS
There is never a shortage of family-friendly entertainment and events during snowy months. Join us this season to celebrate the snowfall at Ullr Fest, experience stunning sculptures at the International Snow Sculpture Championships, and put your beads on for our annual Mardi Gras parade.
7. MEMORABLE ACCOMMODATIONS
Whether you’re traveling with your partner, family or a big group of friends, we want you to make the most out of your trip and enjoy all that Breckenridge has to offer by providing authentic travel experiences along with your lodging. We’ve put together a guide to help you pick the perfect Breckenridge lodging for your unforgettable vacation.
8. UNIQUE TO BRECK EXPERIENCES
Breck has many other fun activities for you and your group to enjoy, off the slopes! Race the clock and crack the code at the Breckenridge Escape Room, blend your own wine at the Continental Divide Wintery, get creative at a BreckCreate class or tour the Breckenridge Distillery!
9. LOCAL BOUTIQUES + OUTFITTERS
Downtown Breckenridge is home to many local boutiques and galleries. Our mountain-inspired shops are born from the love and admiration for our beautiful surroundings. We’ve got it all whether you’re an outdoor lover, an art enthusiast, a vintage boho fashionista, or a kiddo! Looking for more shopping and other exclusive info? Sign up for our Insider’s Guide!
10. THE BEST APRÈS-SKI
Breckenridge has some of the best après-ski in the Rockies. Grab a hot toddy at The Crown, a boozy cocoa from Robbie’s Tavern or your favorite beer from Broken Compass! Looking for more spots? We’ve made a list of our favorites here!
Start planning your trip! Check out our Breckenridge lodging options…