Inviting, laid back, and casual are apt words to describe the Breckenridge vibe. Breckenridge’s active community creates the perfect setting for family vacations, adventure seeking singles and couples, for romance, and for groups looking for a party. With its ease of access, gentle beginner terrain, and top-notch ski school Breck is one of the most family friendly ski resorts in the country. Downtown’s bustling shopping, restaurant, and bar scene are attractive to families and singles alike. Owing to the wide variety of activities and attractions, Breckenridge has something to offer for everyone. It is a place focused on the outdoors and its unique cultural identity where people come to have fun, explore, and enjoy some of the most captivating scenery imaginable.
From the day gold was discovered along the Blue River in the summer of 1859, a rich and colorful heritage began in Breckenridge that continues to this very day. Over the years Breckenridge has evolved from a rough and tumble mining town into a vacation destination steeped in history with charm and character like no other. While maintaining its Old West appeal, downtown Breckenridge has evolved into a vibrant center for shopping, dining, and the arts.
A stroll down Main Street encompasses over a mile of unique shops and dozens of restaurants serving everything from burgers and pizza to fine dining. Abundant bars and nightclubs feature live music and happy hour deals in the midsts of historic buildings and museums. Breckenridge is a place for friends and families to explore, play, and enjoy a complete vacation experience.