4 Tips to Experiencing the Best of Breckenridge in June
June 1st, 2014
Breckenridge, nestled away in beautiful Summit County, Colorado is truly a mountain town that has something for everyone. Whether, coming for just a day visit or an extended weekend, Breckenridge provides a special experience. This quaint Main St. town offers a unique mix of arts and culture and scenic beauty, which will transform any outdoor activity into a collage of perfect memories. In order to experience the best of Breckenridge during the month of June, one must “hike, see, listen, and do” to truly expose oneself to all the different elements that makes this town so remarkable. Below, you will find our 4 tips to experiencing the best of breckenridge in June.
Hiking in Breckenridge offers scenic beauty at every trailhead and hiking for all abilities. From mellow paved paths winding along the Blue River, to intense hikes up some of the tallest mountain peaks, all skill levels are worthy. An excellent beginner hike that even allows you to hike above the treeline and witness bountiful wildflowers is Black Powder Pass. For the more adventurous explorer searching for an exhilarating thrill, Quandary Peak, one of Colorado’s famous 14ers, offers a more intense hiking experience.
This June will mark not only the 34th Annual Breck Film Fest, but also many other incredible events! Each year Breckenridge celebrates the craft of film making and independent films. As one of the oldest film festivals in the country, The Breck Film Fes aims to inspire, educate, and entertain. However, if cinematography does not excite the mind, perhaps the Summit Foundation Golf Tournament will! For the 27th year, the Breckenridge Golf Course will host it’s annual golf tournament on June 7th in an effort to raise support for the Summit Foundation’s charitable work.
During the summer months, especially in June, the Riverwalk Center comes to life with the harmonious sounds of the National Repertory Orchestra and the Breckenridge Music Festival. With over 40 classical and non-classical concerts throughout the summer, Breckenridge is the place to be in the mountains. If your ears are longing for some soulful music, then make sure to catch Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue on June 20th.
Breckenridge is home to several art galleries, music festivals, museums, and historical sites. For the “hands on” artist, Quandary Antiques, located just a block away from Main St, hosts open studio days all throughout the month of June where ceramic enthusiasts can explore and gain some clay experience.
If looking for more of an adventure, the Colorado Rockies offers nothing but the absolute best in rafting excitement! From beginner float trips for the entire family to the most advanced Colorado white water experience, and everything in between, Breckenridge Whitewater and AVA Rafting provides it all! We are certain that one of the trips we offer will surely cure any adrenaline junkie withdrawal symptoms.