Breckenridge Summer Preview
May 17th, 2016
Summer in Breckenridge is a magical time. Breathtaking sunsets, twelve hours of sunlight, and majestic mountain views. This mountain town is the mecca of outdoor activities. As you will see below, the possibilities are endless!
~ Summer Fun Park ~
The park is located at the base of Peak 8 in Breckenridge. Enjoy the short scenic ride on the Gondola with unbeatable views of the town and Lake Dillon. Activities at the park include: Climbing Wall, Mineshaft Maze, Pony Rides, 4 x 4 Tours, Mountain Biking, Chairlift Ride, SuperBungee Trampoline, and many more!
~ Breckenridge Bike Week ~
Remember bike to school week in middle school? Relive the glory days with Breckenridge’s annual bike week. June 22nd has been officially named bike to work day. Leave your car at home and encourage your neighbors and loved ones to do the same. The remainder of the week will be filled with a number of bike races, clinics, and rides…Check them out!
~ Gold Mine Tours ~
Interested in learning about the town’s earliest settlers? Take a tour of Country Boy Mine, located just minutes outside downtown Breckenridge. The mine was known for its gold and silver production. It earned a national frame in both World War I and II for producing large amounts of high-grade lead and zinc.
~ Breckenridge Film Festival ~
Join the town September 15th through 18th in for the annual cinema festival. This is one of the oldest film festivals in the country. Established in 1981, the festival is a collaboration of independent films, big name premieres, educational programs, and local stars. Purchase tickets now!
Last, but not least, spend a few hours or a whole day whitewater rafting with family and friends. Breckenridge Whitewater has 4 rafting outposts, located throughout Colorado. Staying in Breckenridge? The Granite Outpost, located approximately an hour from Breckenridge, has some of the best whitewater rafting. Staying in Denver and don’t want to drive far? Check out our Idaho Springs Outpost.
Now there is no excuse for you to not go outside! Explore, push your limits, and enjoy all the Rocky Mountains have to offer.