If you’re planning a destination Christmas for your family this year, the Rocky Mountains are the place to be! Breckenridge has some of the best events and skiing for this season. If you want to mix-up your Christmas activities and get away from the ski slopes for a bit, have no fear, there are options aplenty out there for you. Whether it be trying out some of the incredible dining options, or finding out-of-the-box events to take part in… Summit County offers plenty of options to keep you entertained this holiday season.
For those looking to soak in some of the incredible nature in Breckenridge, there are few better ways to adventure through the trails than snowshoeing! The Breckenridge Nordic Center is minutes away from Main Street and offers snowshoeing through peaceful forests leading to incredible mountain views. Remnants of Breckenridge’s gold-rush history can be found all throughout the town. The Gold Run Nordic Center can take you on a guided tour to one of these iconic mining structures, The Jessie Mill. An experienced guide can lead you on a two-hour snowshoe tour through tame terrain appropriate for families and children, ages 7 and up. Tours are available daily from 1:00pm-3:00pm and can tailor to your specific needs/times if a standard package doesn’t fit visitors schedule. Call (970) 547-7889 for reservations!
While you may be away from your home kitchen this Christmas, don’t think for a second you Christmas day dinner is going to suffer! Breckenridge offers so many amazing restaurant options for the family on Christmas day! If you are looking for a fine dining experience with your significant other, The Hearthstone restaurant is the place for you! It is never too early to make reservations as this restaurant can fill up fast! The Hearthstone is very popular due to its charming atmosphere and breathtaking views. You can soak in the warmth of the cozy fireplace, and enjoy the festive Christmas trees, all while enjoying meals that are sure to leave a lasting impression on all who visit. The restaurant at 130 S. Ridge Street in Breckenridge. The Hearthstone is just one of countless other options for Christmas Dinners. Check out Sauce on the Maggie, and the Blue Stag Saloon as well!
If you’re looking to burn off some of those Christmas Day calories, Meta Yoga Studios offers plenty of great classes for you to unwind at. They focus on passive holds on target tendons in the body that practice flexibility in the spine and hips. These classes can be a great method of rehabilitation after a full day on the ski slopes! This studio is at 118 S. Ridge Street in Breckenridge.
Just because the sun has set behind the mountains, doesn’t mean that your day is over. There are plenty of nightlife options for the night owls out there, especially for the ones in search of live music! The 10 Mile Music Hall has just opened in Frisco, CO and is bumpin’ every week! On the 29th-31st of December, this venue will be hosting the Infamous Stringdusters, Eminence Ensemble, and Big Sam’s Funky Nation. This is the PERFECT way to spend your New Year’s Eve!! The venue has drinks, and an awesome balcony overlooking the stage. If you need transportation to and from Breckenridge, the Summit State provides free busses running in between the towns.
As you can see, Breckenridge is a premier destination for your Christmas festivities this year and offers something for everyone! There are countless activities and events to take part in, some great food to try, and some of the best skiing in the country. If you are tirelessly searching where to take your family for this Holiday season, look no further! Summit County has you covered!