Breckenridge is nestled in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains and home to world-renowned skiing and snowboarding, hiking, horseback riding, white-water rafting and arts and music festivals. That’s some list. It also sits higher than any surrounding resort towns, providing epic backdrops all year round (luscious greenery in the summer and snow-capped mountains in the winter). Browse Plum Guide's hand-picked Resorts in Breckenridge.
The town itself has Victorian roots and a charming Historic District – find your bearings by walking along the historic Main Street, where buildings painted in shades of blue, green and red date back to the 1880s and 1890s. The evenings come alive on Breckenridge Main Street with its bustling bars and restaurants. You'll even find a local brewery and distillery with complimentary tastings and tours upon request.
Although you’ll want to spend some time exploring the former mining town of Breckenridge, it’s the surrounding area that’s particularly stunning. Hike to the beautiful Lower Mohawk Lake, where mountains dotted with pine and fir trees seem to rise up from the shallow water. There’s also the wide open fields of Hoosier Pass, the waterfalls of McCullough Gulch and the stunning Blue Lake of Monte Cristo Creek. In fact, no matter which direction you choose to start your hike, you’re sure to stumble across some of the most beautiful places in Colorado. Next time you’re planning a trip to Breckenridge, take a look at Plum Guide’s Resorts.