Winter fun starts the second you arrive at Breckenridge, Colorado. Enjoy downhill skiing on five huge peaks spanning 2,908 acres. Enjoy cross-country skiing across miles of groomed trails. Learn to telemark ski with free lessons. Dog sledding, sledding, ice skating, tubing, free boarding and many other activities are available as well. Use the information in this luxury travel guide to plan your Breckenridge getaway.

Breckenridge Colorado Traveling Overview

Visiting Breckenridge is great any time of the year. Breckenridge’s coldest month is January with average daytime highs of 32 degrees. Visitors going to Breckenridge Ski Resort find the most natural snow in March when it dumps an average of 19.5 inches. Skiing, sledding, and many other winter snow activities happen throughout the winter.

Spring usually quickly follows the early March snows in Breckenridge. Spring is a short season with temperatures averaging about 57 degrees. Music festivals highlight the season bringing many to town.

Lazy days of summer arrive in early June to Breckenridge. Breckenridge weather often sees daily highs of 70 degrees making it a great place to escape the heat in the Southern United States. Alpine sledding quickly becomes a visitor’s favorite. Enjoy the long summer days to ride a horse or go biking.

Fall makes its arrival in late August in Breckenridge. Everyone pretends to have German roots during Oktoberfest. Explore the historic Arts District during the Wine Festival. Try the area’s fantastic craft beers during the Crafts Spirits Festival.

Ski-In Ski-Out Lodging in Breckenridge CO

Developers built many ski-in-ski-out lodging options in Breckenridge. Choose the one meeting your needs the best from these top luxury choices.

Grand Timber Lodge

Tucked between peaks 8 and 9 very near the Snowflake Lift, guests find the Grand Timber Lodge. Choose between the studio condominiums or the one to three bedroom residences at this Breckenridge luxury resort allowing each guest plenty of privacy. Enjoy a rejuvenating spa treatment after a long day on the slopes or exploring the area. Create a mosaic masterpiece in a class at this family resort. Fabricate your own souvenir during the glass-etching class at this Breckenridge lodging resort.

  • Price: $198/night;
  • Accommodation Type:4-star hotel;
  • Booking: hotel portal;
  • Address: 75 Snowflake Drive Breckenridge, CO 80424.

One Ski Hill Place

Enjoy the luxury of ski-in-ski-out condominiums called One Ski Hill Place located at the base of peak 8 allowing you easy access to BreckConnect Gondola. Challenge your friends at the large game arcade or at the bowling alley. Relax by the fire in the living room while listening to lively piano music. Grab a meal at the café or a drink at the après ski-bar.

  • Price: $603/night;
  • Accommodation Type:5-star hotel;
  • Booking: TripAdvisor;
  • Address: 1521 Ski Hill Road, Breckenridge, CO 80424.

Crystal Peak Lodge

Consider staying at the conveniently located Crystal Peak Lodge at the base of Breckenridge Mountain. Relax in the hot tubs on the outdoor plaza. After a day on the slopes, store your equipment in the private secure ski lockers. Enjoy amazing views of the Colorado Rocky Mountains from each room. Challenge your friends to a game of bowling at the bowling alley. Eliminate tired muscles by spending time in the sauna or steam room. Pamper yourself with a massage.

  • Price: $530/night;
  • Accommodation Type:5-star hotel;
  • Booking: TripAdvisor;
  • Address: 1891 Ski Hill Road, Breckenridge, CO 80424;

Marriott’s Mountain Valley Lodge at Breckenridge

Enjoy the convenience of being located in downtown by staying at Marriott’s Mountain Valley Lodge at Breckenridge. Play in the outdoor heated swimming pool or soak in the whirlpool. Prepare your own meals in the kitchen at each villa or enjoy eating at the nearby restaurants. Choose between one bedroom and studio options. Enjoy a variety of sports by renting the equipment from the large selection.

  • Price: $331/night;
  • Accommodation Type:4-star hotel;
  • Booking: TripAdvisor;
  • Address: 655 Columbine Drive, Breckenridge, CO 80424.

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Breckenridge Mountain Facts

  • The base elevation of Breckenridge Mountain is located at 9,600 feet. Its summit reaches to 12,998 feet. Staff groom over 600 acres each day. Crews can make snow on all 600 acres.
  • Choose between 34 lifts for skiing fun that can move 46,800 people per hour. Ride the BreckConnect that can move up to 3,000 people an hour from the mountain to town and vice versa.
  • Play on the mountain’s four terrain parks totaling 25 acres of fun. Enjoy the 22-foot superpipe that many experts rank the best in the world.
  • Enjoy over 16 miles of cross-country skiing. Explore alpine skiing close to the mountain. Explore the state by skiing between the 34 connected huts located across the state.

Breckenridge Winter Fun

Explore many other winter activities near Breckenridge. Ride in a hot air balloon or on a dog sled. Sing Jingle Bells while going on a sleigh ride. Learn to ice skate at the indoor and outdoor rinks. Explore the area’s history by touring The Country Boy Mine. Try to find gold in the hills. Snowshoe under the full moon. Ride a snowmobile on the highest snowmobile tour in Colorado. Eat at the best restaurants in Breckenridge including the Hearthstone Restaurant, Blue River Bistro and Relish. Take the children to play at Mountain Top Children’s Museum or go on a walking history tour.

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Luxury travelers find lots to do in Breckenridge. Plan your vacation according to the activities that you love to do. Enjoy activities throughout the year. Choose your luxury accommodations. Once you start exploring the area you will want to come back often. If you have been to this area, then please share your experiences.

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