5 Things You Cannot Afford to Miss in Breckenridge Colorado
As such Breckenridge Colorado is known for skiing to the extent of one of the best ski resorts in the US. However, it’s often forgotten that it has so many other interesting things too. So, if you are not very much into skiing, still you can visit this amazing place and enjoy so many other things. Here are only a few of them.
1. Walking History Tour
You can start enjoying your Breckenridge trip with a walking tour in which you will be taken on a stroll through the store district of Breckenridge which is famous in the country and hear enchanting stories of people who came here for gold and those who lived here for more than 100 years ago. It’s roughly a 90-minute tour and is truly rewarding.
You should visit one of the two Nordic Centers in Breckenridge where you’ll find various trail options. Trails for people with all ability levels are available here. Atlas or crescent moon snowshoes are available for rent as well as for purchase.
If you are not very comfortable in going all alone, take a guided tour that starts at 11 am and needs a prior booking. Apart from this, there are various trails to explore. They connect to each other at certain points and on the way you’ll get some amazing photo opportunities. So, don’t forget your camera.
3. Sledding and Tubing
Sledding is prohibited in Breckenridge city and you will be penalized for doing it. So, if you are based in one of the hotels near Breckenridge CO outside the city limits, you can do sledding. Some great areas to do it are around the park at Lake Dillon which is a short drive from Breckenridge and the Frisco Nordic Center offers a free sledding hill. Plus, you can also choose one of the several sledding companies for careening down tightly packed powder.
4. The Breckenridge Snow Sculpture Championship
If you are in Breckenridge near the end of January, don’t forget to attend the Breckenridge Snow Sculpture Championship where contestants come from around the world to participate. This is one of the best things to do in Breckenridge in the winter months. So, don’t miss it.
Breckenridge is loaded with storefronts that feature jewelry, bookstores, antiques and much more. Don’t forget to shop for winter clothing, home furnishing, sporting goods and housewares to take Breckenridge memories back home.
So, have you started planning your next vacation to Breckenridge?