It may be best known as a winter hotspot during peak season, but Breckenridge also has a mountain of summer activities and eclectic joints you won’t want to miss.
Haunted Tour: This Summit town offers more than ghosts of ski seasons past. Take a stroll through town and let your skin crawl as you hear about spirits that have stuck around since the gold mining and civil war days. Call for reservations.
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 7:00pm; $10/adult, $5/children
Breckenridge Welcome Center, 203 S. Main St., Breckenridge; 970-453-9767
Shopping on Main: Over 200 shops line picturesque Historic Main Street in the heart of Breck. You’ll find funky, independent clothing boutiques along with eateries, handmade beauty goods, mountain gear and apparel, and jewelry shops.
Main St., Breckenridge
Quandary Peak: If a fourteener is in your future, you won’t want to miss Quandary Peak southwest of town. At 14,265 feet, you’ll see a breathtaking panoramic of the valley that won’t be matched elsewhere.
Colorado 9, 6 miles southwest of Breckenridge
Alpine Slide: Slide down the mountain at break-neck speeds with the Alpine SuperSlide at Peak 8. At 2,600 feet long, any one of these three twisting and turning mountain snakes will get your adrenaline pumping. The free BreckConnect Gondola will get you there.
Located in the Breckenridge Fun Park at Peak 8
High Altitude: Whether you’re looking for glass pipes or stickers to slap on your board, this cool little head shop will get you set up. Water pipes, hookah pipes, gadget pipes, wooden pipes … and there’s still a little space left for clothing, beaded curtains, hemp products, candles and more.
10am - 8pm
110 S. Main St., Breckenridge; 970-547-9207
Breckenridge Golf Club: Play a round at the 27-hole Jack Nicklaus-designed course for an upscale day on the greens (pictured). The elevation may help your ball fly farther, but don’t expect anything less than a challenging day of play.
200 Clubhouse Drive, Breckenridge; 970-453-9104
Breckenridge Distillery: As the “world’s highest distillery,” Breckenridge Distillery supplies bourbons, rums and vodkas to warm any visitor’s palate. Test them out for yourself at their tasting rooms located on Main Street and at the distillery itself.
Main Street, closed Tuesday, 3pm - 9pm
137 S. Main St.; 970-547-9759
Distillery, closed Mondays, 11am - 5pm
1925 Airport Road, Breckenridge; 970-547-WSKY (9759)