Where to Warm Up on a Cold Day in Breckenridge – Breckenridge Coffee shops

An animated picture of a coffee cupBreckenridge can get cold in the winter. Breckenridge offers plenty of options for people to go and warm up after a long day on or off the mountain. One of the most popular spots to stop in and warm up in Breckenridge is a coffee shop. There are many coffee shops you can visit while staying in Breck and they are all sprinkled across town so you are never far from one. Here is a rundown of some of the most prominent coffee shops in town.

Starbucks: Everybody knows Starbucks. How can you not since there are so many Starbucks located all over the world the iconic brand is easy to recognize. This is the only Starbucks in Breckenridge and is a full service location with plenty of seating. Located at 225 S. Main Street in the little yellow house it is easy to find.

Clint’s: Located right in the middle of town at 131 South Main Street, Clint’s offers a nice variety of coffee and specialty drinks and great breakfast options including fresh bagel sandwiches.

Cuppa Joes: Located at 118 S Ridge St next to Meta Yoga is a newer shop and is quickly becoming a local’s favorite. In addition to offering great coffee drinks and original sandwiches Cuppa Joes has one of the best views of the ski area of any coffee shop to enjoy.

The Crown: 215 S Main St, Specializes in Desserts and baked goods as well as offering sandwiches and coffee. Come warm up and relax on the oversized couches as you people watch on Main Street.

Cool River: 325 S. Main Street, Located right behind Rasta Pasta and across from the Dredge on the south side of town, Cool River offers a wide variety of breakfast and lunch choices as well as perfectly brewed coffee.

Coffee Cart: Located in the entrance to City Market, locals love the Coffee Cart for a quick pick me up while doing their grocery shopping.

Mug Shot: The newest coffee shop in Breckenridge is located right on the corner of North Park and Airport Road and is part of Alpine Sports. According to their Facebook page Mug Shots is a wonderful place to get wonderful tasting coffee, awesome sandwiches and delicious treats.

Kava: Located on the North End of Main Street near Watson Ave at 205 N. Main Kava’s specialty are there homemade mini doughnuts that they make fresh every day. Of course they offer coffee, breakfast sandwiches and paninis  as well.

Twin Moose: Twin Moose opened this past summer as a Frozen Yogurt shop and recently expanded into a coffee shop. Located near Lincoln Ave at 105 N. Main Twin Moose is a great location to get a coffee or a Frozen Yogurt. Yes, frozen yogurt is still great in the winter.

As you can see there are many great options for warming up with a nice cup of coffee scattered throughout Breckenridge. Stop by and have a nice rest and cup of coffee to recharge!

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Horses are smiling

Horse carriage in BreckenridgeWinter carriage rides are nice on the mainstreet any time !

Name: John Urban
City: Colorado Springs
State: Colorado

Pictures from Today’s Dew Tour Ski Super Pipe Finals

Competitor at the Dew Tour Event in BreckenridgeThere was a great vibe among the crowd today as the best extreme skiers in the world took to the Super Pipe launching over 20 feet in the air soaring above the crowds! The excitement built as the competitors turned it up and went bigger to impress the judges and get scores needed to get on the podium. If that wasn’t enough the energy built even more as snow started to fall!

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At 15 to 20 feet the stakes are high for this competitor. Actually he is high up as well.

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It’s an awesome view from anywhere on the SuperPipe course.

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We love this picture. If you look closely you can see someone has a banner saying “I Love Breck.” We echo the sentiment 🙂

Santa showed up and brought the gift of snow with him!

Santa showed up and brought the gift of snow with him!

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These folks had a fine view of the action from the press and VIP tower.

Dew Tour Breckenridge Colorado

If you are in Breckenridge for the Dew Tour this weekend make sure to stop by the village at the base of Peak 8 for cool swag and good times.

Don’t forget if you are looking for the best deals on Breckenridge Lodging this weekend or any other time visit www.breckenridgediscountlodging.co

Breckenridge Winter Activity Ideas

Kids Snowshoeing in BreckenridgeBreckenridge is renowned for its world class skiing and snowboarding but did you know there are so many other activities in Breckenridge during the winter it is hard to classify Breckenridge as a Ski Town. From fun, family activities to hard core adventure activities and everything in between it would impossible to fit everything into just one visit to Breckenridge. Hopefully this Breckenridge activities guide will enlighten you and give you important information when planning your trip to Breckenridge this winter. Here is just a short list of the many opportunities to have fun in Breckenridge in the winter.

If you are an adrenaline junkie and are looking for a thrill beyond skiing at Breckenridge try snowmobiling. The backcountry around Breckenridge is prime snowmobiling country and there are many activities companies that offer tours and rentals. There are miles of trails that offer speed, adventure and amazing scenery. Snowmobiling can be a family activity with many companies offering smaller sleds for kids.

Another high adventure activity is snow cat assisted backcountry skiing. If you are looking to find the best conditions anywhere and ski or snowboard in pure untouched powder then try a backcountry skiing trip. There are a few great outfitters that offer trips out of Keystone and Vail pass. The terrain is mostly blue and most companies will even provide the newest powder skis and snowboards for you to try.

If you are looking for something that is a little less “white knuckle” but still high adrenaline, try Nordic skiing. There are 3 Nordic ski centers within 10 miles of Breckenridge that offer fantastic terrain, rentals and lessons. If you are looking for a top notch workout and plenty of scenery and excitement try Nordic skiing.

A great activity for the whole family is a dinner sleigh ride. Anybody can participate and the rides travel through Breckenridge’s backcountry and end up at a comfortable where a gourmet dinner is served and entertainment is provided. There are a few locations that offer sleigh rides and you can even set up a romantic ride for two.

Another great family activity that also explores a little of Breckenridge’s rich history is dog sledding. See how early settlers got around in Breck and take the whole family on a dog sledding tour. These short tours offer everyone a chance to guide a sled and learn about how settlers dealt with the cold winters back in the 1800’s.

Looking to get inside and out of the cold for a little bit? Check out the Breckenridge Recreation Center. The recreation center offers a full fitness facility, fitness and yoga classes, a climbing wall, numerous pools with a waterslide, indoor tennis and more. The whole family can split up or play together at the Breckenridge Recreation Center.

Looking for arts and entertainment try a gallery walk on Main Street. There are quite a few art galleries offering local and international art in a variety of themes. Check out what is playing at the Breckenridge Theater a local theater company or the Speakeasy Movie Theater which offers inexpensive movies in a quaint setting at the old CMC building in town.

Shopping and dining is a treat in Breckenridge. Main Street offers hundreds of shops and boutiques as well as over 80 restaurants and bars offering all kinds of food and beverages from inexpensive and eclectic to high end gourmet offerings.

These are just a few of the options for you to try on your next visit to Breckenridge visit http://www.grandlodgeonpeak7.com/Pages/Activities.aspx  for more detailed information on Breckenridge winter activities and information on providers

Lighting of Breck Weekend

Tree's lite up in BreckenridgeWe stayed at the River Mountain Lodge for two nights before our visit of the Grand Lodge on Peak 7. We went sledding, shopping, stopped at the Snow Plow Train park, had wonderful crepes, took a ride on the Gold Runner Alpine Coaster, and was in town for the Lighting of Breckenridge and the Race of the Santas. We had a wonderful relaxing weekend. We can’t wait to come back up for another visit. Everyone was so incredibly nice.

Name: Aubrey & Candice
City: Littleton
State: CO

Engagement

Friends hold up sign at Breckenridge ColoradoMy son asked his girlfriend to marry him. He had her best friends and their boyfriends there with them. The girls were outside by chairlift holding signs that read diamonds are forever. He came out on the balcony on one knee and proposed and had a photographer taking pictures the whole time then back up to his room for champagne and food then that night to relish and enjoy a red velvet cake from Clyde’s . He will be going back and they will get married at Breckenridge.:)

Name: Julie Munoz
City: Newburgh
State: In