100 Things To Do in Breckenridge

December 27, 2017 / / by: Stefanie Van Der Kar

Winter or summer… there is an abundance of activities that keep us busy. Here are 100 things for you to scope out on your next trip to Breckenridge. We believe there is more to do – so stay tuned and come visit Breckenridge to experience all there is to offer.

  1. Gather a group of friends and put those minds together to get out of the Escape Room. A great alternative for when you aren’t hitting the slopes!
  2. Take a winter fat bike brewery tour from Ridden!
  3. Ride the gondola!
  4. Drink a bloody mary at the new Robbie’s Tavern on Peak 8
  5. Go Cross Country skiing at the Nordic Center
  6. MUSH! Set up a Dog Sledding adventure
  7. Ice Skate at the Stephen C. West Ice Arena
  8. Go Sledding at Carter Park
  9. Take a walk on the wild side and book a snowmobiling adventure at Vail Pass
  10. Take a moonlit snowshoe hike (contact Breckenridge Nordic Center for details on the next full moon!)
  11. Grab a horsedrawn carriage ride around town
  12. Go skiing
  13. Snowbiking? What’s that?
  14. Participate in the Ullympics
  15. Go snowboarding
  16. Catch candy at one of Breckenridge’s Main Street parades
  17. Run in the Race of the Santas
  18. Relax at the new Bar G located inside Giampietro’s
  19. Catch the latest hit movie at The Speakeasy Movie Theatre
  20. Jump on a mountain bike and explore Breck’s vast amount of trails, all easily accessible from town.
  21. Find a play you’d like to attend at the newly renovated Breckenridge Backstage Theater
  22. Get on the Gold Runner Alpine Coaster
  23. Treat yo self to a spa day! Might we suggest Grand Colorado on Peak 8’s newest Infinity Spa?
  24. Conquer a 14er – hike Quandary Peak
  25. Hike Boreas Pass and check out the changing aspens in the fall
  26. Ride the Imperial Express, the HIGHEST chairlift in North America!
  27. Visit the world’s highest floating restaurant The Dredge Restaurant for apres or dinner
  28. Grab a donut at the REAL Daylight Donuts
  29. Have a wine tasting at Breckwinery.com (read our first-hand experience here.)
  30. Stop by the Breckenridge Distillery tasting room in the Welcome Center Plaza
  31. Savor that sweet tooth at the Crepe Stand (and possibly wait in a bit of a line… it’s worth it!)
  32. Take a Zip Line adventure at Breckenridge’s updated and expanded Epic Discovery
  33. Try to catch a fish in Maggie Pond!
  34. Grab a Coconut Porter at Broken Compass Brewing
  35. Like Mac n Cheese? Taste test some of the best in town.
  36. Grab a cinnamon roll or a piece of carrot cake at Clint’s Bakery
  37. Enjoy pizza, beer & arcade games at Downstairs at Eric’s
  38. Sip on an Avalanche from the Breck Brewery
  39. Grab a hot cocoa at The Crown
  40. Cold day? Cozy up and check out the local library!
  41. See a Breckenridge Vipers game
  42. Indulge in a wine and cheese lunch at Ridge Street Wine
  43. Snowshoe Baker’s Tank trail
  44. Ski all the peaks at Breckenridge Ski Resort 
  45. Looking for some serenity? Bag the hike to terrain on Peak 6
  46. Catch a concert at the Riverwalk Center
  47. Road bike around Lake Dillon
  48. Book a sunset sail cruise on Lake Dillon
  49. Read a book by the Blue River
  50. Get artsy at Ready, Paint, Fire
  51. Visit Columbine Cafe for their famous corned beef hash
  52. Cruise down the Alpine Slide
  53. Indulge in a Mountain Top Cookie Shop!
  54. Get your sweet tooth fix at Fuzziwigs
  55. Walk through the International Snow Sculptures that come once a year
  56. Check out Breck Create (Breckenridge’s newest art district addition) events calendar
  57. Go horseback riding on Breckenridge Ski Resort
  58. Play a game of Hammerschlagen (Stump) at Blue Stag
  59. Drink green beer at Burke and Rileys on St. Patrick’s Day
  60. Don’t miss Mi Casa’s “make your own nachos” during happy hour
  61. Get fresh corduroy with Breck’s “First Track Fridays”. Learn more here.
  62. Hike Mohawk Lakes in the summer
  63. Brush up on your avalanche skills and take a training day!
  64. Rent a splitboard or AT set up and skin Baldy Mountain or Francie’s Cabin (safety first)!
  65. Get a buddy beer at Copper Top (located on Peak 9)
  66. Sign up for the Imperial Challenge
  67. Get tough and run the Breck Crest
  68. Check out the Gem & Jewelry stores
  69. Get a chocolate chip vegan cookie from Amazing Grace
  70. Splurge and grab a margarita at Angel’s Hollow (perk: in the summer they have an amazing display of flowers)
  71. Rent cruisers and bike the Breck to Frisco bike trail
  72. Mountain bike the Peak’s Trail
  73. Take a yoga class at Meta Yoga Studios
  74. Shop on Main Street
  75. Have dinner at Relish or Hearthstone
  76. Grab 2 for 1 martinis at Blue River Bistro during happy hour
  77. Sign up for a yoga retreat through GOYO Adventures
  78. Hike or bike Aspen Alley in the fall
  79. Take your pooch to the Carter Park dog park
  80. Take a class at the newly renovated Breckenridge Recreation Center
  81. Stand Up Paddleboard on Maggie Pond
  82. Teppenyaki at Asobi
  83. Sign up for a cooking class at Colorado Mountain College
  84. Come in September and party with the locals for Oktoberfest!
  85. Take a drive up to Hoosier Pass and say you’ve been to the Continental Divide
  86. Rent kayaks for a few hours and explore the many islands on Lake Dillon
  87. Don’t forget to look up! Spend some time stargazing at night
  88. For a little more of an adrenaline spike, sign up for a whitewater rafting trip in Buena Vista with Performance Tours
  89. Pop into Peekaboo Toys and find yourself acting like a kid again!
  90. Catch a live show at the Historic Brown
  91. Play horseshoes with a pretty stunning backdrop at Kenosha Steakhouse
  92. Eat s’mores tableside at Motherloaded Tavern
  93. See a free show at the Dillon Amphitheatre
  94. Watch a Rocky Mountain sunrise and/or sunset from Boreas Pass
  95. Hike Peak 1 for a different view of Summit County
  96. Grab your girlfriends and tune your skis at Rocky Mountain Underground’s Wednesday Wax Series 
  97. Buy a rubber duck to support the Summit Foundation’s Annual Rubber Duck Race
  98. Join us for the Spring Beer Festival… or ANY festival… we have one for almost every season! See upcoming events here.
  99. Ever tried absinthe? Now’s your chance! Check out the Absinthe Bar on Main Street
  100. Participate or spectate the Firecracker 50!
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