Come visit us in Breckenridge and take a look around inhaling the crisp clean mountain air. You won’t just find great shopping and outdoor activities, you’ll find friendly people welcoming you to the area. Whether you want to enjoy a yoga class or take a heart-pounding run down the slopes, Breckenridge has something for you.
There’s an old saying in Breckenridge that you’ll come for the winter, but stay for the summer, and it’s true. Winter sports are a big part of life in Breckenridge, but so are summers, with everything from plays at the Backstage Theatre to the Stephen C. West Ice Arena. Breckenridge boasts great things to do for its more than 3,000 residents and the visitors that come to enjoy the winter sports and those who enjoy hiking, white water rafting and fly fishing just to name a few.
Breckenridge is nestled in a U-shaped valley on the western slope of the world famous Continental Divide and formally created in November of 1859 by General George Spencer and named for John C. Breckinridge, Vice President of the United States.
During peak season, Breckenridge becomes home to more than 36,000 visitors and welcomes each and every one of them with a smile and a handshake. If you’re ready to begin a great life in the mountains, visit us. Take a look around and enjoy the fresh mountain air, the outdoor and indoor activities and you’ll be wondering what took you so long to get here!