Stunning Rocky Mountain retreat with lively luxury amenities
Breckenridge is a bustling mountain town tucked into a magnificent nook of Colorado's Rocky Mountain range near the scenic Blue River. Once a hub for prospectors searching for riches during the Colorado Gold Rush, Breckenridge has grown into a major destination for lovers of the great outdoors, with exceptional outdoor recreation available in every season. By virtue of its vibrant main street, its boundless natural beauty, and its delightful calendar of local events, Breckenridge opens its arms to new residents of all ages and interests.
If you’re a local in Breckenridge, you’re lucky enough to interact with one of the nation’s most beautiful areas of nature. There are so many opportunities to explore the surrounding wilderness of Breckenridge in every season, whether you’re hitting the slopes as a skier or going on a long mountain bike ride on a gorgeous summer afternoon.
Breckenridge features walkable streets and a variety of inviting small businesses that are great places to find unique specialty items for gifts, houseware, and clothing. Its quaint mountain town feel is augmented by luxurious upscale amenities, including many fine-dining restaurants with various cuisines from all over the world. If you’re searching for a tranquil and secluded retreat or would rather be near the lively town center, Breckenridge is adaptable to your desires. With an amazing calendar of local events to enjoy, Breckenridge is a wonderful place to meet neighbors and new friends.
Breckenridge offers a variety of intriguing small businesses, making shopping for clothing, gifts, and accessories easy and fun. The latest fashion trends are well represented by Breckenridge’s many boutiques, including Arabella and Valleygirl Boutique, which will help you find outfits with mountain mojo for every season. The main street is known for having friendly and inviting staff, so make sure you come with some extra time to browse.
A favorite upscale restaurant in Breckenridge is Aurum, conveniently located in the heart of town. This chic contemporary kitchen features an incredible wine selection and is famous for its mouthwatering pan-seared duck breast. Stop in to celebrate a special occasion or grab a delicious signature cocktail with a friend. Another local hit is Rootstalk, known for its elevated everyday dining and amazing seasonal fare. For an incredible happy hour, visit Breckenridge Distillery, known for its blended bourbon whiskey and offers one of the best steak dinners on the mountain.
If you’re looking for a tasty spot to get your caffeine fix, Breckenridge also has many cute, peaceful coffee shops, including Breckenridge Coffee Roasters, Mountain View Coffee Bar, and Unravel Coffee Breckenridge.
Given its remarkable natural beauty, Breckenridge offers a full calendar of events that embraces the region’s singularly beautiful wilderness and invites residents to join in on various fun outdoor activities. One summer gathering that locals love is the annual Breckenridge Beer Festival. With a diverse group of food and retail vendors, live music, a VIP area, and an amazing selection of locally brewed beers, this festival brings together fun-lovers from all over the community. Of course, Breckenridge also hosts an unforgettable Oktoberfest celebration annually, so there’s ample opportunity to sample beers and celebrate the region’s excellent breweries.
Locals in Breckenridge are also lucky to enjoy a fabulous artistic scene and love to attend the amazing Breckenridge Film Festival every year in September. With screenings of incredible new films and rich history of welcoming A-list guests, you won’t miss out on this special three-day event. Of course, folks interested in stimulating their creative side will also want to visit the Breckenridge Creative Arts District, which hosts classes year-round and the Breckenridge International Festival of Arts.
The Summit School District serves Breckenridge.
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