Breckenridge Tourism, Colorado

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The historic Town of Breckenridge is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Summit County, Colorado, United States. The town population was 4,540 at the 2010 United States Census. The town also has many part-time residents, as many people have vacation homes in the area. The town is located at the base of the Tenmile Range. Summer in Breckenridge attracts outdoor enthusiasts with hiking trails, wildflowers, fly-fishing in the Blue River, mountain biking, nearby Lake Dillon for boating, white water rafting, alpine slides, and many shops and restaurants up and down Main Street. The historic buildings along Main Street with their clapboard and log exteriors add to the charm of the town. Every year, Breckenridge hosts the Breckenridge Festival of Film, established in 1981, Ullr Fest every January, as well as an annual Fourth of July parade.


Coloradoans love their mountains and have lovingly developed them as ski resorts for winter. The town of Breckenridge is one such ski town in the state. Winter activities like skiing, snowboarding, ice-fishing, sleighing, snowshoeing etc. are carried out in plenty. On the contrary, the mountains provide many hiking trails, mountain biking, fly fishing, biking, zipline rides etc. Hot air balloons rides over the mountains are also very popular. The outdoor activities are supplemented by events like Snow Sculpture Competitions, Backcountry Film Festival, Winter Dew tour, National Repertory Orchestra, Fourth of July parade and much more. Besides, locations like Blue River, mining ruins, the Main Street are very popular with tourists too. Breckenridge is a place where you can have an adventurous holiday any time of the year.  


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Facts and Stats for Breckenridge*

  • Living in Breckenridge - Quality of Life

    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.02 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Breckenridge

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Breckenridge

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.71 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 43.5 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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