Breckenridge from A to Z: map of hotels and ski areas, slopes and pistes, lifts and ski passes. Bright photos and videos. Reviews of tourists-skiers about Breckenridge.
Breckenridge is imbued with the spirit of old America, which fills the resort guests with a special charm of the evening. Here you can admire the magnificent snow sculptures, then ride a dog sled along the snow-covered streets with picturesque wooden houses, and then see the American football competition in the snow.
Another highlight of the resort is its unique location between four interconnected mountains. A single lift ticket is also valid in the neighboring resorts of Keystone (Keystone), Vail (Vail) and Beaver Creek (Beavercreek). In addition, all these resorts can be reached by a free shuttle.
How to get there
According to toppharmacyschools, Breckenridge is 150 km from Denver Airport and 115 km from Eagle Local Airport.
One of the highest mountain resorts in the USA: the height of skiing here is under four kilometers. However, the resort has slopes for skiers of different levels.
By the way, this resort was founded on the wave of the “gold rush” back in 1859 and today ranks third in terms of the area of mountain slopes in Colorado.
Steep and bumpy trails for professionals are located in the forest area and closer to the top. Beginning skiers can safely perfect the long and gentle pistes closer to the foot.
For snowboarders, Breckenridge has three Terran Parks and three Halfpipes, each designed for a different skill level.
Experienced skiers come here to try out Free way terrain Park with a superpipe.
On the territory of the Breckenridge resort, not only trained skiers can train, on long and calm slopes you can also meet novice extreme sports enthusiasts who, led by experienced instructors, learn the basics of an exciting activity. Moreover, it is the Breckenridge school that is famous for its individual approach: special lessons are given for women, the elderly, there are special courses that hone the skills of turns, and, of course, a mountain school for children is popular. The child can be taken to the training center for half a day or for a full day, athletes from 3.5 to 5 years old will learn to ride under the guidance of experienced instructors. For children from 6 to 12 years old there are regular group lessons. But it is worth remembering that during the high season, lessons for children and places in kindergarten must be booked in advance.
Entertainment and attractions Breckenridge
Walking around the town born of the “gold rush” is a great opportunity to get acquainted with the history of Colorado. Moreover, one hundred and fifty buildings of the historical part of the city are listed in the National Book of Historic Monuments of the United States, therefore the construction of tall buildings is prohibited here, and modern ones are built exclusively as “settings” for western films about cowboys and Indians, which are filmed here in abundance.
This is a cheerful town, whose inhabitants love to organize parties, festivals and holidays, during which three central streets can accommodate about 25 thousand guests! For example, here you can visit the snow sculpture championship and the festival in honor of the northern god Ulr (Ullr fest).
Entertainment in Breckenridge is a whole bunch: about a hundred restaurants and cafes, 20 bars, 30 clubs and more than 200 shops. In addition, the town has a cinema, a sports center, an ice rink and a swimming pool.
3 things to do in Breckenridge
- Visit the annual snowboarding competitions: “Triple Crown” and “Grand Prix Chevrolet”, which have been held every year for 25 years with a large confluence of experts and amateurs. Here you can see new jumps and chips from the kings of snowboarding.
- Visit the exhibition of horseshoes.
- Become a guest of one of the many noisy weddings that are celebrated right on the mountain.