Historic Breckenridge: Explore Its Victorian Heritage

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Historic Breckenridge, Colorado, well-known as a four-season playground for outdoor enthusiasts, takes its history seriously. The core area of the town itself is a National Historic District. The Breckenridge Welcome Center doubles as a two-story museum. Many of the 19th century homes are now museumsor designated historic sites. Tearing down historic buildings, even those in … Read more Historic Breckenridge: Explore Its Victorian Heritage

National Repertory Orchestra: Making Music in Breckenridge

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When Indiana University music major David Waldman heard that his 10-minute private violin audition won him a spot in the National Repertory Orchestra, the first thing he thought was that he wouldn’t have to go home and look for a summer job. The gig would put him in the Colorado mountains for the summer, and … Read more National Repertory Orchestra: Making Music in Breckenridge

Outdoor Traditions

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During the long nights of winter, nowhere does the full moon shine brighter than in Colorado’s high country. Tucked away from city lights, the silvery moon hangs like a lantern in the black sky, providing enough illumination for doing just about anything at night that you can do during the day. Mountain residents schedule nighttime … Read more Outdoor Traditions

The O2 Lounge: Get a Whiff of This

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With the possible exception of people sitting around hooked up to oxygen hoses, there’s not much about the O2 Lounge that looks like a hospital. It’s an odd sight, really, to see so many people with oxygen reclining on plush leather couches while the stereo plays Bob Marley & The Wailers despite the snow coming … Read more The O2 Lounge: Get a Whiff of This

One Ski Hill Place: Luxury in Breckenridge

Downtown Breckenridge is the pride of Colorado mountain towns, offering a wonderful main street, fine dining, and shopping galore. Home to festivals and celebrations year round, the mountain community is known for its vibrant culture as well as its gentle skiing terrain. At the base of Peak 8 is One Ski Hill Place, an ultimate … Read more One Ski Hill Place: Luxury in Breckenridge

Explore Breckenridge in Summer for Even More Outdoor Fun

Most people plan travel to Breckenridge, Colorado to enjoy the thrill of the ski slopes, but the summer is also an excellent time to visit this mountain community. Once the snow melts, the natural wonders of the mountain come to life, offering numerous opportunities for recreation. As the ice clears from the rivers and lakes, … Read more Explore Breckenridge in Summer for Even More Outdoor Fun

Summit County: Colorado’s Affordable Ski Destination

It can be expensive for a family to go skiing, especially in resort-rich Colorado. Kim and Ben Amiot know that all too well. Every winter the Columbia, Mo., couple journeys to the Colorado Rockies for a week of slopes and snow. Along with their two school-age daughters, they invite parents, step-parents, siblings, nieces, nephews and … Read more Summit County: Colorado’s Affordable Ski Destination

International Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge

A shotgun start on Jan. 22, 2013, will signal the start of the annual International Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge, Colorado. Sixteen snow-carving teams from around the world will create works of art from frozen blocks of snow, to be on display from Jan. 27 through Feb. 3, weather permitting. The teams of four hail … Read more International Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge

Breckenridge Hotels – Just Steps From The Ski Lifts

Breckenridge Ski Resort is huge – with 31 chairlifts, four peaks covering 2,358 acres, and 155 trails, there is something for every level of skier.  Besides quantity, Breckenridge is known for its snow quality.  With their high base elevation of 9,600 feet (the summit goes to 12,998 feet), skiers can rely on snow late into … Read more Breckenridge Hotels – Just Steps From The Ski Lifts

Restaurants in Breckenridge Have Beef, Bass, and Booze

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If you find yourself in Breckenridge on your Colorado vacation, then you’re probably there to hit the slopes and not the restaurants.  Despite this fact, you will undoubtedly need to grab a bite to eat every now and then.  If you’re looking for a place to refuel, there are few musts when visiting Breckenridge.  With … Read more Restaurants in Breckenridge Have Beef, Bass, and Booze

Dreaming of a Stay in Breckenridge

Breckenridge is one of the premiere ski spots in the state and probably the reason your Colorado vacation has brought you there.  If that’s the case then there are several things to consider when planning on where to stay.  Hitting up the ski resorts and dining at the town’s many restaurants can quickly become expensive … Read more Dreaming of a Stay in Breckenridge

Experience Breckenridge Restaurants Year-Round

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Founded by prospectors in the mid 1800s, Breckenridge has since grown into a charming mountain community that is known for welcoming winter sports enthusiasts. Yet the things to do in Breckenridge, Colorado do not stop when the snow melts. This year-round vacation destination boasts a charming downtown with quaint shops and welcoming faces, and also … Read more Experience Breckenridge Restaurants Year-Round

Girls’ Getaway: Spring for the Spas

My idea of a perfect weekend escape with friends? Two nights at a nearby (but not too close) hotel, pampering spa treatments, fine dining and plenty of outdoor activity. Throw in some red wine and lots of late-night girl talk, and I return home refreshed, rejuvenated and ready to tackle real life again. Such a … Read more Girls’ Getaway: Spring for the Spas

Dining Al Fresco: Front-Row Seat to Mountain Peaks

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Dining outside is one of the delicious delights of summer — a European tradition that has captured American diners big time. We find patios in gardens and malls, on rooftops and streets, and even in parking lots. But nowhere is the al fresco ambiance more appealing than in mountain resorts and towns. Whether it’s beneath … Read more Dining Al Fresco: Front-Row Seat to Mountain Peaks