Breckenridge is one of the finest ski resort in the State of Colorado; it is undoubtedly the best destination for skiing thanks to the remarkable 300 plus inches of powder it gets each year. Breckenridge is a skiing haven, but it has a lot to offer for non-skiers and skiers who just want to explore the town and see what it has to offer other than skiing.
The History Tour Walk
Before being an extravagant ski resort, the Breckenridge was a popular town in the Gold Rush era of the 18th
century. The history walk tour is the best option to explore the town and hear thrilling stories about the gold rush. The tour is 90 minutes long; it’s the perfect way to explore the historical location of the town.
The Ullr Fest
This fun-filled festival is held in January to celebrate the snow, culture, and traditions of the towns. Enjoy the colourful parades and floats on the Main Street. 2018 will mark 55 years of this beautiful festival. At the end of the festival, people gather together to retire their Christmas trees in the large bonfire.
Head to some snowshoeing at the Nordic Center in Breckenridge for snowshoeing with your family or partner. The Nordic Center has different tracks and trails ideal for snowshoeing for all ability levels. Guided tours are available for a better experience. Reservation for the tour begins at 11:00 am. For tickets and equipment charges, please visit the official website of Nordic Center.
Snow Sculpture Championship
The last week of January is an important date for the locals and skiers at Breckenridge. The Snow Sculpture Championship is a major annual event in Breckenridge. This is your chance to witness the very rare art of snow sculpture since this is the World Championship expect the artists to take your breath away at this annual event. Be ready to be amazed and astonished at the Snow Sculpture Championship.
Dog Sled Ride
Make your Dog sledding dreams come to life at Breckenridge resort. The dog sledging activity is ideal for those with family or a partner for a memorable romantic tour. Imagine coursing through the beautiful majestic forests of Breckenridge pulled by adorable Siberian Huskies. This is the perfect way to explore the backcountry in the tranquil forest.
No trip to Breckenridge will be complete without some old-fashioned ice skating. Have some fun with your children and enjoy a fun-filled evening with your partner on the ice rink at the Stephen C. West Ice Arena. Apart from ice staking, try your luck at playing a game of ice hockey.
Gold Runner Alpine Coaster
Ride the spectacular and energy filled Gold Runner Alpine Coaster taking you on an exhilarating ride down 2500 feet. The Alpine Coaster lets you control the speed through the many turns, twists, and dips, around the ski run through the forest.
There is nothing better than taking a breathtaking very nostalgic sleigh ride across the breathtaking backcountry of Breckenridge. The ideal activity for families, make some unforgettable memories on the majestic sleigh rides.