Welcome to the town of Breckenridge, Colorado. The town's rich mining history and friendly local vibe will make you want to move here. Take a step back in time as you walk along Main Street, past the authentic buildings that have stood for over 100 years. Then, explore hundreds of spots that make up the best dining, shopping, and nightlife you can find in a ski vacation.
Established as a base camp in 1859 after gold was discovered along the Blue River, Breckenridge quickly became a bustling town filled with fearless prospectors, hardworking miners, and plenty of rough-and-tumble saloons. While the frenzy of the Gold Rush era has long passed, travelers still flock to Breckenridge to experience its authentic charm, unique frontier spirit, breathtaking Rocky Mountain scenery, and abundance of exciting outdoor activities.
The town features numerous shops, boutiques, and art galleries. The town also features the Riverwalk Center, a state-of-the-art recreation center, a 27- hole Jack Nicklaus designed golf course, and a free town- and county- wide transit system. The slopes of Breckenridge Ski Resort are consistently ranked among the top ten in the nation. Adventure-seekers can enjoy exciting activities summer and winter in the surrounding mountains. Those with more cultural interests can learn about the town's colorful history by signing up for a jeep tour, mining tour, or walking tour of Breckenridge's historic district. Breckenridge offers a wide variety of dining for every palate. Visitors can find everything from fine dining to casual dining that is offered in many types of culinary style!