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Breckenridge Winter Activities

When the snow begins to accumulate, Breckenridge, CO truly feels like a winter wonderland. With such a wide array of winter activities available, you and your family will have no trouble finding some incredible things to do in Breckenridge. With most activities mere minutes from your l door, you'll find a stay in one of Breckenridge's hotels or condominiums convenient, family-friendly, and fun.


Skiing & Snowboarding in Breckenridge

There's one reason that Breckenridge, Colorado is well known to winter sports enthusiasts worldwide and the reputation is obviously well deserved. With an average snowfall of 320 inches, most of that coming in the form of light champagne powder, there simply isn't a better place to ski in Colorado than in Breckenridge. The blue bird days in Breckenridge are world renowned With such excellent weather and spectacular snow all winter long, you'll find skiing and snowboarding  at Breckenridge Ski Resort  an experience second to none.

Nordic Skiing

The same deep powder and blue skies that draw downhill skiers to Breckenridge also make it an attractive place for Nordic skiing. With miles of pristine backcountry trails circling Breckenridge, the forests and trails of the Breckenridge area are the perfect place to get out on your skis and get away from it all with a solitary cross-country ski.

Snow Kiting

Snowkiting is the newest and fastest growing winter sport, and with good reason. Its exciting and easy to learn! Snowkiting is an outdoor winter sport where people use kite power to glide on snow or ice. The sport is similar to kitesurfing, but with the footwear used in snowboarding or skiing.If you already have a board or skis, you are half way there.  A small kite and a short lesson is all you need to get started.  Contact Colorado Kiteforce for more information and to book your lesson today.

Ice Skating

Twist, twirl, and glide along the surface of the Stephen C. West ice arena. A great way for families to bond, ice skating while on your winter vacation in Colorado is a great way to spend time with every member of the family. Lessons are available for all skill levels, and who knows? Maybe you'll find that someone in your family is the next Brian Boitano or Kristi Yamaguchi.

Sleigh Rides

Take a trip back to simpler times with a sleigh ride through The Rocky Mountains. You and your family will climb into a classic, period-style sleigh, crawl under a warm blanket, and be whisked away by a team of horses as you tour the wintery landscape at a healthy clip. Squeeze together to stay warm and share some cocoa to ward off the chills as you enjoy one of Breckenridge, Colorado's most beloved family activities.


If a chance to explore truly untouched wilderness is what you're after while on winter vacation in Colorado, there's no better way to get out into the great white beyond than on a pair of snowshoes. Rent a pair of high-quality, modern snowshoes or bring your own for an intense cardio workout that's as good for the body as it is for the soul. A trip through some backcountry is a great way to clear your mind and really drink in the beauty of The Rockies without distractions.

Dog Sledding

For an incredibly unique winter vacation experience, book a ride and see the Breckenridge countryside from the bundled-up comfort of a dog sled. You'll be surprised how quickly you cross the landscape as a team of 8-12 sled dogs pulls you and a driver through The Rocky Mountains on this most unique of winter activities.


If you're looking to really crank up the fun, there isn't a better winter activity in Breckenridge, CO than renting a snowmobile and tearing up and down the mountain to get your adrenaline fix. Fast and furious, snowmobiles offer all of the all-terrain fun of a dirt bike or quad coupled with the cool beauty of the winter landscape. Guides, lessons, and rentals are available from Breckenridge's respected snowmobile outfitter companies. Book your trip today and see Breckenridge at extreme speeds.

To learn more about all of the great things to do while on vacation in Colorado, contact Breckenridge Hospitality at 1-888-400-9590 today.