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18 Other Things to Do in Breckenridge This Winter

  • November 3, 2017

18 Other Things to Do in Breckenridge This Winter Let’s face it, we’re no longer just a ski resort. Yes, make no mistake about it, Breckenridge Ski Resort put our old mining town on the map, but as purveyors of a slope side hotel in Breckenridge we seem to be getting more and more requests for “What else can we do this winter besides skiing or snowboarding?” And, our answer to this question is naturally “You have a variety of other options to sink your teeth into, we’re so much more than just a ski town!” So, allow me to answer this question now in more detail with my top 17 other...

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10 Reasons to Celebrate the Holiday Season in Breckenridge

  • October 10, 2017

There’s a reason – or multiple reasons for that matter – that Breckenridge is annually named one of the most picturesque holiday towns in the country. Besides the fact that we are almost guaranteed a white Christmas every year, our snowcapped ski town gets gunned up during the holidays because ski season is swinging into high gear. Besides this buzz, here are 10 other reasons to celebrate in Breck for a holiday experience of a lifetime: 1. The More the Merrier You may think you’re seeing double, triple or … but there’s more than one Santa running around in Breckenridge. Literally....

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The 9 Most Common Objects Left Behind in Hotel Rooms

  • September 28, 2017

When away from home, your hotel room can be a place of many things for you … a place of relaxation, vacation bliss, solitude and a place to lay your head at the end of a busy day. And while all of this is exactly what we want our Breckenridge hotel to be for our guests, one thing our hotel rooms also ending up being is a haven for misplaced belongings. While we make every attempt to return these pesky items to their rightful owners, the following is a list of the nine most common objects left at our hotel and how to avoid forgetting them in the first place: 1. Jewelry The number one item...

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I Bet You Didn’t Know All 15 of These Fun Facts About Breckenridge

  • September 2, 2017

1. Breckenridge Ski Resort became Colorado’s first major resort to permit snowboarding. 2. Four O’Clock Run is famous for more than just being an access to point to our Breckenridge hotel. In Christmas Vacation, the scene where Chevy Chase rides into the Walmart parking lot was filmed on Four O’Clock Run; the resort’s longest trail at 3.5 miles. The Walmart parking lot itself was actually filmed 9 miles to the north in Frisco, Colorado. 3. Another movie was filmed at Breckenridge Ski Resort – A-Chair served as the location where Harry got his tongue stuck on the chairlift in Dumb...

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5 Ways to Do Breckenridge on a Budget

  • August 23, 2017

The secret is out … Breckenridge, Colorado is not just a winter destination. Sure, the 300+ average inches of snow a year brings its share of snow enthusiasts, but with more and more year-round activities to take part in, Breckenridge is quickly becoming the place to be all year long. Par for the course, however, is that with increased visitation comes higher costs. Visiting a vacation town like Breck – or any other vacation town for that matter – will undoubtedly be a little pricey, so the following is my list of how to stretch your almighty dollar while visiting our mountain paradise. 1....

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It’s No Wonder Artists Find Such Inspiration in Breckenridge!

  • August 17, 2017

One of the things guests and locals alike love most about Breckenridge is our rich and vibrant art scene. Today I’ll leave my job at our Breckenridge hotel, grab a bite downtown and boogie over to the Riverwalk Center to see Rhiannon Giddens wail on the microphone. On my way through town, I’ll see several art installations which are part of the Breckenridge International Festival of Arts (BIFA) and I’ll stop to throw a couple of bucks in the guitar case of the four-piece bluegrass band doing a pop-up performance in Blue River Plaza. If I’m in the right place at the right time, I’ll...

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A Weekend of Art and Mountain Vibe at the Breckenridge Main Street Art Festival

  • July 14, 2017

On Friday, August 4th, Main Street Station in Breckenridge, CO will transform into an art lover’s paradise. For three full days, the Breckenridge Main Street Art Festival, nationally ranked #65 in Sunshine Artist’s top 200 fine art festivals in 2016, will grace the corner of Main Street and Park Avenue for a magnificent weekend of art and that unmistakable Rocky Mountain vibe. Plus, our Breckenridge hotel is just half a mile from all the action! Now in its 16th year, this free event will once again feature over 100 artists from all over the country versed in all mediums, including jewelry,...

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The Grapes Are Calling From Breckenridge

  • July 13, 2017

The grapes are calling. And so is your palate. The Breckenridge Food and Wine Festival returns to Breckenridge Friday, July 28 through Sunday, July 30 with a Food & Wine Pairing Dinner, Grand Tasting with Live Music, and Women and Vines Social. As this event grows year after year it has taken over not only Main Street Station Plaza, but the Village at Breckenridge as well to provide “shorter lines, elbow room, and more wine!” Speaking of wine, the festival boasts over 300 wines on hand from over 70 of the top wineries from around the globe. Add to that an assortment of food to sample...

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Breckenridge Music Festival Takes Over Town

  • July 13, 2017

For nearly 30 years the Breckenridge Music Festival (BMF) has strived to provide a diversified musical experience for the residents and guests of Breckenridge, Colorado. What started in the summer of 1980 with a 10-day music festival has blossomed into a year-round series of events including a winter performance series; a non-classical performance series; a classical orchestral summer series; and various musical experiences including in-home concerts of chamber music and other educational programs. Each year the BMF brings over 40 distinguished musicians from all over the world to partake in one of Breckenridge’s...

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Golf With An “Altitude” in Summit County!

  • June 28, 2017

There is nothing like golf in the high country! Summit County offers world-class golf open to the public on a daily basis. With 5 courses to choose from, you’re bound to find your new favorite place to play. Come stay at our conveniently located Breckenridge hotel, take advantage of our short season and play today! At or above 9,000 ft. the air is thin and the ball travels further - over 10% further in fact (feet above sea level x .00116)!  The ball also stays straighter due to the air being less dense. The air imparts less force on the ball, therefore it won’t slice or hook as much...

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