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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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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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Welcome Brad Ragan to Our Breckenridge Hotel Team

  • September 22, 2016

'Tis the season of change. The leaves are changing colors in all of their grandeur, the weather is getting colder as the forecast of snow looms on the horizon, and a new U.S. President will be elected this November. So, it's only natural that our Breckenridge hotel follows suit as change is afoot with the hiring of our newest Guest Services Manager, Brad Ragan. Please help the Wedgewood Lodge welcome Brad to the team. A Minnesota native, Brad moved to Breckenridge 13 years ago after receiving his Bachelor's Degree in Advertising from Iowa State University and hasn't looked back since. While...

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There’s Got to Be Something Magical about This Four O’Clock Hour

  • August 9, 2016

Have you ever heard of Mirabilis Jalapa? No? Me either. Perhaps maybe you have heard of them by their more popular name, “Four O’Clocks?” Still no? It’s okay, but there has got to be something magical about this four o’clock hour for a South American flower to take on this moniker, and for a Breckenridge ski run (and road) to epitomize it as well. Hold on, back to the flower for a minute. These “Four O’Clocks” are aptly named this because the flowers open in the late afternoon and stay open until morning. This Marvel of Peru pretty much does the opposite of what skiers on Peak...

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Well It’s A-Blog Time…

  • October 12, 2013

Greetings and Salutations! I figure an introduction is appropriate for our very first bloggy post here on our very brand new website, so let's start there.  My name is Teresa Zube, but most folks around here call me Zube.   I worked at the Wedgewood Lodge for eight years from 2002 - 2010 as Group Sales and Marketing Manager before I decided to take a two-year hiatus to try my hand at being a Stay-at-Home-Mom. While I thoroughly enjoyed the two years I spent wrestling socks onto indignant small people and insisting we were going somewhere to youngins who had no intention of going...

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