As a local company, we are proud to be apart of the Breckenridge community and support other businesses within the town as well as throughout the rest of the county. This month marks the 2016 Best of Summit voting that is hosted by our local newspaper, the Summit Daily. And to continue spreading the love that we have for Breckenridge and the county, we encourage you to vote for your favorite restaurants, shops, and businesses in Summit County. Plus, we were nominated as the Best of Summit for the Property Management/Rental Company category and would love your support and vote. Cast your vote for Great Western Lodging with these easy instructions:
If you haven’t experienced Fall in the Colorado mountains, now is the time. This blog is jam packed full of fun and unique things to do this Fall in Breckenridge in addition to awesome places you should scope out to capture those amazing aspen tree shades of red and gold. Although Breck is magical in the winter, visit us at 9,600 feet in the Fall to experience this mountain city during a different season.
In the 1970s, Jeffrey Bergeron used to travel to Breckenridge by bicycle to work his seasonal restaurant jobs. He pedaled to and from California. These days, at 62, if you catch him on any given day not on his bike or on his skis, you can pretty much assume that the apocalypse is afoot.
Imagine this – sunny weather, fresh scents of pine, vibrant wildflowers and beautiful snow-capped mountains. These are just some of the great things about hiking in Breckenridge in the Summertime. Due to the endless forest and mountain terrain that encompasses Breckenridge, hiking is one of the many activities that Breckenridge has to offer. This allows you to fully take in the Rocky Mountain nature that defines Colorado, as well as capture photos of amazing views. In a recent blog post, we filled you in on fun events happening this Summer in Breckenridge. Now, here are some of the best summertime hikes in Breckenridge, whether you are looking for more of a casual hike, or are in for a full-day rigorous outing.
Summer is back in Breckenridge and things are just starting to heat up! An exciting line up of events are what highlight this summer. With locals favorites like Breckenridge’s Town Party and the ever-so popular Oktoberfest, along with world renowned festivals such as the Breckenridge International Festival of Arts (BIFA), there is sure to be something everyone will enjoy. Continue reading
When it comes to finding the best apres spots in Breckenridge, there are a lot of choices! Here is a quick list I put together covering some of my favorite places and patios to grab food/drinks, meet some friends and catch some rays. Continue reading
True, your tan lines might be less noticeable wearing your bikini all week on the beach rather than your goggles, but who’s to say you can’t wear both? Here’s seven reasons why you should visit breckenridge this spring!
With some of the best conditions and terrain in the country, skiing brings a lot of people to Breckenridge for their first time but it’s not always what keeps them here or coming back. Being a full time resident of Breckenridge since moving to Colorado, it has become evident to me there is a reoccurring theme among the residents and guest whom visit our beautiful mountain town, they all love Breckenridge! From the colorful Victorian style buildings, rich mining history, and vibrant community to the never ending adventures everywhere you go, Breckenridge is a special place to many. Continue reading
Every January, teams from all over the world come to Breckenridge to compete in one of the winter’s most unique yet impressive competitions. This event doesn’t include a pair of skis or a snowboard though, but rather homemade sculpting tools to take a 20-ton block of snow and turn it into a a creative display of art. The international Snow Sculpting Championship might not get the publicity as some of the more well known events that take place in the Colorado Rockies, but the talent and skill on display is nothing short of spectacular. Continue reading