Best of Breckenridge, Colorado

Best of Summit 2016

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:

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6 Things to do this Fall During your Breckenridge, Colorado Visit

Mineral Hill Breckenridge in the Fall

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.

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5 Stunning Summertime Hikes in Breckenridge for all Hiking Levels

 

Hiking in Breckenridge, Colorado

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.

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Breckenridge Summer Events

4th of July in Breckenridge

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

Why Great Western Lodging is Breckenridge’s Premier Property and Vacation Rental Company

Great Western Lodging Office Breckenridge

Here’s why Great Western Lodging is truly the premier vacation rental and property management company in Breck!

Whether staging a reunion, providing restaurant recommendations, readying guests for mountain bike season or fixing boilers and deep cleaning for property owners, Great Western Lodging does it all.

How many rental companies do you come across that take your dog to the dog park? Or know exactly which hiking trail to take to find blooming Columbines or which bike rides will be muddy or dry? There are plenty of big name property rental companies in Breckenridge, but you’ll be hard-pressed to find one with the level of service, attention to detail, longevity or local knowledge of Great Western Lodging. That goes for both renting out a vacation rental and managing properties.

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Why We Love Breckenridge!

Downtown Breckenridge Colorado

 

 

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

2016 International Snow Sculpting Championship in Breckenridge|Meet Team Estonia

International Snow Sculpting Championship Breckenridge

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