Summer Activities

People often equate Breckenridge with skiing or snowboarding. While that is certainly true, Breckenridge is becoming more and more popular during the summer months as well. Ideal weather for a wide variety of activities can often be found in the summer. Our guests come back every year to enjoy hiking & biking, golfing on our Jack Nicklaus designed 27-hole course, fly fishing, rafting and many more outdoor activities. More and more people are also coming up to explore Breckenridge’s rich mining heritage. From a guided historical tour or visiting one of our many museums, to a haunted tour of Breckenridge, the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance offers a unique peek into our past.

Art – Visit the Breckenridge Arts District and experience theatre, a historical house and cabin, a ceramic studio, the Fuqua Livery Stable and a tin shop.

Biking – Bring you own or rent locally and enjoy miles of paved and unpaved bike trails in and around the town of Breckenridge.

BoatingWater Taxi – Frisco Bay Marina is a full service, Certified Clean Marina located on the shores of Dillon Reservoir. Enjoy the surrounding views with an excursion on the Lake Dillon Water Taxi; the first water taxi in the history of Lake Dillon and the highest water taxi in the country!

Breckenridge Epic Discovery – Breckenridge Ski Resort’s new Epic Discovery offers zip lining, GoldRunner coaster, an alpine slide, climbing walls, hikes and much more on-mountain adventures.

Breckenridge Recreation Center – Stay true to your normal workout routine, create a new one or participate in a variety of athletic and community activities.

Fly fishing – Explore our pristine waterways on your own or hire local guides for this year-round outdoorsman sport.

Four-Wheeling & Jeep Tours – Get out in the back country for wildlife viewing, mudding or 4 wheeling roads and trails all around the area.

Golf – Hit the links of Breckenridge’s original Jack Nicklaus designed, 27-hole course; split into three ‘nines’ for a variety of elevation changes and challenges.

Hiking – Now that the snow is melted, you can traverse the mountain trails with hikes of all levels.

Historic Hikes & Walking Tours – Take yourself back in time and on a walk when you pair a good hike/walk with historical tales.

Horseback Riding – Whether on the horse or behind the horse, Breckenridge Stables can take you on sleigh rides, trail rides and carriage rides.

Indoor Ice Skating – It doesn’t have to be winter to enjoy strapping on the blades for a few go-rounds the rink. Rentals and multi day passes are available.

Mountain Climbing – There’s no shortage of peaks to climb in and around Breckenridge! Pick up a map or ask the locals for the best climbs to fit your fitness level.

Music at The Riverwalk Center – Watch regularly for updated events at the Riverwalk.

Rafting  – Any visitor to Colorado should try rafting at least once! Great local rafting guides take you on a ‘bob’ down the Arkansas or Upper Colorado Rivers depending on how much whitewater excitement you’re craving.

Scenic Scooter Rides – See more and explore the beauty of Breckenridge while you are cruising around enjoying the fresh Colorado Mountain air.

Shopping – Quaint and unique shops line the main street of Breckenridge. Spend as much time as you want in each shop while you’re pooch enjoys a cool drink from one of the many water bowls provided by shop owners.

Tennis – You will LOVE the indoor or outdoor courts with DecoTurf, clay or composite surfaces.

Theatre – Breckenridge is more than just a ski town. Enjoy theatrical presentations from the classics to musicals.

Zip Lining – See the mountain terrain from the treetops! Once you launch from the 11,200 ft take-off platform, it is all ‘downhill’ from there. Shuttles are available