Things to Do Breckenridge in Winter
Winter in Breckenridge usually means skiing & snowboarding on our world famous peaks, but there are many more things to do during the winter. Maybe you’d like to go ice skating at our indoor or outdoor rink, dogsledding on backcountry trails, or enjoy the ambience of a horse-drawn dinner sleigh ride. No matter your age or level of adventure, there are a host of Breckenridge winter activities sure to make your trip to Breckenridge as exciting as possible.
Fun Winter Activities
Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding – What many visitors come to Breckenridge for! From beginners to experts, there’s something for everyone. Rental equipment is available.
Breckenridge Recreation Center – Stay true to your normal workout routine, create a new one or participate in a variety of athletic and community activities.
Cross Country Skiing – Traverse 27 km of groomed ski trails. Great for Beginners to Advanced skiers. Shops, restaurants and more available at the Gold Run Nordic Center.
Dinner Sleigh Rides – Take the family to dinner in style or plan a romantic night out for two.
Dogsledding – Entertain ideas of being the next Iditarod winner or just enjoy mushing your team of huskies along a 6 mile tour of the Swan River Valley.
Fly Fishing – Explore our pristine waterways on your own or hire local guides for this year-round outdoorsman sport.
Hut Trips – Experience this unique opportunity to explore 34 backcountry huts connected by 350 miles of suggested routes managed by the 10th Mountain Division of the U.S. Army.
Ice Skating – Enjoy skating under the bluebird blue sky October – April. Indoor rink is also available and great for birthday parties.
Kiteboarding on Lake Dillon – Take lessons and experience the wind in your hair as you kiteboard across Lake Dillon.
Live Music – What would a vacation town be without plenty of live music to enjoy? Check local venues for scheduled acts.
Mine Tours – Take a step back in history and experience the sights, sounds and smells of mining life when you tour The Country Boy Mine.
Sledding – For those who prefer to stay more ‘grounded’ or want to avoid the lift lines, take the kids sledding for some old-fashioned family fun.
Snowmobiling – Good Times Adventures – An easy drive to Summit County’s only snowmobile and dog sledding tour operator for a few hours to a full-day get away.
Snowmobiling – White Mountain Tours – See the top of the world with Colorado’s highest snowmobile touring company. Complimentary coveralls and boots are available.
Snowmobiling – High Country Tours – Their experienced guides will take you through lush forests to some of the most awesome views of the majestic Colorado Rockies. Let their professional staff help you experience Colorado.
Snowshoeing – Self-guided or guided adventures leaving 4 times daily and special full moon excursions monthly.
Snow Tubing at Frisco Adventure Park – 1200 foot tubing hills with lift service for day or night time fun for all ages.
Theatre (Backstage Theatre) – Breckenridge is more than just a ski town. Enjoy theatrical presentations from the classics to musicals.