S Summit Blvd & Peak 1 Blvd Dillon, CO 80435 Nordic Center: +1 970 668 0866
Dillon Reservoir, just north of Breckenridge, is surrounded on all sides by breathtaking vistas and activity-packed recreation areas. Chief among them is Peninsula, a peninsula-bound recreation Mecca full of hiking trails, campgrounds, picnic areas, fishing spots, open fields, and even a disc-golf course and a skate park. Here, there really is something for everyone.
200 Clubhouse Drive Breckenridge, CO 80424 +1 970 547 7889
The Gold Run Nordic Center is located at the Breckenridge Golf Center and features miles of trails for the amateur, intermediate, or experienced skier or snowshoer. Equipment and teaching lessons are all available at the lodge.
203 South Main Street (Blue River Plaza) Breckenridge, CO 80424 +1 800 980 1859
Breckenridge is a perfect example of a "gold fever" mining town turned resort town, without losing its old fashioned charm. The structures represent the 19th century, and are still beautifully maintained. On this tour you will take a walk through the Historic District, visiting historic sites like the 1880 Alice G. Milne House and the 1896 W.H. Briggle House. You'll visit some of the first houses in town-log cabins, mail-order houses and upper-crest residences. You'll learn about the commercial side of Breckenridge in this area, and see where banks, schools, and post offices were housed.
Summit County Courthouse, built in the early 1900s, is a historic monument in the Breckenridge community. Visitors marvel at the courthouse's original oak staircase, high ceilings, beautiful tapestries, historic photographs, and exterior architecture. The courthouse also features an encased exhibit of minerals that have been collected from the surrounding area. What better way to get some Breckenridge history than a stop at the Summit County Courthouse?
104 North Harris Street Breckenridge, CO 80424 +1 800 980 4859(Toll Free)/+1 970 543 9767
Built in the early 1900s, William Harrison Briggle House stands today as a historic site in this Rocky Mountain community. The house was once home to William Briggle, ex-mayor, and his wife and kids. Guests get to see original clothing garments, a piano and other instruments, tapestries, and much more. Be sure to stop by the Briggle House for a peak back in time. Suggested donations are $5.
320 South Main Street Breckenridge, CO 80424 +1 970 547 5320(Venue)
If you're craving some live music, be sure to check out the events happening at Three20South. No matter your music genre preferences, you will be able to find a show you'll love. Featuring national acts such as the Reverend Horton Heat and Blackalicious, Three20South always provides a great concert for its high energy crowds. See website for further information.
111 North Ridge Street Breckenridge, CO 80424 +1 970 453 9767/+1 800 980 1859(Toll Free)
Built in the late 1800s, The Carter Museum displays artifacts from Edwin Carter. As a long-time environmentalist, the artifacts shown are his collection of specimens from the Rocky Mountain area. At the Carter Museum, you can get an intimate look into the life of the pioneer dubbed the "log cabin naturalist."
111 East Washington Avenue Breckenridge, CO 80424 +1 970 453 5761/+1 970 547 7643
At Barney Ford House Museum, visitors can get an intimate look into the life of a runaway slave, Barney Ford. The museum is set in the same house that Barney built for his wife and kids in the late 1800s. The Barney Ford Lawn can even accommodate private events like wedding receptions and ceremonies with reservations in advance.
403 La Bonte Street Dillon, CO 80435 +1 970 468 2207
Summit Historical Society, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to preserving the long and rich history of Breckenridge. They offer a variety of tours that take guests through historic mining sites and buildings. Through the society, visitors can get to know the history of this charming city by actually going on educational tours. Whether you're interested in the Gold Rush era or the area's skiing industry, these guided tours offer something for everyone. Check website for complete details.
880 Airport Road Breckenridge, CO 80424 +1 970 453 1734
Breckenridge Recreation Center offers something for everyone. Covering about 69,000 square feet, the facility has an array of both indoor and outdoor amenities. Its indoor features include two tennis courts, a fully-loaded gym, rock climbing walls, pool, running track, dance studio and much more. The outdoor area is complete with basketball and tennis courts, a skate park, softball and soccer fields, bike paths and a kayak park. The center also has an assortment of outdoor and adventure programs, youth activities, and fitness classes. Check website for complete details.
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