Breckenridge Summer Activities

Royal gorge

Breckenridge’s heart lies in its great outdoors. With our stunning Rockies backdrop, we cherish every chance to explore and connect with nature, making lifelong memories through the diverse activities our town offers.

Issak Heartstone

Isak Heartstone Breckenridge Troll

Discover the enchanting Breckenridge Troll, Isak Heartstone, on a brief hike along the Trollstigen Trail. This 15-foot-tall wooden sculpture, created by Danish artist Thomas Dambo, offers a delightful short activity for all ages in the charming mountain town of Breckenridge, Colorado. Visit the Troll on google maps

Sapphire Point

Sapphire Point, a local gem, boasts stunning views and tranquility. Overlooking Dillon Reservoir and the Rockies, it’s ideal for picnics, hikes, or simply admiring nature. Be mindful of occasional weddings, as this picturesque spot is a popular choice for couples tying the knot in Breckenridge. Visit Sapphire on google maps

sapphire Point breckenridge

High Line Railroad Park

Breckenridge Train

Just a stone’s throw from the ice rink, the Breckenridge Train Museum invites you to explore its vintage railcars and fascinating exhibits. This quaint attraction provides a captivating glimpse into the region’s history, delighting visitors of all ages. Visit on google maps


Experience the beauty of Breckenridge from above on the free gondola ride. Soaring through the skies, this scenic journey offers breathtaking views of the town and surrounding mountains, creating unforgettable memories for visitors and locals alike.

Breckenridge Gondola

Breckenridge Overlook

For those who prefer to keep their feet on the ground, the Breckenridge Overlook offers a splendid alternative. With sweeping vistas of the town and surrounding peaks, this easily accessible viewpoint provides awe-inspiring scenery, perfect for everyone, including those not fond of heights. Google Maps

Boreas Pass Road

Embark on a picturesque journey along Boreas Pass Road, where stunning vistas and natural beauty await. This historic route, once a vital railroad path, now provides a scenic drive or hike through Breckenridge’s captivating landscape. Soak in the breathtaking views, explore remnants of the past, and create cherished memories along this enchanting mountain road. Google Maps

Vail Farmers Market

Vail farmer market

Mark your calendars for Vail’s vibrant Farmers Market, returning live on Sundays from June 19 to October 9, 2022, between 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere as you explore a diverse selection of fresh produce, artisan crafts, and local delicacies. Don’t miss this delightful opportunity to engage with the community, support local businesses, and savor the tastes and talents of Vail’s finest vendors.

Blue Lakes Reservoir

Discover the enchanting Blue Lakes Reservoir, where a scenic drive leads you most of the way to this tranquil oasis. With just a short walk to the top, you’ll find breathtaking views, the chance to spot majestic mountain goats, and a serene atmosphere for a memorable day immersed in the beauty of nature.

Blue lakes reservoir mountain goats

Montgomery Reservoir

montgomery reservoir breckenridge scenic drives

Embark on a picturesque journey to Montgomery Reservoir, where a stunning drive along the Continental Divide reveals captivating landscapes and awe-inspiring vistas. Once you arrive, marvel at the serene beauty of the reservoir, nestled amidst the rugged peaks, and create cherished memories while exploring this hidden gem in the heart of the mountains.

Georgetown Loop Railroad

All aboard the Georgetown Loop Railroad for a nostalgic journey through Colorado’s rich history and spectacular mountain scenery. This historic train ride winds its way along steep cliffs, crossing trestles, and traversing lush valleys, offering passengers an unforgettable experience of the region’s beauty and charm. Don’t miss this delightful adventure that captures the essence of Colorado’s past and present.

Georgetown Loop Railroad

Mount Evans Scenic Byway

Mount Evans Scenic Byway

Ascend to new heights on the Mount Evans Scenic Byway, North America’s highest paved road. This breathtaking drive takes you through alpine forests, past shimmering lakes, and along dizzying heights, culminating in an awe-inspiring summit at 14,130 feet. With stunning views of the Rocky Mountains and the Denver skyline, this unforgettable journey is a must-do for any mountain lover.

Historic Leadville

Take a picturesque drive on Fremont Pass to the historic town of Leadville, nestled amidst breathtaking mountains and rich with history. Explore the town’s charming streets, museums, and shops, and enjoy the stunning scenery that surrounds you. This captivating drive offers an unforgettable journey through Colorado’s rugged terrain.

Breckenridge to Leadville

White Water Rafting in Buena Vista

White Water Rafting

Experience the thrill of white water rafting in Buena Vista, where the Arkansas River offers some of the best rapids in the state. With a variety of routes to choose from, there’s an adventure for every skill level, from family-friendly floats to adrenaline-pumping runs. Immerse yourself in the stunning scenery, feel the rush of the rapids, and create memories that will last a lifetime on this unforgettable river trip.

Mt. Princeton Hot Springs

Relax and rejuvenate at Mt. Princeton Hot Springs, surrounded by the stunning beauty of the Chalk Creek Valley. With natural hot springs and a variety of pools, this idyllic retreat offers the perfect mountain getaway for those seeking relaxation and healing.

Mt Princeton Hot Springs

Horse Back Riding

Rusty Spurr

Explore the beauty of Rusty Spurr Ranch in Kremmling on horseback, with options for both cattle drives and scenic trail rides. Enjoy the stunning scenery and safe, experienced guidance from our friendly guides. Whether you’re a seasoned rider or a beginner, Rusty Spurr Ranch offers an unforgettable Western adventure in the heart of the mountains.


Breckenridge Golf Club offers a premier mountain golfing experience with stunning views and challenging play on three distinct nines. Enjoy the picturesque backdrop of the Tenmile Range and create unforgettable memories on the rolling fairways and scenic greens of this must-visit destination.


Gold Pan

Country Boy mine

Discover the rich mining history of Breckenridge at Country Boy Mine, with an authentic tour that takes you 1,000 feet underground. Above ground, pet friendly burros, pan for gold, and hike scenic trails. This unique and educational experience offers something for everyone, making it a must-visit attraction in Breckenridge.

Explore Ollies

Ollie’s Restaurant in Breckenridge offers a unique dining experience on an old mining dredge, with stunning views of the Tenmile Range. Enjoy delicious cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a charming setting that’s steeped in mining history. This unforgettable dining experience is a must-visit in Breckenridge.


Bike Rentals

ridden bike tours

Ride through Breckenridge on two wheels with Ridden’s bike rentals. Choose from cruisers, e-bikes, and mountain bikes for a fun ride around town or on a brewery tour. For an extra thrill, try their unique Vail Pass bike tour, taking you to the top for a downhill ride through breathtaking scenery. Whatever your style, Ridden has the perfect bike rental or tour for your Breckenridge adventure.

ATV Rentals Leadville

Experience the thrill of the high country with an ATV rental from Leadville ATV. Explore the stunning trails of the Colorado Rockies on your own or take a guided tour through the scenic wilderness. With top-quality ATVs and knowledgeable staff, Leadville ATV offers an unforgettable adventure for visitors to Leadville.

Leadville ATV Rental

Wolf and Wildlife Center

Wolf and Wildlife Center

Experience the beauty of wolves and other wildlife at the Wolf and Wildlife Center, just a scenic drive from Breckenridge. Get up close with wolves and learn about their importance in the natural ecosystem with knowledgeable guides and stunning views. While it’s a bit of a drive from Breckenridge, the experience is definitely worth it.

Royal Gorge

Experience the natural beauty of Colorado at the Royal Gorge. Visit the world’s highest suspension bridge or ride the Royal Gorge Route Railroad. Enjoy adventure activities like zip lining and rock climbing, or family-friendly attractions like the Dinosaur Experience and Children’s Playland. Don’t miss this stunning wonderland of Colorado.

Royal gorge

Via Ferrata at Arapahoe Basin

Via Ferrata

Experience the thrill of mountain climbing with Via Ferrata at Arapahoe Basin. With expert guides and specialized equipment, climb safely and confidently to breathtaking views of the Rockies. Don’t miss this unforgettable adventure in Colorado’s stunning mountain landscape.

Gold Runner Coaster

Experience the thrill of the Gold Runner Coaster in Breckenridge. With twists, turns, and drops through stunning mountain scenery, it’s a must-try for any adrenaline seeker. Don’t miss this unforgettable activity that combines the excitement of a roller coaster with the natural beauty of the Colorado Rockies.

Gold Runner Alpine Coaster