You can see our climate diagram above. In the next 6 months, July will have higher average temperatures. No heat wave is expected in January, where minimum average temperatures usally hit a -11° low. The rainiest month is February while the driest month is June.
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Breckenridge is a good vacation spot if you want a property with a pool, as 45% of the properties there provide one. Condo with pools in Breckenridge are a excellent option for groups of 7 and cost, on average, $954 a night. You can also find and book an accommodation offering a pool near the water, which is the case for a few of the rentals in this destination.
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Consider Breckenridge vacation rentals for winter or summer
Known simply as Breck to locals, the mountain town of Breckenridge packs a punch with its myriad of shopping and dining options, its historic Main Street, and world-renowned skiing. Families with kids will cherish a vacation here, so consider a booking Breckenridge vacation home today.
Breckenridge is served by Denver International Airport, which is a comfortable two-hour drive away. Jump in a taxi or hire a car to get to the center of Breckenridge. Other domestic and local flights land at Colorado Springs Airport airport and Eagle County Regional Airport.
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Enjoy the region's locally-brewed beer on the sunny decks facing the Ten Mile Range. Once the sun goes down, the town erupts in celebrations as local musicians perform jazz, rock 'n' roll, reggae, or alternative rock gigs at various clubs.
For something quieter with the family, catch a hearty warm meal at one of Breckenridge's local taverns. Fine-dining restaurants often boast compelling mountainside views and offer diners a choice between freshwater fish or wild game served with veggies. Foodies will be spoiled in Breckenridge, with a plethora of Continental, Italian, Japanese, Asian, and Mexican options on hand.
Always a Good Time to Visit
Summer is a great time to visit, as this is when cultural activities are at their peak. Be sure to book Breckenridge vacation rentals well in advance though. For those who prefer some peace and quiet, September is probably your best bet as Breckenridge vacation homes are usually discounted around this time. Winters are the perfect time for hitting the ski slopes.
With four snowy peaks and over 2,300 acres of skiing, Breckenridge is a dream destination for winter sports enthusiasts. Try your hand at downhill and cross-country skiing — the BreckConnect Gondola will take you up the mountain in no time. Summer brings access to a series of nature trails lined with wild flowers and streams.
For a more cultural sojourn, try the Historic Walking Tour of Breckenridge and pass by stately houses and log cabins. The Breckenridge Haunted Tour includes the restored William H. Briggle Victorian home and other eerie locations. Continue on a theme with the Tombstone Tales at Twilight Tour, which provides a close-up look at exquisitely-crafted gravestones.
For insights into the region's gold-mining past, consider a Golden Horseshoe Tour, a Washington Gold Mine Tour, or a Lomax Placer Mine Tour. Shopaholics will love the stores in the historic town center, offering everything from jewelry, souvenirs, and toys to ski rentals.
Art and Culture
This quaint yet lively mountain town really takes its culture and art seriously. Recommended is a visit to the Victorian-style Barney Ford Victorian House, which honors the legend of civil rights leader Barney L. Ford. The Edwin Carter Discovery Center houses interactive exhibits and a hands-on taxidermy workspace. For a sneak peek at the 100-year-old history of skiing, the Summit Ski Exhibit awaits.
The Arts District is a pedestrian zone featuring resident artist facilities, workshops for demonstrations, lecture spaces, and galleries. Come and enjoy the vibrant visual and performing arts scenes interspersed with crafts, film, cooking, healing arts, design, and creative writing.
Day Trips and Excursions
While in Breckenridge, plan a day trip to Colorado's Wine Country, home to over 70 wineries and local vineyards. The region's five rivers are perfect for fishing, rafting, and kayaking. Alternatively, imagine being pulled through snowy woods by a robust team of sled dogs! Consider a hot air balloon ride for bird's-eye views of the gorgeous mountains. After a hard day's exploration, unwind back at your Breckenridge vacation rental.
Festivals and Regular Events
Breckenridge thrills vistors with its jam-packed cultural calendar. The year kicks off with Ullr Fest, a weeklong festival that honors the mythical Norse God of Winter. Skiers and snowboarders are often spotted donning horned Viking hats during this fest.
Next comes Mardi Gras in the Mountains, where locals organize annual Fat Tuesday celebrations. Summer features the Breckenridge Festival of Film, Breck Bike Week, and Independence Day festivities. Classical and non-classical concerts by the Breckenridge Music Festival Orchestra take place all summer at the Riverwalk Center. Kids can revel in the profusion of magic, music, juggling, and dance performances. You'll definitely need to book your Breckenridge vacation rentals early to get a spot during summer!
Oktoberfest is well-attended by culture and beer fans. The year closes with a tree-lighting ceremony and snow events such as the Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships. The Lighting of Breckenridge is a truly magical affair that needs to be seen to be believed, with carol singing, Christmas trees, stars, and stunning lights.
Breckenridge is a fairyland tucked away in the mountains. Book your Breckenridge vacation rental property today!
Natural wonders at Breckenridge
Breckenridge Ski Resort
One of the most-visited ski resorts in the western hemisphere, Breckenridge hosts the annual Winter Dew Tour every December. A range of trails for all ski levels make it a fun family outing.
Breckenridge Nordic Center
A quick drive from downtown Breckenridge, the center beckons with forests and sweeping mountain views. Even beginners can ski and snowshoe thanks to trained instructors.
Breckenridge Welcome Center
Through its interactive displays, the museum presents the town's progression from a Native American settlement into a bustling gold mining town, and later a popular ski destination.
Loved by families and anglers, the trail features waterfalls, wildlife and breathtaking lake views. The trail is recommended for active families because of its moderate difficulty.
Boreas Pass Road
Boreas Pass Road features excellent trails for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. At 3,500 m, visitors are treated to views of Mount Silverheels and the Tenmile Range. You'll need warm clothing up here.
What is the typical price of a vacation home in Breckenridge?
The starting price for House rentals or Apartment rentals in Breckenridge is $179 per night.
What is the typical availability of House rentals in Breckenridge?
April has the highest availability of House rentals in Breckenridge, so you can expect plenty of selection, even for last-minute bookings.
What are the most popular vacation home amenities in Breckenridge?
Many travellers are searching for internet, TVs, and fireplaces when booking a vacation home in Breckenridge.
How many House rentals and Apartment rentals can I find in Breckenridge?
Breckenridge has 6909 House rentals and Apartment rentals available to book.
Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Breckenridge?
Yes, there are 168 pet-friendly vacation rentals in Breckenridge, with an average nightly price of $1,069.
What's the best month to visit Breckenridge?
If you're looking for balmy weather, July and August are typically the hottest months in Breckenridge with temperatures around 18 °C. January and February in Breckenridge are the coldest, with -11 °C on average.
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