Breckenridge is a small 148-year-old quaint Victorian town in the heart of the Colorado Rockies, in Summit County, Colorado, about 1.5 hours west of Denver. As one of the USA's premier year-round resorts, Breckenridge has an incredible selection of recreational activities.
'Breck' is most well known for its ski resort which is consistently one of the most visited resorts in the US. This resort attracts people from all over the world for great powder days and lively nights out at the pubs. From the challenging terrain of the Lake Chutes, to the gentle rollers of Peak 7, Breckenridge Ski Resort can put a smile on every level of skiers face. Breckenridge has become world renowned for its amazing terrain parks. Four professionally designed parks are filled with huge kickers, jibbing features, and several world class half pipes. As this attracts the best of the best, on any given day, you’ll see renowned athletes honing their skills for the many freestyle events Breckenridge hosts.
If you are planning on visiting Breckenridge, be aware that it is at an elevation of 9600ft and unless you are used to that altitude, it will have an impact on some activities. One of the easiest ways to adjust is to drink tons of water and take it easy the first two days. Breckenridge gets both 300 days of sunshine and 300" of snow annually, making it a great place to visit no matter the time of year.
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