A friendly, laid-back vibe, the ultimate après-ski scene and 2,358 acres of pure snow sports bliss make Breckenridge skiing one of the top Colorado ski resorts. This authentic mining town is full of history, character and hundreds of places to shop, dine and people watch. Whether you’re looking forward to a day off the slopes or searching for a little alternative adventure, Breckenridge has as much to offer off the mountain as it does on any of its 155 trails. As the largest historic district in Colorado, the town of Breckenridge features a wide variety of shops, activities, culture and attractions to entertain.

For more information about Breckenridge town government, employment, economic indicators, education, and more, please visit townofbreckenridge.com.


(Temperatures in Fahrenheit)
Winter Temperatures: 28 degrees daytime / 15 degrees night time
Summer Temperatures: 70-80 degrees daytime / 50 degrees night time
Average days of sunshine per year: 300

For up to date weather, visit the Breckenridge snow and weather report 


Breckenridge: 3,535
Summit County: 28,296

town size

7 miles long 2 miles wide
5.3 square miles
2,200 developed acres
1,100 undeveloped acres (30 percent town-owned land has been set aside for open space) 95 percent build out
41 acres of town-owned parks

tourism statistics

Restaurants and Bars: 76
Shops/Boutiques: 203
Liquor Stores: 5
Grocery/Convenience Stores: 5
Historic District: 249 Structures
Hotels/Inns/Bed & Breakfasts: 501
Number of pillows: 20,002
Condo units: 2,583
Condo beds: 5,000
Hotel units/bedrooms: 436
Hotel beds: 800

town amenities

Dentists: 5
Medical clinics: 5
Pharmacies: 1
Golf courses (public): 1
Skating rinks (public): 1 year-round / 3 winter
Tennis court facilities: (public) 2 indoor / 12 outdoor (summer)
Museums, art galleries: 18
Library: 1
Fitness facilities (public): 2
Ball fields: 3
Soccer fields: 2
Public Parking Lots: 13


current events

In Breckenridge, locals celebrate no matter the season. You can see over 100 Santas sprint down Main Street during the lighting of the town tree. Cheer on Outhouse Race competitors at the annual heritage celebration. Uncover pedal paradise during Breck Bike Week. Oktoberfest, Ullr Fest, Spring Fever, Mardi Gras, Snow Sculpture Championships … this is a town that loves to celebrate! To check out what is happening visit the events calendar at breckenridge.com


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