Planning Your Breckenridge Vacation: Getting Here

A map of the Location of Breckenridge and surrounding summit county areaWhile only 80 miles from downtown Denver, the beautiful mountain town of Breckenridge, CO feels a world away!  Known as the Mile High City, Denver sits at 5,280 feet in elevation. In comparison, Breckenridge’s historic downtown district is at almost 10,000 feet in elevation.

Getting to Breckenridge is easy. If you are flying, there are two major airports that most visitors use to get to Breckenridge. Denver International Airport (DEN) is just 77 miles from Breckenridge and most major airlines fly in and out of Denver. Denver International Airport also offers a variety of rental car options including Enterprise, Hertz and Budget. If you prefer to take a shuttle, Colorado Mountain Express offers door-to-door service from the airport to your Breckenridge accommodations. Another major airport is Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE), which offers domestic flights from Gypsum, Colorado and is just 48 miles from Breckenridge.

If you are driving to Breckenridge, you will appreciate that Breckenridge is just 9 miles off of Interstate 70. The town of Breckenridge is also just 106 miles from Colorado Springs and 184 miles from Grand Junction.

Along with its convenient accessibility, did you know that Breckenridge offers year-round adventure for everyone? In the winter, you can step out your door and ski to the lifts of Breckenridge Ski Resort. In the summer, you can enjoy an afternoon hike or a walk down Breckenridge’s Main Street. If you’ve been thinking about a trip to Breckenridge, start planning your vacation today! Call Breckenridge Discount Lodging at toll free1-866-476-2311 or visit

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