100 Things To Do in Breckenridge

April 16, 2020 / / by: Stefanie Van Der Kar

Winter or summer… there is an abundance of activities that keep us busy. Here are 100 things for you to scope out on your next trip to Breckenridge. We believe there is more to do – so stay tuned and come visit Breckenridge to experience all there is to offer.

    1. Catch the latest hit movie at The Speakeasy Movie Theatre
    2. Jump on a mountain bike and explore Breck’s vast amount of trails, all easily accessible from town.
    3. Find a play you’d like to attend at the newly renovated Breckenridge Backstage Theater
    4. Get on the Gold Runner Alpine Coaster
    5. Treat yo self to a spa day! Might we suggest Grand Colorado on Peak 8’s newest Infinity Spa?
    6. Conquer a 14er – hike Quandary Peak
    7. Hike Boreas Pass and check out the changing aspens in the fall
    8. Ride the Imperial Express, the HIGHEST chairlift in North America!
    9. Visit the world’s highest floating restaurant Ollie’s Pub & Grub for apres or dinner
    10. Grab a donut at the REAL Daylight Donuts
    11. Have a wine tasting at Breckwinery.com (read our first-hand experience here.)
    12. Stop by the Breckenridge Distillery tasting room in the Welcome Center Plaza
    13. Savor that sweet tooth at the Crepe Stand (and possibly wait in a bit of a line… it’s worth it!)
    14. Take a Zip Line adventure at Breckenridge’s updated and expanded Epic Discovery
    15. Try to catch a fish in Maggie Pond!
    16. Grab a Coconut Porter at Broken Compass Brewing
    17. Like Mac n Cheese? Taste test some of the best in town.
    18. Grab a cinnamon roll or a piece of carrot cake at Clint’s Bakery
    19. Enjoy pizza, beer & arcade games at Downstairs at Eric’s
    20. Sip on an Avalanche from the Breck Brewery
    21. Grab a hot cocoa at The Crown
    22. Cold day? Cozy up and check out the local library!
    23. See a Breckenridge Vipers game
    24. Indulge in a wine and cheese lunch at Ridge Street Wine
    25. Snowshoe Baker’s Tank trail
    26. Ski all the peaks at Breckenridge Ski Resort 
    27. Looking for some serenity? Bag the hike to terrain on Peak 6
    28. Catch a concert at the Riverwalk Center
    29. Road bike around Lake Dillon
    30. Book a sunset sail cruise on Lake Dillon
    31. Read a book by the Blue River
    32. Get artsy at Ready, Paint, Fire
    33. Visit Columbine Cafe for their famous corned beef hash
    34. Cruise down the Alpine Slide
    35. Indulge in a Mountain Top Cookie Shop!
    36. Get your sweet tooth fix at Fuzziwigs
    37. Walk through the International Snow Sculptures that come once a year
    38. Check out Breck Create (Breckenridge’s newest art district addition) events calendar
    39. Go horseback riding on Breckenridge Ski Resort
    40. Play a game of Hammerschlagen (Stump) at Blue Stag
    41. Drink green beer at Burke and Rileys on St. Patrick’s Day
    42. Don’t miss Mi Casa’s “make your own nachos” during happy hour
    43. Get fresh corduroy with Breck’s “First Track Fridays”. Learn more here.
    44. Hike Mohawk Lakes in the summer
    45. Brush up on your avalanche skills and take a training day!
    46. Rent a splitboard or AT set up and skin Baldy Mountain or Francie’s Cabin (safety first)!
    47. Get a buddy beer at Copper Top (located on Peak 9)
    48. Sign up for the Imperial Challenge
    49. Get tough and run the Breck Crest
    50. Check out the Gem & Jewelry stores
    51. Get a chocolate chip vegan cookie from Amazing Grace
    52. Splurge and grab a margarita at Angel’s Hollow (perk: in the summer they have an amazing display of flowers)
    53. Rent cruisers and bike the Breck to Frisco bike trail
    54. Mountain bike the Peak’s Trail
    55. Take a yoga class at Meta Yoga Studios
    56. Shop on Main Street
    57. Have dinner at Relish or Hearthstone
    58. Grab 2 for 1 martinis at Blue River Bistro during happy hour
    59. Sign up for a yoga retreat through GOYO Adventures
    60. Hike or bike Aspen Alley in the fall
    61. Take your pooch to the Carter Park dog park
    62. Take a class at the newly renovated Breckenridge Recreation Center
    63. Stand Up Paddleboard on Maggie Pond
    64. Teppenyaki at Asobi
    65. Sign up for a cooking class at Colorado Mountain College
    66. Come in September and party with the locals for Oktoberfest!
    67. Take a drive up to Hoosier Pass and say you’ve been to the Continental Divide
    68. Rent kayaks for a few hours and explore the many islands on Lake Dillon
    69. Don’t forget to look up! Spend some time stargazing at night
    70. For a little more of an adrenaline spike, sign up for a whitewater rafting trip in Buena Vista with Performance Tours
    71. Pop into Peekaboo Toys and find yourself acting like a kid again!
    72. Catch a live show at the Historic Brown
    73. Play horseshoes with a pretty stunning backdrop at Kenosha Steakhouse
    74. Eat s’mores tableside at Motherloaded Tavern
    75. See a free show at the Dillon Amphitheatre
    76. Watch a Rocky Mountain sunrise and/or sunset from Boreas Pass
    77. Hike Peak 1 for a different view of Summit County
    78. Gather a group of friends and put those minds together to get out of the Escape Room. A great alternative for when you aren’t hitting the slopes!
    79. Take a winter fat bike brewery tour from Ridden!
    80. Ride the gondola!
    81. Drink a bloody mary at the new Robbie’s Tavern on Peak 8
    82. Go Cross Country skiing at the Nordic Center
    83. MUSH! Set up a Dog Sledding adventure
    84. Ice Skate at the Stephen C. West Ice Arena
    85. Go Sledding at Carter Park
    86. Take a walk on the wild side and book a snowmobiling adventure at Vail Pass
    87. Take a moonlit snowshoe hike (contact Breckenridge Nordic Center for details on the next full moon!)
    88. Grab a horsedrawn carriage ride around town
    89. Go skiing
    90. Snowbiking? What’s that?
    91. Participate in the Ullympics
    92. Catch candy at one of Breckenridge’s Main Street parades
    93. Run in the Race of the Santas
    94. Go snowboarding
    95. Relax at the new Bar G located inside Giampietro’s
    96. Grab your girlfriends and tune your skis at Rocky Mountain Underground’s Wednesday Wax Series 
    97. Buy a rubber duck to support the Summit Foundation’s Annual Rubber Duck Race
    98. Join us for the Spring Beer Festival… or ANY festival… we have one for almost every season! See upcoming events here.
    99. Ever tried absinthe? Now’s your chance! Check out the Absinthe Bar on Main Street
    100. Participate or spectate the Firecracker 50!Ready to plan your Breckenridge vacation? We thought so.