Colorado is more than a top ski destination!
Breckenridge is known around the world as a ski and snowboard destination. In fact, the Breckenridge Ski Resort has been dubbed one of the top ski resorts in North America. Bring the entire family and explore the five peaks together!
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Come and experience the backcountry of the Rocky Mountains and create a lifetime of memories! Capture picturesque moments as you get whisked through the snowy, mountainous landscape and sprawling forests by a well-cared-for team of racing dogs. Dog sledding is a unique and adventurous activity.
Although this activity is available near or around Breckenridge, this activity must be booked directly through the service provider.
Climb to elevations as high as 12,500 feet in a heated snowcat with panoramic 360-degree vistas and enjoy the pristine beauty of the Colorado Rockies and the Continental Divide.
Located steps from the famous slopes of Peak 8, the outdoor public ice skating rink is family-friendly fun for the young and young at heart.
Take in magnificent countywide mountain vistas and warm up between laps by the fire with hot drinks and refreshments from Ullr Café right inside. Skates and helmets are available for rent at the walk-up window or inside the resort.
One-hour skate limit per admission. Includes skate rental & admission fee.
- Adult: $20
- Child (12 and under): $18
- Admission with own skates: $12
The ice skating rink is open every day 1—6 p.m., weather dependent.
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If you’re looking for an activity that provides a full-body workout, cross-country skiing is the sport for you! Experience beautiful mountain views through fairytale forests while you glide along the trails in Breckenridge’s backcountry.
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Whether you are five years old or 50, nothing will bring an ear-to-ear smile to your face like sledding down a hill. Here in Breckenridge, locals and visitors alike find themselves racing up hills on foot for the joy of flying back down on their sleds.
Although this activity is available near or around Breckenridge, this activity must be booked directly through the service provider. Click here for more information.
Visiting the Breckenridge Recreation Center is a must for all families! Boasting a state-of-the-art-facility, the Breckenridge Recreation Center serves up a great daily workout and awesome activities for the entire family. Located on the north end of Breckenridge, it offers easy access to a fully equipped workout facility, aquatics center, basketball courts, racquetball court, an indoor/outdoor tennis facility, a climbing wall, and even a water slide.
Breckenridge winters offer fun for all ages, including the kiddos. From fun and excitement to history and culture, there are many activities designed with kids in mind. From youngsters to young adults, Breckenridge offers activities to keep everyone occupied and entertained.
Breckenridge Ski School: If you want to invest in your child’s winter sport skills and get a little free time for yourself, consider Breckenridge Ski School. Breckenridge offers a variety of alternatives for children from private lessons to kids’ group classes for children ages 4 and up.
Free and fun for kids, Carter Park is tucked into the southeast corner of town and offers an exciting sledding hill that is open to the public. Carter Park is an easy “walk up and slide down” sledding hill that is both safe and thrilling. Grab a sled or a tube and head out for some old-fashioned winter fun. Click here for more info.
Operated year-round, the Gold Runner Coaster is a private-car roller coaster that offers an exhilarating ride for all ages. The ride follows the contours of the mountain down 2,500 feet of elevated track that twists and turns down the ski resort. Click here for more info.
Visit the Stephen C. West Ice Rink and skate with the whole family. The ice rink has two rinks in the winter, one outdoor and one indoor. The ice rink offers open skate, drop-in hockey, rentals, lessons, equipment shop and more. Ice skating is a great activity to enjoy with the kiddos. Call our Concierge to book this activity for your child today.
The Breckenridge Recreation Center offers kids’ winter and summer programs, including swimming, indoor rock climbing, hockey, tennis, arts and music, hiking and outdoor activities, and special events throughout the year! To see what the Rec Center is currently offering, click here.
Breckenridge’s Mountain Top Children’s Museum: This unique museum offers a camp for children 5 to 14 years of age! The museum’s exhibits include Rocky Mountain Wildlife, Creation Station, Kidstruction Zone, Wonder Lab, Studio Imagination and even a Tot Spot for ages 2 and under! Click here for more info.
Downstairs at Eric’s is a delightful family restaurant with an arcade for the kids! Click here for more info.
Are there Breckenridge Winter Activities for non-skiers?
- Yes! Some of our favorites include: snowmobiling, tubing, dog sledding, sleigh rides, and ice skating. Find more ideas here!
When are the best months for winter sports in Breckenridge?
- In recent years, we have found that the best snow usually happens around January—end of February. Our official winter months are November—April.
- Breckenridge has a lot of fun events during the winter. Other than skiing and snowboarding, we recommend other activities such as snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, ice skating, or enjoying the free scenic gondola ride!
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