100 Things To Do in Breckenridge

January 2, 2021 / / 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. Ride a scenic chairlift ride at Breckenridge Resort
  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 with Colorado Adventure Center!
  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. Go snowshoeing!
  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 shop and sight see on Main Street’s new pedestrian walkway!
  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. Fish with a guide!
  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 hiking at Carter Park
  86. Enjoy the wild west and book a dinner sleigh ride adventure
  87. Take a moonlight hike
  88. Grab a horsedrawn carriage ride around town
  89. Go hiking
  90. Go snowboarding!
  91. Snowbiking? What’s that?
  92. Golf in Breckenridge!
  93. Summer Dog Sledding (yes, summer)!
  94. Go for a walk on the Riverwalk pathway.
  95. Relax at the new Bar G located inside Giampietro’s
  96. Go skiing!
  97. Buy a rubber duck to support the Summit Foundation’s Annual Rubber Duck Race
  98. Roast s’mores
  99. Ever tried absinthe? Now’s your chance! Check out the Absinthe Bar on Main Street
  100. Fly fishing