8 Winter Activities in Breckenridge, Colorado

8 Winter Activities in Breckenridge, Colorado

When you plan a destination wedding in the Rocky Mountains, you have at least 8 Winter Activities in Breckenridge, Colorado that you can choose from. The given are the first ones I mention, and that's the world-class skiing and snowboarding you can find at all the major ski resorts. Summit County,  and Breckenridge in particular, has nine ski areas within an hour's drive. A free bus runs between towns or brave the roads. Just drive slow.

If you don't have you own gear or much experience in the mountains, then please rent and take a lesson from a seasoned local. A few minutes getting some pointers will go a long way in making your time in the woods fun and happy. Dress wrong and it can be really cold. Ask us how we can help pull it all together and find the right activities for you and your destination wedding experience for the Breckenridge area.

And, there are many opportunities for low or no impact activities around town. Check back for that family-friendly blog about what's good for those not shooting GoPro videos to share back home. Contact us to learn how we can help problem solve and find the right vendors and services for your group while saving you time and money.

1 - Skiing & Snowboarding

Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Keystone, Arapahoe Basin, Vail and Beaver Creek. That pretty much says it all. Buy a lift ticket and explore the magnificent mountains with terrain for all abilities.

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2 - Nordic Skiing

All the major ski areas have one, if not two, Nordic ski operations for cross country skiing and snowshoeing on fairly flat trails.

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3 - Tubing

Look up tubing at Copper Mountain and the Frisco Adventure Center, but you'll have to head up to Keystone's tubing area where a snow fort is too.

4 - Snowmobiling

Several operations guide snowmobiles along the Continental Divide and in the nearby backcountry of Breckenridge.

5 - Ice Skating

Silverthorne and Keystone have ponds, while Breck, Vail and Beaver Creek offer structures and skating centers will full-service operations.

6 -Dog Sledding

No, you don't say mush. We'll get you dialed in on what all your dog sledding adventure wedding or elopement will entail. But, you can wear one of those furry hats if you like.

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7 - Snowshoeing

A slower-paced activity for those who enjoy the snow and varied terrain of hiking without any of the sliding that comes along with skiing.

8 - Mine Tours

And, if you have enough energy to leave the house after dogsledding, skiing and ice skating, you can head over to the Country Boy Mine for an underground tour of a working mine.