Things to do in Summit County, CO

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Summit County

Summit County Attractions

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1. Breckenridge Ski Resort

Explore the slopes of Breckenridge Ski Resort, one of the Western Hemisphere’s most popular ski destinations. Trails traverse five magnificent peaks along the Tenmile Range in the heart of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. Ski, snowboard, snowmobile or sled along the resort’s world-class groomed slopes or discover a variety of backcountry space and stunning cross-country trails. After a long day enjoying the outdoors, investigate the area’s gold-rush heritage and find exciting dining in the town of Breckenridge.
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A ski resort that impresses visitors with five breathtaking peaks, a huge variety of slopes and fantastic modern facilities. Nearby is a charming Victorian-era town.

2. Keystone Ski Resort

Keystone Ski Resort is well known as one of the region’s top family-friendly ski destinations. While the resort provides plenty of runs for novice and intermediate skiers, it also offers an extensive range of black runs. Be sure to try illuminated night skiing in the spring.
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Take advantage of excellent night skiing opportunities as well as a range of challenging runs at this popular resort.

3. Copper Mountain Ski Resort

Enjoy an action-packed vacation at the family-friendly Copper Mountain Ski Resort. From its mountain to its three villages and restaurants, this Colorado resort offers outstanding year-round activities. Ski on perfectly groomed slopes, hike scenic trails, enjoy inspiring views of Tenmile Range and attend music festivals.
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Excellent skiing, summer adventures, live music events and pedestrian-only villages make this one of Colorado’s favorite year-round mountain sport resorts.

4. Main Street

You can search for that perfect souvenir with a trip to Main Street, a favorite shopping spot in Breckenridge. Discover the area's mountain views and seek out the ski slopes.
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You can search for that perfect souvenir with a trip to Main Street, a favorite shopping spot in Breckenridge. Discover the area's mountain views and seek out the ski slopes.

5. Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

Known locally as The Legend, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area has been attracting ski enthusiasts for more than 65 years. Ski and snowboard from October to June. Discover an accessible ski area of 960 acres (388 hectares) and a towering 13,050-foot-high (3,978-meter) summit elevation. Prepare to carve tracks over 109 perfectly groomed trails, complete with chutes, glades and powder bowls. Take a moment to appreciate the stunning natural scenery as you ski amid Colorado’s Rocky Mountains on the Continental Divide.
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This Colorado resort offers one of the longest ski seasons in North America in addition to hiking trails, and food and drink festivals.

What to do in Summit County

Free Things to Do in Summit County

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Frisco Historic Park and Museum - Chat to the friendly staff or curator and discover more about the special collections exhibited at this museum.

Marina Park - If you want to increase the fun factor during your getaway, you can do it here.

Lake Dillon Marina - This is a thriving location where you can absorb the atmosphere and immerse yourself in local life.

Dillon Reservoir - Find a place to sit and savor the calmness that goes hand in hand with being near the water.

Dillon Farmers Market - Widely known among the locals, this site is worth visiting.

Rainbow Park - Nurture your green thumb and marvel at the wide variety of plants on display.

Things to Do in Summit County with Kids

There are plenty of unforgettable experiences in Summit County that the entire gang will enjoy. These are a few of the most popular family friendly experiences around.


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