Category Archives: Blog / Area Information

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Where to Find Discounted Lift Tickets

20th September 2018   imaneeditor  

We’re Answering the #1 Question: Where to find Lift Ticket Discounts by Kristi Stanford It’s the number one non-lodging question we are asked by our Book Breck Vacation Homes guests during ski season. With the soaring costs, it’s no wonder everyone wants to know if there is a good...Read More

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Breckenridge Ski Lessons and Tips for First Time Skiers

19th September 2018   imaneeditor  

The Breckenridge ski resort mountain is the biggest draw for winter-time visitors to this beautiful little mountain town.  The great powder and vast terrain attracts those who want to ski or snowboard from all over the world and even those who have never skied but want to give it...Read More

Opening Day at Breckenridge is 11/8/19

9th September 2018   Kristi Stanford  

If you’ve never made it out for opening day at Breckenridge Ski Resort it’s about time you do! It is a unique celebration where winter enthusiasts come together and rejoice over the upcoming season. Skies are crystal blue, the snow is fresh and the running chairlifts and packed, bringing...Read More

Tubing in Summit County is the Ultimate Winter Rush

1st September 2018   Kristi Stanford  

Summit County Tubing Locations: Keystone Resort: Call 970-496-4386 or 800-354-4386 Frisco Adventure Park: Call (970) 668-2558 Copper Mountain: Call (866) 416-9874 Breckenridge Free Sledding Hill on High Street (see below where the best place in town is to find tubes)         When it comes to winter...Read More

Fall hikes

Best Places & Hikes to See Fall Colors

24th August 2018   Kristi Stanford  

Best Places and Hikes to See Fall Colors In and Near Breckenridge: Fall can easily be summed up with a few simple terms: Fleeting and no filters needed. The colors before your eyes during the peak of leaf changing against a rocky mountain bluebird sky are so stunning it...Read More

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Summit Shuttle- Summit Water Taxi

31st July 2018   Kristi Stanford  

The Best Kept Summer/Early Fall Activity Secret: The Return of the Summit Water Taxi The crown jewel of Summit County, the Dillon Reservoir (also known as Lake Dillon) is home to the world’s highest deep-water marina in Dillon, Colorado. Views of the lake from Highway 9 cannot be missed...Read More

Vacation Rental Management Companies: Why smaller may be the better choice

26th July 2018   Kristi Stanford  

This article appeared originally in the 2018 Summer Edition of Explore Summit, a Summit Daily publication.  Choosing a small, boutique firm ensures better home maintenance, attention to detail, and guest satisfaction In today’s ever-changing vacation rental industry, often the little things can be overlooked. Vacation rental management companies have...Read More

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3 Great Adventures Near Breckenridge, Colorado

4th July 2018   Kristi Stanford  

3 Must-Try Adventures Near Breckenridge, Colorado If you’re traveling to Breckenridge, Colorado this year, there are plenty of ways to fill your vacation with some fun.  Between events happening nearly every weekend to top-notch outdoor activities for all family members, your week in Breckenridge will be one you never...Read More

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Breckenridge, Colorado Wildfires

28th June 2018   Kristi Stanford  

Breckenridge Wildfires: What You Probably Don’t Know 2018 brought Colorado another dry and warm June, similar to 2017.  When the weather is dry, the fear of wildfires lurks in the minds of mountain residents, business owners, and visitors. Fears came to fruition earlier this month with the Buffalo Mountain...Read More

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Here’s How to Plan the Best Quandary Peak Hiking Trip

1st June 2018   Kristi Stanford  

At 14,265 feet, Quandary Peak majestically overlooks the Rocky Mountains as the highest peak in the Tenmile Range and the 13th highest in the entire state. Many Colorado visitors blaze the trail to the top for a fantastic mountain view you can’t find anywhere else. If you’re planning on...Read More

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Breckenridge Summer Events

23rd May 2018   imaneeditor  

May 30-June 2, 2019–  WAVE:  Light + Water + Sound:  Digital art eye candy of all sizes featuring illuminated sculptures, projections and digital art on the riverfront. Free fun for the whole family and includes a community lighted bike parade! June 14 & 16, 2019– Gold Panning Championships:  The Gold...Read More

A Guide to the Best Breweries in Breckenridge

18th May 2018   Kristi Stanford  

    Broken Compass Brewing Top of our list and our favorite brewery is Broken Compass due to their free shuttle! The Lost Bus free shuttle is constantly moving in between Breckenridge and the Broken Compass Brewery. Please call the shuttle driver at 970-406-2011 to schedule your ride (do not text...Read More