Category Archives: Tips from the Locals

Helpful and Stress-Free Breckenridge Ski Vacation Tips

27th September 2018   Kristi Stanford  

Let’s face it. While we live for our vacations, they can also come with a bit of stress. Add in ice, freezing temps, and a high-maintenance sport like skiing and the stress levels can rise. We’ve got the best helpful tips so you can focus on the magical parts...Read More

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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 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 deal to be...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

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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

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

Breckenridge Winter Trip Preparations

25th October 2017  imaneeditor  

You’ve reserved a fabulous vacation home through Book Breck, booked your flights, and packed your bags!  Winter trip preparations don’t stop there.  For our guests flying into Denver International Airport and renting a vehicle for the 2-hour trek to the High Country of Breckenridge via I-70, we’ve got a...Read More

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Four Reasons Why You’ll Love Broken Compass Brewing

25th June 2017   imaneeditor  

Broken Compass Brewing What could possibly be better than an ice cold beer after a fun-filled day in the outdoors? How about an ice cold locally brewed beer after a fun-filled day in the outdoors, and you don’t even have to drive to get to or from? Broken Compass...Read More

Boreas Pass: A Summer or Fall Must-See

24th June 2017   Kristi Stanford  

With autumn just around the corner, we can expect the Colorado foliage to begin trading its green hues for shades of warm orange, bright yellow, and deep red. Breckenridge is the perfect place to experience Colorado in the fall, and there are many areas to view this beautiful transition...Read More

Enjoy Delicious Drinks at the Breckenridge Distillery

7th May 2017   Kristi Stanford  

There is nothing quite like enjoying locally crafted spirits after a day well-spent in the Rocky Mountains. If you’re craving unique tastes with a strong kick, we highly recommend the Breckenridge Distillery. This award-winning establishment is exalted for their outstanding whiskeys, vodkas, rums, and more! During your visit to...Read More

Six of the Best Places to Go Hiking in Breckenridge

18th March 2017   Kristi Stanford  

Hiking in and around Breckenridge is a popular activity, not only because of the many mountain trails but also the spectacular views that await at the peak. The varying western terrain is also exciting, from forest creek beds to rocky summits. From beginner trails to expert climbs, here are...Read More

Breckenridge Free Activities

15th January 2017   Kristi Stanford  

Anyone familiar with Breckenridge knows the area is famous for skiing and snowboarding, but how many people know about the multitude of Breckenridge FREE activities in and near Breckenridge? Yes- FREE! Everything listed below comes highly recommended by the Book Breck Vacation Homes Staff and is absolutely FREE! The...Read More

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5 Surprising Things to Discover When You Visit Breckenridge

12th November 2016   Kristi Stanford  

When you hear “Breckenridge,” most people think snow. And rightfully so! We love our powder and we get a whole lot of it. Snow sports take center stage when you visit Breckenridge, but there’s so much more to the town! You’ll discover a lot of surprising things when you...Read More