Looking to avoid long lift lines while also enjoying the winter wonderland of Breckenridge? We compiled a list of our favorite things to do in and around town to avoid those long lift lines!
1. Visit Main Street
Enjoy what our majestic little town has to offer. There are plenty of local shops and boutiques Where you can get souvenirs and plenty of local restaurants to fulfill your cravings. Take a stroll down Main Street and take in the views!
Snowshoeing is a great activity for the entire family, much cheaper than a day on the slopes, and Breckenridge has plenty of trail options for any snowshoe ability level.
Want to try something new and thrilling here in the High Rockies? Try snowmobiling with Nova Guides or White Mountain Snowmobile Tours. They can get you out to enjoy the thrill of snowmobiling and the beautiful mountain views.
4. Dog Sledding
Dog sledding in the high country offers an exciting experience for the whole family! Whether you mush a dog team right here in Breck with Good Times Adventures or you venture out to Alpine Adventures in the Leadville area, the experience is sure to be unforgettable.
5. Ice Skating
The Grand Colorado on Peak 8 Ice Rink is located steps away from the slopes of Peak 8. This outdoor public ice skating rink is family-friendly fun for the young and young at heart. Take in magnificent countywide mountain vistas and warm up between laps by the fire with hot drinks and refreshments from Ullr Café just steps away from the rink. Skates and helmets are available for rent at the walk-up window.
6. Ice Castles
The Silverthorne Ice Castles are back for the winter! The ice castles are built with over 25 tons of ice! Hundreds of thousands of icicles are hand placed by professional ice artists and lit with LED lights carefully placed inside the icicles. Within the ice castles you will find frozen thrones, ice-carved tunnels, ice slides, and fountains made out of ice.
7. Snow Tubing
The Frisco Adventure Park snow tubing hill is open for the winter! Grab the family and friends and head to the snow tubing hill to enjoy various lanes of tubing. Each lane has a different experience — some are narrow, some are steeper, and some even have rolling hills to add a little thrill! Reservations are required.
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