This summer a few members of our Breckenridge Grand Vacations Marketing team spent an adventure-filled day in the Rockies with Nova Guides. From the adrenaline-inducing ATV rides, the excitement of catching a fish, to the laid-back Jeep tour with a beer in hand, we had an absolute blast at Camp Hale! The superior customer service […]
Right at the base of Peak 9, the Burro Trail is a scenic out and back. Make it as long as you want, the full trail ends at Spruce Creek trail. Best traveled Mid-June to early October. Takes approximately 45 minutes to one hour one way, give yourself two hours for the round trip.
Explore the Rocky Mountains on a different kind of adventure with Nova Guides! Choose between jeeps, ATVs, or side-by-sides for your next activity. Located in the Vail area and boasting 55,000 acres of their own terrain, Nova Guides is the mountains’ premier operator of ATVs in the summer and snowmobiles in the winter. Offering guided and […]
To get to the Meadow Creek trailhead from Breckenridge, take Highway 9 towards Frisco. Drive straight through Frisco and do not turn until you reach the roundabout next to I-70. Drive around the roundabout and take the turn directly before the westbound on-ramp exit. Drive about .6 miles down a dirt road until you reach […]
Visiting the mountains or have family and friends in town? Looking to enjoy the beautiful outdoors and scenic views that Colorado has to offer? North Tenmile Creek is the perfect hike to start your adventures. This 6.5-mile round-trip hike with an elevation gain of almost 1,700 ft is the perfect entry-level route for hikers of […]
Interested in learning more about the history of Breckenridge? Now is the perfect time to take a guided tour through the nationally recognized historic district with a local expert! Learn about the hardy souls that lived in Breckenridge in the 1800s, see some of the earliest homes in town and hear stories about gold seekers from more than 100 years ago.
Join the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance on a fun “Behind Swinging Doors” saloon tour, which highlights the eighteen saloons that were built in 1880 and allows you to visit several of the establishments that have survived since the early days. If you are looking for a more active hike, try the Iowa Hill Gold Miner’s Hike. You can see authentic mining artifacts and informative signs that tell the story of how gold was extracted from the surrounding hills. Experience life as a miner in Breckenridge’s early days when you visit the restored miners’ boarding house from 1868. The boarding house also offers several other tours, including the Historic Walking Tour, the Tombstone Tales at Twilight Cemetery Tour and many more.
Looking for a scare? Don’t miss the Ghostly Tales Tour, the Voices from the Grave Tour or the Strange but True Tour with Gail and Jamie of Breckenridge Tours. These ladies will tell you the darker side of Breckenridge’s wild west past through chilling tales of the ghosts that remain. On the Ghostly Tales Tour, you can have the opportunity to try your hand with their ghost-hunting equipment to find some orbs in historic sites, such as the Historic Brown Hotel or the Dredge Boat Restaurant. The Strange but True Tour offers insight into disappearances, suspected kidnappings and other strange events that occurred in Breckenridge from 1961 to the present day.
Finally, go back in time with a walking tour of the original cemetery of Breckenridge on the Voices from the Grave Tour. Here you can learn about the locals buried there and hear their colorful stories from the past while visiting their homes on the way. Talk to your Activities coordinator to set up one of these exciting historical tours today!