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 […]

With summer on the way, the rivers are flowing in our beautiful high country. Sign up for a splashy, fun time with Performance Tours Rafting! Whether you are interested in a relaxing, scenic float or exhilarating, Class V rapids, Performance Tours has the trip for you! Whichever trip you choose, let this award-winning company be […]

Looking to bring out your creative side during your next visit to Breckenridge? Conveniently located on the north end of Main Street, Ready Paint Fire is just what you need. Open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, Ready Paint Fire offers pottery painting, canvas parties and glass fusing!

Canvas Parties

Ready Paint Fire brings in local artists to teach you the painting basics during the Saturday night canvas painting parties! Beginners are more than welcome, and everything is provided, including drinks and music for $35. Reservations are recommended.

Glass Fusing

Ready Paint Fire also teaches an intro to glass fusing workshop. For $40, you can learn the basics of glass fusing, including cutting glass, layering and finishing the final product in the kiln. Create a glass-fused sushi plate or candle holder!

Pottery Painting

Choose from a wide variety of pieces—from a moose mug to a sunflower platter. Let your imagination guide you or use stencils for inspiration. Prices range from $5 to $70, with most items going for around $10 to $25. There is also at $10 studio fee. Get festive this holiday season and join a $5 ornament painting party. A two-day turnaround for firing is guaranteed.

Check out the Ready Paint Fire website to learn more about everything they offer or to book your own party! Whether you have a creative bone you want to flex or you’re just looking to have a Grand time, Ready Paint Fire can help inspire you to make a masterpiece!

Take a relaxing day with family and friends, and spend some time on our local waters, loaded with Kokanee Salmon, Arctic Char, Brown Trout, and Rainbow Trout.

Whether you are just beginning or are more advanced, guides can cater to any level of fishing skill. Try either a full-day or a half-day trip with guides providing all the necessary equipment, including fishing rods, flies and transportation. The only thing you need to bring is a fishing license (required for ages 16 and older).

Book a trip with The Mountain Angler, located on Main Street Breckenridge and learn the art of angling, or improve your skills in some of the best fishing waters available. Being permitted on every stretch of water in a 50-mile radius means they will get you to the ideal spot on any given day.

If you are an experienced fisherman, Cutthroat Anglers, located in Silverthorne, are a wealth of information, providing water flow statistics, fly recommendations and helpful details about specific spots in the area.

Colorado has some of the best fishing in the nation, so make sure to get out and enjoy casting a line during your next stay in Breckenridge!

Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is a fantastic way to get on the water and explore lakes, rivers and ponds located around Summit County. This activity is great for all ages and in some locations you can even bring your dog along with you! There are a variety of ways to try this activity out […]

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Have you ever wondered how Breckenridge got its start? With bragging rights as one of the largest and most famous gold mines in Breckenridge, the Country Boy Mine is a great place to find out!

Take an underground tour 1,000 feet into the mine. Hear stories of how Colorado miners found gold, what equipment they used, and how they worked from day to day. Try to strike it rich by participating in an afternoon of gold panning. Take a walk on the wild side and slide down the 55-foot ore chute.

While at the Country Boy Mine you will have access to all these activities and more! This makes for a fun-filled day for any age.

Tours are currently offered Monday through Sunday at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 pm. and are approximately 45 minutes long. Be sure to stop by your Activities Desk to check on availability, get a discount, and make your reservations!