Interested in learning more about the history of Breckenridge? This 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.

Are you a history lover and want to know everything about Breckenridge’s history? Then this is the tour for you. You will hear stories of gold strikes, robberies, business boom and busts. skiing pioneers and much more!

$20 per Adult | $10 per Child

August – October

Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday at 11 a.m.

Advanced reservations and payment is suggested.

This tour is a two-and-a-half-mile guided hike that takes you through the Golden Horseshoe, which is one of Colorado’s most fertile mining regions and home to dozens of early morning operations.

$25 per Adult | $15 per Child

This mile and a half hike go through what used to be an active hydraulic mine site, where miners spread the hillsides with giant nozzles to collect gold-bearing gravel.

$25 per Adult | $15 per Child

August – October: Monday at 10 a.m.

Advanced reservations and payment is required.

Coming around Halloween and want to try something more on the spooky side? Make sure you check out the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance Ghost Tours!

This is a 90 min adults-only walking tour. Take a stroll into Breckenridge’s history and learn about the many saloons and brothels.

$25 per adult (must be 21+)

August – October

Wednesday and Saturday at 3:30 p.m.

Advanced reservations and payment is required.

Do you really want to become one with the ghosts? Tour the historical Valley Brook Cemetery and view the gravestones representing all walks of life – miners, family members young and old, wealthy and poor. Hear tales about Breckenridge’s widespread illness, accidents and conflict.

$25 per Adult | $15 per Child

August – October: Thursday and Saturday at 5 p.m.

Advanced reservations and payment is required.

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