While most visitors to Summit County are holding off until the slopes are covered in that fluffy white stuff, autumn is actually one of the best times to visit! The crowds are low, the air is crisp and the changing leaves turn the mountains into gold.
Summer may be winding down but that doesn’t mean the action in Summit County is! Enjoy cooler temperatures and take in the Summit Foundation’s Rubber Duck Race, the annual Sidewalk Sale, Gathering at the Great Divide Arts Festival or Keystone’s Oktoberfest.
Guests to Summit County are often looking for adventure among the mountains and but find themselves pleasantly surprised by the world-class cuisine. From local favorites to slope slide happy hours, Summit County delivers with locally inspired and creative fare.
Although Summit County is more often considered for it’s steep and snowy slopes, the multiple golf courses offering magnificent views in a classic mountain setting are not to be overlooked. Golfers looking for a relaxing day on the links will be able to find a course that suits them while those looking for a challenge will certainly find it along with panoramic views, wildlife and much more.
Breckenridge may offer world-class slopes, sun and summit views but it also specializes in world-class cuisine. Settled into a historic house in located just a few blocks off Main Street, the Hearthstone Restaurant offers an elegant atmosphere, mountain views and elevated American cuisine.
Most people think of snow and ski slopes when they think of Summit County, but summer and Summit County really go hand-in-hand! With activities for everyone and plenty of sunshine, Keystone is the perfect place for everyone to enjoy that Rocky Mountain air without the snow!.
As Colorado’s year round playground, Summit County sits right in the middle of miles and miles of hiking trails. From quick trips around a lake to top of a fourteener, Summit County has something for every level of difficulty.
Summer in Summit County is just as lively as when the snow is flying and Copper Mountain is no exception. Enjoy activities on the mountain and in the village – racing on Summit County’s only go kart track, attempt the climbing wall or get a hole in one at mini golf.
Summit County has so much to offer year round but a favorite has to be the white water rafting. From an easy cruise on a lazy river to serious rapids for the thrill seekers, quick trips and full day floats – Summit County has something for everyone interested in the rivers!.
Celebrating the red, white and blue in Summit County? You’ll find events for kids and the kid at heart throughout the mountains including parades, fireworks and in true Summit County fashion - trail runs and mountain bike races.
If you’re looking to spend some time in the saddle this summer, celebrate Summit County’s annual Breckenridge Bike Week from June 21st to the 25th. Demos for both mountain bikes and road bikes, skill clinics, guided tours and more bring bike enthusiasts from all over to learn, test product and have fun!.
Summit County has more to shop for than just ski gear and sporting goods. With boutique clothing shops, unique home decor stores, open-air farmer’s markets and more, Summit County shopping and it’s scenic surroundings have it all!.
Ask a local about their three favorite things in Breckenridge and they’ll say snow, slopes and… summer! With just as much fun to be had during the summer months, Breckenridge has plenty in store for everyone.
The time between the the end of ski season and the glorious days of summer is springtime in most parts of the country – but to the Rocky Mountains, where the highest peaks have snow well into June, it’s mud season.
Spring in Summit County has arrived, and although some are ready for warm days and summer activities, others lament the end of the ski season. Closing days are upon us but in true mountain-style, the 2016-17 season will go out with a bang.
Spring skiing in Summit County has only just begun for the 2016/2017 season but with it comes sunny days, softer snow and… season passes? That’s right! The best time to purchase a season pass for the upcoming season is right now – and with so many options, it’s sure to be a tough decision.
If the heart of Summit County is the mountains, then the way to it is through Silverthorne and Dillon – literally. Stretching to the South of I-70, Dillon delivers varied and delicious dining experiences alongside Dillon Reservoir.
Offering year round slopeside fun, Keystone is the perfect place for the whole family. From beginner to expert terrain, world-class ski and snowboard instruction, tubing parks and even a castle made entirely of snow, you and your family will be sure to work up an appetite in no time.
Planning a girls weekend away? Then head to Breckenridge for Women’s Ski Week, an entire week dedicated to empowering women and girls on and off the slopes. From February 11th to the 19th, Breckenridge will offer women-specific ski camps, clinics and camaraderie.
With miles of ski runs, tubing tracks and cross-country ski trails, Summit County has plenty of powder to honor – and the annual International Snow Sculpture Championships held in downtown Breckenridge each year celebrates in a very unique way.
Summit County may be known for it’s world-class ski resorts but that’s not all that makes this year round destination family friendly! From tubing and ice skating on the largest outdoor ice rink in the Rockies, to an indoor water park and mountain top cookie shop, Summit County provides fun for all ages!.
Copper Mountain provides some of the best terrain in Summit County – but that’s not all it’s known for! You’ll be able to snack your way across the mountain, take a load off at a local haunt or wine and dine well into the evening at one of Summit County’s favorite resorts.
As the season for snow and ice is upon us, visitors to the mountains are often concerned about winter driving conditions. In an effort to keep drivers safe, the Colorado Department of Transportation offers simple guidelines for your vehicle’s tires – because when it comes to stopping in wintery conditions, nothing is more important than your tires.
We have just lowered the rates for all remaining dates in the 2015-2016 ski season! Closing day is drawing near and this is your chance to catch a few last runs before it's over. Here are the closing dates for each ski area:.
So when is the best time to ski in Colorado? This is a question we get pretty often and truthfully; the answer is “it depends”. But we know that’s not the most helpful answer so we decided to explore the question a bit further.
Ashley Kubiszyn has joined the River Ridge Rentals team as our new Chief Operations Officer. She is overseeing the operations of the company, managing investor relations as well as developing and implementing a new marketing strategy.
When is Breckenridge Ski Resort going to open in 2015?
This is one of the most frequently asked the questions we get from our wonderful clients around this time of the year. Therefore, we decided to post opening and closing dates, tips and insights for our website visitors regarding this subject.