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27 Sep 2023
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A Cozy Thanksgiving Retreat: 

As the leaves turn fiery hues of red and gold and the air becomes crisp, there's no better time to start planning your Thanksgiving getaway to Colorado. Nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Summit County offers a picturesque backdrop for a holiday escape that combines the warmth of a cozy home with the allure of breathtaking natural beauty. If you're seeking the perfect Thanksgiving retreat, look no further!

A Home Away from Home:

When it comes to Thanksgiving, there's something truly special about gathering in a spacious, well-appointed home with your loved ones. Our vacation rentals in Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Keystone offer the perfect blend of comfort and luxury, making your holiday getaway memorable from the moment you step through the door. Imagine snuggling up by a crackling fireplace, sipping hot cocoa, and enjoying panoramic mountain views.

Thanksgiving Feasting with a View:

One of the highlights of any Thanksgiving celebration is the feast itself, and Breckenridge offers a range of dining options for this special holiday. Many restaurants in town serve traditional Thanksgiving meals with a mountain twist, we’d recommend checking out Hearthstone, Blue River Bistro, and Aurum Food & Wine. Alternatively, you can take advantage of your vacation rental’s fully-equipped kitchen and prepare a homemade feast or pick up an already-prepared meal from Whole Foods in Frisco!

Small-Town Charm:

Breckenridge embodies small-town charm at its finest. Stroll through the historic Main Street, adorned with festive mountain decor, and explore boutique shops, art galleries, and cozy coffee shops. You'll find the perfect souvenirs or unique gifts for your loved ones back home. Breckenridge's welcoming atmosphere makes it an ideal destination for Thanksgiving, where you can truly unwind and reconnect with the people who matter most.

November Activities:

November in the Rockies offers a unique opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts. While snowfall can be unpredictable, it's an ideal time to enjoy guided tours that aren't dependent on heavy snow. Get ready to embrace the winter spirit and soak up some sunshine!

Fat Bike Beer & Distillery Tours

Don't let the snow stop you from biking. Hop on a fat tire bike with its excellent snow grip for a casual winter ride. Rent one to explore town or join a guided fat-bike tour along the Blue River Rec Path, which takes you to Broken Compass Brewery and the world's highest distillery, Breckenridge Distillery.

Guided Fly Fishing

Summit County's rivers, streams, and lakes make it a fantastic destination for fly-fishing year-round. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned angler, local outfitters like Breckenridge Outfitters and Mountain Angler can help you find the best spots, teach you casting techniques, and get your fishing license.

Snowcat and UTV Tours

Enjoy Breckenridge's scenic trails in comfort aboard a heated snowcat. The Peak 8 Nordic Center offers guided tours through forested trails, complete with s'mores and hot cocoa stops at a historic mining cabin. Alternatively, embark on an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) tour, perfect for exploring mountain trails and taking in stunning views.


For thrills and breathtaking views, bundle up and experience ziplining in Breckenridge. Colorado Adventure Center Ziplines and Top of the Rockies Zip Line offer exhilarating rides, even through Thanksgiving. Enjoy the scenic Snow Coach ride that climbs nearly 1,000 vertical feet to the first zip line departure deck.

Country Boy Mine Tours

Just 2 miles outside town, the historic Country Boy Mine offers underground tours and gold panning experiences. Explore this once-famous gold mine, pan for gold, slide down a 55-foot ore chute, and discover authentic mining exhibits and equipment.

Early Season Skiing

With projected opening dates in mid-November, Thanksgiving is the perfect time to hit the slopes for early-season skiing! Breckenridge's projected opening is November 10, Copper Mountain the 13th, and Keystone on October 28!

A Grateful Getaway:

Thanksgiving is a time for reflection and gratitude. Colorado's natural beauty provides an awe-inspiring backdrop for moments of reflection. Take a leisurely walk through the forested trails or sit by a tranquil mountain stream and give thanks for the beauty of the world around you. It's the perfect opportunity to recharge and appreciate the simple joys in life.

Book your Trip:

Spending Thanksgiving in Colorado is a delightful way to celebrate the holiday season. The combination of stunning natural landscapes, cozy accommodations, outdoor adventures, and small-town charm creates a memorable experience that will leave you feeling truly thankful. Our company is dedicated to providing you with beautiful short-term rentals that will make your Thanksgiving in Breckenridge even more special. Book your getaway today and create cherished memories in this picturesque mountain town. We look forward to welcoming you and helping you make the most of your Thanksgiving!