The Town of Breckenridge
The town of Breckenridge is a unique town situated in the heart of Colorado. A former gold mining town that has reinvented itself as a playground for the adventurous and home to those that enjoy the outdoor life and the sense of community that comes from living in a quaint mountain town.
Situated at a lofty 9600 ft above sea level, Breckenridge certainly favors those who enjoy the seasons and the weather that can be driven by the Rocky Mountains that surround the town. The winters are long and snowy, perfect for diehard skiers and snowboarders, but not for the faint at heart. The summer months are a treasured time of the year, when the cooler nighttime temperatures are a welcome respite from the hot plains.
The makeup of Breckenridge homeowners is approx a third permanent residents, a third second homeowners and a third investment second homes used primarily as short term rentals. This makes for a mix of locals and visitors that offers a year round vibrancy and energy to Breck.
Whether you come to Breckenridge for the huge range of outdoor activities, or prefer the historical aspect of the Blue River Valley, this mountain getaway will keep you entertained for days on end. The legacy of the gold mining days are a stunning network of jeep trails, single track mountain bike loops and hiking paths. Gold medal trout fishing, lakes for boating and signature golf courses add to the summer fun. Turn the seasons and Breckenridge converts into a winter wonderland with 4 ski resorts, including Breckenridge Ski Resort all within a 30 min drive of downtown. Backcountry and cross country skiing for those looking for a more secluded adventure allow you to get away from any crowds. The Town of Breckenridge and BreckCreate offer a wonderful mix of concerts, art events and cultural activities.
Making Breckenridge your hometown will be one of the best moves you make. It will welcome those who integrate into the community of like minded souls, intent on giving back to the community.