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Non-Skiers Guide to Breckenridge

Non-Skiers Guide to Breckenridge
7 days
While downhillers know Breckenridge for its pristine slopes, the mountain enclave offers a bounty of activities for those who don't want to ski or board, including sledding, sleigh rides and a robust roster of cultural attractions.

Sustainability Activity

Travel Like a Local:

Give time to Friends of the Dillon Ranger District, which leverages the power of volunteers to make sure the National Forest enjoyed by millions of people each year are not negatively impacted by their popularity.

Day 1
Activity

Breckenridge Welcome Center and Museum

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Interactive displays showcase the town's history from its early days as an Indian settlement, to gold mining town to ski destination. Includes a 19th-century log cabin with displays about life... Read More

Lunch

Kenosha Steakhouse

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Casual steakhouse that also specializes in house-smoked BBQ, with craft beers & a spacious patio. Read More
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Mountain Top Children's Museum

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The Mountain Top Children’s Museum, Inc. is an educational institution that promotes informal learning through interactive exhibits and programs, imaginative play and engagement in active... Read More
Dinner

Southridge Seafood Grill

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Since 1998 South Ridge Seafood Grill has been serving the finest seafood in the Colorado Rockies. Our menu relies heavily on the freshest available seafood but also includes hand cut steak & fresh... Read More
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Breckenridge Heritage Alliance

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The Breckenridge Heritage Alliance is a non-profit, founded in 2006 to promote and protect Breckenridge's unique history. Through sites, tours, and programs, the BHA encourages residents and... Read More

Lodging

Grand Timber Lodge

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Ski-in/ski-out resort featuring indoor/outdoor pools & hot tubs, on-site restaurant, spa and great access to the Breck Ski Resort. Great resort for families - condos are very spacious and the... Read More

Day 2
Breakfast

Park & Main Quality Food

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Park & Main features classic and modern sandwiches for breakfast, lunch & dinner.

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Activity

Good Times Adventures

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We run an awesome 6-mile tour along the gorgeous winding trails of the Swan River Valley. Each dog sled trip begins with our friendly, knowledgeable guides explaining how to run the sled and how... Read More

Lunch

Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

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Local's favorite since 1981! Read More
Activity

Carter Park Sledding Hill

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The age-old tradition of sledding is still alive and is free! At Carter Park, grab your toboggan, saucer or any slider or glider of your choice and get ready to flash that child-like grin from top to bottom of the hill.
Dinner

Modis

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Modis is Colorado contemporary dining in a vibrant and eclectic atmosohere located in the heart of historic downtown Breckenridge where we focus on the art of food, cocktail, art, music, and... Read More

Activity

Stephen C West Ice Arena

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Summit County's only year-round ice sports facility offers indoor public skating and drop-in hockey and outdoor play October-March. Putt & Play Junction takes over the outdoor rink in the summer... Read More

Lodging

The Lodge at Breckenridge

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The Lodge at Breckenridge is perched above Breckenridge Ski Resort and located 5 minutes from town. Guests enjoy the luxuries of spectacular mountain views, massage, outdoor hot tubs, restaurant... Read More

Day 3
Breakfast

Blue Moose Restaurant

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Blue Moose Café serves some of the best breakfast meals in town. A favorite among locals and visitors alike, the café dishes up hearty pancakes and home-style breakfast burritos,. Start you day off... Read More
Activity

Breckenridge Nordic Center

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Learn to cross-country ski and snowshoe on the fresh powder in Breckenridge.

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Lunch

The Canteen Tap House and Tavern

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We've created a thoughtful menu of modern comfort food that perfectly compliments the bustling vibe of Breckenridge and the rustic ambiance of The Canteen. Read More
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Blue Sage Spa

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Originally founded in 1999 and now one of the best known spas in the area, we have been able to secure the best staff, a unique mix of treatments, and quality products to deliver exceptional... Read More
Dinner

Downstairs At Eric's

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food. sports. fun. beer.

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Activity

Breckenridge Creative Arts

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Breckenridge Creative Arts provides a year-round schedule of performances, exhibitions, screenings, workshops and other engagement opportunities within the multiple cultural venues located in... Read More

Lodging

Pine Ridge Condominiums

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In the heart of historic Breckenridge, Pine Ridge is a convenient ski-in property just steps away from Main Street and the Snowflake chair lift, and right on the Four O'clock Ski Run.  Each... Read More

Day 4
Breakfast

Clint's Bakery & Coffee House

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We serve coffee and ice cream downstairs and breakfast and bagels downstairs. Come visit and see why we're a local favorite! Read More
Activity

Breck Ride Guides

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Summer or winter, treat yourself to Breck's world-class trails. Escape the bustling city for serene, winding singletrack. From first timers to professional racers, we can craft your perfect day.... Read More

Lunch

Breckenridge Brewery and Pub

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The original Breckenridge Brewery & Pub. Read More
Activity

Gold Runner Alpine Coaster at Breckenridge Ski Resort

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Ride alone or with a friend on our two-seater coaster cars, and control your own speed through the turns, dips and twists that take you around and above the ski runs, as well as through the forest.
Dinner

Fatty's Pizza

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Our pizzas are made by hand and placed directly on stone shelves in our pizza ovens.

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Dinner

Shopping in Downtown Breckenridge

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History has made Main Street a colorful place to stroll and the perfect place to shop! With more than 200 stores to choose from, enjoy the quaint storefronts, featuring bookstores, chic boutiques, jewelry, antiques, housewares and home furnishings to art galleries, sporting goods and clothing.
Lodging

River Mountain Lodge

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Easy access to shopping, dining and skiing, along with affordable lodging prices makes this one of the most desirable locations in Breckenridge! This charming mountain lodge in the heart of... Read More

Day 5
Breakfast

Daylight Donuts

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Counter-serve chain serving donuts & its own brand of coffee for sit-down or takeout. Read More
Activity

Ready, Paint, Fire! Breckenridge

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Paint your own pottery, canvas, mosaic, glass fusing and more in downtown Breckenridge. Read More
Lunch

Crepes a la Cart

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Sweet or savory? Stop by and find out that it's all good! Read More
Activity

Summit Ski Museum

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Explore the history of skiing in Summit County.  Period clothing and vintage skis provide a visual timeline of the innovations and changes in the sport over the years.  Interpretative displays... Read More

Lunch

Hearthstone Restaurant

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Award-winning eclectic cuisine awaits you in our 120-year-old Victorian home. Read More
Activity

Escape Room Breckenridge

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Escape Room Breckenridge is the first live escape game in Breckenridge Colorado. Your group, comprised of friends, family, colleagues, or strangers are locked in a room together. Your objective... Read More

Lodging

The Wedgewood Lodge

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Our boutique-style Breckenridge hotel is located directly across the street from Snowflake Chairlift at Breckenridge Ski Resort and just three blocks from historic Main Street. This family owned... Read More

Day 6
Breakfast

The Crown

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The Crown is a well known establishment of 14 years on Main St. Breckenridge. Its comfy atmoshpere and delicous coffee have always been sought after by locals and visitors. Read More
Activity

Meta Yoga Studios

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MYS is conveniently located 1 block off Main Street in the arts district of downtown Breckenridge, Colorado. Enjoy the spectacular views of the Ten Mile range and the Breckenridge Ski Resort out... Read More

Lunch

Quandry Grille

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Our Colorado Steak House serves a wide variety of family friendly dishes. Voted one of the best après ski bars with 12 beers on tap and happy hour specials from 3-6 pm daily.

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Culinary Classes at Colorado Mountain College

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Choose from a number of menus or work with your private chef and create a menu tailored to your particular desires. Popular classes have included many classes from our International Series such as... Read More
Dinner

The Motherloaded Tavern

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When things get stressful and irritating, don’t you wish you could go back in time... back to a time when mom cooked for you, when people were nice to you, when someone took care of you? The... Read More
Activity

Breckenridge Sleigh Rides

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No Breckenridge ski vacation is complete without a sleigh ride and dinner at 2 Below Zero. Don’t miss your chance for a memorable evening at our location at the Frisco Nordic Center on the grounds... Read More
Lodging

Wyndham Vacation Rentals - Main Street Station

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Main Street Station is located within steps of the base of Peak 9, with spectacular westward views of Breckenridge Ski Resort. The east side of the building sits directly on historic Main Street... Read More

Day 7
Breakfast

Cuppa Joe Breckenridge

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Voted Summit County's best coffee shop by readers of Summit Daily News. Read More
Activity

Alpine Adventures Dogsledding

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Alpine Adventures offers unique and exciting hands-on dogsledding tours that are fun for the entire family!  Regardless which dogsledding tour option you choose, you are sure to leave with... Read More

Lunch

Angels Hollow

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Whether you're looking for the best burger in town, sandwhiches that are twice as big as anywhere else, big as your head burritos, or five-star dinners that are a "party in your mouth", Angels... Read More
Activity

Continental Divide Winery

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For a fun, interactive activity in Breckenridge or South Park come visit our tasting rooms and retail shops. Each tasting room gives guests an opportunity to experience how climate, elevation,... Read More
Dinner

Swiss Haven Restaurant

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Visit our authentic fondue restaurant. Fondue, which comes from the French "fondre", meaning "to melt," had its origins in 18th century Switzerland as a means for farm families to stretch their... Read More

Activity

Breckenridge Backstage Theatre

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Breckenridge Backstage Theatre is the resident theatre company of the beautiful Breckenridge Theater, a newly renovated 137-seat theater located in the heart of historic downtown Breckenridge. Read More
Lodging

BlueSky Breckenridge

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BlueSky Breckenridge is the perfect combination of alpine elegance & location. Situated three blocks off Main Street Breckenridge, adjacent to the Snowflake lift, BlueSky offers the ideal ski-in... Read More