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Summer in Historic Frisco

Summer in Historic Frisco
3 days

Snuggled in the heart of Summit County, Frisco possesses the best of Colorado’s high country. From boating at Frisco Bay Marina and hiking in the surrounding national forests to dining at Main Street’s acclaimed eateries, there’s so much to do in this charming mountain hamlet.

Sustainability Activity

Get Involved:

Participate in a Summit Historical Society event or tour, or join the organization and donate to the cause.

Day 1

Insider's Tip

Hydration Station:

Frisco has historically delicious mountain spring water — make sure to bring your refillable water bottle! You will find refill stations throughout town.

Activity

Frisco Historic Park

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Go back in time as you wander through Frisco's Historic Park & Museum. There are 11 historic buildings to explore throughout the park, including Frisco's old schoolhouse, jail and a traditional... Read More

Lunch

Prosit

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Colorado's only Authentic beer hall — serving up the finest beers and sausages around — right in the heart of Frisco. Read More
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Shopping Historic Businesses on Main Street

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Explore the Main Street to the Rockies! Frisco has many wonderful shops and restaurants to explore on our mile-long main street. Some historical businesses include Foote’s Rest Sweet Shop, “Vintage Ski World” aka the Frisco Emporium complete with a train car and Model-T car, and the clothing boutique Colisco, which is housed in a Camp Hale airplane hangar.
Dinner

Vinny's

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If you are looking for real food made with organic, local, natural, and fresh ingredients, look no further! If caring for the environment and putting quality food into your body is important to you... Read More
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Frisco Escape Room

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Frisco Escape Room is a fully immersive interactive game experience. Can you solve the puzzle in the 60-minute time limit? Get creative and work together to find the hidden objects, figure out the clues, and beat the clock! There are a variety of rooms and mysteries to solve, with some puzzles inspired by actual historical events in Frisco. 2-8 players per room; 60 minute time limit; free for kids 6 and under.
Lodging

Frisco Lodge

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Our historic Bed And Breakfast offers quaint victorian rooms, a gourmet breakfast, afternoon wine, cheese,hors d'oeuvres, and exceptional service. Ideally located downtown Main Street in Frisco,... Read More

Day 2
Breakfast

Butterhorn Bakery & Cafe

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From the County's ski area employees to a family from the East, the Butterhorn has been the escape of the $8 cheeseburger. Leaving everyone to enjoy wholesome, reasonably priced food, where... Read More

Activity

Boat Tour at Frisco Bay Marina

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Sit back and relax as an experienced driver takes you to all the secret and scenic spots on the reservoir on a restored classic Larson powerboat. Guests are welcome to bring food and drinks on this tour. There is a minimum of two people and maximum of five per tour. No dogs allowed. Departures at 10am, 12pm, 2pm, and 4pm. $35 per person. Reservations required.
Lunch

Island Grill

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Located on the best place to celebrate summer in Summit County, Colorado. The place to eat, drink, sun and sail ... located at the Frisco Bay Marina Read More
Activity

Masontown Hike

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This trail begins as a gradual climb through a lodgepole pine forest for approximately 0.9 miles to the old mining town ruins of Masontown. If you are feeling adventurous, continue to the summit of Mt. Royal for a spectacular viewpoint of Frisco. After Masontown, the trail becomes very steep, ascending 1,356 ft. in just over a mile.
Dinner

Moose Jaw

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Welcome to the original Moose Jaw in Frisco Colorado where we build the best burger you’ve ever had. We start with only the freshest ingredients and build it just the way you like. Read More
Activity

Sunset at Sapphire Point

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A short, family-friendly loop with dramatic views of Dillon Reservoir, Gore Range, and Tenmile Range. An amazing spot to watch the sunset! 0.7 miles round-trip; rated easy.
Lodging

Frisco Inn on Galena

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Discover the perfect mountain getaway at the Frisco Inn on Galena, Summit County's premier lodging experience. Let us show you our exceptional hospitality and service; our boutique hotel and spa... Read More

Day 3
Breakfast

Log Cabin Cafe

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We have an extensive breakfast and lunch menu to please all tastes and appetites. Whether you are looking for a stick to your ribs, home style meal, or a healthy alternative, we offer it all at... Read More

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Historic Walking Tour of Frisco

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Stop into the Visitor Center at 300 Main Street to grab a town map of Frisco with all the historic stops listed with descriptions. Follow the map to discover historic Frisco, with stops such as Old Town Hall, Frisco Cemetery and Foote’s Rest.
Lunch

Foote's Rest Sweet Shoppe & Eatery

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Adjacent to the Sweet Shoppe The Footes Rest Eatery is Frisco’s best new hang out. Outdoor dining with fire pits, an adult beverage bar, full service kitchen, fish taco stand, horseshoes and bean... Read More
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Walk or Bike Between Copper Mountain and Frisco

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This 6-mile rec path between Copper Mountain Resort and Frisco takes you through the Ten Mile mountain range. Enjoy breathtaking views as you make your way between the two areas. For adventurous bikers and hikers, start in Frisco and end in Copper for a strenuous trip! If you’re feeling more easy-going, take the free Summit Stage bus from Frisco to Copper, and bike/hike all 6 miles downhill through the mountains. Be sure to look for a variety of mining ruins found along the canyon walls.
Dinner

Frisco Prime

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Frisco Prime is the latest creation of Vincent Monarca who also run Vinny's Restaurant a few blocks away on Main Street, Frisco.... Read More

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Hike Old Dillon Reservoir

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A short, family-friendly hike with nice views of Dillon Reservoir and the Ten Mile Range. 1.6 miles-round trip; 137 ft. elevation gain; rated easy.
Lodging

Snowshoe Motel

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In downtown Frisco, this economy lodging motel is central to Breckenridge, Keystone, A-Basin, and Copper Mountain.

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