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Breckenridge OVERVIEW
This perfectly preserved Victorian village attracts more skiers and snowboarders than any other ski resort in the nation, which isn’t surprising considering that it’s surrounded by 13,000-foot peaks. That said, it's not just winter that rocks; travelers are almost as likely to plan Breckenridge travel in the summer when temperatures hover around 70 degrees. In this laid-back mountain haven at 9,603 feet above sea level, you'll find activities on and off the mountain for every age and stage. No one has ever left Breckenridge bored. And here's the thing: Even though other mountain communities offer the same outdoorsy stuff, it's the town itself that sets Breckenridge apart. It's real. Unlike other high-country resorts that sprang from pastures or pristine fields, Breck, as it's known by the locals, enjoys a rich history and long-lasting traditions. The town consciously and consistently preserves, restores and repurposes buildings and artifacts from its colorful past, sharing its rich history ...See More in a variety of tours and events. A simple stroll down Main Street and a glance up to the towering peaks gives you an immediate sense of what Breckenridge is about. It's a community of friendly, active people, bonded together by a love of the outdoors, appreciation for the incredible beauty of the surroundings and pride in their town's heritage. They'll tell you they "came for the winter and stayed for the summer." Folks here are fit, lean, healthy and happy. Why? Because they're living their dream. See Less
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