Breckenridge offers learning opportunities and exciting adventures in the summertime. Breckenridge is also centrally located for many in Colorado, which gives easy access to this historical Colorado mountain town.
The Breckenridge Arts District is in the heart of town, featuring several resident artist facilities with indoor and outdoor work spaces. The Tin Shop has workshops, demonstrations, and lectures. The Fuqua Livery Stable is fun to visit, as is the historic Robert Whyte House, offering mediums such as drawing, painting, textiles, ceramics, and creative writing. The Quandary Antiques facility was recently transformed into a ceramics studio.
The Altitude Art Gallery on Main Street has Thursday photo tours, with tips and tricks on how to photograph historic buildings, wildflowers, landscapes, and the Breckenridge scenery. The Breckenridge Art Walk is on the second Saturday of each month.
Try mountain biking, on an expansive backcountry trail network. The interconnected system can be accessed from anywhere in town, within two minutes. Trails lead to well over 1,000 miles of mountain biking across Summit County. Bike races are held throughout the summer. Breck Bike Week is July 5-11. Breckenridge also has trail-building volunteer days throughout the summer.
Golfing is another adventure in the heart of the Rockies. The Breckenridge Golf Club is the world's only Jack Nicklaus designed municipal golf course, with spectacular views of the Ten Mile Mountain Range. The clubhouse sits at 9,324 feet. The ball flies farther and straighter than at lower elevations.
The Peak 8 Fun Park is perfect for the family, with the Alpine SuperSlide, SuperPutt Mini Golf, Sky Fly Trampoline, Spin Cycle, Bounce House, Gem Stone Panning, Scenic Chairlift Rides, a Climbing Wall, and Colorado's largest human Maze.
Plan on eating well in Breckenridge as the town offers more than 70 diverse eating establishments.