Breckenridge, Colorado is located near the Blue River in the beautiful setting of the Rocky Mountains. Established originally as a mining community, it became a haven for miners who flooded the area when gold was discovered. Many of the buildings located in the main part of town are more than 100 years old.
Are you feeling a need for a break during the Christmas holidays? Breckenridge is a beautiful place to relax for a fun family Christmas. Or celebrate New Year’s in style on a beautiful ski vacation. The Eisenhower Tunnel completed in 1973 allowed easier access from Denver and increased the popularity of this beautiful resort town. There is nothing more breathtaking than exiting the Tunnel on the western end and watching the skiers floating down the slopes.
The town schedules many special events during the Holiday Season designed to bring in more tourists and spread the word about the town and awesome skiing. Many events are scheduled to delight family members from the youngest to the oldest. Santa puts in an appearance at most of the resorts in the area. The annual tree lighting ceremony kicks off the season on December 6th. Following that there are attractions and activities for everyone. You can enjoy music with symphonies, musicals and sing alongs. The city invites visitors to enjoy a live presentation of several different stages, take a tour of old saloons, and enjoy the powdery, perfect snow on the slopes.
Skiing for all levels, snowboarding, ski competitions and many other snow related activities can be found on the fabulous slopes. Are you more of a cozy by the fire person? The many ski lodges in the area are available to do just that. Need some nightlife? There is plenty of that to go around also.
Taking your children to this resort town for a Breckenridge holiday is a picture perfect family trip. There are many activities to keep children happy. Making their own homemade ceramic ornaments could be the highlight of their holiday. The Art Supply of Breckenridge offer wonderful classes including the free ornament class for kids.
Enjoy your holiday and make a little time to spend in the beautiful Rocky Mountain resorts. Ring in New Years with the perfect, romantic get-away. You will remember your time there forever.