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Snowshoeing in Durango: Our 7 Favorite Trails

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Car Camping Packing List for Your Microadventure

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A Guide to Camping in Sedona

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Sedona Free Dispersed Camping and Campgrounds Map

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5 Reasons To Visit Breckenridge, Colorado

Located in the base of the Tenmile Range of the Rocky Mountains, Breckenridge, Colorado is a winter Microadventurers dream. While most people think of Breckenridge of a ski and snowboarding town, there are plenty of other things to see and do during a visit.


Why you need to visit Breckenridge, Colorado

With year-round outdoor opportunities within a short drive of the historic downtown, Breckenridge is a must-visit for all Microadventurers and outdoor thrill-seekers alike. You can enjoy world-class mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, backpacking, and landscape photography during a single week.

Here is a list of our top seven reasons to visit Breckenridge this season:

#1 The Town

The first and foremost reason to visit Breckenridge is the town itself. It is a small town with adorable main streets. The most sumptuous part of this town is the skiing opportunity. On any winter day, you can head to the street side and view people skiing.

Moreover, you can even grab some snacks as well to relish the moments. Apart from the enjoyments, Breckenridge is even the largest historic district in Colorado. Several landmarks speak loudly about the history of this land.

#2 Slopes Are the Best Part

Breckenridge Ski Resort is very special for many reasons. But one of the most appealing aspects that attract travelers the most is the high mountains.

In most of the ski resorts, you will find only 1 to 2 peaks to try your skiing skills but the most fascinating part about Breckenridge is that there are 6 peaks. This means that you will never feel as if you are repeating your run again and again at the same spot. Isn’t it amazing?

#3 Interesting Activities

If you think that skiing is the only option that you have in hand while you are in Breckenridge then you are wrong. There are multiple interesting activities in this town. You can start your itinerary with snowmobiling. It is the second most popular activity in Breckenridge after skiing.

Snowmobiling is an excellent way of reaching into the heart of the Colorado Rockies. It is an adventurous escape to the land of perfectly groomed trails. Another most exciting activity is tubing. If you have always dreamt about sliding down the snow then Breckenridge waits for you with the finest plans.

There are tubing resorts in Breckenridge where you can have the wonderful experience of your lifetime. Last but not least is the sledding. You will be amazed to know that there are free sledding hills in Breckenridge. Take your sled and enjoy your time sledding.

#4 Food Is Good

When it comes to food the only world you will utter in Breckenridge is “wow”. This town of Colorado has amazing cuisine and grants incredible offerings for all types of taste buds.  You can try out in Blue Moose for your breakfast as it is the favorite among the locals in Breckenridge.

Other than that Amazing Grace and Columbine’s are even wonderful places for breakfast. If you are into bar food then head into Ollies Pub and Grub or Downstairs at Eric’s. they have an excellent ambiance along with wonderful etiquette.

#5 Beverages

Our list ends with the most exciting reason and that is Beverage in Breckenridge. Colorado is the capital of craft breweries and if it is not the reason for you to go Breckenridge then what is it? do not miss out visiting Breckenridge Brewery once you visit the town.

This company has grown from a small brewpub to a successful craft beer and restaurant company. On the other hand, Breckenridge Distillery is yet another place you should reach out to. It is an award-winning and highest distillery in the world.

Take a free tour and try out samples of their different products. But if these are too boring for you then here is the best solution – head to Breckenridge Craft Spirit Festival. It is the best place for spirit lovers and whiskey drinkers.


So, these are the best reasons to visit Breckenridge. But as a traveler, you should first visit this part of the world to explore its beauty. It is a sensational town that has attracted many people over the past decades.

However, February is a great time to visit this wonderful town of Colorado as it is the snowiest month of all. Perhaps you can even visit it in spring as well. Breckenridge has a lot to offer to it admires. So, what are you waiting for? Just pack your bags and head to the land of dreams.

Nick The Rambling Man

Nick The Rambling Man

Nick is the owner and regular content writer for Southwest Microadventures. When he’s not writing, you can find him rock climbing, peak bagging, mountain biking, backpacking, or drinking strong coffee.




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