Filling a day of activities has never really been a problem for those in Breckenridge, whether they are visitors or residents. The options are wide in range and scope. Keep in mind, Breckenridge has a fascinating past, a unique and wonderful story that makes our community what it is today. There is no other place in the world like Breckenridge, Colorado.
Learning some of that past, a bit of that historic story, can add a great deal of value to your Breckenridge experience. Museums and historic sites can consume your entire day, or a lazy hour. Offerings range from mining history, Victorian life, snowshoe treks, railroad history and our path to the ski industry. Try the Welcome Center Museum first. With displays that run the gamut of our historical timeline, a children’s loft, and a more interactive feel, you can gain an in-depth overview and still entertain them all.
The history literally surrounds you. Stopped in Starbucks while in town? The Main Street location used to be the home of Frank and Theta Brown, long time residents. Frank served as the Mayor of Breckenridge and as the Summit County Treasurer for many years during the 60s. Nearly all of the restaurants and shops you enjoy in this community have a story. As you explore Breckenridge, consider what may have come before; consider who may have come before.