5 Relaxing Summer Activities to Enjoy in Breckenridge

While Colorado is certainly beautiful during the winter, there are plenty of reasons to visit during the summer. Breckenridge is a good destination that provides vacationers with beautiful views and plenty of relaxing summer activities to enjoy.

Photo Courtesy: Beaver Run Resort
Photo Courtesy: Beaver Run Resort

Enjoy a relaxing game of golf among stunning views of Colorado trees and mountains. The Breckenridge Golf Club has 27 championship holes, surrounded by the beauty and nature Breckenridge has to offer. Each of the three nines, The Bear, The Beaver, and The Elk, all promise panoramic mountain views that are sure to take your breath away. After your game, extend your relaxing afternoon by cozying up next to the fireplace at the clubhouse, or enjoying a relaxing lunch on the sunny deck.

French Gulch Gold Mine & Dredge Hike
For an interesting walk through nature, consider the French Gulch Gold Mine and Dredge Hike. This 2.5-mile trail will grant you access to one of Colorado’s most abundant mining regions. Relax as you leisurely walk through a guided tour, enjoy the views of Ten Mile Range, mine site ruins, and the Reiling Dredge boat. It’s a unique experience that’s sure to enhance your summer vacation.

Historic Tours & Museums
Take a trip back in time on a tour through Breckenridge’s Historic District. A local expert will guide you through the area and teach you about historic businesses and families. Take a close look at some of the earliest buildings in Breckenridge as you listen to well-told stories of gold seekers and socialites in Breckenridge history. You can also visit some interesting historical museums, such as the Barney Ford Victorian Home, the Edwin Carter Discovery Center, where you can see Edwin’s impressive collection of wildlife animal specimens or the Red, White & Blue Fire Museum which displays historic firefighting equipment.

Shop, Dine, and Pamper Yourself at the Spa
Spend your afternoon visiting local shops, picking out souvenirs, dining on delicious cuisine, and then top it all of with a visit to a spa in Breckenridge, CO. There are quite a few spas in Breckenridge to choose from, and the Spa at Beaver Run provides you with a high-quality relaxation experience. When you’re wrapped up in a cozy robe, listening to peaceful music as you enjoy a custom massage, you will certainly know what true relaxation feels like. For radiant skin, add a restorative body polish or facial before you leave the rejuvenating oasis.

Summer Outdoor Activities
There’s an abundance of things to occupy your time and stave off boredom. Grab a friend and experience the beauty of Breckenridge rivers on a calming kayaking adventure. Take in the views and let nature embrace you as you glide over the water. If you’d rather get in the water, spend your afternoon fly fishing. There’s a section of Blue River that’s known to locals as “The Steps,” and, because of the abundance of rainbow trout, it’s immensely popular for fly fishing. If you’d rather stay on land, visit Breck Stables and channel your inner cow-person as you ride horseback. They provide both short and long, leisurely rides for your convenience.

Whatever you choose to do during your summer vacation to Colorado, you’re sure to have an unforgettable time. Breckenridge is a stunning city in a beautiful state that offers vacationers an unforgettable trip whether the sun is shining or the snow is falling. So, if you’re planning a summer trip, look no further than Breckenridge. Browse destinationdeals.com and browse exciting deals for your upcoming vacation.