Breckenridge Colorado Lodging, USA Southwest Travel Vacation
USA Southwest Travel offers Breckenridge Colorado for hiking and mountain biking on a summer Vacation. Sightseeing in fantastic landscapes, mountains and canyons for hiking and biking in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
The Colorado mountain town of Breckenridge was established in 1859 as a gold mining center. Today the town has 4,500 full time residents and many seasonal residents and visitors who come for the skiing, hiking, mountain biking, fly fishing, and summer festivals.
Breckenridge is located at 39°29′11″N 106°02′37″W in the heart of the Rocky Mountains at 9600 feet. The area attracts outdoor lovers with it mountain bike trails, hiking trails into the high mountains, trout fishing on the Blue River, recreational gold panning, and boating on Lake Dillon. River rafting is popular in Breckenridge and rentals of equipment bikes, rafts etc. are available in the small downtown area among the many specialty shops.
Other attraction for Breckenridge are walking and shopping in the tidy downtown streets and the walkway along the stream that runs through town. The Breckenridge Festival of Film takes place in the summer months. Also there are festivals in the downtown area where visitors can pan for gold, and join in the festivities during the June "Kingdom Days" celebration when tents and booths are set out along the walkways through the town beside the river and various crafts are displayed. Another heritage event occurs during he July Fourth parade.
Breckenridge lodging ranges from private home, European style chalets on mountain roads where you ski to the lifts, mountainside condominiums, ski-in townhouses, and rental units in the downtown village.