Snowkite on Lake Dillon
Summit County, Colorado
All the info you need on Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Dillon, Frisco, Keystone,
Silverthorne, Arapaho Basin
Make the Most of Your Summit County Vacation
Summit County, Colorado is a veritable treasure trove for skiers, snowboarders and outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds. With no less than 4 major ski resorts – Breckenridge, Keystone, Copper Mountain and Araphahoe Basin – and two reservoirs – Lake Dillon and Green Mountain Reservoir – this Rocky Mountain destination draws vacation visitors from all over the world.
Despite being conveniently close in distance, the towns in Summit County all have their own distinct character. Breckenridge, Frisco, Silverthorne, Dillon and Keystone all have comprehensive and luxurious amenities, practical conveniences and are only an hour and a half from Denver International Airport.
With 80% of the land in Summit County being federal public land, the opportunities for outdoor recreation are limitless, from summertime activities including hiking, biking, fishing, backpacking and kayaking to wintertime ski sports, snowmobiling, ice climbing and much more. But Summit County also offers incredible cultural and educational draws as well, with nationally-registered historical sites and robust historical societies showcasing Colorado’s fascinating history, year-round family holiday events, summer farmers’ markets and art festivals to appeal to shoppers and annual events like Breckenridge Music Festival to appeal to lovers of the arts.
Summit County Event Calendar
Live music, free concerts, family entertainment, apres ski….the options are endless. So plan your vacation with the best list of Colorado events around! Complete calendar…
Who wants to fly with skis, boots, poles, snowboard and everything else?? If you rent your gear here, you’ll have no shortage of rental shops. And if your skis need a tune and spiff-up, local experts can get you back on the runs quickly. Local ski shops…
Arts and Craft Activities
Paint Your Own Pottery, Canvas Painting, Glass Fusing and Mosaics. Ready, Paint Fire offers tons of different art activities and classes that are fun for all ages and provides the supplies. With locations in Breckenridge and Keystone, it’s a great indoor activity to add some creativity to your vacation. Read more!