Breckenridge Travel Guide

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Free Things To Do in Breckenridge

If you have extra time, Boreas Pass Road is worthwhile.
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    Things to do in Breckenridge
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    The galleries, shops, bars and dining establishments along Breckenridge's Main Street have lined the street for more than a century, and are a great place to stop for a meal, a drink or some souvenirs. Local favorites includePark & Main, which specializes in breakfast, sandwiches, espresso and wine, and Empire Burger,

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    Carter Park
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    Parks and Gardens, Recreation, Sightseeing, Free
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    The best sledding hill in town is found at Carter Park, and it's a popular spot for the young or young at heart. When the snow melts, the park boasts a handful of hiking trails, four tennis courts, baseball diamonds and a sand volleyball court, as well as a playground

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    Boreas Pass Road
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    Boreas Pass Road is a nearly 20-mile stretch that traces the path of the Pacific Railroad and rises to a summit at the Continental Divide. Along the way, Boreas Pass offers unbeatable views of the Blue River Valley and Tenmile Range. In the fall, visitors will also enjoy seeing golden

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    Vail Pass Path
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    If you want to take a scenic tour of Breckenridge, Copper Mountain and Frisco, cycling the 14 miles from Breckenridge to Frisco, Colorado, on the Vail Pass Path is a good way to do it. And because it's a downhill ride, cyclists of all levels can enjoy this ride. 

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    While Breckenridge is best-known for itsski slopes, its hiking trails are equally delightful. The area boasts hikes for all levels, but keep in mind that it might be wise to give yourself a few days to adjust to the altitude in Breckenridge before attempting a more challenging hike. 

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