Planning your Breckenridge vacations? You won't want to look any further for Breckenridge homes for rent than Breckenridge Vacation Rentals. We have a variety of amazing rentals and you can be sure to find the perfect Colorado vacation house for your getaway. We have properties for small families and big families. There are plenty of activities for families with kids in Breckenridge and your Breckenridge vacations will be busy just trying to get to them all.
The comforts of home in Breckenridge homes for rent might keep you in for part of your vacation, but you'll want to step out to take part in all the great activities in Breckenridge. The Mountain Top Children's Museum is probably one of the more popular attractions for kids. This museum has unique exhibits like the Rocky Mountain Wildlife Exhibit and the Wonder Lab & Planetarium. The Stephen C. West Ice Arena is another great activity for kids, offering ice skating and hockey year round. During the summer, mini golf is also available. The Breckenridge Ski and Ride School won't be far from your Colorado vacation house. The school offers lessons for both skiing and snowboarding and helps first timers learn essentials like stopping, getting up from a fall and getting on the chairlift.
Downstairs at Eric's Arcade is a great place for both adults and kids. It's billed as a family sports bar with a big arcade with 25 games, plus 29 flat screen TVs in the bar for the adults. The Breckenridge Recreation Center spans 69,000 square feet and has an amazing variety of activities for both young and old. The center is open daily to residents and visitors. Play a little tennis, take advantage of the Aquatic Area or climb some rock walls. Other great activities in the town include the Breckenridge's Public Skateboard Park, the Breckenridge Arts District and Historic Town Walking Tours.
More general activities on Breckenridge vacations sure to appeal to kids include fly fishing, canoeing, kayaking, gold panning, hiking, backpacking, horseback riding and much more. There's really no shortage of outdoor activities for both kids and adults to enjoy. Historic mine tours are one of the biggest draws to Breckenridge, as it was a prolific mining town in its early beginnings. The Country Boy Mine might be one of the most well-known mines. Back in its day, it was the largest gold mine in Breckenridge and probably the most famous. Kids are sure to enjoy visiting the mine, petting the burros, sliding down the 55 foot ore chute and panning for gold. The mine is about two miles out of Breckenridge and has been offering tours to families for over 20 years.
An outdoor itinerary for kids gives you a few different options. A short hike to Sapphire Point is under one mile and taken early in the day yields picturesque views of Lake Dillon. Bring a picnic lunch and you have the first part of your day filled. Later, catch a movie at the outdoor Copper Mountain theater. Another option might be having a picnic at the Riverwalk Center, which gives you great views of the ski area and offers a play area for kids. You can easily combine daytime excursions with nighttime fun at the aforementioned Copper Mountain, the Downstairs at Eric’s Arcade or the Dillon Amphitheater Saturday night music series.
Maggie's Pond is another year-round draw, with winter freezes allowing for outdoor ice skating, then during the summer, paddle boating takes over. Nearby in Main Street Station Plaza, a variety of festivals, events and live music routinely take place.
There's no shortage of things to do in Breckenridge, no matter what your age or interests. Many activities are easily within reach of most Breckenridge homes for rent. Make sure to get the perfect Colorado vacation house for your needs by calling Breckenridge Vacation Rentals today.