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Get ready for the 5th Annual BIFA!

07/15/2019 | By Will Nel

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'Spring' into the Rockies!

03/23/2019 | By Lauren Thomas

Every savvy skier knows that the conditions in April hold a little slice of heaven! When you hear the word “Spring” do you think of melting snow, chirping birds, and warm weather? You’re not alone but don’t be fooled, Spring in Breckenridge is one of the most notorious times of the season!

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Reduced Lift Ticket Rates

03/16/2019 | By Lauren

Have you been wanting to take your family on a dream ski vacation of a lifetime but feel burdened by the high expenses that can come with it? With Vail’s exciting announcement to REDUCE LIFT TICKET PRICES, your mountain getaway is much closer than you think!

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29th International Snow Sculpture Championships!

01/19/2019 | By Carl

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It is time for Ullr Fest, starting 9 January 2019!

01/08/2019 | By Carl

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Holiday and NYE Dining options in Breck

12/22/2018 | By Carl

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What to do in Breckenridge besides skiing

12/12/2018 | By Carl

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December in Breckenridge!

12/01/2018 | By Carl

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Brecktober!

10/20/2018 | By Lauren Thomas

Want to avoid the crowds? How about affordable shopping, dining and lodging deals? And who doesn’t love to experience Breckenridge like the locals? You can have all that and more when taking advantage of an “off season” trip to the mountains!

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Red, White & Blue - The Perfect 4th of July Trip for YOU!

06/25/2018 | By Lauren Thomas

4th of July in the Rockies; A time for family fun, live music, cookouts, parades and more!
What could be better than celebrating with your loved ones in the heart of beautiful, historic Breckenridge?

With so many events and activities to experience on Independence Day, it can be challenging to determine which ones to put at the top of your ‘To-Do’ list. To make things easier, we, at Summit Vacations have narrowed it down to the local favorites and most popular Breckenridge traditions that you’re not going to want to miss!

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The Perfect Family Ski Adventure

03/01/2018 | By Mariah Kaercher

Family time can be extremely hard to come by. With the kids in school, sports, and other activities while you keep up with the daily grind at work, it can seem impossible to get everyone together. Take time as a family to get away from it all with a Breckenridge vacation with Summit Vacations. By packing the family up and heading out to Colorado, you will be able to unplug from stresses at home and spend quality time with those you love most.

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Apres Skiing This Winter: Where to go!

12/07/2017 | By Mariah

Breckenridge is known for its many ski slopes and mountain views. The fun does not come to an end once you get off the hills. After you have had a full day of skiing, you can find plenty of Breckenridge nightlife to keep you entertained and experiencing all the area has to offer.

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End of Summer Things to do in Breckenridge

10/04/2017 | By Mariah Kaercher

With summer coming to a close and fall just beginning there are lots of amazing things for you to do around Breckenridge this autumn season. When traveling with Summit Vacations you’ll be set for an enjoyable stay in one of our fabulous rentals which will get you a cozy accommodation close to our fantastic Breckenridge nightlife, the great outdoors, and fun fall activities in our beautiful city. Here are our top three favorite things to do during the harvest season.

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What Makes a Summertime Breckenridge Vacation

08/31/2017 | By Jeff Zallaps

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Peak 2 fire update, 3 PM, 7/8/17

07/09/2017 | By red, white, and blue fire dept, breckenridge, co

Current Situation:
Firefighters are looking to take advantage of a third day of favorable weather to further efforts on containment of the Peak 2 fire.

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Peak 2 Fire Update

07/07/2017 | By Summit Daily

Breckenridge’s Peak 2 Fire: Nearly 500 homes remain under evacuation as forest smolders

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5 Reasons Why to Hire a Private Chef While in Breckenridge

12/20/2016 | By Chef Jen

Summit Vacations highly recommends Chef Jen!

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How to Drink Like a Local in Breckenridge This Fall

09/09/2016 | By Summit Vacations

Live like a local in Breckenridge this fall!

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Top 10 Things to do in Breckenridge in May and June

04/26/2016 | By Judi Lacko Zallaps

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Spring Skiing 2016 and SECRETAPRIL 20% Discount

03/27/2016 | By Roman

Breckenridge has received 309 inches of snow as of March 27, 2016, on a base at mid mountain, at just under 7 feet of snow (81 inches), with March and April being the snowiest months of the year (14 inches in the last 48 hours). April has the lowest lodging prices of the ski season, and we are offering a 20% discount off of those already low prices for April bookings at Summit Vacations (March 31 is included). and the biggest spring party in the Rocky Mountains is back! Breck’s Spring Fever 2016 runs through Sunday, April 24th! This special applies to new reservations only - use the promotional code, SECRETAPRIL, to get the discount - 3 night minimum.

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What’s SUP in Summit County!

07/12/2015 | By Kristy & Weldon

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Discover Breckenridge... Scooter Style!

06/15/2015 | By Kristy & Anna

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Golfer's Guide: Tips for Golfing in Breckenridge

06/01/2015 | By Summit Vacations

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Another Blue Bird Sunny Day, Skiing at Breckenridge

04/16/2015 | By Roman

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April 3, 2015, 9 inches of fresh powder reported at Breckenridge, at mid mountain

04/06/2015 | By Roman

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Springtime in the Rockies, 2015.

03/31/2015 | By Roman

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Skiing 5 Mountains in One Day

03/23/2015 | By Roman

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February 27, 2015, The Powder Day that took down the Internet in Breckenridge

03/18/2015 | By Roman

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The Beach at Breck

03/16/2015 | By Roman

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Skiing in Breckenridge January 2015

03/12/2015 | By Roman

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So many choices in outerwear, why not choose a brand that saves our planet?

02/10/2015 | By Base Mountain Sports

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Blue Bird Ski Day at Breckenridge

02/02/2015 | By Roman

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Hot Air Ballooning Adventure

07/01/2014 | By Katie

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Celebrate Breckenridge's 4th of July Tradition

06/27/2014 | By Roman

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Fantastic snow conditions in Breckenridge on April 25. 2014

05/06/2014 | By Roman

It is a beautiful April 25th in Breckenridge Colorado with sunshine and blue skies, temperature expected to get to 51 degrees.  It will be my last day of skiing at Breckenridge for this fabulous 2013-2014 ski season. I joined up with my friends Jim and Joan, as we caught the bus across the street and rode it up to the Peak 8 Chairlifts:

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