No one knows Breck better than those people that call it home. Passionate locals guide all types of tours that showcase the rich history of our historic mountain town and the expansive terrain that surround it.
Explore the National Forest surrounding Breckenridge on snowmobiles while expert guides showcase the Continental Divide and other majestic sights as you race through miles of backcountry trails.
Anglers, rejoice! Breckenridge is home to year-round fly-fishing opportunities. Throughout the winter months, the rivers around Breckenridge run ice-free and so do—you guessed it—an abundance of your aquatic friends.
In 1859, settlers traveling west in search of riches founded Breckenridge; when the first traces of gold was found, the town boomed. Today, the town and surrounding areas are studded with historical remains that tell the story of Breckenridge before it was a world-famous ski town.
Historic tours include guided strolls around Breckenridge’s nationally recognized Historic District as well as exploring historic—and sometimes haunted—historic buildings. Tours paint a picture of the people that lived and worked in Breckenridge more than a hundred years ago. Take a journey back in time to Breckenridge’s beginnings and meet the characters that made Breck what it is today.
A little more than an hour away from Breckenridge is the historic town of Black Hawk. Also known as “City of Mills,” Black Hawk was founded, similarly to Breck, as a gold mining town. Now days, with more than 18 casinos, the town is known for being the largest gambling town in Colorado. Casino Shuttles make a stop in Breckenridge daily, provided you make a reservation.
For more information on what to do during the winter, contact the Breck Information Specialists at (877) 864-0868. While in town, stop by the Breckenridge Welcome Center at 203 S. Main Street. You can also fill out our activity request form to receive more information or view, download or order the Breck Connection Vacation Planner.