Holidays in Breckenridge, Colorado. USA
Plan your entire holiday to Breckenridge, Colorado.
Dear International Guest,
We are excited that you are interested in visiting the magical town of
Breckenridge, Colorado. The unique mountain setting of Breckenridge coupled
with its western heritage makes for a world-class ski
holiday or summer
getaway. Here you will immerse yourself in authentic Colorado.
A day spent exploring the surrounding beauty of Breckenridge followed by
a relaxing stroll along main street Breckenridge will fill your days with
smiles and welcoming locals.
Breckenridge Holiday & Vacation Planning
We have compiled a "cheat-sheet" to
help plan your ski holiday or summer vacation to Breckenridge.
Below is a list of considerations while planning your ultimate vacation.
to Visit Breckenridge
Breckenridge comes alive from
November to March and late June to early-September as well as during the
holidays. During the off-peak seasons, you can usually find vacation
deals and discounts. April provides great deals on Breckenridge lodging
and accommodations, skiing and dining. June and September offer peak
conditions for summer recreation. Most summer events and activities kick-off
on Memorial Day Weekend and run strong until the end of September. You
can also enjoy lodging and dining deals in September and early October.
Breckenridge Lodging & Accommodations Tips
Lodging in Breckenridge goes fast. For the best
deals on lodging, it is advisable to book in advance. Breckenridge
offers hotels, condos, inns, lodges, bed & breakfasts, vacation
rentals and private homes for those looking for a little
seclusion. Book your Breckenridge rental today and save! Book
your Breckenridge lodging online.
Issues in Breckenridge
Above 8,000 feet, altitude illness affects 20 to 30 percent of
visitors from low elevations to some degree. The first thing most people
notice is a shortness of breath, especially when exercising. In addition,
the heart is likely to beat faster and one may develop nausea, fatigue,
headache, or have difficulty sleeping. If you develop one or more of
these symptoms you may have Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). If these
symptoms do not subside within a day or two, consult a doctor.
The minimum age for buying alcohol or consuming alcoholic beverages in the United
States is 21 years of age. Beer, wine and liquor may be purchased at specialty
liquor stores until 2:00 AM Mondays through Saturdays. Alcohol is not served
at bars and restaurants beyond 2:00 AM on any night of the week. A valid form
of photo identification (passport or international driver's license, etc.)
may be required upon purchase of alcohol or for entry to bars and nightclubs.
to Wear on Your Breckenridge Holiday
Breckenridge is the kind of place where you can get away with it all.
Locals and visitors alike can be seen wearing casual jeans, or nicer
garments for those special nights out. Either way, you will be feel
right at home with whatever you choose to wear.
ATM’s/Banks in Breckenridge
Visa, MasterCard and American Express cards are widely accepted at the Breckenridge
Ski Resort and throughout the town of Breckenridge, in addition to Traveler’s
Emergencies in Breckenridge
The telephone number for emergency services in the USA is 911.
Time Is It in Breckenridge?
The town of Breckenridge time is quoted in Mountain Standard Time (MST).
In observance of Daylight Savings Time (MDT), clocks are set forward
one hour in late March or early April and are set back one hour in late
Transportation around Breckenridge
While a good portion of lodging and accommodations in Breckenridge are
within walking distance of historic Main Street and the mountain, Breckenridge
is served by the Free Ride Transportation System. The Free Ride travels
routes through Breckenridge connecting the ski resort's base areas and
free parking lots, runs the perimeter of downtown, stops at the Ice Rink,
City Market, Recreation Center, Village and Four O'clock Roads, Columbine
and Broken Lance Drive and Peak 9. For more information visit
In-Town Transportation Guide.
Voltage in Breckenridge
Voltage in the United States is 110V.