Breckenridge is a small town in Colorado State and was established in the mid 19th century. Breckenridge served as a town meant especially for gold miners in the days of the gold rush. There are still a lot of abandoned and old mines that have been shut down ever since gold mining stopped in the area.
Breckenridge has a wonderful climate and is cold throughout the year. Best months to visit Breckenridge are in the months of June, July and August when temperatures hover between 66 degrees F to 72 degrees F (19 to 22 degrees C). You can witness events such as snow sculpting, art fair and snowboarding competitions which are held each year.
People who would like to go down mines and explore the historical aspect need to choose Country Boy Mine. This is said to be the largest mines of gold in Breckenridge. Here they have rides and tours designed to give you feel of the old gold rush days. You can pan for gold, explore mines, or have sleigh rides.
People who like the rush can opt for 4×4 and off roading tours in and around Breckenridge. Some of the operators out there are Pioneer Sports, Dog Sled Tours, and Colorado Bike and Ski. You can also opt for White water rafting in Colorado River offered by Performance tours.
Breckenridge is an idyllic town and while it has a rich history of gold mining there is also plenty one can experience when it comes to adventure, sports and activities to keep you occupied during your stay out here.