Things to Do In Breckenridge – Summer

Friends enjoying the spectacular summer weather at Breckenridge while riding their bikes on the trail.

Summit County is well known for beautiful summer days. With world class fishing, hiking and biking in your backyard, it is hard to choose what to do. Take advantage of your vacation with the best activities the county has to offer. Whether you are looking for a nice hike, or a bold zip line, each is sure to be the highlight of your vacation while you’re in colorful Colorado.  Discover the great outdoors with these exciting activities.

Fun Park

In the summer, Breckenridge Ski Resort promotes the best high altitude family fun park. Breckenridge Epic Discovery offers several exciting activities conveniently located on Peak 8. Some of the more popular rides include the famous alpine slide, alpine roller coaster, rock wall, and zipline.

Riding the alpine slide at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Summer fun takes over when the snow melts.


Lake Dillon is the central hub for all water activities. With the ability to rent from the Frisco or Dillon Marina, there are plenty of options. Pick from canoes, kayaks, stand up paddleboards and pontoon boats. You can call or visit their website to check rental availability throughout the summer.

Kids enjoy a ski lesson by one of the well-trained instructors at Breckenridge.


Rafting is one of the most popular activities throughout the state as we have some of the best rivers in the nation. Expect an invigorating and fast moving thrill ride that will not compare to any other activity. Several companies based out of Breckenridge will help you choose the best river trip for your group.

The world's highest regatta takes place on Lake Dillon. Enjoy a boat ride by renting a pontoon for the day.

ATV Rental

If you prefer a faster ride, several companies throughout the county provide ATV rentals. Unguided rentals allow you to have freedom to pick your destination and speed.

Breckenridge is close to hundreds of miles of ATV and Jeep trails. Visit areas in Summit County never seen my most tourists.


Summit County has several incredible golf courses to choose from. For the easiest commute from your vacation rental, consider the Breckenridge Golf Club. With a beautiful mountain setting, this is sure to provide a game of a lifetime.

Breckenridge ski resort rises imperiously in the background as a golfer lines up his putt.


The least expensive and most popular Colorado activity is hiking. The trail systems throughout the county offer varying level of difficulty. Explore various trailheads with quick access from your vacation rental. Throughout the mountains you will find hidden gems that are waiting to be explored.

Hikers enjoy one of the many hiking trails easily access from your Breckenridge vacation lodging.