Breckenridge is one of the great ski towns in the United States, as the visitor traffic might be smaller than the group heading to Colorado’s other popular winter vacation spot (Vail), but they’re more passionate for their sport.
Four mountain peaks are available to ski on in Breckenridge, with each providing multiple courses for every level of experience. Beginners need not to worry, as great instruction is available to improve your skill level.
After a day of hitting the slopes, the downtown scene offers plenty of options for your night’s entertainment. Before heading home, you should take a moment to enjoy the sun setting over the snow-covered mountain tops that hang exquisitely over Breckenridge.
Mountain Thunder Lodge
The location of Mountain Thunder Lodge is absolutely the ideal for you to travel from your room to downtown Breckenridge, as it a brisk five-minute walk. The staff is very friendly and helpful to solve any immediate problems that may come up on your vacation.
No restaurants are available on the property, but a fully-furnished kitchen is provided in each room if you feel like cooking your own meals. The lodge offers a shuttle service to the downtown area, where different styles of restaurants are available to choose from.
If you’re driving to Mountain Thunder Lodge, free parking is provided with plenty of storage space available for your skis and snowboards.
The Lodge and Spa at Breckenridge
The Lodge and Spa at Breckenridge is a great little spot for a quick ski weekend getaway, as the lodge itself schedules plenty of activities for all to enjoy. It’s hard to request, but if you can secure a mountain-view room then grab it because it’s worth the money. The view is breath-taking and will provide lasting memories for eternity.
Your day can begin with a complimentary breakfast that’s offered by the lodge, which is a great start to your busy schedule. The restaurant is spacious, as the patrons never feel to be on top of one another. A gas fireplace is provided in each room for a relaxing evening after a strenuous afternoon of skiing.
Valdoro Mountain Lodge
Valdoro Mountain Lodge is a beautiful facility with a terrific fitness center and two large Jacuzzis, which are encased by a wall that opens to the outside. You’re protected from the outdoor elements, but you will feel a chill from the night’s air.
The lodge is surrounded by a number of hiking trails within a two-mile radius. The staff is very helpful to give information on the different hiking trails and other entertainment options offered in and around downtown Breckenridge.
A shuttle service is provided to the city’s main attractions, so no need for out-of-towners to rent a car. Do spend some time at the luxurious indoor pool, as the kids will spend countless hours in the water while the adults will worship the time alone in the hot tub.
The Wedgewood Lodge is the perfect place for a large groups vacationing together to stay, as they offer a loft instead of the standard room occupancy. Each loft is very spacious; the upstairs is large with a full-sized closet and dresser. It also has an in-room laundry machine, which is a great resource in keeping your warm clothes fresh for continual usage.
After a long day of skiing, complimentary coffee and hot chocolate is available in the lobby upon your arrival. If the children want to spend some time indoors, then the lodge has a small library and ample amount of board games for entertainment purposes only. A complimentary shuttle is provided for daily travel.