UPDATED: 12/14/15

Got kiddos and headed to Breckenridge? We’ve got a great lineup of family fun activities that will keep everyone enjoying their Colorado winter vacation. Main Street is packed with everything from our rich mining history to creative explorations and fun family enjoyment. Choose one or all three of these itineraries and make some memories to last a lifetime.

Cocoa in hand, walking Main Street in a snowstorm

Cocoa in hand, walking Main Street in a snowstorm

Itinerary 1: Family with Young Kiddos

First things first, do you have all of the items that you need for traveling with your kiddos? Whether it be a highchair, pack-n-play, jogging stroller or anything in between, check out MountainTot Gear and rent the equipment that will make your life easier by calling 888-478-6974.

Begin the day off right with a hearty breakfast at the family-friendly Columbine Café. They open at 7:30 am and are located at 109 S. Main Street or call (970) 547-4474.

Depending on your nap schedule, plan to bring the whole family to Mountain Top Children’s Museum either mid-morning or afternoon and get some creative play time in. Every exhibit encourages your curiosity and imagination to run wild! Admission is $7 per child, $5 per adult and children under 1 and seniors are free. Questions? Call (970) 453-7878, or check it out at 605 S. Park Ave.

Make your coffee stop at Cool River Coffee House and Bakery. This local favorite also has a great variety of baked goods (including gluten free). Located at 325 S. Main Street.

Need a diaper changing station? Head over to the Breckenridge Welcome Center conveniently located in the heart of town in the Blue River Plaza at 203 S. Main Street. The restrooms are located one level down from the Main Street entrance; make your life easier and take the elevator inside.

When tummies start to rumble, head over to Fatty’s Pizzeria and enjoy a local favorite for a casual and family-friendly atmosphere. You can also order family buckets of food to go. Located at 106 S. Ridge Street or call (970) 453-9802.

Welcoming warmth flows from the stores on Main Street

Welcoming warmth flows from the stores on Main Street

Once the family is fed and rested, head over to Peak-A-Boo Toys. Offering an indoor play area and tons of unique and fun toys, the kiddos will be entertained as they enjoy this great shop. Located at 117 S. Main Street.

Time for an afternoon chocolate treat at the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. Located at 226 S. Main Street, Suite G4.

When it comes to dinner plans leave the kiddos with a trusted babysitter from Mountain Tot Sitters and make a romantic date night at the Hearthstone. Enjoy a lovely evening out kid-free and call (970) 453-1148 to make reservations. Located at 130 S. Ridge Street.

Itinerary 2: Family with Older Kiddos

Have a breakfast to remember at Daylight Donuts. They open bright and early at 6:00 am and with a full breakfast menu, sausage rolls & over 20 varieties of donuts, you can’t go wrong. Just remember to bring your cash for this no-credit-cards restaurant. Located at 305 N. Main Street, Unit C.

Plan a morning exploration by setting up a historical tour with the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance. Their guided tours include the French Gulch Gold Mine and Dredge Snowshoe hike or if the paranormal and spooky fits more with their taste, schedule a Breckenridge Haunted Tour for later in the evening. Reservations are highly recommended by calling (970) 453-9767 x2 or swing by the Breckenridge Welcome Center at 203 S. Main Street.

Clint's Coffeehouse, next to the Riverwalk and the Welcome Center

Clint’s Coffeehouse, next to the Riverwalk and the Welcome Center

Get your coffee fix at Clint’s Bakery and Coffee House. This local favorite serves coffee and ice cream, and breakfast and lunch sandwiches downstairs. Located at 131 S. Main Street.

Lunch time is calling and Downstairs at Eric’s not only boasts as Breckenridge’s favorite family sports bar, but also has 14 flat screen HDTV’s, satellite coverage of all your favorite sports and an arcade with 18 games. Located at 111 S. Main Street.

In the afternoon, head on over to Ready Paint Fire and get ready to bring out your inner artist. This paint-your-own art studio offers ceramics, canvas parties and glass just waiting for your kids’ artistic touch. Give them a call at (970) 453-5765 or swing by the studio located at 323 N. Main St.

Grab a sweet snack at Mary’s Mountain Cookies and indulge in some of the yummiest cookies around! Located at 128 S. Main Street.

Dinner is waiting at Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant and Cantina. The chips and salsa are excellent and that is just the beginning of a great night of Mexican food. Located at 600 South Park Avenue. Call (970) 453-2071 for reservations.

Itinerary 3: We’re all Kids at Heart!

Amazing Grace Natural Eatery sits in a historic building

Amazing Grace Natural Eatery sits in a historic building

Eat breakfast where the locals eat at Amazing Grace Natural Eatery. They open at 7:00 am and serve a variety of breakfast options including vegan and vegetarian. Located at 213 Lincoln Avenue. Call (970) 453-1445.

Get your morning exercise in while strolling down Breckenridge Main Street and shopping. Shops like Nature’s Own bring out the child in everyone as you discover mineral specimens and fossils from around the world. Also stop by the Breckenridge Hat Company to find the perfect crazy silly hat to remember your Breckenridge experience. Both shops are located in the Four Seasons Plaza at 411 S. Main Street.

Grab your mid-morning coffee at Cuppa Joe. This locally-owned coffeehouse puts love into everything they make! Located at 118 S. Ridge Street, Unit 7.

Crepes a la Cart is a warm stop on a wintery Breck day

Crepes a la Cart is a warm stop on a wintery Breck day

With over 70 crepes to choose from, Crepes al la Cart will meet your hunger needs in a way no other hand-held full meal can. Swing by the shop at 307 S. Main Street and try either the sweet, savory or breakfast crepes as you continue your walk down Main Street.

BreckCreate / Breckenridge Creative Arts is the new happening place in town where you will want to check out the upcoming events, exhibits, classes, workshops and open studio times on their website. Located at 150 W. Adams Ave.

Get your sweet tooth on at Fuzziwigs Candy Factory. With over 400 varieties of candy, they’ve even got hard to find nostalgic candy that is sure to transport you back to a time that was much simpler. Located at 216 S. Main Street (just across the street from the Breckenridge Welcome Center).

If you are 21 years or older, check out the Breckenridge Distillery tours and tastings. They have tours on the hour and half hour from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm Tuesday through Sunday at 1925 Airport Road. Their tasting room at 137 S. Main Street is located across from the Breckenridge Welcome Center and underneath Relish Restaurant. Questions? Call (970) 547-9759.

No matter your age, make dinner plans at the original Breckenridge Brewery. Located at 600 S. Main St., they still brew all beer sold on site. Adults can pair a flight with the pub-style fare, while the kids’ menu offers a handful of options at $5 each — we suggest going for the burger and subbing mashed potatoes for fries.

However you plan to spend your days in Breckenridge, make some memories with those you love!

Find more family ideas at GoBreck.com or check out some specific suggestions for teens and toddlers.

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