What’s a mountain town without a mountain? And a mountain without a mountain town? The combinations of activities on and off the hill will leave your experience in Breckenridge one for the books. And of course, you just might develop the yearn to return for more. Add these top winter activities to your “must do” list this season in Breckenridge:

1. Alpine skiing

Discover over 2358 acres of terrain, with more to come with Peak 6. Photo by Liam Doran

Discover over 2358 acres of terrain at Breckenridge Ski Resot, with more to come via new Peak 6 terrain. Photo by Liam Doran

2. Snowboarding

Find the perfect powder patch in the bowls of the Breckenridge Ski Resort. Photo by Steven Stoker

Find the perfect powder patch in the bowls of the Breckenridge Ski Resort. Photo by Steven Stoker

3. Snowmobiling

The backcountry of Breckenridge can be explored in more than one way. Head out to Goodtimes Adventures for snowmobiling. Photo by Leisa Gibson

The backcountry of Breckenridge can be explored in more than one way. Head out to Good Times Adventures for snowmobiling. Photo by Leisa Gibson

4. Dog sledding

Mush your own sled and meet the pups at Good Times Adventures on a dog sledding trip. Great for all ages. Photo by Leisa Gibson

Mush your own sled and meet the pups at Good Times Adventures on a dogsledding trip, suitable for a variety of ages. Photo by Leisa Gibson

5. Backcountry skiing and snowboarding

Launch in the backcountry of Breckenridge. Blue bird days like this make for an amazing day in the snow. Photo by Liam Doran

Launch into the backcountry of Breckenridge. Blue bird days like this make for an amazing day in the snow. Photo by Liam Doran

6. Cross-country skiing

Clear your mind on a cross country ski trip. Take in the views of the Breckenridge Ski Resort and downtown. Photo by Liam Doran

Clear your mind on a cross country ski trip. From Boreas Pass Road, Nordic skiers can take in the views of the Breckenridge Ski Resort and downtown. Photo by Liam Doran

7. Shopping

Hit the streets of Breckenridge and discover over 160 unique boutiques and shops. Photo by Bob Winsett

Hit the streets of Breckenridge and discover over 160 unique boutiques and shops. Photo by Bob Winsett

8. Snowplay

Be a kid again! Grab a handful of snow and have an old school snowball fight. Photo by Liam Doran

Be a kid again! Grab a handful of snow and have an old fashioned snowball fight. Photo by Liam Doran

9. Zip-lining 

Fly high over the Continental Divide with spectacular views of Mt. Arkansas, plus three of the famous ‘Fourteeners’, the highest peaks in Colorado, Mt. Massive, Mt. Elbert and Mt. Democrat. Photo courtesy of Top of the Rockies Ziplining

Fly high over the Continental Divide with spectacular views of Mount Arkansas, plus three of the famous ‘fourteeners’: Mount Massive, Mount Elbert and Mount Democrat. Photo courtesy of Top of the Rockies Ziplining

10. Skinning

Head out on an uphill climb, skinning up one of the 4 peaks of the Breckenridge Ski Resorts or on the various trails around town. Photo by Liam Doran

Head out on an uphill climb: skinning up one of the peaks of the Breckenridge Ski Resort, or those around town, makes for a great workout. Photo by Liam Doran

11. Coffee

Warm up at one of the many locally owned coffee shops downtown. Photo by Liam Doran

Warm up at one of the many locally-owned coffee shops downtown. Photo by Liam Doran

12. Crepes a la Cart

The Crepe Stand is signature Breckenridge. Grab a tasty treat after a long day on the mountain. Photo by Liam Doran

The crepe stand is signature Breckenridge. Grab a tasty treat after a long day on the mountain. Photo by Liam Doran

13. Finish the day with Après 

You know how we like to finish the day in Breck. A little apres never hurt anybody. Choose from over 75 bars and restaurants. Photo by Liam Doran

You know how we like to finish the day in Breck: a little apres. Choose from over 75 bars and restaurants. Photo by Liam Doran

Learn more about the winter season in Breckenridge, activities, ski and ride programs, the Breckenridge Ski Resort and more.

For those that prefer time off the slopes, check out this post, “What can I do if I don’t ski or snowboard?

Visit GoBreck.com for a full list of winter activities, or contact the Breckenridge Central Reservations at 888-251-2417 to start planning a trip.

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