Breckenridge In The Summer: An Outdoor Lover’s Paradise

November 16, 2017

The Rocky Mountains may be known for spectacular skiing and winter activities, but Coloradans know that the long days of sunshine and warm temps of summer just mean there’s more opportunity to explore the great outdoors. Take advantage of all that Breckenridge and Summit County have to offer with these top Breckenridge summer adventures.

RAFT COLORADO WHITEWATER

With water straight from Rocky Mountain peaks, breathtaking vistas of mountains and canyons, and fast-running rapids, rafting the rivers around Breckenridge are a must-do for adventure junkies and families alike. Performance Tours Whitewater Rafting, voted Best of Summit 2016 and a trusted outfitter since 1986, offers guided trips for everything from a mellow float trip to an adrenaline-inducing paddlefest. And Performance Tours is an Xplorie activity partner – even better!

STAND UP PADDLEBOARD ON LAKE DILLON

Spending time on a lake has a way of rejuvenating the spirit. Rent a paddleboard and explore on your own or take a guided tour complete with paddling instruction and technique from the experienced watermen and water-women of Stand Up Paddle Colorado.

BIKE VAIL PASS

Rent a top-of-the-line bike and put your lungs and legs to the test with a pedal along an immaculate bike path to the top of Vail Pass, which tops out at an elevation of 10,662 feet. Or, let Pioneer Sports, official provider of the Vail Pass Shuttle, do the uphill work and enjoy an exhilarating 14-mile cruise back down the path to Frisco through Ten Mile Canyon.

ZIPLINE IN BROWNS CANYON

Just upstream of Browns Canyon National Monument, Browns Canyon Adventure Park offers a system of challenging courses, obstacles, and ziplines along the beautiful banks of the Arkansas River. Utilizing the latest in safety and technology, the park is owned and operated by Noah’s Ark, an outfitter with over 30 years of experience in providing quality adventure vacations.

ESCAPE THE ORDINARY WITH AN ESCAPE ROOM

Summer weather in Breckenridge can bring beautiful mornings and stormy afternoons. Whether it’s a rainy day or you’re just looking for something different, try out Breckenridge’s first live escape game, Escape Room Breckenridge. Put your puzzle-solving skills to the test while racing against the clock to solve a mystery, disarm a bomb or find a hidden treasure.

SHIFT INTO 4-WHEEL DRIVE

Experience the trails and views of Colorado in a new way by renting an ATV through Mile Hi Rafting. Take at least a half day trip and get ready for an adrenaline high as their top notch guides lead you up challenging mountain trails to rewarding vistas.

Whether it’s adventure or rejuvenation that you’re looking for, summers in Breckenridge offer beautiful weather and a variety of activities for everyone. View Xplorie’s Breckenridge vacation rentals and associated free activities.

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