Category Archives: Summit County Lifestyle

From Renters to Rooted: The Abells’ Dwell Well Project Story

Some dreams seem to stay locked in a thought cloud for years before becoming reality. Others take shape quickly, snowballing from a seed of hope into something tangible so suddenly it’s almost unbelievable. For Terrin and Chris Abell, winners of the Dwell Well Project’s inaugural $5,000 rent payment, the transition from long-time tenants to first-time

The Best Day Hikes in Breckenridge

Is it us, or does this year’s mud season seem exceptionally long? After a snowy winter and another storm last week it feels like we’ve been waiting on real sunshine for ages. As we cruise into June, the trails should dry up (fingers crossed) and we can start planning camping trips and day hikes in

The Best Lunch Spots in Breckenridge

We’ve always been told breakfast is the most important meal of the day. If we’re playing favorites, though, we’re all about lunch. While you might not think a small town like Breckenridge could have a thriving food scene, we definitely do. There are tons of amazing lunch spots in Breckenridge that offer just about everything

The Best Places to Get a Massage in Breckenridge

Isn’t it amazing how you can feel like a totally new person after a massage? Whether you’ve had a stressful week at work or your body aches after a day on the mountain, having your muscles kneaded like bread dough magically makes the stress melt away. Luckily, there’s no shortage of great places to get

Things to Do in Breckenridge Other than Ski

Surprise, surprise – Breckenridge takes top honors, again. This time, vacation home rental website VRBO.com revealed Breckenridge as the most popular ski season destination for the 2018-19 ski season. While exciting, this isn’t exactly breaking news to anyone who lives in Summit County. Breckenridge has one of the longest ski seasons in the U.S., boasting

Best Places for a Quick Bite to Eat in Breckenridge

Moving to Breckenridge is a full sensory experience. Of course, the first thing you see is the gorgeous scenery. There are snowcapped mountain peaks, soaring evergreens, and blue skies for miles. You’ll also feel a brisk chill whip through your hair and bite the tips of your fingers. Living here, you’ll quickly come to appreciate

Breckenridge Holiday Events 2018

It’s technically still fall, but winter weather has arrived with a bang in Breckenridge. The mountain opened early, much to the delight of sports enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies everywhere. A couple of weeks later we got hit with a major snowstorm just in time for Thanksgiving travel! It’s already been an eventful season here in

Guide to Wildflower Hikes in Summit County

Summit County is blanketed in snow most of the year, which we love. But we also adore summer. It’s easy to forget what’s hiding underneath all that frost and ice! Colorado is home to more than 750 types of wildflowers that bloom in brilliant shades of yellow, purple, and every hue in between. Sadly, those

Plan Your Breck Spring Break Staycation

Breckenridge has always been known as an ideal spring break destination.  For better or for worse, our Summit County community has become popular with all kinds of visitors. We have everyone from the college kids looking to spend money and get rowdy to the families from Oklahoma and Texas enjoying the snow while the kids

6 Fun Winter Activities in Breckenridge

We might be a little bit biased, but we’re pretty sure there’s no better place to spend winter than Breckenridge. If you’re going to be cold, you may as well be cold in the most idyllic setting imaginable! This time of year, you can find us skiing the powdery slopes of Peak 8, taking a