Breckenridge, CO is one of Matt and my all time favorite places to visit! In the winter you can hit the slopes for some awesome skiing and in the summer there are lots of great hiking spots and concerts to go to. The little town of Breckenridge also has the cutest Main Street filled with unique shops, delicious restaurants, fun bars and great people watching. We are so excited to share some of our favorite Breckenridge places with all of you!
(Click on the links below to visit the website for each restaurant, bar, location, etc.)
TOP BREAKFAST SPOTS
-COOL RIVER COFFEE HOUSE: This cozy little place is hidden off of Main Street and has the best breakfast and coffee! They have delicious breakfast sandwiches and burritos that also come gluten free! Also, they have excellent cold and hot espresso drinks, and to top it off they have amazing baked goods.
-COFFEE DEPOT- This is another cute spot right off Main Street. They have a smaller menu but everything is delicious and they also have great gluten free options.
-BLUE MOOSE: If you are looking for more of a sit down breakfast, then Blue Moose is the spot for you! This lively, family style restaurant serves up an excellent breakfast and brunch. They also have cocktails if you are wanting to start the party early!
TOP DINNER SPOTS
-BLUE RIVER BISTRO: This upscale Italian restaurant right on Main Street is absolutely delicious! The modern and hip atmosphere makes it a fun spot for dinner and drinks. Also, on the weekends they have live music!
-EMBER: Ember's is an upscale restaurant located right off Main Street! It's in a cute little house that makes it have a cozy and warm atmosphere. The food and drinks are excellent! It's a fun spot for dinner.
-DOWNSTAIRS AT ERICK'S: This is a casual, family sports bar, known for their pizza and arcade games.
-MOTHERLOAD TAVERN: The Motherload Tavern is known for their southern-comfort food. It's got a cozy, casual, and fun atmosphere. They have bands on the weekend that are really fun!
-THE DREDGE: The Dredge is an upscale, floating restaurant on the Blue River! They are known for their surf and turf signature dishes and great wine.
-BANGKOK THAI RESTAURANT: If you are looking for a more low-key, lively restaurant then the Thai Restaurant is perfect for you! It is right off Main Street and has a fun atmosphere, delicious thai dishes and sushi, great cocktails and saki! This fun restaurant is perfect for the whole family!
-THE T-BAR: The T-Bar is at the base of Peak 8. It is a great spot for a drink after a long day of skiing!
-THE MAGGIE: The Maggie is a great bar at the base of Peak 9 that is another awesome spot for a drink after a day of skiing! Try their Candy-cane hot-chocolate, it's my favorite!
-APRES: Apres is a fun spot for a hand-crafted cocktail!
-THE BLUE STAG SALOON: The Blue Stag Saloon is a laid-back, cozy restaurant/bar that is great for a late night cocktail or beer. They also have a great patio with a fire pit!
-THE BRECKENRIDGE TAP HOUSE: The Breckenridge Tap House is a chill, low-key bar with over 30 beers on tab! It's a great spot for an afternoon beer!
TOP PLACES TO STAY
-MARRIOTT'S MOUNTAIN VALLEY LODGE: This is our favorite place to stay! It is right at the base of Peak 9, so it's the perfect ski-in/ski-out location. You can rent your ski's right at the lodge. They also have 4 hot tubs and a heated pool, which is fun to sit in after a long day of skiing. Also, they have daily events at the lodge (wine nights, s'more making, hot cocoa making, etc.) To make it even better, it is walking distance from Main Street.
-ONE SKI HILL PLACE: One Ski Hill Place is located at the base of Peak 8 and is another great ski-in/ski-out location. It is also walking distance from Main Street.
TOP THINGS TO DO
-SKI BRECKENRIDGE: Breckenridge is our favorite ski resort in Colorado! They have runs for every level, which makes it fun for the whole family!
-SHOP ON MAIN STREET: Main Street has a lot of cute boutiques and shops that you must check out!
-HIKING: In the summer there are some great hiking trails around Breckenridge that you will want to check out.
-ALPINE SLIDE: The alpine slide is a fun slide you can take down the Breckenridge Mountain.