Breckenridge ski & snowboard holidays take you to a charming old town, built in the days of the Gold Rush, in Colorado, USA. The main street appeals to romantics as it's almost as if you have stepped back in time with the old wooden buildings and horse drawn vehicles. The ski area is all around the town which lies at an altitude of almost three thousand metres, ensuring good snow cover throughout the season. The highest lift reaches almost four thousand metres. With slopes to suit all levels of expertise, low cost Breckenridge holidays have wide appeal. It is very popular with families as there are great facilities for children. It is also a good choice for those with non-skiers in their party as the town provides plenty to see and do. Boarders have a choice of five snow parks with a selection of half pipes and good natural terrain.
Beginners should take their lessons by the Quicksilver lift or at the base of Peak 8. Once the basics are mastered and confidence has increased, they can move on to the gentle cruising runs further up the mountain. The ski schools have an excellent reputation and offer lessons to children as young as three. Intermediates have a vast choice of open runs, tree lined pistes and open bowls. Take the lift to Peak 9 and you then have access to all four pistes. If you want greater challenges, take the steep run down from Peak 10. Advanced skiers will love the testing conditions in the snow bowls of Peak 8, the names Psychopath and Boneyard give an indication of their level of difficulty. Peaks 8, 9, and 10 all have great mogul fields. Boarders have five terrain parks in which to enjoy their sport. Cross country skiers have thirty-two kilometres of trails.
As with all resorts in the USA, Breckenridge accommodation, without exception, offers very high standards of comfort and every modern amenity. The warm and friendly service is excellent. You'll find a wide range of restaurants catering for all tastes and pockets. Choose from fast foods to fine dining, there are eateries to suit all. Bars, pubs and clubs ensure a lively apres ski scene. Recreational activities include ice skating, dog sledding, toboggoning and snow tubing, and snow mobiling. Those who enjoy a little retail therapy can take a fifteen mile excursion to factory shops in Silverthorne or simply enjoy browsing in the many small shops in the town.
The Breckenridge ski season lasts from early December until mid April. The transfer time from Denver is two hours. The summer months bring tourists wishing to enjoy the stunning scenery and participate in the many outdoor activities which include mountain walking and cycling, a ten mile zip line, 4x4 tours and much more. There is also a fun park to be enjoyed by adults and children alike.
Breckenridge ski & snowboard holidays offer the highest skiing in the USA and are a very popular choice. Involving a long haul flight, it is not the place to go if you are holidaying on a tight budget. However, if your ski trip fund stretches to Breckenridge, at Cheekytrip we can at least find you the ski or board holiday that costs the least. As a ski & snowboard price comparison site, with access to competitive pricing from over three dozen holiday companies who are all striving for your booking, you will get a bargain as this inevitably leads to considerable discounts. Just enter your point of departure, your dates and destination and with one quick search, we'll show you the Breckenridge ski or snowboard holiday that offers the best value for money. All you then have to do to secure your trip, is to make a phone call. Since offers change on a daily basis, to avoid disappointment, ring the number and book today.