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Things to Do and See

This is the place to find cool stuff to do and see in Summit County year-round. Summit Mountain Rental's staff and our local friends have put together quite a collection of ideas for you. There's no excuse for being bored; read a blog (or several) then get out there and do it!

Shopping

Looking for some great shopping spots in Breckenridge to splurge on? Well, we’ve got you covered as far as clothing and accessories go! After all you’re on Vacation, right? Below is a list of a couple of my favorite spots not to be missed when...

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Mohawk Lakes

We're back!!! And, it’s my favorite time of year: SUMMER! Summer in Summit County is completely amazing. The weather is the type most people can only dream about. As a native of “Hotlanta,” I spent most my summers dreading anything outdoors, as it meant 100...

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Bella and Buddha

Well, it’s almost May in Summit County , and to us locals, that means it’s “mud season.” What’s mud season, you ask? Like the name states, it’s usually the time of year when the county is wet and muddy. But, it’s really not all that...

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Spring Fever

It’s my absolute favorite time of year, and for good reason! It’s Spring, and every year the town of Breckenridge and the resort put on their signature Spring Fever events throughout the month of April. Starting the first weekend of April the local shops around...

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Skating

The wind is howling outside. The temperature is below zero. The kids are bouncing off the walls, and threatening to turn the bedroom into a trampoline circus. “Go outside and play” really isn’t an option. Most likely, you came to Breckenridge to ski, or ride,...

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Breckenridge Bombers

With much anticipation, my 4-year-old twin sons started and finished the December Bombers program at Breckenridge . It was a fantastic experience for them. In October (when registration occurs) it felt like I was registering my kids for an exclusive preschool. The program is well...

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Breck Dew Tour

Wow, what a great time to be in Colorado! With the temperatures dropping and snow falling, skiers from around the world are arriving in Breckenridge for another epic winter. Every year thousands flock to Breckenridge for its great nightlife, famous snow, and family-friendly atmosphere ,...

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Aspen

Leaf watching. It’s a Colorado phenomenon – and an activity that I haven’t particularly cared to participate in prior to this fall. They’re just aspens changing colors, right? What’s the big deal? Feeling the need to prove that the changing of the leaves really wasn’t...

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SMR Hike

This past Thursday, the Summit Mountain Rentals crew and I went on a team hike up the Sawmill Creek Trail. The trail winds up along the Snowflake chair, which I consider to be a hidden gem in Breckenridge and one of the best ways to...

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Summer Hike

When I moved to Summit County, I had little idea what a “14er” was. Friends who had gone to school in Colorado, or those who live here now, mad e hiking 14ers sound like an everyday thing — a casual weekend hobby. However, through working...

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