Travel Tips for Getting to Summit County

Home > Blog > Shuttle & Transportation Info > Travel Tips for Getting to Summit County

Travel Tips for Getting to Summit County

If you are traveling to Summit County this winter season then consider yourself lucky! With FOUR incredible world renowned ski resorts all within 20 minutes of each other, Summit County has something to offer skiers and boarders of ALL abilities. But, skiing and boarding is just the beginning of what the area has to offer. Located throughout the breath taking county there is; ice skating, horseback riding, ice fishing, snow shoeing, snowmobiling, dog sledding, sleigh rides, gold mine tours, cross-country skiing, market-square-Exteriorand more! So, here are just a few travel tips from us that will help make getting to Colorado’s Playground just a little simpler, easier, and WAY less stressful for you, your friends, and your family!

Plan ahead for your transportation from the airport!

Many visitors don’t realize until after they land at the Denver International Airport that Summit County destinations are still another two plus hours driving time into the mountains. We suggest setting up your shuttle service with Peak 1 Express as soon as you book your flight. This way you will have nothing but fun to look forward to as you walk off your plane and onto one of your top of the line luxurious Mercedes Sprinters.

 Be Prepared for the Cold!

Summit County’s excitement and fun levels are as high as they can get, but temperatures in the winter months can be the opposite. So, no matter where you are traveling from, be sure to have some warm clothing in an accessible bag to put on when your plane lands.



Plan ahead to book lodging, and activities!

Being Colorado’s Playground means that Summit County attracts a lot of vacationers, especially in the winter season. This causes much of the lodging and reservation required activities like sleigh rides, snowmobile tours, and dog sledding to book up fast. If having top of the line accommodations and enjoying these sorts of adventures is high on your priority list then call early and book your spot fast!

Follow these few travel tips for getting to Breckenridge or all of Summit County, and we guarantee that your trip will be one you will never forget here in the Central Colorado Rockies