When you hear the famed names of Breckenridge and Vail, the first thing to come to mind for most is endless powder runs in the thick of winter. Although this is what these areas are most famous for, there is much, much more to these bustling mountain towns. Breckenridge and Vail are known for their rich mountain nightlife, amazing mountain biking, deep powder over the winter and an almost endless number of summer time activities. Many of these activities are widely known but some of the most exhilarating and fun activities are much less known but are very easy to join once in the mountains.
Over the winter months, activities in the Rockies almost always involve snow. Snow shoeing, cross country skiing, dog sledding, snowmobiling and sledding are all very popular options over the winter months. These activities also provide a new and exciting experience that most don’t recognize as options while in the mountains. While the winter is all snow sport, the summer time in the Rockies is when your eyes begin to widen with all of the various activities. Water sports in the mountains have some of the best variance in activities. You have options for kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, fly fishing, float trips, skiing and wakeboarding, as well as the fan favorite of whitewater rafting.
It’s easy to believe that the Rocky Mountains are a destination for snowboarders, skiiers and other snow sport enthusiasts. In reality, the Rocky Mountains are the perfect vacation spot for all outdoor enthusiasts. Sure, Colorado is known for its winters, but people truly fall for its moderate, beautiful summers. For more information on year-round activities near Breckenridge and Vail, give us a call at (855) 467-3251. Need a lift from the airport? We’ve got you covered with daily shuttles to both Breckenridge and Vail. Book your shuttle today!