Local Resort: Breckenridge Ski Resort
Elevation: 9,600 feet / 2,926 meters
Drive time from Denver: ~1 1/2 hours
Airport of Choice: Denver International Airport
Closest 14er: Quandary Peak, 14,265 feet
Year Established: 1961
Summit Elevation: 12,998 feet / 3,963 meters
Vertical Rise: 3,398 feet / 1,036 meters
Skiable Terrain: 2,908 acres
Chair Lifts: 34 total, including 1 gondola
Number of Trails: 187
Longest Run: Four O’Clock – 3.5 miles / 5.6 kilometers
The Denver Airport is the most popular airport to fly into when heading to the mountain town of Frisco. With over 58 million passengers flying to or passing through the Denver Airport annually, it is one of the busiest airports in the world. You can’t fly directly into Frisco, however, there are a number of options for getting from Denver Airport to Frisco, including Frisco airport shuttle, taxi services, Bustang, car rentals and more. The trip from Denver Airport to Breckenridge takes you west on I-70 through downtown Denver, into the foothills and up from 5,280 feet in elevation to 9,600 feet.
Located in the Vail Valley is the Eagle County Regional Airport, where United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta fly daily. Just about an hour from Frisco, EGE is a great option to cut your drive time down, but there are a few downfalls. A number of flights are cancelled in the winter due to weather and conditions. To get from Eagle County Airport to Frisco, you’ll head east on I-70 past Beaver Creek, Vail and Copper before coming to Frisco, where you’ll exit and come out on Main Street.
The Colorado Springs Airport is just about 2 1/2 hours southeast of Frisco. Since you can’t fly directly to Frisco, this is another great airport nearby. To get from the airport to Frisco, take US-24 W into Breck through Fairplay and Alma. We not operate shared shuttles between Frisco and the Colorado Springs Airport, however, private shuttles are available.
Centrally located between Breckenridge, Keystone, and Copper Mountain, Frisco offers easy access to skiing and riding in the winter and fun festivals and waterfront views in the summer. Frisco is a cozy, small-town environment to unwind at the end of the day. Browse Main Street’s boutique shops, grab a cup of coffee and ice cream cone, or grab dinner at one of the many restaurants. Peak 1 Express offers discounted shuttles to the Frisco Transfer Station to help you save even more on your Frisco vacation.
Peak 1 Express offers safe and affordable, Summit County Airport Shuttles from Denver International Airport to Frisco, Colorado. Our Mercedes Sprinters provide you a safe vehicle with loads of extra legroom and headroom, and our service-focused drivers will provide you the best ride. We offer our daily, shared, mountain shuttle schedule and daily airport charter service between DEN and Frisco at the custom time of your choice if the listed times do not suit your needs.
Our Frisco Airport Shuttle offers seasonal departure and arrival times that update throughout the year to match your travel needs so check below to see which time works best for your Colorado travel plans.
Your vacation to Frisco in the Summit County area of Colorado should include the best lodging that the city has to offer. Frisco lodging options range from simple rooms with beautiful mountain views to luxury hotels with all amenities. Find the best Frisco hotels here to make your mountain vacation the perfect escape. With access to Breckenridge, Copper Mountain and Keystone, Frisco lodging provides convenience and comfort in the beautiful Summit County. Browse through the Peak 1 Express list of Frisco hotels for more information.
Vacasa Vacation Rentals
Rocky Mountain Resort Group
PRIVATE HOMES & LODGES
Frisco Lodge Bed & Breakfast
BED & BREAKFAST
Frisco Inn on Galena
Colorado Rocky Mountain Resorts
With the friendly residents and welcoming atmosphere, Frisco restaurants offer fine dining or quick café meals for that small mountain town comfort food you’ve been looking for. Frisco dining options offer beautiful mountain views of Summit County and the many ski resorts that populate the mountainside. Take some time out of your fun-filled day to check out Frisco restaurants and re-fuel for more adventure! The Peak 1 Express drivers can offer you some inside info about some of the best places to eat in Frisco, and in the meantime you can browse through all the options before your trip with this Frisco dining guide.
Looking for festivities while in Frisco? We’ve compiled a list of some of the top events that happen in this mountain town during the summer and winter seasons!
Wassail Days: Wondering what a wassail is? Restaurants around town make their own version of a spiced cider. Acquire a “12 Sips of Wassail” card prior to venturing around in search of this warm beverage… once you try twelve, you can turn the card in at the Frisco Information Center for a mug.
Soup Cup Classic: Perfect for the soup connoisseur on the hunt for a warmer-upper early December.
Full Moon Snowshoe: Start your new year off with a snowshoeing adventure with the Frisco Nordic Center, complete with a beverage. This event happens every full moon so mark your calendar!
Frisco Gold Rush: Be part of the longest running Nordic event in Colorado early February. The combo of classic and skate races is open to all skill levels and ages.
Frisco BrewSki: The ultimate happy hour takes place at Frisco’s Adventure Park and includes a ski tour as well as liquid refreshments.
Colorado BBQ Challenge: Who doesn’t love a good cook-off? Start your summer indulging in some of the best barbecue dishes from over 70 challengers, as well as live music and activities for the kids.
Frisco’s Fabulous 4th of July: Join this block party and enjoy pancakes for breakfast, a parade, and fireworks over the Dillon Reservoir in the evening.
Frisco’s Fall Fest: Celebrate the beginning of fall foliage with great food and an even better music scene. This small mountain town really comes alive during its fall festival.
AVA Rafting & Zipline is your full service adventure outfitter for the Rockies! With whitewater rafting on 8 rivers across Colorado, 2 thrilling and unique zipline tours, cabins, rock climbing, horseback riding and more, you are sure to make your favorite memory with AVA Rafting & Zipline.
Kids can’t tag along on your activity? Want a night out for a fine-dining date or a day on the slopes without the kids? We recommend Resort Sitters for child care. They are great!
Frisco is a central location for Summit County with access to Breckenridge, Keystone and Copper Mountain ski resorts, making it a favorite place to stay. During your trip you can find a lot more Frisco activities to enjoy besides skiing and snowboarding that will be fun for everyone.
Distance from Breckenridge: 7 mi
Best For: Beginner to Advanced
Summit Elevation: 12,313 feet
Skiiable Terrain: 2,490 acres
# of Lifts: 23
Terrain Parks: 6
Average Annual Snowfall: 305 inches
BRECKENRIDGE SKI RESORT
Distance from Breckenridge: 10 miles
Best For: Beginner to Advanced
Summit Elevation: 12,998 feet
Skiiable Terrain: 2,908 acres
# of Lifts: 34
Terrain Parks: 4
Average Annual Snowfall: 300 inches
KEYSTONE SKI RESORT
Distance from Breckenridge: 13 mi
Best For: Beginner to Advanced
Summit Elevation: 12,408 feet
Skiiable Terrain: 3,148 acres
# of Lifts: 20
Terrain Parks: 6 (all within Area 51)
Average Annual Snowfall: 235 inches
Distance from Breckenridge: 16 mi
Best For: Intermediate to Advanced
Summit Elevation: 13,050 feet
Skiiable Terrain: 1,331 acres
# of Lifts: 9
Terrain Parks: 3
Average Annual Snowfall: 350 inches
OTHER WINTER ACTIVITIES near Frisco