09/22/2021
Property Management Tips

Why Book Direct?

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Take a look at 5 of the most valuable reasons as to why booking direct can save you HUNDREDS of dollars! When it comes to the larger Online Travel Agency’s (OTA’s), such as VRBO, Airbnb, Homeaway, etc. they are not only charging the guests a big % for using their website on top of the rental rate, BUT they are also charging the and managers a HUGE % of their...

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09/18/2021
Emerald Coast Activities

Thanksgiving on the beach!

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Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday to spend on the Emerald Coast. The food options are endless and incredible! You can order a family style meal to take back to your rental from many grocery stores and restaurants. Many restaurants offer a full dining service with a special Thanksgiving menu, but it is hard to ignore the tremendous buffets available. In true coastal style, many of the buffets offer a seafood...

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09/18/2021
Real Estate

Vacation Homes

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Why Buy a Vacation Home? The reasons to own a second home go beyond money. When you buy a vacation home, you give yourself the freedom to travel as you please in retirement—a well-deserved pleasure after years of working. You have a lovely place to host your family during the holidays, a new community to enjoy, and the potential to earn income from your property. While a vacation home isn’t...

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07/1/2021
Summit County Summer Activities

Keystone Activities and Dining

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Experiences: In the summer, Keystone offers a low-key mountain experience, away from the hustle and bustle you will find in Breck and Frisco. One of the best-kept-secrets in Summit County is the stretch of Rec Path that runs alongside the Snake River from Summit Cove (south Dillon) to Keystone Village. The scenery is beautiful, the path peaceful and uncrowded. Stop at Keystone Village for a bite to eat or paddle...

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06/25/2021
Summit County Year Round Activities

Free Activites for All Ages in Breckenridge, Colorado

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Most everyone knows that Breckenridge is famous for skiing and snowboarding, but do you know about all of the FREE activities in Breckenridge? Yes- FREE! Everything listed below comes highly recommended by the Colorado Luxe Living staff and is absolutely FREE! The Breckenridge Troll:  Isak the Troll was sadly removed from his original post in Breckenridge on Nov 15, 2018, but is now at a new home just off the...

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06/20/2021
Summit County Summer Activities

Top 10 Summit County Summer Activities

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There are countless outdoor activities in Summit County for all ages and activity levels. It might be overwhelming, leaving you feeling like you can’t get it all in during your time here. Don’t rely on a travel blogger to give you this information. Our staff lives and works here in Summit. When our own family and friends visit, we want to show them the best our mountains have to offer...

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06/19/2021
Summit County Summer Activities

Best Easy Summit County Hikes

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Best Easy Hikes in Summit County Even the die-hard hikers may enjoy an easy hike now and then, but especially for families and groups, easy hikes are fun for everyone.  Here are our favorites: Mayflower Gulch Near Copper Mountain is a beautiful and fun hiking trail for Summit County visitors.  The slight and very gradual elevation gain is what puts it on the easy list.  With most hikes on any...

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06/19/2021
Summit County Year Round Activities

Breckenridge Gondola

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The Breckenridge Gondola is a favorite attraction among visitors and locals alike. Operating since 2006, the Breckenridge Gondola transports passengers to the base of Peak 8 in the Rocky Mountains. The gondola is quite a transportation device, with 121 fully enclosed baskets (cabins) rotating up the incline. Each of these cabins can seat a max of 8 guests, making the Breckenridge Gondola an ideal attraction for large families, skiers with a...

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06/19/2021
Summit County Year Round Activities

Isak, the Beloved Breckenridge Troll

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Odds are high that most visitors to Breckenridge will have one activity in particular on their fun-things-to-do list, and that will be to visit Isak the Troll in his new location following his resurrection in May 2019. Who knew a giant wooden troll would create such controversy that ended in his beheading? Isak Heartstone was built with tender love but no forethought into his location as a temporary piece of...

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06/19/2021
Summit County Summer Activities

The Best Kept Summer/Early Fall Activity Secret: The Summit Water Taxi

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The crown jewel of Summit County, the Dillon Reservoir (also known as Lake Dillon) is home to the world’s highest deep-water marina in Dillon, Colorado. Views of the lake from Highway 9 cannot be missed upon the short drive from Frisco to Breckenridge. Don’t miss visiting the shores to round out your Summit County experience and bask in the beauty of the blue waters of Lake Dillon. The easiest way...

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