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 Summer 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 Summer 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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06/18/2021
Summit County Winter Activities

Tips for First-Time Skiers

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The Breckenridge Ski Resort mountain is the biggest draw for winter-time visitors to the beautiful little mountain town of Breckenridge, Colorado.  The great powder and vast terrain attracts those who want to ski or snowboard from all over the world and even those who have never skied but want to give it a try.  For first-time skiers or riders, ski or snowboard lessons are highly recommended and will greatly increase...

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05/30/2021
Property Management Tips

Tips for Choosing a Property Manager

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If you’re reading this, chances are you are a Summit County homeowner. You own a home in an extremely popular resort destination with a big earning potential in the vacation rental market. The vacation rental industry in Breckenridge is huge and there are hundreds of companies in the county who offer their services to help homeowners who are new to the rental venture and/or need help with daily operations. Choosing...

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05/30/2021
Property Management Tips

Guest Management for Your Summit County Vacation Home

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Today’s vacationers expect full service even while renting a private home. While some guests are self-sufficient, many others require and/or desire a great deal of attention from wanting to know what brand of coffee maker is in the home prior to arrival, to assistance with booking activities and needing special occasion restaurant recommendations. Some guests have never sat in a hot tub, have never experienced high altitude, and are intimidated...

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05/30/2021
Property Management Tips

Caring for Your Summit County Vacation Home

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Your Summit County vacation home is not only one of your most valuable possessions, it’s also likely one of your most beloved. Security and inspections are key factors for your peace of mind, even if you live just an hour away in the Front Range. You know as well as we do how often I-70 or 285 can be closed year round, especially during the winter months. In-town personnel is...

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05/30/2021
Property Management Tips

Marketing Your Breckenridge Vacation Rental Home

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Did you know there are 8,750 short-term rentals in Summit County? According to Summit County government, Breckenridge alone has 4,700 vacation rental homes with short term rental licenses. Googling the words “Breckenridge Vacation Rentals” will produce over 600,000 results.  How do you make your home stand out among the rest? Unless you have a deep-pocket marketing budget (in the millions) or are listed with a well-established existing website, ranking for...

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