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Top 5 Summer Activities for Kids in Breckenridge, CO

Are you planning a trip to Breckenridge for the whole family this summer? Look no further! Breckenridge is mostly thought of as a town to visit on a ski trip in the winter, but it turns out there are tons of exciting activities on offer in our little mountain town throughout the summer months too! Here is a list of our five favorite places for kids of all ages.

The Breckenridge Ski Resort offers up fun for everyone in the summer too! Kids can enjoy activities like the Alpine Slide, Gold Runner Coaster, climbing walls, mini-golf, and many more. The scenic gondola ride to the top is an adventure in itself, offering stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

River Park

River Park is a local favorite for summer fun. Known as one of the best playgrounds in Breckenridge, it caters to children ages 5-12 with a nature inspired play area. It also features a pump track, so don't forget your bikes!

Foster your kids’ creativity at the Breckenridge Creative Arts District. The district hosts family-friendly workshops and events, allowing children to explore various art forms. With pottery, painting, and printmaking workshops, there’s something for just about any creative project you and your kids can think of. 

Hiking and Nature Trails

Breckenridge is surrounded by an extensive network of hiking and nature trails suitable for families. From viewing the famous Isak Heartstone troll to exploring the rich mining history Breckenridge has to offer, there is something for everyone!  Click here to see our favorites for the whole family.

We know we all come to the mountains for some time outside, but unfortunately the forecast doesn’t always cooperate.  The Mountain Top Explorium offers a perfect respite for families looking to get out of the elements for a few hours.  The Explorium offers a variety of interactive, hands-on exhibits focused on science, arts, and imaginative play!  It is open from 9:00am-3:30pm Sunday through Friday and 9:00am-4:30pm on Saturdays.  They also offer a Summer Camp that runs on weekdays from June 10-August 23.


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