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Breckenridge, CO US – Overview

Breckenridge is a historical town in Summit County, Colorado, United States. It has a population of approximately 5000 people. Breckenridge has a total land of 4.9 square miles. It has an elevation of 9600 feet. The town of Breckenridge has been regarded as a great tourist spot in Colorado. It is also considered as a beautiful ski resort in the months of winter.

Breckenridge attracts a large number of enthusiastic tourists and visitors from the United States and other parts of the world. Breckenridge offers multiple recreational activities for the people of all types. Whatever is your style, budget and taste you can find every type of entertainment spots and activities. Skiing, fishing, hiking and snorkeling have been the major activities of tourists.

The town of Breckenridge also hosts the Breckenridge Festival of Films every year. This festival attracts a big crowd of people from every part of Colorado. Breckenridge was founded by General George E. Spencer in 1859.

The town of Breckenridge has a very high tree line. Breckenridge receives 300 inches of snowfall every year. The temperature varies from summer to winter months. It ranges from 0 F to 79 F in the summer months.

Breckenridge is considered as one of the most expensive locations in the state of Colorado. The average home price in Breckenridge is more than $575,000. According to a recent statistical data there are more than 1500 households in Breckenridge.

Tourism has been the major industry of Breckenridge. Every year a large number of tourists from all over the United States visit Breckenridge to explore its beauty, wonder and attractions. Breckenridge offers something for all. There are wonderful resorts, villas and guesthouses that provide every type of accommodation options to the tourists.

The snow-capped mountains, high trees, wonderful resorts and beautiful sceneries have made Breckenridge a wonderful tourist spot.

Visitors also find here good shopping opportunities. There are some good shopping malls and shops where you can find a big variety of garments, shoes, jewelry and many other things.

The town of Breckenridge is also home to some of the most popular and historical buildings of Colorado. Most of these buildings date back to 1880s and 1890s. There are also many Victorian style buildings. These buildings preserve Victorian style and culture.

Some of the most popular attractions in Colorado are Breckenridge National Historic District, Country Boy Mine and Dillon Schoolhouse Museum etc. Breckenridge is a nice place to live in.

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    Breckenridge Ski Resort is a nation’s premier year-round destination that has a lot to offer for your next getaway. It is spread out on the spine of the Ten Mile Range and it is set in the largest historic district in the heart of the Colorado Rockies being itself a 147-year-old Victorian...
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