The Blue River flows from the Hoosier Pass in the Rocky Mountains through the pretty towns of Breckenridge and Silverthorne before merging with the Colorado River. This scenic area of Summit County is very popular with holidaymakers wanting to enjoy fishing, skiing and outdoor activities in the beautiful Rocky Mountains.
The Blue River region around Breckenfield is picture-perfect with wooded hills separated by several creeks and rivers. Blue River Breckenridge holiday rentals make the perfect retreat for fishing, hiking, picnicking and simply enjoying nature. Within easy reach of Breckenridge there is a Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course, tennis, shopping, restaurants, museums, theatres and festivals. The many clear rivers provide plenty of entertainment for those wanting to swim, kayak or go whitewater rafting in summer. Brown and rainbow trout are an easy catch for anglers. Sailing, mountain biking and horseback riding are also available. Winter brings thick snow to the area and attracts downhill skiers, snowboarders, cross-country skiers and snowshoers to enjoy these traditional winter sports.
The Dillon Reservoir is within easy reach of holiday rentals in the Blue River Breckenridge area. There are two marinas and a boat ramp for those wanting to go boating, sailing and fishing and it frequently holds racing regattas at weekends in the summer. Take the scenic Boreas Pass Off Highway and hike along the Crystal Lakes Trail. In summer the area is decorated with meadows of colourful wild flowers. Alternatively, head for Ten-Mile Canyon along the Blue River Bikeway, part of the 50 miles of paved cycling trails with impressive Rocky Mountain vistas. Cycleways, hiking trails and rail-trails all interconnect to take visitors to Copper Mountain, Vail Pass and Frisco. The ski village at Breck has charming small shops and a historic district. Delightful restaurants and coffee shops make it worth visiting along with the indoor pool and water slides at the Recreation Center.
Blue River Breckenridge, Colorado holiday rentals experience hot sunny summers and cold snowy winters. Average daytime temperatures reach 90°F (32°C) in July and August, dropping to below freezing from December to March. The area has showers throughout the year, peaking in July, and it has 250-300 inches of snow in the winter.
The nearest major airport serving holiday rentals in Blue River Breckenridge is Denver International (DEN) Airport which is 104 miles away. It is served by most major US airlines along with British Airways, JetBlue, Air Canada and Iberia. Visitors can pick up a hire car and drive the final distance along the I-70.