The Colorado town of Frisco with its friendly small-town atmosphere is nicknamed The Main Street of the Rockies. Situated between the ski resorts of Breckenridge and Copper Mountain it makes an excellent base for exploring Colorado’s High Country in both summer and winter.
In summer, visitors staying in Frisco holiday cabins will find plenty of great outdoor activities in stunning Rocky Mountain scenery. There are 55 miles of paved trails for mountain biking and many trailheads leading right out of the downtown area. In early summer Frisco has wild flowers meadows and plenty of wildlife to enjoy along with fly-fishing in the Blue River, a tributary of the Colorado River. Try boating on Lake Dillon, white water rafting or horse riding in the area. Jeep tours, hot air balloon rides and golf are all available. In winter, skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, ice fishing and sleigh rides can also be enjoyed. Try cross-country skiing from the Frisco Nordic Center or strap on snowshoes and head out into the mountains.
Places to visit from your holiday chalet in Frisco include neighbouring Breckenridge with its historic Main Street. Frisco itself has plenty of dining, gift shops, art galleries and cafés along with a lively nightlife. From Frisco Bay Marina visitors can take a trip to Sentinel Island on Lake Dillon or step back in time to the 1880s with a visit to Frisco’s Historic Park and Museum. In the summer Frisco hosts the Colorado BBQ Challenge and Music on Main Street Concerts in August. Visit the Father Dyer Church at Breckenridge, famous for its beautiful stained glass window, or explore the mining ruins nearby which depict the area’s history.
Holiday rentals in Frisco experience warm summers reaching 73°F (23°C) in July and August. It has a high-alpine climate with an elevation of 9,600 feet (2926m) so in winter the temperatures drop to well below freezing (0°F -18°C). From late November to April the area has plenty of deep snowfall for skiing and winter sports. The wettest month in Frisco is July with 1.75 inches (44mm) rainfall and in winter the area has an average 163 inches of snow.
The main airport serving Frisco holiday rentals is Denver International (DEN) Airport which is about 95 miles away, just off the I-70. This busy airport is served by a number of airlines including American Airlines, JetBlue, British Airways, Lufthansa, Delta and Iberia Airlines, among others. Other local airports in the area are the Aspen-Pitkin County (ASE) Airport near Aspen and the Eagle County Regional (EGE) Airport at Eagle, Colorado for those wanting to make more local flight connections.