Silverthorne is a great place for Colorado holiday rentals being close to four world class ski resorts in Summit County and also famous for its Factory Outlet stores. In summer it has plenty of outdoor activities in the Rocky Mountain while in winter it is a top ski centre.
Visitors staying in holiday homes in Silverthorne are sure to be impressed by the many things to do from Silverthorne. It is best known as the centre of shopping with 70 brand names stores gathered at the Silverthorne Factory Stores Mall. There are miles of hiking trails in the area through the scenic alpine meadows and peaks which reach to 14,000 feet. Wild flowers bloom in abundance in early summer and wildlife makes this a naturalist’s paradise. Fly-fishing for trout, paddling a canoe on one of the lakes or taking a ride on horseback to an abandoned gold mine can all be enjoyed in this scenic area.
Try boating on Lake Dillon, white water rafting, Jeep tours, hot air balloon rides and golf which are all available. In winter, skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, ice fishing, sleigh rides, dog sledding and Nordic skiing can also be enjoyed.
Places to visit from your holiday chalet in pretty Silverthorne include historic Main Street at Breckenridge with its range of small gift shops, art galleries and cafés. In the summer it hosts a popular Fourth of July Parade and the Breckenridge Film Festival. The lovely Father Dyer Church with its beautiful stained glass window is well worth a visit. Neighbouring Frisco also has dining, shopping and nightlife. Take a trip from Frisco Bay Marina to Sentinel Island on Lake Dillon or step back in time to the 1880s with a visit to Frisco’s Historic Park and Museum.
Silverthorne holiday cabins experience warm summers and snowy winters with temperatures dropping well below freezing (0°F -18°C) from late November to April. In winter the area has an average 163 inches of snow making it popular for skiing and winter sports. The Silverthorne area has a high-alpine climate. The wettest month with the most rainfall is July with 1.75 inches (44mm). Showers decrease throughout the summer and autumn with temperatures reaching 73°F (23°C) in July and August.
The main airport serving holiday rentals in Silverthorne is Denver International (DEN) Airport which is about 80 miles away. This busy airport is served by a number of airlines including American Airlines, JetBlue, British Airways, Lufthansa, Delta and Iberia Airlines, among others. It is easy to drive west to Silverthorne along the I-70 in just over an hour. Eagle County Regional (EGE) Airport is approximately 45 miles from Silverthorne with flight connections from various major airports.