Where to stay around Summit County?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,107 holiday lettings near Summit County. From 4,165 condos to 1,514 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Summit County is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Summit County?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Summit County. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Breckenridge: 7,203 holiday homes
  • Breckenridge Ski Resort: 3,048 holiday homes
  • Keystone: 6,593 holiday homes
  • Frisco: 7,638 holiday homes
  • Copper Mountain: 5,296 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Summit County! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Summit County?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Summit County with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Breckenridge: 7,203 holiday lettings
  • Keystone: 6,593 holiday lettings
  • Frisco: 7,638 holiday lettings
  • Copper Mountain: 5,296 holiday lettings
  • Dillon: 6,994 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Summit County?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Summit County. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Peak 8: 7,776 holiday rentals
  • Peak 9: 7,639 holiday rentals
  • Peak 7: 7,896 holiday rentals
  • Four O'Clock Ski Run: 7,533 holiday rentals
  • Four O'Clock: 7,527 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Summit County listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental home or condo in Summit County Colorado, USA your home away from home

Summit County Colorado is one of the state’s central counties, in the heart of the Colorado Rockies. In addition to the spectacular backdrop provided by the mountains, the area is home to a National Forest and a National Wilderness which provide plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities. Summit County lodging provides a great base for both summer and winter visitors to any of these areas.

Things to do in Summit County Colorado, USA

Summit County Colorado heaves with visitors over the winter months who come for the area’s numerous ski resorts. The fun doesn’t end with the coming of spring though. Throughout the summer months outdoors enthusiasts flock to the White River National Forest and the Eagles nest Wilderness, with several major hiking trails and bicycle routes running through the area. A more passive way to enjoy the fantastic scenery on offer is to take a road trip along the Rockies National Scenic Byway, which can also be easily reached from your choice of Summit County Colorado self-catering accommodation.

Places to visit on holiday in Summit County Colorado, USA

Summit County Colorado is home to four main ski areas: Arapahoe Basin, Breckenridge, Copper Mountain and Keystone. Choosing self-catering accommodation in any of these areas of Summit County Colorado will put you right in the heart of the action.

Breckenridge is one of the bigger resorts, with many activities also on offer in the summer months including golf, fly fishing, horseback riding and golf. The town also plays host to a number of music festivals over the summer and is home to a number of theatres and museums which are open year-round, including the Mountain Top Children’s Museum and the Summit Historical Society.

Visitors seeking some real adventure will find plenty to satisfy their adrenaline cravings at Keystone, with tubing and rafting on offer and around 60km of downhill mountain biking trails running along the Snake River. Keystone is also home to a number of world-class spas to sooth the sore muscles which these activities are likely to leave you with.

Silverthorne is the most populous town in Summit County Colorado, with a wide variety of shops, cafes and restaurants, all of which are easily accessible from your choice of Summit County lodging.

Weather in Summit County Colorado, USA

Summit County Colorado has a high alpine climate, which means that temperatures in the winter months rarely peak above 0C – Summit County skiing is after all what most visitors come for. In the summer months the area still makes for a pleasant destination for outdoor enthusiasts, with temperatures going above 20C in July.

Travel to Summit County Colorado, USA

Summit County Colorado is served by Colorado Springs Airport (COS) for domestic flights, with flights arriving daily from most other major cities. Most international visitors will arrive into Denver Airport (DEN), with example distances to Summit County Colorado self-catering accommodation being 164km to Breckenridge, 152km to Keystone and 148km to Silverthorne.

Activities and attractions in Summit County

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Travellers enjoy Summit County for its skiing, snowboarding and hiking. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Summit County a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Keystone Ski Resort (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Copper Mountain Ski Resort (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Breckenridge Ski Resort (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Vail Ski Resort (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Beaver Creek Resort (21.7 mi / 34.9 km)
  • Frisco Nordic Center (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Summit County

Travellers to Summit County love it for its skiing and snowboarding. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in January, February, April or March, when snowfall averages 61.40 inches and temperatures average -15°F.

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Summit County

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Summit County is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Betty Ford Alpine Gardens (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Lily Pad Lake Trailhead (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Rainbow Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Marina Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Dillon Reservoir (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Keystone Lake (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)