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Destination guide

Why people love visiting scenic Summit County

The mountains and lake provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Summit County. This scenic city is known for its skiing, shopping and snowboarding. Keystone Ski Resort and Copper Mountain Ski Resort are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

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)
Weather

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.

Natural features

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)
How to get there

Transport to and around Summit County

The nearest airport is in Vail, CO (EGE-Eagle County Regional), located 42.3 mi (68 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Summit County?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 8,597 holiday lettings around Summit County. From 5,256 flats & apartments to 141 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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.co.uk travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Breckenridge: 7,015 holiday homes
  • Peak 8: 2,748 holiday homes
  • Warrior's Mark: 2,046 holiday homes
  • Weisshorn: 1,455 holiday homes
  • Historic District: 2,107 holiday homes

HomeAway.co.uk 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: 7,015 holiday lettings
  • Copper Mountain: 5,059 holiday lettings
  • Silverthorne: 7,897 holiday lettings
  • Frisco: 7,417 holiday lettings
  • Keystone: 6,398 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.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Summit County. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Four O'Clock Ski Run: 7,348 holiday rentals
  • Quicksilver Super6 Ski Lift: 7,310 holiday rentals
  • Outback Express: 7,027 holiday rentals
  • Lake Dillon Marina: 8,411 holiday rentals
  • Beaver Run SuperChair Ski Lift: 7,317 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Summit County listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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.

Explore destinations around Summit County

Breckenridge
7,015 holiday rentals
Copper Mountain
5,059 holiday rentals
Silverthorne
7,897 holiday rentals
Frisco
7,417 holiday rentals
Keystone
6,398 holiday rentals
Dillon
6,771 holiday rentals
Montezuma
4,994 holiday rentals
Main Street
5,189 holiday rentals
Wheeler Junction
5,014 holiday rentals
Aspen
2,396 holiday rentals
Winter Park
1,773 holiday rentals
Avon
3,581 holiday rentals
Grand Lake
1,199 holiday rentals
Hartsel
520 holiday rentals
Vail
7,206 holiday rentals
Boulder
559 holiday rentals
Fairplay
4,004 holiday rentals
Alma
3,990 holiday rentals
Shawnee
37 holiday rentals
Evergreen
326 holiday rentals