Four Perfect Days: Couples Vacation

From taking in the breathtaking views atop our four picturesque peaks to strolling down charming Main Street, Breckenridge makes the perfect place for a couples vacation. Browse our Four Perfect Days itinerary and start planning your romantic getaway in the Rocky Mountains.

Grab a pastry and coffee from Cool River Coffee House on Main St. to get your motor running. Then listen to the sounds of the trail and the creak of saddle leather as you experience the splendor of the Colorado high country by horseback. Ride through spruce forests and lush meadows. Breckenridge Stables offers rides up the Breckenridge Trail, 90 minutes of spectacular scenery.

Get out and enjoy the great outdoors. Breckenridge offers over 40 miles of paved bike trails, perfect for bikes or roller blades. Great Adventure Sports, located in the City Market shopping center, can provide you with all your gear and rental needs. Get off your bike & head to the spa for the afternoon. Relax and unwind together in the unique couples room at the Blue Sage Spa, located at the south end of town in Main Street Station. This intimate setting offers two massage tables, two therapists and one very relaxing atmosphere. Or discover the ultimate in sensory massage pleasure. Enjoy two therapists working in tandem to massage the body into a blissful state of relaxation.

The Breckenridge Brewery is one of the locals' favorite spots. Watch as award-winning beers are handcrafted by the brewers or dine on excellent pub fare at very reasonable prices. If you're up for nightlife, you can usually find local bands performing at three20south, or put on your dancing shoes for a trip to Cecilia's on the south end of town. Thursday night? Salt Creek Restaurant & Saloon is the place to be in Breckenridge.

Don't miss Daylight Donuts 'Daylight Special' on Main Street to jump start your second day in Breckenridge - eggs, bacon and a giant pancake - all for $2.79. Then spend the morning exploring all that Breckenridge has to offer. Wander the streets of Victorian Breckenridge for some fabulous shopping, take a historic walking tour or visit the only authentic mine in Summit County.

A trip to Breckenridge is not complete without rafting one of Colorado's most exciting attractions, Brown's Canyon. This river trip is great for first timers and experienced rafters, and the drop pool stretch makes it fun and safe for just about everyone. It has just the right amount of exciting whitewater with scenic views of 14,000-foot peaks and granite canyon walls.

Venture over to the Quandary Grille for spectacular views of Maggie Pond and the Ten Mile Range. Enjoy an evening of LIVE theater. With more than 27 years of award-winning performances, from Shakespeare to today's most well-known playwrights, the Backstage Theatre offers shows designed for all ages and interests. After the theatre, stop by The Crown on Main Street for a relaxing nightcap featuring the Ghiradelli Martini.

Get an early start and view a spectacular Breckenridge sunrise from a hot air balloon. After your early rise, head out to one of the favorite hiking trails, Mohawk Lakes. Stunning scenery, historic mine ruins and a moderate level of difficulty make this hike suitable for all ages and abilities and a favorite with locals.

Stop by Angel's Hollow on Ridge Street for a quick bite to eat before taking your hummer tour. Sit back and relax as you are escorted through the high country! Travel above treeline to the highest trails in the Rocky Mountains in Tiger Run's new hummer. You'll get gorgeous views, see fields of beautiful wildflowers, and occasional mountain goats, deer or elk.

Take an early evening carriage ride through town and end up at the local's favorites: Steak & Rib for a Crab Filet; the Hearthstone, famous for Colorado game; or for a more intimate setting visit the award-winning Café Alpine, located on Adams Avenue.

What would a summer adventure in Breckenridge be without a trip to the Peak 8 Fun Park? Experience the famous Superslide, challenge yourself on our recently-improved mini-golf course, or ride to 11,059 feet on the Colorado SuperChair for easy access to hiking, biking trails and picturesque views. Don't miss Colorado's largest human maze, Amaze'n Breckenridge. And if that's not enough high alpine adventure for you, test your skills on our climbing wall or take a leap from our newest fun park addition, the quad power jump. Before heading back to town, check out the Alpine BBQ, serving fresh summer favorites and treats daily.

Spend your afternoon on the links of our 27-hole Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course. Be sure and call ahead to reserve your tee-time prior to your arrival in Breckenridge.

Live it up a little your last night in town! Visit Downstairs at Eric's for the best pizza around. They also have 122 beers, 25 of those on tap. Get there early as it tends to be crowded, but there's an arcade to entertain while you wait!


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