7 days in Breckenridge, Dillon & Durango Itinerary

7 days in Breckenridge, Dillon & Durango Itinerary

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Breckenridge
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Dillon
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Durango
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Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©

Colorado's Kingdom

Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Vail / Beaver Creek Resort, make a trip to Oxygen Bar, and then look for gifts at Alpine Sports. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Peak 9, then ski along the peaceful trails at Breckenridge Nordic Center, then hit the slopes at Blue River Sports, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Breckenridge day trip planning tool.

Houston to Breckenridge is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Houston in December, expect Breckenridge to be much colder, temps between 25°F and 14°F. On the 28th (Mon), you're off to Dillon.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Nature

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Vail / Beaver Creek Resort ©
Vail / Beaver Creek Resort
Breckenridge Nordic Center ©
Breckenridge Nordic Center
Spas

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Dillon

Dillon ©
The Town of Dillon is a Home Rule Municipality in Summit County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at Radiant Mountain Massage, then walk around Frisco Adventure Park, and then look for gifts at Frisco Emporium. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Keystone Lake, then hit the slopes at Coca-Cola Tubing Hill, and then learn about winemaking at Winter Park Winery.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dillon online trip builder.

Dillon is just a short distance from Breckenridge. In December, daytime highs in Dillon are 25°F, while nighttime lows are 14°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Durango.

Things to do in Dillon

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Spas

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Frisco Adventure Park ©
Frisco Adventure Park
Radiant Mountain Massage ©
Radiant Mountain Massage
Keystone Lake ©
Keystone Lake

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Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Visiting Million Dollar Highway and Durango Dog Ranch will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Animas River Trail and Scenic Aperture Gallery. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Snowbike Experience, view the masterpieces at Toh-Atin Gallery, and hit the slopes at Purgatory Resort.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Durango trip app.

Getting from Dillon to Durango by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Dillon in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Durango, with highs around 40°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Scenic Drive

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Animas River Trail ©
Animas River Trail
Million Dollar Highway ©
Million Dollar Highway
Durango Dog Ranch ©
Durango Dog Ranch

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