Destination guide

Boutique stores and bistros in Breckenridge Historic District

From Victorian-era chalets to quirky museums, Breckenridge Historic District is one of Colorado's most-characterful neighborhoods. It sits in the heart of Breckenridge Ski Resort and lures snow-sports enthusiasts and history buffs alike. While Breckenridge is one of the most-visited ski resorts in the Western Hemisphere today, the Historic District throws back to its roots as a 19th-century mining town. With properties set amid the boutique stores and cozy bistros, Historic District vacation rentals put you at the heart of it all.

Things to do

Museum hopping in the Historic District

The Historic District is dotted with pint-sized museums like the Edwin Carter Discovery Center. Inside, you can check out mining exhibits, admire taxidermy animals and find out more about Colorado's most-famous naturalist. The Barney Ford House Museum showcases life in 19th-century Breckenridge, while the Summit Ski Museum celebrates a century of snow sports in Colorado. Want to stay in your own slice of history? From characterful Victorian chalets to beautifully-restored carriage houses, Historic District vacation rentals capture the heart and soul of Breckenridge.

Activities

Family ski breaks in the Historic District

The Historic District is anchored by Main Street, a lively thoroughfare lined with colorful shopfronts and historic buildings. In summer, historic walking tours are a great way to find out more about the town's mining past. Pick up a self-guided map from the canary-yellow Welcome Center Museum or sign up for a tour led by the Summit Historical Society. No mention of Breckenridge would be complete without a nod to its legendary ski slopes. From cozy condos to luxury chalets, Historic District vacation rentals provide an ideal setting for family ski breaks, group getaways and romantic weekends alike.

Weather

A "ski in/ski out" experience in the Historic District

Thanks to its glut of cultural attractions, Breckenridge Historic District is a true year-round destination. Crowds peak in winter, when Breckenridge Ski Resort welcomes over 1.6 million guests. Planning a ski break? With spacious living areas, blazing fireplaces and a boutique atmosphere, Historic District vacation rentals promise a unique "ski in/ski out" experience. Summer sees Breckenridge transform into a sun-drenched playground. You can hike in the Summit County mountains, paddle on the Blue River, tee off at Jack Nicklaus-designed golf courses and more. Fall brings clear skies and fiery foliage, while spring sees the mountains explode in a sea of alpine wildflowers.

Natural features

Out and about beyond the Historic District

Set high in Colorado's Summit County, Breckenridge is one of the world's most-iconic ski resorts. It's surrounded by 5 snow-capped peaks, which are dotted with lifts and trails. The Historic District sits in the heart of the resort and puts you just steps from the ski lifts. Venture out of town and you'll discover a wilderness of shimmering lakes, alpine meadows and lush pine forests. Remember, Summit County is home to both moose and black bears so be sure to hike in groups, make plenty of noise and keep a safe distance.

Where to stay around Historic District?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,432 vacation rentals near Historic District. From 334 Houses to 1,635 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Historic District for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Historic District?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Historic District:

  • Breckenridge Ski Resort: 3,222 vacation rentals
  • Peak 8: 3,074 vacation rentals
  • Keystone Ski Resort: 1,118 vacation rentals
  • Warrior's Mark: 2,351 vacation rentals
  • Copper Mountain Ski Resort: 486 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Historic District?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Historic District. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • BreckConnect Gondola: 7,796 vacation rentals
  • Breckenridge Riverwalk Center: 7,774 vacation rentals
  • Edwin Carter Museum: 7,776 vacation rentals
  • Barney Ford House Museum: 7,784 vacation rentals
  • Breckenridge Arts District: 7,790 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Historic District listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Historic District?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 334 Houses in Historic District. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Historic District include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,635 rentals available
  • Lodges: 20 rentals available
  • Cabins: 7 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Historic District?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,346 vacation rentals with pool available in Historic District. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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