Find the best place to stay — Summit County

Where to stay around Summit County?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 6,931 vacation rentals near Summit County. From 3,983 condos to 1,517 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Summit County for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Breckenridge: 7,037 vacation rentals
  • Keystone: 6,408 vacation rentals
  • Frisco: 7,462 vacation rentals
  • Copper Mountain: 5,260 vacation rentals
  • Silverthorne: 7,623 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Summit County! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Summit County?

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

  • Breckenridge: 7,037 rentals
  • Keystone: 6,408 rentals
  • Frisco: 7,462 rentals
  • Copper Mountain: 5,260 rentals
  • Silverthorne: 7,623 rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Summit County?

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

  • Beaver Creek Resort: 2,845 rentals
  • Mount Evans: 1,519 rentals
  • St. Mary's Glacier: 1,450 rentals
  • Hot Sulfur Springs Wildlife Area: 728 rentals
  • Eagle Vail Golf Club: 2,882 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.

Summit County skiing and outdoor fun

Covered in snowy mountain peaks, Summit County is a popular spot for all sorts of skiers, from family groups to those seeking a challenge. With Summit County vacation rentals in Breckenridge and other lively ski resorts, you can stay just steps from the slope, and enjoy the friendly, unpretentious ski scene in the area. Discover charming small towns set in the mountains, with artisanal shops and cafes, as well as rustic restaurants for apres-ski and socializing. Once the snow melts, enjoy hiking and biking through winding trails, with just as many summer activities to enjoy.

World-class ski resorts in Summit County

Summit County has a number of ski resorts packed into the area, and a handy ski bus so you can try lots of different trails. Breckenridge is perhaps the best known, with 4 peaks that feature dozens of trails for various abilities, from beginner to black diamond, and terrain parks for snowboarders. The resort also has a lively apres-ski scene, with a downtown area full of cozy bars and restaurants. Nearby Frisco is great for family fun, with an adventure park that's cheap, great for beginners, and has snow tubing lanes for something a little different.

Exploring Summit County's mountains and forests

Arapaho National Forest is made up of rolling hills, snow-peaked mountains and vast areas of grassland. During the warmer months, it's a popular spot for hiking, taking you along glacial trails, through prairies and past serene lakes. Stay in a Summit County vacation rental during the spring or summer and you can try mountain biking, horse riding, hunting and fishing, so it's a real outdoorsy destination. Arapaho National Recreation Area is made up of several deep, clear reservoirs with boat jetties, so you can explore by water and enjoy this peaceful part of the forest.

Summer sun and snowy days in Summit County

Summit County has 4 distinct seasons, with warm summers and cold winters. Ski season runs from mid-November to the end of April, which means chilly days and plenty of snow, with clear, bright days. Spring is a pleasant time to visit, when it's warm and the wildflowers are blooming, although there can be a lot of showers. Visit in July or August and it's warm, in the low 70s, but not too hot, so it's still comfortable enough to hike or horse ride. Fall brings out beautiful colors in the trees, with crisp, cool weather for a classic atmosphere.

Explore Summit County mountains and lakes

Much of Summit County is covered in mountains, with small towns nestled in-between and steep winding roads connecting them. Many Summit County vacation rentals are in quiet mountain locations, overlooking the snowy peaks and close to peaceful lakes. To the north of Summit County, there are large areas of dense, evergreen trees which cover the hills and mountains, with hiking trails that take you past waterfalls and rocky pools, allowing you to enjoy the natural landscape of Colorado.