Breckenridge, situated near the Blue River in North-West Colorado, is a hugely popular destination for skiing holidays in a country rich with competition. The resort itself sits within the 2 million acres of the White River National Forest, an area popular for fly fishing, elk hunting and (of course) cheap ski deals.
Breckenridge (nicknamed Breck for short), is part of a cluster or resorts huddled in the Rocky Mountains and is based around four peaks in the Ten Mile Mountain range. It is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a ski resort during the 2011-2012 skiing season. As well as an exciting range of ski breaks suited for skiers of all levels, Breckenridge is also host to the International Snow Sculpture Championships and the Winter Dew Tour - an itinerant extreme sports festival.
A wide selection restaurants services the million visitors that flock to Breckenridge for their ski holiday to take advantage of the 300 inches of snowfall per year. There is also a variety of pubs and clubs in which to relax after a hard day on the slopes.
Expedia offers fantastic ski package holidays and Breckenridge can cater for everyone from beginners to experts. Those who are new to skiing will enjoy learning on the gentle runs, while seasoned experts can test their skills on the notoriously difficult Devil's Crotch.
Breckenridge boasts the Imperial Express Super Chair, which at 12,800 feet is America's highest chair lift. Meanwhile, while the BreckConnect Gondola can also take you high in to the mountains.
Breckenridge is easily accessible from Denver airport, with a shuttle carrying visitors to the resort. Check Expedia for great ski deals!