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Breckenridge, Colorado, United States of America

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How much money will you need for your trip to Breckenridge? You should plan to spend around $160 per day on your vacation in Breckenridge, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, $49 on meals for one day and $15 on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Breckenridge for a couple is $169. So, a trip to Breckenridge for two people for one week costs on average $2,237. All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

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  • 2 Weeks Per person
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  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
  • One Month For a couple
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A vacation to Breckenridge for one week usually costs around $1,118 for one person. So, a trip to Breckenridge for two people costs around $2,237 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs $4,473 in Breckenridge. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Breckenridge can often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

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How much does a trip to Breckenridge cost? Is Breckenridge expensive? The average Breckenridge trip cost is broken down by category here. All of these Breckenridge prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Accommodation Budget in Breckenridge
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The average price for one person for accommodation in Breckenridge is $85. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price for a hotel room in Breckenridge is $169.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

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Transportation Budget in Breckenridge
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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Breckenridge is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $15 per person, per day, on local transportation in Breckenridge.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

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Flights to Breckenridge
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Rental Cars in Breckenridge
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Food Budget in Breckenridge
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  • While meal prices in Breckenridge can vary, the average cost of food in Breckenridge is $49 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Breckenridge should cost around $20 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Breckenridge is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

Entertainment Budget in Breckenridge
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  • Entertainment and activities in Breckenridge typically cost an average of $75 per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

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Alcohol Budget in Breckenridge
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  • The average person spends about $6.23 on alcoholic beverages in Breckenridge per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day


Breckenridge On a Budget
Breckenridge Breckenridge, Colorado
Breckenridge is a charming ski town that is notable for its quaint downtown area and impressive ski slopes. Most visitors head to Breckenridge to enjoy the winter ski season, so you can expect prices to jump during these times, but Breckenridge also has a lot to offer visitors during the warmer seasons as well. Hiking, mountain biking, and fly fishing are all popular activities during these times, and the prices are usually a bit more moderate.
Breckenridge is a destination in itself, with the beautiful mountain setting that can be seen from almost anywhere in town. Head to the historic Main Street to learn about the area's rich mining history and some of the traditional architecture. There are art galleries, shops, and even mining ruins that you can explore. Other popular sights around Breckenridge include Breckenridge Terrain Park, Lake Dillon, Blue River, and Imperial Express SuperChair. Kids love the Mountain Top Children's Museum as well.
Breckenridge has a charming downtown and Main Street area. This is where you'll find the highest concentration of restaurants, shops, and historic architecture. Peak Nine is another convenient area to stay where you can enjoy easy access to the ski slopes but also be walking distance to Main Street. To the south of town is the Four Seasons neighborhood. This area also offers convenient access to the slopes as well as hiking and biking trails. It's connected to Peak Nine by a pedestrian bridge that crosses over Maggie Pond. Four O'Clock is another neighborhood that's near the Snowflake lift and Four O'Clock Ski Run. Warrior's Mark is located near the black diamond terrain of Peak 10. The area is residential with a peaceful and beautiful setting. Finally, north of downtown is the Highlands area. This area is known for its luxurious homes and beautiful forest setting.

Skiing is the most popular activity in Breckenridge, but during the summer months there are many great outdoor activities that everyone can enjoy. Hiking, mountain biking, fly fishing, boating, and more are all common. There are also parks that offer ziplining, roller coasters, slides, golf, putt putt, and more. For a scenic view of the area, head to the SuperChair.

Festivals are also common in Breckenridge. During the winter months there's the International Snow Sculpture Championships, The Ullr Fest parade (for the Norse god of snow Ullr), and the Backcountry Film Fest. There are also a number of skiing and snowboarding events held throughout the season.

During the summer months there are concerts put on by the National Repertory Orchestra and the Breckenridge Music Institute.
Food and Dining
Breckenridge has a wide variety of restaurants to choose from including everything from fine dining high end restaurants to casual bistros and quick stop sandwich shops. You'll find a number of interesting places to eat along Main Street. For visitors on a budget, most condos and property rentals come with kitchens, so it's easy to cook some of your own meals and save some money.

If you're planning to spend all of your time in Breckenridge, then you don't really need a car. There are several shuttle companies in the area that offer direct trips to and from Denver International Airport. There are also free buses that travel around town - just look for a Breckenridge Free Ride bus stop which are found all around town. The buses run between 6:15 a.m. and 11:15 p.m. and come every 15 to 30 minutes. If you're headed to other nearby towns in the area, there are a few bus companies that travel around the county.

If you're driving, there is often parking available at hotels and resorts. You'll want to make sure your car has mud and snow-rated tires and be prepared for quick weather changes. Also note that during the winter months I-70 between Denver and Breckenridge gets very congested and slow moving during the weekends.
1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase.

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