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Breckenridge, Colorado, United States of America

How much does it cost to travel to Breckenridge?

You should plan to spend around $200 per day on your vacation in Breckenridge. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $61 on meals
  • $19 on local transportation
  • $211 on hotels

A one week trip to Breckenridge for two people costs, on average, $2,796. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
  • One Week Per person
  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
  • One Month For a couple
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Breckenridge cost?

A one week trip to Breckenridge usually costs around $1,398 for one person and $2,796 for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Breckenridge on average costs around $2,796 for one person and $5,591 for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per 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 will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Breckenridge on average costs around $5,991 for one person and $11,981 for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.

Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Breckenridge has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Breckenridge expensive to visit?

Prices in Breckenridge are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within North America, which is known to be an expensive region, Breckenridge is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Pensacola or San Diego.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Breckenridge Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Breckenridge?

The average Breckenridge trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Breckenridge travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) $211
Local Transportation 1 $19
Food 2 $61
Entertainment 1 $94
Alcohol 2 $4 - 12
Accommodation Budget in Breckenridge
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Breckenridge is $106. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Breckenridge is $211. This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

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

Hotel Prices in Breckenridge

Looking for a hotel in Breckenridge? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options.

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Breckenridge based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $811. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Breckenridge
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Breckenridge is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $19 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
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Breckenridge can vary, the average cost of food in Breckenridge is $61 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Breckenridge should cost around $24 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 $94 per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. 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
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average person spends about $7.79 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.

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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. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.