Summit County is Colorado's perfect playground named for all the outdoor sports available year-round.  


Summit County towns include Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Frisco, Keystone, Silverthorne, Dillon, Blue River, Heeney and Montezuma. Each town has unique characteristics from historic mining communities to ski resorts.  


Dining in Summit County has hundreds of diverse options from fast food to fine dining. Most of the fast food establishments can be found along the I-70 corridor including Frisco and Silverthorne. Whether you are craving Italian, Irish, Mexican, Oriental or traditional American cuisine, you can find it all in Summit County. Exceptional fine dining restaurants can be found in all ski resort towns. Even though we are land-locked many restaurants have fresh seafood flown in on a daily basis. Rocky Mountain game and fine steaks are a staple on many menus. Keystone features unique fine dining with Fondue restaurant and Alpenglow Stube which is the highest AAA Four-Diamond dining experience in North America.


Summit County is easily accessible by free shuttle services that run throughout the towns and county. The Summit Stage offers access between Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Keystone, Frisco, Dillon and Silverthorne from early morning until late at night. Each ski resort also offers free shuttles throughout their towns. Other forms of paid transportation is also available and can be booked by Western Sky Activities, see Services tab.


A plethora of shopping is available in Summit County from small boutiques to national brand outlet stores. You'll have fun souvenir shopping or picking out fine art or jewelry at galleries. Unique stores selling local fare can be found in each town. Factory Stores in Silverthorne offer over 100 name brand stores including Gap, Nike, Ann Taylor, Columbia and Carters just to name a few.

Museums & Culture

Most of the towns in Summit County date back to the mid-1800's with the Gold Rush. Dozens of museums and historical sites are open to the public for free or nominal charge in Breckenridge, Dillon and Montezuma. Ghost towns can also be seen in the back country reminiscent of the old mining days. Country Boy Mine was once the largest and most famous gold mine in Breckenridge which is still operational and gives daily tours by venturing over 1,000 feet into a mountain. Try your hand at gold panning at the Country Boy Mine and keep your riches.

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