Best Events in Breckenridge July 23-25, 2010

Breckenridge rarely has a dull moment and this weekend will be a testament to the fun this cool high altitude mountain town in known for.

Starting Today, July 23- 25, 2010, the Breckenridge Main Street Art Festival is showing over 100 artists from around the country. Artist’s art ranges from ceramics, mixed media, fiber, jewelry, painting, wood, glass, sculpture and much more.

As you wander and ponder the art on Main Street, stop into any of the awesome stores and restaurants in town to bask in the sun and enjoy some delicious food.

Everyone loves a good ghost story and Breckenridge has plenty! Get your heart thumping with the Haunted Tour of Breckenridge. This late evening stroll through Breckenridge's haunted historic district will leave you with goose bumps! Hear the eerie and unexplained stories from Breckenridge's rough and uncertain past! You'll hear all the stories that go less told, and experience Breckenridge in a whole new light. Meets July 24 at 7pm at Visitor's Center.

By day, relax by the amazing ResortQuest pools or take an unforgettable hike or mountain bike ride- remember you get 30% off tunes and rentals from the guys at ResortQuest Ski & Sport.

Saturday night hit the town to see Backstage Theatre perform “Spelling Bee”. After the show see some awesome live music Elephant Revival at three20south.

This weekend is something not to miss and ResortQuest Breckenridge has great lodging deals to make your weekend even better! Get out of traffic and head to the mountains to play and relax for a weekend!


Take the New Virtual Tour of Water House on Main Street Breckenridge

Water House on Main Street Breckenridge is the benchmark of luxury living in Breckenridge, CO. Water House is located adjacent to the Hyatt Main Street Station (also managed by ResortQuest) towards the top of Main Street Breckenridge.

Don't take our word for it's splendor - see it for yourself!

Today, ResortQuest launched our new virtual tours of Water House. Sit back and take the guided tour, or steer yourself through the resort and around Main Street Station. Take a tour of the ski lift access path, pool, hot tubs, conference rooms, fitness center, Pioneer Club and of course, a sample Water House vacation rental.

Of course, you can take a video tour, view extensive photos and maps of every one of ResortQuest's Water House vacation rentals. Take a look at

More About Water House Breckenridge
This superb location provides direct access to the shops, bars, restaurants and boutiques on Main Street and to the Peak 9 Quicksilver Super Chair Lift and the Breckenridge Ski Resort. In the winter the nearby ponds become festive areas of ice skating, central to many of the social events which take place in the town.

Water House on Main Street is a beautiful merger of the gorgeous and modern, with high-end interior appointments and ultra designer style. Spacious one- to four-bedroom Platinum rated vacation homes offer generous floor plans, luxurious furniture packages and large, individual private decks. They feature custom wide plank flooring, soaring ceilings, natural stone fireplace, exquisite glass tile back splash, European-style soaking tubs, granite and slate throughout. Think soft brown leather chairs, rich wood accent tables, and warm tones.

Contact ResortQuest at (800) 661 7604 to book your next ski vacation at Water House Breckenridge. We look forward to welcoming you to our new homes!


2010 Breckenridge Beer Festival Features 26 Breweries and Live Music

Nothing beats the mountain summer heat than a cold, yummy, full-bodied, perfected, ice cold micro brew! And the Breckenridge Beer Festival going on this Saturday July 17th has over 26 breweries from around Colorado and the Country here in Breckenridge to satisfy your need for a unique cold one!

The Breckenridge Beer Festival not only has great micro brews but they are also making sure this Saturday is filled with awesome tunes from Kinetix, Funkiphino, and Whitewater Ramble. These bands will be rocking all day long with “soul-powered rock and roll”, 12 piece band funky tunes, and “high octane rocky mountain dance-grass”. Watch out it will get funky!

The Beer Festival is being held at the Main Street Station in downtown Breckenridge and starts 2pm-6pm for those with the unlimited tasting package, while the VIP ticket holders can get in at 1pm-6pm.

ResortQuest Breckenridge
is also an official lodging partner of the Breckenridge Beer Festival which makes it so you can stay right where the brew festival is!
There are still discounted rooms left that include discounted mugs for the event!

Breckenridge 100: Cross Country Mountain Bike Challenge Hits 13,719 feet.

Not all mountain bike competitions are the same especially in Breckenridge! The Breckenridge 100 on July 17th is definitely a unique race that features Solo and Three Person Team Competitions with a course that climbs 13,719 feet over its 100 miles.

100 miles are spent racing, climbing and peddling your way through three distinct cloverleaf shaped loops that is nestled between Breckenridge, Keystone and A-basin ski resorts. The three loops give teams a chance to maximize their strengths all while crossing the continental divide three different times… this is a very unique race! See more information or sign-up for this event. The Breckenridge 100 is a fundraiser that supports the new Colorado High School Mountain Bike League.

Racer check-in, late registration, and hospitality room will be at ResortQuest Breckenridge’s River Mountain Lodge property. You’ll have access to a bike wash and maintenance area, secure bike storage, The Fireside Lounge, pool, hot tubs, outdoor BBQ grills, sun deck, wireless Internet and complimentary computer and printer. River Mountain Lodge is just four blocks from the Carter Park Race Site and a stone’s throw to the shops and restaurants of Main Street.

Breck 100 Lodging Deals:
$92 you get a comfortable hotel room with one bed, and at $110, the premium hotel room is a great value featuring two queen beds, microwave and refrigerator. Call 800-661-7604 for reservations and mention The Breckenridge 100 Mountain Bike Race to receive the discounted rate.

There are also lots of other events going on in Breckenridge this weekend of the 17th! If you decide your lungs can’t handle the Breckenridge 100 your taste buds might be able to handle the July Breckenridge Beer Festival! Also ResortQuest Ski & Sport is offering 30% off bike rentals and tunes! Get the best bikes to cruise Breckenridge and Keystone. And ResortQuest Breckenridge has the lodging deals that will make your getaway even better!


Breckenridge Bike Week Peddles Full Speed Ahead

Breckenridge Bike Week has hit the middle of the week and is still going strong. Breck Bike Week is a feast for cyclists of all types and truly communicates the town’s passion for biking while giving back to the community and environment with trail building workshops.

There is still time to hit up some of the Breckenridge Bike Week events or if you just want to come and check out the amazing biking trails around the area then we also have awesome lodging rates that will make your weekend of fun even better!

There is not a down moment this whole week- from Tour de France viewing parties, community rides, bike maintenance clinics, self-guided trail rides, community rides, kids only rides, free demos, races, cruiser rides, bike in movies and even yoga classes just for bikers! If you weren’t so sure about your bike before you will love it after this week!

See the full schedule so you can catch the perfect ride. And watch the highlight video below!

Don't keep saying you want to ride this summer! Get the mountains and ResortQuest will also hook you up with 3o% off bike rentals and tunes from the awesome crew at ResortQuest Ski & Sport!


See the most of Breckenridge with a summer guided hiking tour.

Breckenridge’s summers are brilliant with the high mountain air, lots of sunshine and miles & miles of hiking trails. Not everyone is an experienced hiker and comfortable on their own, or if you would like to know the history of the area you are walking through then the Breckenridge’s guided hiking tours are for you! ResortQuest guests can also contact our concierge (800) 455-7334 who is happy to help you arrange and plan your perfect day of hiking!

This summer there are several hiking or walking tours to choose from while you are vacationing in Breckenridge:

Guided Historic Walking Tour:
Take the guided walk through Breckenridge’s nationally recognized historic district. 90 minute tour.
Where: Breckenridge Welcome Center
Time: Tuesday- Sunday, 11am
Cost: $10 adults, $5 children 12 & under
Info: 970-453-9767

Iowa Hill Guided Hike
Enjoy this hike that winds through a historic mine site and up to a restored miners’ boarding house. Allow two hours for the hike.
Where: Meet at the Iowa Hill Trailhead, directly north of Public Works facilities on Airport Rd.
Time: Saturday 10am
Cost: $10 adults, $5 children 12 & under
Info: 970-453-9767
French Gulch Guided Hike
Enjoy a guided hike through French Gulch, the location of dozens of early mining operations. See relics from the mining era. Reservation required- space is limited.
Where: From the Breckenridge Welcome Center head north on
Hwy 9. Turn right on Wellington. Follow Wellington until it
ends. Turn right on French Gulch Rd. Follow French Gulch
Rd. for approximately 1.5 miles. The B&B Trailhead is the
first parking lot/trailhead just past the Country Boy Mine on
the right hand side.
When: Thursdays at 10 a.m., starting on June 24, 2010
Cost: $10 adults, $5 children 12 & under
Info: 970-453-9767

Wilderness Hike
Join the Breckenridge Recreation Dept. for a professional weekly guided hike around Breckenridge. From easy to difficult, these two hour hikes will entice your senses and teach you all you want to know about the high alpine eco-systems and it’s history. Be sure to dress for the weather and anticipate thunderstorms. Bring water, rain jacket, sunscreen, and hiking boots or shoes. No dogs allowed. Children under 4 must be in a carrying pack.
Where: Breckenridge Welcome Center
Time: Thursdays 10 am, June 10- Aug. 26
Cost: $12 per person

When you stay with ResortQuest Breckenridge or Keystone for your summer vacation, our concierge is happy to help you arrange and pick out the best hikes and excursions for you & your family. Contact our concierge (800) 455-7334.