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Mud Season Deals to Look For
Posted by admin | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Mud season is changing around Breckenridge. It used to begin in late April, when the ski resort closed. It would stretch through May, as late season snows kept trails muddy and sometimes impassible. Many restaurants, shops, and lodges offered deep discounts during this time. Mud season is different this year because the ski resort will be opened through May 27th, weather permitting. Not only will there be great mud season discounts, but also skiing! Come enjoy spring time in Breckenridge, take advantage of great deals, and the last few weeks of skiing.

Off Season Deals in Breck 2019Spring Dining Passport 

Get your spring dining passport at the Breckenridge Welcome Center or any of the participating restaurants. For a $10 donation you can take advantage of two-for-one deals at many restaurants, as well as other discounts and specials. The Breckenridge Restaurant Association invests the donations back into the community. In the past, it has been used to offer scholarships to local students. These dining passports are good for use from April 22nd to June 6th.

Spring Finale 

Breckenridge is putting on its spring finale. Some terrain will be open until May 27th this year. You can get a lift ticket for as little as $99 when you buy it in advance. During the weekends there will be outdoor music and activities, such as snow volleyball. Get out on the mountain and enjoy some extra runs this mud season. Keep in mind that not all of the terrain will be accessible, and some lodging will no longer be ski-in/ski-out. For more information, visit

Gear Deals

As gear shops wind down their rental season and make space for the newest models, they tend to clear out their old merchandise. You can find deeply discounted jackets, helmets, ski socks, and snow pants. You can also usually find deals on used rental skis and boards. Mud season is the ideal opportunity to update your gear.

Mud Season Deals in Breckenridge 2019


Lodging can also become more affordable during mud season. Many vacation rentals and lodges are available at a lower price than during peak season. Breckenridge Resort Managers offers a last minute booking deal. If you book within 14 days of your vacation, you can get up to 25% off of your stay. When you need a quick getaway to recharge in the mountains, Breckenridge can be the ideal place in the spring,

Find the Best Deals

Just about everywhere you look during mud season you can find discounted prices.  Check out your favorite restaurants, boutiques, and gear shops to find the best deals around Summit county. Keep in mind that some of your favorite places may be closed or offer reduced hours during the mud season. If you are looking for a more relaxed vacation, with fewer people, and time and space to explore, mud season is the perfect time to vacation in Breckenridge.
Photos courtesy of the Breckenridge Tourism Office

Best Happy Hour in Breckenridge
Posted by toby | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Best Happy Hours in Breckenridge

One of the best ways to unwind after a day of tearing it up on the ski hill is to enjoy a drink with friends. Breckenridge has a wealth of unique restaurants and bars that cater to après ski. Here are some of the best places to find good happy hour specials.

The Motherloaded TavernBest Happy Hours in Breckenridge

The Motherloaded Tavern is the perfect stop for a cold evening. From 3-6 pm you can get $6 dollar hot drinks or mason jar cocktails that include house infusions such as maple walnut bourbon or cran-orange clove rum. Their happy hour specials also include $1 off beers with a selection of Colorado beers on tap and $3 cocktails and infusion shots. Toast a marshmallow at your table or enjoy disco tots with cheese and gravy to warm up. 


If you want to enjoy a quiet glass of wine to wind down, Hearthstone offers an intimate and charming atmosphere set in a Victorian house with views of the ski resort. From 4-6 pm you can indulge in sophisticated small plates like wild caught red snapper or Colorado lamb meatballs. Choose from an extensive wine list for $6 or $8 dollar glasses. Their martinis are also one of a kind.

Kenosha Steak House

When you want a Colorado craft beer head to Kenosha Steak House. This happy hour gets started early running from 2-5 pm every afternoon. They offer $2 off their beer and wine. Choose from 31 different beers on tap.

Mi Casa

Happy hours in Breckenridge

Mi Casa is known for their margaritas. Choose from their vast selection of tequilas or one of their many Mexican beers. Nothing quenches a hunger and thirst quite like tacos and margaritas. They also offer free chips and a few different salsas in the bar area. The bar area is packed most days during happy hour, so get there early!


Modis offers two happy hours, 3-6 pm and 10-12 pm. They have an extensive list of creative and vintage cocktails that you won’t find anywhere else. They also have an expansive collection of wine. Enjoy the contemporary atmosphere and artful food at this modern bar and restaurant.

Gold Pan Saloon

Experience a piece of history while you enjoy your drink and a burger. Established in 1879, the Gold Pan Saloon holds the longest continuous liquor license west of the Mississippi. With remnants of the gold mining era everywhere you look, the Gold Pan Saloon offers a relaxed and historic atmosphere.

Ease out of the day and trade stories of epic runs at these quintessential Breckenridge happy hours.


“The Best Happy Hours in Breck: A Locals Guide” Best of Breckenridge

“Best Happy Hour in Breck” Breck

Breckenridge Spring Lodging Deal 2014
Posted by toby | Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Summer special time is here!  June is one of our favorite months in Breckenridge for many reasons.  It provides the first legitimate taste of enduring summer weather, and the fear of an isolated snow storm can be surrendered.   The flowers are blooming, aspen trees are leafy, and people have fully adopted a summer wardrobe.  Activities are in full swing, rivers are at their peak, and the wilderness becomes a playground.  The gondola opens mid-month, and Breckenridge Kingdom Days kicks off with its official welcome to the summer season.

To make this time of year even more special and enticing to our valued guests, we are offering 20% off any 3 or more might stay in June.  As if you needed any more excuse to make a summer journey to Breckenridge, this great deal makes it just a little bit sweeter.

We hope to see you soon, in June!  Book your Breckenridge Vacation Rentals right now.


Early Summer Special- Save in June! - 20% off any stay of 3 nights or more!

Terms, conditions, and blackouts apply.  Not all units participating.

Use promo code- stayinjune20

Breckenridge Spring Vacation Rental Blowout- 25% off everything, no blackout, no restrictions!
Posted by toby | Monday, March 24, 2014

Just a few weeks left of Breckenridge ski season 13/14, and just a few more chances to catch a few last runs before it is all gone.  Breckenridge Spring Fever 2014 is in full force with 40 events to close out the season, and accentuating your vacation with free concerts and warm temperatures.   

Spring in Breckenridge captures both the fantastic skiing our mountain offers, as well as giving us a taste of those fantastic summer months we are all craving right now.  Spring is the perfect bland of seasons, topped off with the biggest event schedule of the year, making it the right time for you to take one last break to Breck.

 The three biggest surprises about Breckenridge in Spring-

  1. You will never be able to dress appropriately.  On Friday it may be 45 and sunny, and Saturday it will be 10 and dumping snow.  Make sure you pack for both!
  2. You can ski in a bathing suit!  Actually, this has been a tradition since the 60’s, during the spring months.  However, before you go parading about in front of your creator in your speedo, check the weather.
  3. Groomers are your friend.  Almost every spring day, the hot sun gives way to a frozen evening, creating layers of ice on virtually every surface.  The mountain is no different, and our runs get extremely hard and icy in April during the morning, followed up with mushy and slushy afternoons.  The best skiing of the day is in the mornings, and on our endless groomed trails. 

Along with the acres of melting snow, our rates are melting away at the end of the season, making a vacation in Breckenridge even more affordable!  We are closing 13/14 with a fantastic Breckenridge vacation rental deal- Take 25% off any stay 3 nights or more, for the rest of the season!

Spring Break In Breckenridge
Posted by toby | Friday, March 14, 2014

Spring Break in Breckenridge- bring on the sun, snow, and savings!

Yesterday I was able to ski the mountain for a few hours.  It was sunny, 35, warm, and absolutely beautiful up there.  As I glided over the top layer of hard packed snow, and my skis found the soft powder below, I found myself cherishing the warmth on my face, and dreaming of the blissful and bright days of spring.

Alas, just weeks away, spring break starts around the country for many schools, and families.  Perhaps you are one of them, and perhaps you too desire to feel the warm spring sun on your face, and the soft spring snow beneath your skis?  Well, your time to book is now, and the season is a great one for you.  Currently, as of February, we have accumulated 300 inches of snow!  The base is deep, the coverage is vast, and the fun is nonstop.

Just for you, we have unleashed a special deal on spring break lodging equally as exciting as the snow totals. 

Take 20% off your spring break dates if you stay 5 nights or more, between 3/17/14 and ski area closing!

Terms, conditions, and blackouts apply. Not all units participating.

Use promo code- breckspring20

Book your vacation rental for spring break here, now!

Categories: Deals Lodging

Breckenridge Lodging Deals- Winter 13/14 25% off!
Posted by toby | Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Winter is here, and your best shot at getting a great winter Breckenridge lodging deal is RIGHT NOW! During the early season we are offering two great deals, if you BOOK BY 10/31/2013- 15% off 3 nights in winter - Offer Good:11/01/2013 - 04/30/2014 Take 15% off your vacation if you stay 3 nights in select properties when you book by October 31st and stay any time this winter. Terms, conditions, blackouts, and conditions apply. 25% off Winter 5+ Nights - Offer Good:11/01/2013 - 04/30/2014 Take 25% off your vacation if you stay 4 or more nights in select properties when you book by October 31st and stay any time this winter. Terms, conditions, blackouts, and conditions apply. Visit our SPECIALS PAGE, for additional details on the great Breckenridge Lodging Deals, and don’t wait! Snow is falling and it is time to start planning for your winter ski vacation in Breckenridge.
Categories: Deals Lodging

Breckenridge Summer Lodging Deals 2013
Posted by toby | Thursday, August 8, 2013
Here are our late Breckenridge Summer lodging deals 2013-
20% off 3 Nights This Summer! - Offer Good:07/01/2013 - 10/01/2013
*PROMO CODE- Summer20 Take 20% off any three night stay this summer, but you must book by August 31st! Terms, conditions, blackouts, and restrictions apply.
Book by August 31st for 30% off - Offer Good:07/01/2013 - 10/01/2013
*PROMO CODE- summer30 Save up to 30% off your summer lodging if you book by August 31st and stay any time this summer. Terms, conditions, blackouts, and conditions apply. 15% off 3 nights 30% off 4 or more nights
                Just visit our Main Site, and use the promo codes to book your summer deal! FP5TFHNCQ56R
Categories: Deals

What to do in Breckenridge, Besides Skiing, in Winter
Posted by toby | Thursday, December 13, 2012

Winter Activities in Breckenridge

Breckenridge is about much more than just skiing. If you want to experience everything, do this!

Download the PDF to take with you here

Haunted Tours of Breckenridge Join the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance for an evening stroll through Breckenridge’s haunted historic district.  Along the way, the eerie stories from Breckenridge’s rough and uncertain past will be told but remain unexplained.  Reservations required by 5p.m.  Allow 90 minutes to complete the tour.  Great for adults and kids (4-12) 203 S. Main Street (Breckenridge Welcome Center and Museum) 970-453-9767
Music on the Mountains(Kids activity) 703.424.0337   Music on the Mountains is an early childhood music and movement center located in La Cima Mall downtown Breckenridge for children birth to five and the adults who love them.  We invite families who are traveling and visiting with us here in Summit County to come join in for a magical musical experience!  Please sign up on line or contact the center to confirm class day and time. Drop in Rate: $20.00 per family (includes 5 song sample CD, egg shaker, and unlimited number of attendees at class)Please email to attend a drop in class.
Mountain Top Museum(Kids activity) 605 South Park Avenue Breckenridge, CO 80424 970-453-7878 The Mountain Top Children’s Museum is an educational institution that promotes informal learning through interactive exhibits and programs, imaginative play and engagement in active experiences for children ages 10 and under and their families/caregivers.  Admission $7 per child $5 per adult. Children under 1 and Seniors FREE (Children must be accompanied by an adult.) Winter Hours (December 18 – April 19)Open everyday..10am-4:30pm
Ready Paint Fire(Kids activity) 323 North Main Street 970-453-5765


every Sunday afternoon

ages 3-5 at 4pm  -  ages 6+ at 5-6:30

Drop off the kids for some creative fun and go grab a Martini or a nap ;)

Woodward at Copper Mountain0505 Copper Road Copper Mtn (970) 968-3400 Whether you are interested in snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding, or trampoline and tumbling we have sessions waiting for you with highly trained coaches! You can meet once or sign up for a series of private sessions so you can work with the same coach each week to progress your skills even further. The sessions are fully coached and available to anyone from ages 8 to 108!     
Tubing Tubing (typically 36 inches or taller) is available at Copper Mountain, Frisco Adventure Center, and Keystone (must be 42”). Just like when you were a kid, only on a much bigger hill with its own tubing lift - during the day or under the lights. With a unique state-of-the-art conveyor lift, the amount of rides is up to you. Get ready to laugh until it hurts in this must-do experience for all ages. Frisco Adventure (800) 424-1554 Copper Tubing Hill Call 866.416.9874 for reservations Keystone Adventure Point - Keystone 970-496-3000
Critterland(for small ones under 36”) There is no reason why your little ones should miss out on a bit of snow play and that is where Critterland comes in – a place filled of magical characters and a safe, fenced-off area with things to satisfy the youngest generation. Inside Critterland, located at the bottom of the Tubing Hill in East Village, guests will find Copper’s new and exciting snow characters.  Bearilla, Elkguin, Squeal, Ducktopus, Cheetaphant and the Alliroo are all anxiously awaiting your arrival. Copper Mountain
French Gulch Snowshoe Tour203 S. Main Street (Breckenridge Welcome Center and Museum) 970-453-9767 Join one of our experienced guides for a snowshoe tour in French Gulch.  The trails of French Gulch pass through Breckenridge’s fabled Golden Horseshoe, one of Colorado’s more fertile mining regions.  No experience is necessary and snowshoes are provided.  Space is limited and reservations are required by 8:00p.m. Sunday.  Allow 2.5 hours to complete the tour. Call for directions to the trailhead.Mondays at 1:00p.m. Adults and Kids (4-12) $5 discount if you have your own snowshoes
Iowa Hill Miner’s Snowshoe Tour203 S. Main Street (Breckenridge Welcome Center and Museum) 970-453-9767 Enjoy a guided snowshoe tour that goes through the historic Iowa Hill mine site.  See an original minter’s boarding house and learn about Breckenridge mining era while snowshoeing. No experience is necessary and snowshoes are provided.  Space is limited and reservations are required by 8:00p.m. Friday.  Allow 1.5 hours to complete the tour. Iowa Hill Trailhead off Airport RdSaturdays 10a.m. Adults and kids (4-12) $5 discount if you have your own snowshoes
SwimmingBreckenridge Recreation Center 880 Airport Road Breckenridge, CO 80424 (970) 453-1734 After getting off the mountain from a day of skiing, or after a strenuous hike, the pools and spas are great places to spend some time with the family. Our Leisure Pool has a large slide that both children and adults can enjoy. It also has three play features. They are operated by a hand crank allowing water to spray or dump back into the pool. A small slide keeps the little ones happy. Other amenities include a lazy river swim stream, basketball hoop and a vortex pool. In addition to four swim lanes, the Lap Pool has two basketball hoops and a rope swing. Breckenridge Recreation Center880 Airport Road Breckenridge, CO 80424 (970) 453-1734
Rock ClimbingBreckenridge Recreation Center 880 Airport Road Breckenridge, CO 80424 (970) 453-1734 Belay Rides/Try-A-Climb  Try rock climbing today! Let our professional staff handle the technical side while you enjoy the thrill of climbing. Ages 6 and above (including adults), are welcome. All equipment is provided. $12 for 15 minutes or $5 for 5 minutes of climbing. Space is limited, so sign up today! Days: Every day Time: 12:00-6:00 pm Cost: $12 for 15 minutes or $5 for 5 minutes
Behind Swinging Doors Saloon Tour Taste the spirits of the Breckenridge distillery and learn about the historic saloons of Breckenridge.  Tour includes Distillery tasting when available.  Reservations required by 4p.m. Space is limited. 203 S. Main Street (Breckenridge Welcome Center and Museum) 970-453-9767
Zip Line Tour See the Rocky Mountains from areas never before accessible to the public. Our spectacular 2000 acre private property has views of Mt. Elbert and Mt. Massive, and rests on the splendid slopes of Mt. Arkansas, an almost “Fourteener” at 13,795 feet. Course has five separate zip lining sections, each with entirely different exciting elements of speed, height and terrain, with cables up to 850 feet, some more than 300 feet off the ground. www.topoftherockieszipline.com800-247-7238 Call for details and reservations
Ready Paint Fire323 North Main Street 970-453-5765

Canvas Painting Parties - Every Thursday and Saturday in season - 7pm to 10pm (ish) (or by appointment with 20 people)

Bring your friends, drinks and snacks and paint your own masterpiece! 

Follow along step-by-step with a talented local artist NO experience necessary!

We show you what brush to use, what paint to mix and where to put it.

You can't go wrong in this stress-free party atmosphere! And we promise you'll walk out with a painting to be proud of. (Example artwork Breckenridge Skyline, Ullr, snowboarding)


Jewelry Making At Flourish, take home something special to remember your vacation.  Simple Silver Ring – Make a simple silver band ring – this class shows you how to size and solder a sterling ring.  Select from a variety of band styles. 3 hour class includes the silver. Flourish Artisan Jewelry226 South Main Street 970-389-5301  
Glass Art Workshop Live flame working demonstration 2nd Saturday of December, Jan, Feb. and March 2013 December 8, 1-7pm -Demonstration by Deidre Sewell December 22, 1-7-pm. - Demonstration by Louis Spahni January 12, 2013, 1-7 pm - Demonstration by Christopher Wirth February 9, 1-7 pm - Demonstration by Brett March 9, 1-7 pm - Demonstration by Deidre SewellBreckenridge Gallery Walks Every 2nd Saturday on each month 4-8 pm Fox Ridge Fine Art Glass GallerySouth end of Main Street above Rasta Pasta 411 S. Main Street 970-547-8192
Breck Arts District The Arts District is alive year round, offering live music, performance, film and a wide variety of visual arts opportunities. Come and play with clay at the Quandary Antiques Cabin, create a hand-painted silk scarf or learn the basics of printmaking at the Fuqua Livery Stable. The creative opportunities are endless from hands on art workshops for children, teens and adults to demonstrations and cultural events. We invite you to be a part of the growing art scene. Information: 970-453-3364Arts District Calendar:    
Breckenridge Theater Outstanding Regional Theatre, the Backstage Theatre has been presenting terrific live theatre in Summit County for 38 years. Great shows, great prices, always a great night out! Offer: $2 off regular ticket price (not valid with other offers) Backstage   970.453.0199   121 S. Ridge Street
Snowmobiling Explore Colorado's back-country via a guided tour. Summit County offers snowmobile tours through beautiful forest glades to the Continental Divide, atop Georgia Pass at 11,000 ft. with unparalleled panoramic views. White Mountain Snow Mobile 970-668-5323   Good Times Adventures 800-477-0144 6061 Tiger Road Breckenridge, CO 80424
Dog Sledding Believe it or not, You are the Musher! We offer a 6-mile relay tour through the Middle Fork of the Swan River, which can handle up to 6 people. The tour is run as a "relay"; all guests will switch off between running the dogs, riding in the dogsled, and riding on a small passenger sleigh with the guide. The tour runs for a little more than an hour stopping along the way for everyone to trade places. This tour is a unique and interactive way to experience dog sledding and Good Times Adventures is the only local provider.  Due to the nature of the sport, children under 3 years and women who are pregnant are not recommended. Good Times Adventures   800-477-0144 6061 Tiger Road Breckenridge, CO 80424
Breckenridge Old Time Photo Stake your claim in History at Breckenridge’s only Old Time Photo Shop.  Historic Old west outfits and props for the entire family.  3D sets for authentic old west pictures.  Remember your Breckenridge Experience with flair. 326 South Main StreetBreckenridge, Co 80424 453.4444  
Sleigh Rides Sleigh rides offer a five-star experience for the whole family. Evening and afternoon sleigh rides are available!You’ll love our gorgeous, Amish handcrafted sleighs pulled by powerful, draft Belgian and Percheron horses. Gold Run Sleigh (970) 389-1701   Two Below Zero Dinner Sleigh Rides 970-453-1520   Nordic Sleigh Rides (970) 453-2005
Ice Skating The Stephen C. West Ice Arena offers ice skating and hockey the whole family can enjoy. Public skating sessions are offered daily. Group and private lessons and equipment rentals are available for all levels of skaters. Our fully-stocked pro shop and friendly staff can get you on the ice and ready to skate so you'll have a fantastic skating experience in Breckenridge!  Want outdoor action?  Call the Gold Run Nordic Center for outdoor Skating pond availability.  It’s free with your own skates.  Stephen C. West Ice Arena(970) 547-9974     Gold Run Outdoor Natural Ice Rink (970) 547-7889  

5-25-5 Breckenridge Holiday Lodging Deal!
Posted by toby | Monday, October 24, 2011

5-25-5 Holiday Lodging Special!

The much anticipated opening of the Breckenridge ski resort is cause for excitement, time to plan your ski vacation!  Opening day 2011 is November 11th, and the best deals on winter and Holiday lodging are now!

If the thought of carving down peak 9 on some fresh Breckenridge snow is not enough to get you itching for a winter vacation, maybe this deal will!

Holiday 5-25-5 Lodging Special!

Book your Christmas vacation by November 5th, and get 25% off if you stay 5 or more nights on select properties! Less than 2 weeks to get the best deal on your Holiday lodging in Breckenridge, Book now!

All other winter lodging is 15% off!

Book Directly online to catch this discount, or for 2 nights, give us a call or email!


Last Minute Lodging for opening day is NOW 35% off!

Wellington Townhome #3

247 Park Forest

Der Steiermark- 1br & 2br

Peak 9 inn- Studios

Riverbend 109- Studio/1br

River Mountain Lodge-1br
Categories: Deals Lodging

Breckenridge lodging discounts - search and book online with 30% off!
Posted by toby | Thursday, February 10, 2011
Resort Managers has always offered the best Breckenridge Lodging discounts and vacation deals, but our new functionality takes shopping and booking your Breckenridge Lodging deal to another level. We would like to introduce the last minute deal quicksearch (represented by the picture on the right).  From this widget you can do a live availability search of our Breckenridge inventory and find a killer lodging discount for your next Breckenridge vacation. To the right is a representation of the widget, if you are ready to find your Breckenridge Lodging Discount, look to the left of the page and scroll down a bit where you will find the live widget- get busy and search! Searching our live Breckenridge lodging Discount widget you will find a variety of Breckenridge vacation homes at huge discounts up to 30% off!  Don't wait, these deals move fast because everyone wants them! The process is simple- enter your dates (Must be no more than 2 weeks prior to your stay or it will not work), enter any other options you like, hit search, find the property you like, and hit reserve now to get to the discount page.  On this page just click "last minute deal quote" to see what your savings are! Looking for a huge Breckenridge lodging discount, you found it here!

Breckenridge rafting and Breckenridge summer activities
Posted by toby | Wednesday, June 16, 2010

BReckenridge Rafting

Breckenridge Rafting, bike rentals, fishing guides, horseback riding, and a ton of information on Breckenridge summer activities from Resort Managers summer activity partner, Colorado Adventure Center.  

If you have already booked your summer lodging with us (if you have not, do it now!) the next thing you need to be looking for is an awesome activity, like Breckenridge rafting, to add a little more spice to your vacation.  Good times rafting and high side adventure tours are run out of the Colorado Adventure Center, 210 N. Main st, and will offer a perfect compliment to your vacation.  Good times rafting offers several Breckenridge Rafting options down 4 rivers- Colorado, Blue, Clear Creek, and the Arkansas.  You can choose your length, difficulty, and location from several different combinations.  If you are not ready for your first Breckenridge Rafting adventure, then stop on in to the Colorado Adventure Center anyway for a Vail pass shuttle bike trip (12 miles of downhill through the most beautiful country on earth), a guided fly fishing trip, a horseback adventure, or for some knowledgeable information on what else there is to do in Breck. Please visit our Breckenridge Rafting page to submit an inquiry, or contact them directly- Highside Adventure Tours Good Times Rafting
210 N.Main st.
Breckenridge, CO 80424
Toll free #  800-808-0357
Local # 970-453-5559

Breckenridge Ski Rental at the Breck ski shop
Posted by toby | Monday, March 1, 2010
Breckenridge Ski rentals

Another great benefit of staying with Resort Managers- one of our exclusive partners will generously offer 15% off ski and board rentals if you stay with us and mention it to them at the time of booking.

Breckenridge Ski Shop, located at 211 A N. Main st. (behind kava coffe, you can park in the alley across from the gondola) Has partnered with Resort Managers to offer this tremendous discount on Breckenridge Ski rentals to our guests.

Please contact them at 970-453-7039 or online at for reservations and additional information.

You can also reserve online at

Categories: Deals Ski Rentals

Frisco Lodging- why choose lodging in Frisco?
Posted by toby | Thursday, October 1, 2009

Frisco Lodging - A great way to experience more of Colorado on a smaller budget

Do you want to come to Colorado this year and ski, but your budget seems too small to saty for several days? Can't afford $500 a night in Aspen or $400 a night in Vail? Come and vacation in our Frisco Lodging!

Frisco Lodging is affordable, usually 30-50 percent cheaper than in the actual ski area properties, as well as convinent to multiple ski areas.

Copper Mountain- 7 miles

Breckenridge- 8 miles

Keystone- 9 miles

Arapahoe Basin- 12 miles

Vail- 26 miles

So, looking for a Colorado ski vacation on a budget, Frisco lodging is your answer!

Visit us online for a selection of Breckenridge and Frisco Lodging-

Cheapest places to get Breckenridge ski area lift tickets
Posted by toby | Sunday, March 15, 2009
Almost every guest that we have asks the same questions about their Breckenridge vacation. The most common is, "Where do we get lift tickets?". I will go a step further in this post and tell you where to get the cheap Breckenridge lift tickets.

1. If you are going to come out and ski more than 6 days in any season, buy a pass. You can pick up a pass for $500-$579 depending on which one you get.

  • Epic Pass- Unlimited access to Breckenridge, Keystone, Arapahoe Basin, Vail, Beaver Creek, and Heavenly.
  • Colorado Pass- Unlimited access to Breck, Keystone, A-basin, and 10 days at Vail/Beaver Creek and Heavenly.
  • Summit Pass- Unlimited access to Breck, A-Basin, and Keystone.

At $579, for 6 days, the daily price is $96.50. An on mountain ticket, during peak ski season is $92. So, if you ski 6 days or more it is well worth it.

*important note- the ski area quits issuing season passes at discounted rates sometime in December, so if you want one for under $1800 you have to get it early. If you wait too long the price actually goes up to $1,800.

2. Buy at King soopers/City Market on the way in to town-

  • Wheatridge (Denver Area) 3400 Youngfield St. Call (303)238-6486 for the latest pricing.
    Directions: When going West on I-70 toward the mountains take exit #264, which is the 32 Ave. / Youngfield St. Exit. Turn left onto 32nd Ave. then left again onto Youngfield Street. King Soopers will be in the Shopping Center on your right, next to Wal-Mart.
  • City Market in Dillon- 300 Dillon Ridge Rd Dillon, CO 80435. (970) 468-2363
  • City Market in Breck- 400 N Parkway Ave Breckenridge, CO 80424. (970) 453-0818

3. Purchase online through the ski area using their peaks program. Search for Breckenridge lift tickets online.

4. Purchase through a ski rental outfit. Places that just rent skis are given license by Vail to sell tickets at a discount.

  • Columbine ski rental in Dillon- 970-468-5166
  • Breeze Ski rental in Frisco- 970-668-9454

If you are not going to ski more than 6 times and you just want a few days I have some advice for you as well. You are only going to get a discount on a 3 or more day ticket. The mountain will charge a single day rate for less than three days. Also, on the 3 day or more tickets you can use them at Breck, Keystone, or A-Basin. If you buy the one or two day you can only use them at the mountain you buy them for.

Categories: Deals Lift Tickets

Seven Ways to find a Breckenridge Vacation Rental Deal- Planning your Breckenridge vacation and looking for the best deal on condo rentals?
Posted by toby | Saturday, March 7, 2009
Tips on finding the best lodging deal on a rental home or condo for your Breckenridge vacation
1. Be flexible- If you are able to fill a gap in the middle of the week, postpone your dates by a couple of days, shorten your stay, occupy a larger or smaller Breckenridge rental property than you initially wanted, or even go out of town a bit many lodging companies and owners alike will be able to discount their rates for your vacation rental condo. Being flexible allows a property manager to fit you into their calendar more effectively, meaning savings for you.
2. Stay longer- Shorter vacations are a symptom of the current economic situation, people cannot afford the week long Breckenridge retreat this year. 3 and sometimes 2 night stays over a weekend are becoming more commonplace this year. Because of that you may be able to get a good discount, or a free night if you are staying 5 nights or more. Because lodging companies are attempting to fill weeks and not just weekends they may offer more in savings for a longer stay.
3. Stay frequently- Guests who are able to come to Breckenridge and stay in a vacation home several times in the same season may be able to realize savings through a return guest discount. IF you are able to stay at the same vacation rental condo multiple times in a season, or over the year, a property manager will be more likely to pass on some good savings to you.
4. Be reasonable- Discounts are out there, but realize that people have to make money to consider your offer. Shopping around and low balling every nightly rate will get you nowhere and you are likely to waste a good amount of time and miss out on a good deal by doing so. While you are busy offering $80 a night for a room, someone else could be booking it for $110 a night and keeping you from finding the good deal you are looking for.
5. Wait!- Last minute deals are becoming increasingly easy to find. If you can wait until a week or two before your stay, the lodging you are looking for is ready to cut a deal to get a booking. Caution though, waiting can also backfire on your vacation plan. It is possible to wait too long, or during the wrong season and miss out on you lodging totally. 6. Take a tour- I hate to be an advocate of this, so this is not a recommendation, just info for you. Timeshare companies that are currently selling resort weeks love to give free lodging to people, if you take a tour and subject yourself to a hard sales pitch. This can work for many people who can work the system, but if you are a pushover you might end up leaving your vacation with a week every two years in Breckenridge. 7. Crash- Got a friend in Breckenridge, Florida, California? Pay them a much anticipated visit, I am sure they are more than happy to host a snoring mass on their sleeper sofa for a week. Drop in and surprise is recommended as advanced reservations are not usually taken.
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Last minute Vacation Rental and Lodging deals in Breckenridge Colorado, I can get Breckenridge condo for nothing?
Posted by toby | Thursday, March 5, 2009
So you want a deal on Your Breckenridge vacation, who doesn't. You have heard that the rental market is down due to the economy and Breckenridge vacation rentals are dealing out lodging for next to nothing? Do you want the truth?Kind of Due to the downturn in the economy people have lees money to spend, therefore, they can not afford a first class vacation rental condo or townhome in Breckenridge this year. So what are these cash strapped vacationers to do, look for deals. So, are they able to find them? Absolutely, Breckenridge lodging companies and direct rental owners alike have responded to the economic situation by lowering rates in order to increase interest in the vacation accommodations and secure bookings in a slow economy. Bottom line, the deals are out there, and if you look hard enough you can find them. One phrase to keep in mind when shopping- point of diminishing return. As you are out shopping for your last minute Breckenridge vacation deal you must remember that at a certain point it becomes a break even scenario for an owner or lodging company to discount their rates. Here is how it works from a lodging company perspective. 3 night stay in a studio at a discounted rate of $100 a night, $300 total-
total booking cost- $300
60% to the owner- -$180
Cleaning fee- -$50
Credit card processing- -$9
Supplies- -$5
Revenue before office overhead and taxes- $56
Now, with the reality laid out here, ask yourself- "would I rent my place for this much income?" I would imagine the answer is no, if not, I have a great business you may be interested in purchasing, call me!
If you are interested in a last minute deal on a vacation rental in breckenridge, please keep in mind that everyone has to make money for the deal to actually be offered. SO if you plan on offering $80 a night for the 2 br ski in/out condo in Breckenridge, don't expect much.
However, if you are looking for a reasonable deal for your Breckenridge vacation home or condo, visit us at and bid away. We are always looking to make a deal, and make money.
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Breckenridge lodging blog- What is ski free stay free at Breckenridge?
Posted by toby | Monday, March 2, 2009
I want to stay in Breckenridge Colorado, What is ski free stay free?

When Researching you Breckenridge vacation you may run across ads for ski free/stay free. This package does create some confusion for vacationers who don;t really understand what this actually is. It is not a buy one get one free or a buy 2 get one free. You must purchase 3 or more nights of lodging and three or more lift tickets to qualify for a free anything. In order to qualify you must also stay within a certain date range, which is dictated by the Breckenridge ski area and Vail Resorts.

Dates ski free stay free in Breckenridge is available-11/7-11/29, 11/30-12/20, 1/11-1/17, 1/20-2/13, 2/17-3/14, 4/12-4/19

The Breckenridge ski free stay free package in a nutshell-

Purchase 3 or more nights of Breckenridge lodging

Purchase 3 or more lift tickets for Breckenridge Ski area

get 1 night of Breckenridge lodging free

get 1 Breckenridge lift ticket free

Also, with the Resort Managers ski free stay free you will get 1 free day of ski rental if you purchase 3 or more, which makes for a very good deal.

We have a great selection of lodging for late ski season in April, visit us at for additional details on or list of Breckenridge vacation rental homes and condos.
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