Winter Indoor Activity Guide

During the winter we celebrate each new dusting or dumping of snow. Most snowfalls are typically followed by bluebird skies.  But for those looking to escape a blustery snow day and still have some fun, Breckenridge offers many wonderful indoor activities. Large groups, families, couples and people of all ages can find the perfect way to spend the day indoors. 

Love to solve riddles, uncover clues or crack codes? Breckenridge is home to two fantastic escape rooms. The Escape Room located on Ridge Street has four rooms each with a different theme and difficulty rating. Private rooms can accommodate 3-11 participants. Mountain Time Escape Room has three locations, two at Main Street Station and one on Main Street. Each location is a private room with a different theme and difficulty. Reservations are required for both escape rooms.

The Breckenridge Heritage Alliance is a nationally recognized leader in historic preservation and historic tourism. Visit one of their three house museums where visitors can step into the past. Stop by the visitor center to learn about Breckenridge’s history from mining to the boom of the ski industry. The visitor center is built around one of the original mining cabins from the Breckenridge mining days. The Edwin Carter Discovery Center gives visitors a glimpse into the life of Edwin Carter, a miner turned taxidermist. Visitors can view some of Carter’s taxidermy animals and learn about his conservation efforts. The Barney Ford House was recognized by the Colorado Tourism Hall of Fame. This beautiful Victorian era house was restored back to its glory for current-day visitors. Learn about Barney Ford who escaped slavery to become an entrepreneur and is now noted as a Founder of Colorado. All museums are free with a suggested donation of $5. 

Artists young and old can find the perfect class through Breckenridge Creative Arts. Stop by Old Masonic Hall to view the current art exhibition or see what is on stage at the Back Stage Theater. Breckenridge Creative Arts has a whole campus dedicated to performing and visual arts located between Main and Ridge Street. Check out their website at for the most up to date information regarding events and tickets. 

If you are still looking to squeeze in that work out or looking for a place for the kids to play, there are plenty of indoor recreation options available. The Breckenridge Recreation Center is a world class facility with an aquatic center that features two pools, a water slide and hot tubs for a nice soak. Take a turn on the indoor rock wall or drop into a fitness class, play indoor tennis or turn the kids loose in the indoor playground. The Stephen C. West Ice arena has both indoor and outdoor covered ice rinks. Enjoy open skate, play a little stick and puck or try your hand at curling. Updated schedules for both the Rec Center and Ice Rink can be found at 

Keep up with your yoga or Pilates routine or get a much-needed stretch at one of the specialized studios in town. Meta Yoga offers traditional and hot yoga classes for all abilities. Bahava Yoga provides traditional practices as well as hybrid restorative classes. Samadhi Healing Arts Studio has traditional and arial private classes limited to 1-3 participants. Spheeris Pilates has been open in Breckenridge since 2001 and has in person and virtual class options. The new Tonic Method Studio has full body machines that push the body to fatigue for a high intensity work out. 

Looking to try something new? Or perhaps you are an Axe throwing champion. Mtn Axe Breckenridge is recognized by the World Axe Throwing League. Mtn Axe is open to ages 10+ and all abilities. An axe coach will help you learn or prefect your skills. You can also choose from a variety of games or join a league. 

If you are ready to wind down, visit the Eclipse Theater to view the latest blockbuster movie. Located in the basement of a historic schoolhouse, the Eclipse theater provides a unique place to sit back, relax and enjoy the show. The theater is named after the first movie theater in Breckenridge and is also home to the Breckenridge Film Festival.  

Breckenridge is a winter paradise, sunny or snowy days, indoors or outdoors. There is an activity for everyone in your family or group.

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