Victorian Breckenridge Walking Tour

Breckenridge Walking Tour guide:

In this once-prosperous mining town, ghosts of slaves, gunslingers and shady ladies now hide in history's shadows, awaiting your discovery.

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Breckenridge Walking Tour; Of course Breckenridge is a popular ski area, but during the mining era skis were merely a form of transportation. Our tour takes you back in time to those days when Breckenridge was a Victorian mining town. You’ll meet a ghost who haunts a popular restaurant, a miner with a heart of gold, an escaped slave who became a successful restaurateur and a minister who traveled from town to town on his skis to deliver both the mail and the word of God. You’ll also discover the history behind many of the storefronts on Main Street and visit the Victorian homes of French and Harris Street. Explore these and more with your expert personal guide, available 24/7 on your schedule!

Breckenridge Walking Tour Highlights

  • Introduction to Breckenridge, Colorado
  • South Main Street
  • North Main Street
  • Ridge Street & the Arts District
  • Victorians of French & Harris Street
Transportation By Foot – Easy walking
Specialty Historical/Heritage, Highway/Countryside
Tour Type Guided Tour – play before & while you tour
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  • In Breckenridge you are at an elevation of 9,600 feet. Spend a day getting acclimated, and bring plenty of water. Try to avoid alcoholic drinks on the day before your walking tour.
  • Even in summer, Breckenridge can be chilly. In fact, it's often referred to as 'Breckenwind.' Bring along a jacket and a comfortable pair of walking shoes.
  • Museum admission is free in Breckenridge.
  • While we want you to stay hydrated, extra plastic is detrimental to our landfill, so please bring your own refillable water bottle. You'll save money and you'll save our environment. And our water is quite tasty!
  • Breckenridge is a fantastic place to visit in the summer. Humidity is low and cultural events are plentiful.

Lisa Mercer

Lisa Marie Mercer is the author of "Open Your Heart with Winter Fitness" and is a tour guide for the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance. She has written podcasts for Orbitzinsider, and her articles have been published in Aspen Magazine, HerSports, Professional Skier, and Denver Skiing Lifestyle Examiner. Lisa's novel, "Reflections in the Snow," is set in Breckenridge.


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"Exciting, a whole new concept"
Around The World Travel Radio

"Even though I am a local, I thoroughly enjoyed visiting and learning more about the history of the landmarks. The author's interest in the area comes through in his engaging style of writing. Being able to complete the tour at my own pace made it even
more enjoyable."
Flora Savitzky (Researcher)

"When the conference ended, I stayed in town on my own and used T4M's self-guided tour to decide which things in town I wanted to visit and what to see/do there. The guide was right every step of the way. Bottom line, this guide helped me make the most of my time in town."
Ed Wetschler, SATW & Editor of Tripitini