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Grand Timber Lodge Breckenridge, CO

Grand Timber Lodge, CO

Grand Timber Lodge, CO

Located within walking distance from Breckenridge, CO is a very popular resort called Grand Timber Lodge. It has been called one of the best ski resorts in the state. The Grand Timber Lodge an equal distance from the Snowflake chair lift and the Beaver Run Chair Lift in the middle of peaks 8 and 9.

People who stay at the Grand Timber Lodge will have a chance to experience ski-in and ski-out opportunities to the town of Breckenridge. There are two swimming pools, half a dozen hot tubs and an athletic facility. The lodge also has an arcade, children’s playground, fine dining facilities and a store.

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Amenities

Anyone who stays at Grand Timber lodge will have access to every modern amenity possible. Satellite TV as well as telephone, voice mail  ceiling fans and more is located in every room. Each of the rooms comes with an equipped kitchen as well as a fireplace, whirlpool and balcony.

This resort is known for their excellent customer service. Grand Timber Lodge is within the jurisdiction of Breckenridge, Colorado. It’s a small town and during the latest census it had approximately 4,500 permanent residents. There are a number of people who have vacation homes in the area, so the population changes quite a bit during the year.

On a popular holiday weekend it’s not unusual for there to be over 30,000 people in Breckenridge.

History

The town’s name of Breckenridge came from the town’s founder General George E. Spencer. He wanted a post office for the town so he named it after the country’s vice president at the time, John C. Breckinridge.

His plan worked and during the late 1800s the Breckenridge post office was the only one for hundreds of miles around.

Things to Do

The main activities in the town are outdoor activities. In the summer people come to go mountain biking, fishing, hiking and more. There are a wide variety of trails to follow and explore including ones in the Highlands area.

There are even jeep tours and chairlift rides available. There is a wide range of things to do in Breckenridge for the residents. They can visit the library, take a class at the recreation center as well as enjoy a concert at the Riverwalk Center.

There is a public golf course, a wide variety of museums and art galleries to see. People who visit Breckenridge on the weekends will have a half a dozen churches choose from if they want to attend a service.

With the arrival of summer people in Breckenridge are able to see the National Repertory Orchestra. Several art fairs are held every year and their Fourth of July celebration is very popular with its parade in the morning and fireworks at night.

The winter is the busiest time of year for Breckenridge. This is the time of year when the ski season and everything that goes with it takes over the town.

Schools

Permanent residents of Breckenridge are able to access an affordable housing program to meet their needs. There are also three different childcare facilities to support working families. Breckenridge also has two elementary schools. Children have to travel to other towns to attend middle school and high school.

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