This time of year offers some of the best dining and shopping, with huge sales and slashed prices at shops and restaurants around town.
Breckenridge, Colorado (PRWEB) September 04, 2012
Say it’s not so. The time that beckons each year when the days get shorter, and the leaves turn golden is upon us. Autumn begins to take shape right around September 5 and runs through the month. Warm days and cool nights welcome travelers who spend the days whitewater rafting, fly fishing and bike riding. Taking a horseback ride through the Aspens in the gloriously famous change of season is something as memorable as a child's first time seeing snow. One never forgets the beautiful slender, white-barked trees that reach to the sky, while their leaves gently quake in the smooth breezes. It’s a breathtaking experience.
But man and woman cannot live by leaves alone.
So here’s the deck surfing manual for Breckenridge, Colorado – a pastime at any time of year.
Fatty’s – This local’s favorite is a restored building that has a treed patio and enormous bouquets of pink, purple and white flowers. Visitors can watch the walkers-by and enjoy a fabulous view of Peak 8 while sipping the beverage of their choice. This year, there’s no snow in the bowl and in just 3 months time, that situation will be remedied by Mother Nature. 106 S Ridge Rd
Relish – With a patio overlooking Peak 8 and the Blue River one really can’t beat it! The atmosphere is relaxed and the happy hour delightful! Join them for Happy Hour from 4pm-6pm for a $10 glass of wine and appetizer combo. 137 South Main Street
Modis - Another Breckenridge favorite! This sprawling deck offers it all! Views along with some of the best food in town! Try the homemade potato fries – a taste sensation. Owner, Eric states that the restaurant was named when his son, a toddler at the time, sought more food and said, “Mo Dis” and thus the name stuck. 113 South Main Street
The Dredge - Paying homage to Breckenridge’s mining history, The Dredge is located inside of a look-alike dredge boat and has a 360 degree view that just don’t end! One can spend hours enjoying the nearly endless views from this popular Breckenridge bar and restaurant! The true locals often imbibe the $1 beers.180 Jefferson Ave
Mi Casa - Located across the way from The Dredge, Mi Casa’s multi-level deck offers views of both the river and the Dredge Pond. Enjoy discounted margaritas and $0.99 tacos! Not to mention their complimentary buffet of different, yet all delicious, salsas! 600 South Park Ave
Ember - One of Breckenridge’s newest patios – quickly becoming one of its most popular! With views to the east and west, enjoy the posh patio furniture and flowers nearly engulfing this chic outdoor atmosphere. Ember’s Euphoric Hour runs from 4pm-5:30pm daily with drink specials and $5 appetizers. Todd, the bartender, is widely known as the one of best bartenders in Breckenridge! Don’t miss out trying one of his infamous cocktails! Try “The Sexy Woman!” 106 E Adams St
Twist – An even newer addition to the Breckenridge dining family. With a quaint outdoor cobblestone patio, visitors never want to leave! Enjoy views of downtown historic Breckenridge with a beautiful mountain backdrop. Plus, with their theme being “a twist on comfort food” diners have a hard time choosing just one option to try off the menu! But be sure not to pass up theRabbit & Rattlesnake Corn-dog! 200 South Ridge St
Kenosha - A favorite among the locals. Not only does this patio provide great drink specials and cheap/delicious apps during happy hour (cheddar cheese filled tater tots served with chipotle ketchup) but they also provide entertainment in the form of a couple of horseshoe pits! So stop by and throw a couple of shoes and try one of Kenosha’s many beers on tap! 301 South Main Street
Swiss Haven - The spacious outside patio has some of the best views around! Visitors looking to avoid the crowds, should escape to Swiss Haven. Quiet and relaxing, the owners, Franko and Alfonso, are extremely hospitable and will make sure vacationer's have an experience not to be forgotten. 325 South Main St #1
Quandry - Another popular local’s hang out. Located in Main Street Station on the South end of Breckenridge, this patio area has some of the best views of Maggie Pond. Also providing an outdoor entertainment aspect; Cornhole (sometimes known as Bags)! Great noshies in a great atmosphere. 505 South Main St #C1
Blue River Bistro - Although on the smaller side, a great place to enjoy the weather and scenery. With one of the most reasonable happy hours in Breckenridge, 2 for 1 Martinis & half price apps, this is a patio that is worth trying to stake claim at! 305 North Main St
The Motherloded Tavern - Admittedly, the scenery isn’t all that great, unless you dig parking lots. But, the atmosphere makes up for it all! The theme of this “mother’s home cooking” restaurant is hysterical and one finds themselves gazing around and the outdoor props (including a made up trailer park set complete with lawn chairs and pink flamingos) so much that tourists won’t even notice that just behind that fence that circumvents the patio area is just a plain old parking lot. Spam is a highlight on the menu for just $1 and $1.50 24oz PBRs at happy hour. This patio might just be right up one’s alley or actually kinda in the alley! 21 North Main St
And the best part about Fall?
With it being a “shoulder season” (a period in between low and high season) one can take advantage of some huge discounts! Shannon Sinnard of Ski Country Resorts said, “This time of year offers some of the best dining and shopping, with huge sales and slashed prices at shops and restaurants around town. Affectionately referred to by locals as “Two-Fer” season, this is the time of year that a majority of restaurants around town offer the unbeatable deal of Two-For-One entrées; making this a great opportunity for many to come and indulge at some of the great and unique high-end restaurants that Breckenridge has to offer.”
Sinnard continued, “It’s probably the best time to stay up here too. The discounts we’re offering don’t get much better and we can help the visitors book their activities too, like horseback riding, hot air balloon rides and even the Georgetown loop is cool at this time of year with so much to see.”
So don’t miss a vacation opportunity to enjoy the mountains before they’re covered in snow! Sinnard said, “Come and enjoy the huge savings and lack of crowds. With lodging at Ski Country Resorts starting as low as $79/night, you have no excuse not to!”
So pack the camera, and be prepared to be wowed in ski country, Breckenridge, Colorado.