Summit County Area Information
Whether your looking for a family activity or a great dining experience the Realtors and staff at Real Estate of the Summit are here to offer Summit County area information to clients and guests.
Summit County is one of the best outdoor playgrounds in the world, offering a variety of activities all year long. In the winter Summit County is home to 4 world class downhill ski areas and miles of backcountry trails. Along with the variety of skiing and snowboarding options, the towns of Breckenridge, Frisco and Silverthorne offer a number of events all winter long.
The summers in Summit County are truly spectacular with 5 golf courses within county limits and another 7 in nearby Vail. Each of the five courses offer amazing scenic views of the mountains at elevations ranging from 7,500 to 9,700 ft. At these heights you will enjoy watching your ball soar down the tight fairways. Accuracy is preferred at most of the courses in Summit County mainly due to the scarcity of playable land in the mountains.
Summit County is a bicyclist’s paradise with almost 200 miles of paved bike paths and over 400 miles of back-country roads and trails. All of this located in a stunning mountain setting, create ideal conditions for two-wheeled touring. With a never ending network of paved bike trails that wind throughout each of the towns and resorts of Summit County. If you are looking for a more adventurous day of cycling, the area offers some of the best mountain biking in Colorado, offering a variety of trails for all skill levels. Each trail is guaranteed to offer you picturesque mountain views and enjoyment for the entire group.
If you are more of a water lover, Summit County has a variety of aquatic activities for you. Lake Dillon is a boater’s paradise. Whether you want to paddle from one end of the lake to the other or enjoy the sights of a Sunday Regatta, you’ll find tons of enjoyment on Lake Dillon.
The hiking trails in the area are some of the best in Colorado. From leisurely strolls through aspen groves to rocky 14,000′ summits, you’ll find it all here.
The problem of fly-fishing in Breckenridge is that there are just to many spots to choose from. After a weekend of fly-fishing for rushing, native trout, you will most likely never want to leave. Experience incredible fishing, amazing scenery or both.
Within the county’s 600 square miles are 7 towns — Breckenridge, Dillon, Frisco, Silverthorne, Blue River, Heeney, and Montezuma. The later 3 are “off the beaten path” communities, where funky homes and colorful locals are discovered on the towns’ unpaved roads. The schools in the area are very good.
We are happy to answer any questions you might have about Breckenridge real estate or any other properties in the Summit County area.