Ever since Global Connections, Inc. reopened Lodge by The Blue (formerly Skier’s Edge) as its own resort located in the heart of some of the best skiing in Colorado, the property has undergone some amazing changes.
If you’re visiting Lodge by The Blue over the July 4 holiday, don’t miss the festivities! Each Independence Day, Breckenridge throws a full-on party with a series of exciting events.
Independence Day 10K Trail Run
7:00 a.m.- This scenic 10k trail running race offers up some of the best views in the Breckenridge area, while finishing just in time to catch the Main Street parade and other festivities.
The Firecracker 50 Mountain Bike Race
9:30 a.m. start- This mountain bike race launches the 4th of July Parade in front of thousands of spectators. Come cheer on riders as they embark on a 50 mile journey on the beautiful trails in and surrounding the Breckenridge area.
Fourth of July Garden Party
9:00 a.m. – Join the Annual Breckenridge Heritage Alliance Garden Party at the Barney Ford House Museum. Enjoy coffee, mimosas, and a breakfast spread as you watch the Breckenridge Fourth of July parade in style.
Main Street Parade
9:30 a.m. – Get there early, even though the official parade will start at 10 a.m. with the Red, White and Blue Color Guard. Firecracker 50 Mountain Bike Race will lead off the parade at 9:30. A reading of the Declaration of Independence will be followed the parade in the Blue River Plaza.
Top it all off with a brilliant fireworks display slated to begin at 9:45 p.m. near the Gondola lots, making them visible throughout town. Weather and conditions permitting.
Also, don’t miss Breckenridge Creative Arts’ Street Arts Festival, July 2-4, which celebrates street, pavement and graffiti arts with outdoor murals, installations, workshops and pop-up art at the Breckenridge Arts District.
No matter how many times you do it, packing for a trip always leaves a nagging voice in your head saying that you forgot something.
We want your stay at Lodge by The Blue to be comfortable and the best way to do that is to come prepared, so here’s a checklist of travel items to bring and housekeeping tasks to do before you leave. (more…)
Did you know one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime? While that statistic is staggering, there are steps you can take to protect yourself and still enjoy all that Colorado’s outdoor adventures has to offer you while you visit Lodge by The Blue. (more…)
We have shared the vibrant art scene in Breckenridge with you before, so we’re not at all surprised to learn Breckenridge, Colorado, was named No. 1 on the 2017 National Center for Arts Research Arts Vibrancy Index of small communities in the U.S.! This index ranks more than 900 communities across the country and our small community is number one in its category. (more…)
Spring and summer in Breckenridge means more hiking, more biking and more beer. The pleasant temps make it the perfect time to take your own personalized bar crawl down the iconic Main street.
You hear a lot about how to prevent and combat altitude sickness when heading into high elevations (more than 10,000 feet at Lodge by The Blue), but you don’t hear as much about how to keep your skin healthy and moisturized.
High altitudes and dry conditions can take a toll on your skin as well. In addition to drinking lots of water, going into your mountain vacation armed with these skincare tips will let you focus on fun rather than discomfort.