Did you know that Summit County, Colorado boasts the lowest cancer mortality rate of any county in the United States? Our clean water, fresh air, educated population, and crazy-healthy lifestyle all contribute to a great place to live.
With about 30,000 year-round residents, plus the influx of tourists and front-range weekend warriors to take advantage of “Colorado’s Playground”, Summit is truly blessed with terrific amenities blended with small town appeal. With the towns of Dillon, Frisco, and Silverthorne surrounding the 3,233 acre Lake Dillon, and Breckenridge, Keystone, Arapahoe Basin and Copper Mountain rounding out the major towns in the county, there is truly something for everyone here.
The county offers loads of great shopping including the Silverthorne Outlets, hundreds of terrific restaurants offering a huge variety of cuisines from brew pubs to fine dining, nightlife including live theatre and music, and favorite outdoor activities. Golf courses, miles of hiking trails including our 14’er Quandary Peak, miles of mountain biking trails, more miles of paved road biking trails, zip lining, horseback riding, dog sledding, snowmobiling, world-class fly fishing, whitewater rafting, boating and kayaking, and of course skiing and snowboarding. Our five fantastic ski resorts include Arapahoe Basin, Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Keystone, and Loveland. Plus Vail and Beaver Creek are just over the pass.
Layer in an incredible array of entertainment options like concerts at the outdoor Dillon Amphitheatre overlooking the lake, Silverthorne Pavilion, new Silverthorne Performing Arts Complex, Breckenridge Riverwalk Center, and multiple smaller venues, and you’ll always have a way to be having a great time.