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One Day at a Time

  • May 1, 2020

These are rather trying times! We have never experienced anything like this virus and the devastation it is having on so many. We believe that especially during difficult times, it is more important than ever to take care of ourselves, our families and friends, and all the heroes in our communities. And there are many heroes that have emerged over the last few weeks. We need anything that is uplifting, and this song fits the bill. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GElP4YdrBE&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR21Le8RfFLd4-LP7vhslO6VX24v9cE0ergGoytjZft1C4bUxWyblx1W8N0 We think it is important...

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HOW TO DO BRECKENRIDGE ON A BUDGET

  • March 4, 2020

Vacationing in a ski town can be quite expensive but your visit to Breckenridge doesn't have to drain the bank. There are quite a few options to save money, and still participate in a whole lot of healthy activities, but also some relaxation. Lodging - Meals are a big expense while vacationing, so look for a place that has condos with kitchens, so that you can prepare your own meals. All condos and townhomes at the Wedgewood Lodge have fully equipped kitchens. We also have a wonderful deck with 2 grills that you may use at any time. You can enjoy the deck or your balcony for Happy Hour...

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Is it time for a Family Reunion?

  • February 10, 2020

When was the last time you saw all your family members? Is your family spread out, living in different cities, states, countries? Do you have a new baby, nephew, niece, grandchild? Maybe it's time to get everyone together to celebrate, see each other again, or get to know each other. Breckenridge is a perfect place for a Family Reunion due to it's proximity to DIA. It is located in the magnificent Rocky Mountains. Breckenridge offers great activities for every generation of your family. But first, you probably want to scout out a place for everyone to stay and to gather. The Wedgewood...

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The History of Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships

  • January 13, 2020

With the 2020 Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships just around the corner, you probably would like to know how this event started - it is now one of the biggest and most visited events in Breckenridge! It all started in the 70s during Ullr Fest. Amateur teams started to make sculptures from giant heaps of snow in front of their shops on Main Street. Local realtors, Rob Neyland and Ron Shelton, made snow sculptures during every Ullr Fest in front of their real estate office. Rob and Ron were able to bring the state snow sculpture championships to Breckenridge in the '80s...

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Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow!

  • December 17, 2019

Breckenridge is known as one of North America's best ski towns and is consistently nominated in magazines and blogs as one of the best places to live. You can pretty much count on a lot of snow during any given winter season! But what, exactly, are some of the reasons that we do get so much snow? Long story short, we are surrounded by "fourteeners." From Breckenridge, you can see Quandary, Grays Peak and Torreys Peak. From the top of Imperial Lift, you can see Mountain of the Holy Cross, Mt. Massive Mountain and, in the distance, Pikes Peak. These mountains have a huge influence on snow conditions....

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Things to do in Breckenridge This Winter

  • November 22, 2019

There is a reason - or multiple reasons for that matter - that Breckenridge is annually named one of the most picturesque holiday towns in this country. Besides the fact that we are almost guaranteed a white Christmas, Breckenridge has many activities to enjoy. Skiing & Snowboarding Breckenridge has 5 skiable peaks. With 2908 acres and 187 trails, you won't get bored with the runs. Breckenridge also has the tallest chairlift in North America! If you need to rent skis or a snowboard, our exclusive partner, Charter Sports is conveniently located across the street from The Wedgewood...

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Breckenridge Oktoberfest Is Upon Us!

  • August 23, 2019

Oktoberfest season is here!  This year is the 25th Annual Breckenridge Oktoberfest which will take place over 3 days, September 6-8. There will be plenty of opportunities to drink beer, eat brats, schnitzels, and pretzels, and dance along to the famous chicken dance! History Of The Oktoberfest The first Oktoberfest was held in celebration of the marriage of Prince Ludwig and Theresa of Saxe-Hildeburghausen in Bavaria on October 12, 1810. In those times, the event lasted for one week but today it has evolved into a three week fest. Despite the festival being called Oktoberfest, it actually...

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LIKE IT MORE LAID BACK? DRIVE TO PARK COUNTY FOR THE DAY!

  • July 12, 2019

You may find during your stay in one of our condos or townhomes at Wedgewood Lodge that it sometimes gets a bit crowded in Breckenridge during high season. You can get away from it all by taking a short drive south on Highway 9, which takes you over the Continental Divide at Hoosier Pass into Park County. Although Park County is a less-travelled pocket of Colorado than Summit County, you'll find it no less awe-inspiring! When you head south from Breckenridge on Highway 9, the first town you will enter is the Town of Blue River. Here you can find the trailhead to beautiful Mohawk Lakes. As...

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Vacations and Cooking

  • May 6, 2019

One of the best parts of renting a condo or townhome is the fact that you have access to your very own private kitchen. Cooking your own meals while on vacation is a great way to save money. It can also serve as a fun activity to share with your travel partner and family! Here at Wedgewood Lodge we make sure that each and every kitchen in our condos is equipped with the right items to ensure you can create a wonderful breakfast, lunch, dinner or just a casual snack. All of our condos and townhomes are stocked with a full compliment of glasses, plates, bowls, silverware, cooking utensils,...

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DON’T SKI OR SNOWBOARD? No problem!

  • March 18, 2019

Breckenridge has taken several top honors as one of the most popular ski destination in North America and also, one of the best places to live! With a 94" snow depth this season so far, this makes it one of the best ski seasons in Breckenridge since it's opening day, December 18, 1961. We are proud to be known as one of the top places to ski & snowboard. However, we realize not everyone is into skiing - and we are thankful as it would be way too crowded on the mountain! Here are some of our favorite off-mountain activities - you should try at least one or two, they are all a great...

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