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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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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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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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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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18 Other Things to Do in Breckenridge This Winter

  • November 13, 2018

18 Other Things to Do in Breckenridge This Winter Let’s face it, we’re no longer just a ski resort. Yes, make no mistake about it, Breckenridge Ski Resort put our old mining town on the map, but as purveyors of a slope side hotel in Breckenridge we seem to be getting more and more requests for “What else can we do this winter besides skiing or snowboarding?” And, our answer to this question is naturally “You have a variety of other options to sink your teeth into, we’re so much more than just a ski town!” So, allow me to answer this question now in more detail with my top 18 other...

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The 9 Most Common Objects Left Behind in Hotel Rooms

  • September 28, 2017

When away from home, your hotel room can be a place of many things for you … a place of relaxation, vacation bliss, solitude and a place to lay your head at the end of a busy day. And while all of this is exactly what we want our Breckenridge hotel to be for our guests, one thing our hotel rooms also ending up being is a haven for misplaced belongings. While we make every attempt to return these pesky items to their rightful owners, the following is a list of the nine most common objects left at our hotel and how to avoid forgetting them in the first place: 1. Jewelry The number one item...

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I Bet You Didn’t Know All 15 of These Fun Facts About Breckenridge

  • September 2, 2017

1. Breckenridge Ski Resort became Colorado’s first major resort to permit snowboarding. 2. Four O’Clock Run is famous for more than just being an access to point to our Breckenridge hotel. In Christmas Vacation, the scene where Chevy Chase rides into the Walmart parking lot was filmed on Four O’Clock Run; the resort’s longest trail at 3.5 miles. The Walmart parking lot itself was actually filmed 9 miles to the north in Frisco, Colorado. 3. Another movie was filmed at Breckenridge Ski Resort – A-Chair served as the location where Harry got his tongue stuck on the chairlift in Dumb...

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