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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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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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“Silent Night” – The Real Story

  • December 17, 2018

Here is the story of the song "Silent Night" as it is taught in Austrian schools - Few Christmas songs are better known and performed as often as “Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht”. This year this beloved song celebrates it’s 200th “Birthday”. The popular song was born in 1818 in the village of Oberndorf bei Salzburg, a city better known as the birthplace of Mozart and “The Sound of Music” That year, on Christmas Eve, Joseph Mohr, assistant priest at the Church of St. Nicholas, discovered that the church organ wasn’t working and had to come up with something for Midnight Mass....

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Ready for the Slopes?

  • November 27, 2018

Breckenridge Ski Resort is open! So you think you are ready for your skiing vacation – You bought your plane ticket, arranged for ground transportation to the resort with www.freshtracks.com, rented your condo at www.tonti.com, rented your skis at www.chartersports.com and bought your lift tickets. You are ready for “schussing” down that mountain! Or ARE you? Are you in shape to ski down the mountain in Breckenridge with an elevation of 12,998 feet? Here are some exercises for you so that you can get in shape for the ski season and avoid those “noodle legs” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72BSZupb-1I   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zLTDUFjbXA   Besides...

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Welcome Brad Ragan to Our Breckenridge Hotel Team

  • September 22, 2016

'Tis the season of change. The leaves are changing colors in all of their grandeur, the weather is getting colder as the forecast of snow looms on the horizon, and a new U.S. President will be elected this November. So, it's only natural that our Breckenridge hotel follows suit as change is afoot with the hiring of our newest Guest Services Manager, Brad Ragan. Please help the Wedgewood Lodge welcome Brad to the team. A Minnesota native, Brad moved to Breckenridge 13 years ago after receiving his Bachelor's Degree in Advertising from Iowa State University and hasn't looked back since. While...

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