Bret And Meredith Amon On Best Places In Summit County Based On Lifestyle

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Are you craving more adventure in your life? Live where you play in Summit County, Colorado! Whether you’re into skiing, biking, fishing, rafting, hiking, or camping, there’s something for everyone. Summit County is the epicenter for adventure. In this article, we’ll break down a few Summit County activities and pair them with the best neighborhood.


Colorado has one of the best reputations for cold smoke powder, and the resorts in Summit County live up to it. Summit County is the pinnacle spot for amazing skiing all around. Our number one location pick for skiing is the Town of Breckenridge. You are only a short walk or free bus ride away from one of the best Ski Resorts in the world. The community has a mix of single-family homes, as well as brand new townhome or condo developments. Whether you are looking for your first home or a luxury property, Breckenridge has it all. Browse Breckenridge listings.

Lake Life

Imagine paddle boarding or sailing on crystal clear water with mountain vistas surrounding you. The Dillon Reservoir located in the Town of Dillon has fresh cerulean waters, crisp breezes, and a Yacht Club that makes it an ideal spot for the water and mountain enthusiast. The reservoir is not the only thing Dillon has going on. They have new parks, summer concert series, one of the best farmer’s markets in Colorado, and a thriving community. A variety of single-family homes, condos, and townhomes in every price range can be found in Dillon. Browse Dillon listings.

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Summit County is a popular destination for golfers. Stunning mountain views, lush forests, and flowing rivers surround you on the 2 golf courses, Keystone Ranch Golf Course and The River Course. Keystone Ranch, a 72-par course, has a traditional Scottish design and is surrounded by breathtaking peaks. The River course is recognized for its environmentally-friendly design. The first 9 holes of the 71-par course winds around the Snake River, finishing through a lodgepole pine forest. With both courses, expect dramatic views, and frequent visits from Colorado wildlife. Keystone real estate offers stunning lodge-style homes and condos for adventure seekers of all interests. Browse Keystone listings.


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Copper Mountain is home to some of the best hiking in Colorado. Explore waterfalls, peaks, wildflowers, rivers, streams, wildlife, and well-kept trails. Dozens of trailheads can be accessed via Copper Mountain. On the mountain, hiking is also available with uphill lift access. With an abundance of trails, getting exercise in nature has never been easier. You’ll find gorgeous cabins, condos, and townhomes here. A little something for everyone. Browse Copper listings.

If you are in the market for optimizing your quality of life, Summit County, Colorado has what you’re looking for. No matter which town in Summit County you choose, endless adventure in nature is at your fingertips. Do you need help buying a home? We are here to help. Reach out.

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