Breckenridge Resort – December 2010

December 2010

My family and I took a mini getaway to Breckenridge right after opening Winter season. We stayed at the gorgeous Mountain Thunder Lodge. This lodge could not be more convenient. You literally walk across the street to hop on the Gondola. The gondola takes you directly to the ski mountains. If you want to walk to Main Street and shop or grab a bite to eat the lodge is only a block away. Mountain Thunder Lodge also provides a shuttle bus if you don’t want to walk or drive to town. It took us to dinner at Mi Casa and picked us up when we were finished.

Mi Casa is my kids absolute favorite restaurant in Breckenridge! My daughter loves helping them make tableside guacamole and my son loves the kids strawberry margarita’s. It is so family friendly and the food is delicious!

Something new to Breckenridge this year is the Gold Runner Coaster. It is located at the base of Peak 8 and you race down the mountain on 2500 feet of elevated roller coaster track. My husband and I both rode with one of our kids on the 2 seater and had a blast. My kids could not get enough of this ride! We probably went 8 times in a row. Because you are secured on the track you can go as fast as you want without worrying about going off the track. My kids took full advantage of this! I highly recommend going on this ride whether you visit in the summer or winter…it is a must!