Destination guide

Why people love visiting scenic Summit County

The mountains and lake provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Summit County. This scenic city is known for its skiing, shopping and snowboarding. Keystone Ski Resort and Copper Mountain Ski Resort are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Summit County

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Travellers enjoy Summit County for its skiing, snowboarding and hiking. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Summit County a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Keystone Ski Resort (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Copper Mountain Ski Resort (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Breckenridge Ski Resort (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Vail Ski Resort (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Beaver Creek Resort (21.7 mi / 34.9 km)
  • Frisco Nordic Center (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Summit County

Travellers to Summit County love it for its skiing and snowboarding. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in January, February, April or March, when snowfall averages 61.40 inches and temperatures average -15°F.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Summit County

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Summit County is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Betty Ford Alpine Gardens (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Lily Pad Lake Trailhead (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Rainbow Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Marina Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Dillon Reservoir (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Keystone Lake (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Summit County

The nearest airport is in Vail, CO (EGE-Eagle County Regional), located 42.3 mi (68 km) from the city centre.

Can I find a vacation rental around Summit County?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 8,855 vacation rentals near Summit County. From 2,916 houses to 136 cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Summit County for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Summit County?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Summit County. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Breckenridge: 7,201 vacation rentals
  • Peak 8: 2,864 vacation rentals
  • Warrior's Mark: 2,149 vacation rentals
  • Weisshorn: 1,511 vacation rentals
  • Historic District: 2,209 vacation rentals

And Vrbo UK offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Summit County! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Summit County?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Summit County:

  • Breckenridge: 7,201 rentals
  • Copper Mountain: 5,232 rentals
  • Silverthorne: 8,115 rentals
  • Frisco: 7,631 rentals
  • Keystone: 6,564 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Summit County?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Summit County. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Four O'Clock Ski Run: 7,525 rentals
  • Quicksilver Super6 Ski Lift: 7,481 rentals
  • Outback Express: 7,194 rentals
  • Lake Dillon Marina: 8,619 rentals
  • Beaver Run SuperChair Ski Lift: 7,494 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Summit County listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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