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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

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)
Weather

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 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 9,020 vacation rentals near Summit County. From 2,883 houses to 144 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: 7,333 vacation rentals
  • Peak 8: 2,904 vacation rentals
  • Warrior's Mark: 2,158 vacation rentals
  • Weisshorn: 1,481 vacation rentals
  • Historic District: 2,228 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: 7,333 rentals
  • Copper Mountain: 5,310 rentals
  • Silverthorne: 8,296 rentals
  • Frisco: 7,779 rentals
  • Keystone: 6,686 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: 7,662 rentals
  • Quicksilver Super6 Ski Lift: 7,615 rentals
  • Outback Express: 7,334 rentals
  • Lake Dillon Marina: 8,721 rentals
  • Beaver Run SuperChair Ski Lift: 7,591 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.

Explore destinations around Summit County

Breckenridge
7,333 holiday rentals
Copper Mountain
5,310 holiday rentals
Silverthorne
8,296 holiday rentals
Frisco
7,779 holiday rentals
Keystone
6,686 holiday rentals
Dillon
7,078 holiday rentals
Montezuma
5,178 holiday rentals
Main Street
5,383 holiday rentals
Wheeler Junction
5,210 holiday rentals