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 highlights

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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Summit County?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 9,057 holiday rentals around Summit County. From 1,923 Houses to 140 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Summit County is on Stayz.

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

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Summit County. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Breckenridge: 7,619 holiday rentals
  • Breckenridge Ski Resort: 3,243 holiday rentals
  • Keystone: 6,962 holiday rentals
  • Sunbeam Estates: 1,982 holiday rentals
  • Eagles Nest: 35 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Summit County! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Summit County?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Summit County with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Breckenridge: 7,619 holiday homes
  • Keystone: 6,962 holiday homes
  • Frisco: 8,093 holiday homes
  • Silverthorne: 8,451 holiday homes
  • Dillon: 7,367 holiday homes

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

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

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Summit County. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Four O'Clock: 7,988 holiday rentals
  • Peak 9: 8,123 holiday rentals
  • River Run Gondola: 7,714 holiday rentals
  • Summit Express Ski Lift: 7,635 holiday rentals
  • Breckenridge Nordic Center: 7,983 holiday rentals

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

Explore destinations around Summit County

Breckenridge
7,619 holiday rentals
Keystone
6,962 holiday rentals
Frisco
8,093 holiday rentals
Silverthorne
8,451 holiday rentals
Dillon
7,367 holiday rentals
Copper Mountain
5,572 holiday rentals
Blue River
4,076 holiday rentals
Montezuma
5,423 holiday rentals
Wheeler Junction
5,429 holiday rentals
Main Street
5,656 holiday rentals
Aspen
2,295 holiday rentals
Vail
7,323 holiday rentals
Avon
3,203 holiday rentals
Winter Park
2,002 holiday rentals
Beaver Creek
3,048 holiday rentals
Twin Lakes
314 holiday rentals
Basalt
987 holiday rentals
Evergreen
335 holiday rentals
Fairplay
4,443 holiday rentals
Jefferson
1,228 holiday rentals