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Frisco (Colorado)

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Frisco [1] is a small town in the state of Colorado.

Get in

Frisco is on I-70, which is generally open year-round. The southern road from Breckenridge (CO 9) is at high altitude and may face winter interruptions. The nearest major airport is at Denver.

Get around

There is a free bus service that runs through Frisco and serves most of Summit County. The bus is called the Summit Stage.

See

Do

Many outdoor enthusiasts choose to stay in Frisco due to its location between Breckenridge, Vail and Keystone. The Ten-Mile Pathway is a popular road for bikers in the summer.

  • Frisco Adventure Park, Frisco Peninsula, (970) 668-2558

The park opened winter 2011. In the winter the Frisco adventure park offers a tubing hill, a beginner ski and ride slope, and a small terrain park. In the summer, the adventure park offers a downhill mountain bike course, miles of walking and biking trails, athletic fields, and a skateboard park.

  • Peak One Disc Golf Course, Frisco Peninsula, (970) 668-0836 x1310

Frisco's 18-hole Disc Golf course is open to the public and is free of charge. Keep in mind you must bring your own discs. Parking is easy and restroom facilities are available.

  • Walter Byron Park, 306 Creekside Drive, (970) 668-0836 x1310

A beautiful park that sits on the Ten Mile river, Walter Byron offers a playground, fishing, sand volleyball court, horseshoe pit, picnic tables and benches, charcoal cooking grills and a large expanse of grass to run and play on. Dogs are welcome and the park can be rented out for special events.

Buy

  • The Flying Crane, 605 E. Main St, (877) 668-2106

An asian-focused boutique that's been in operation in Frisco for 10+ years that sells jewelry, high-end fashion clothing, home decor, jewelry, and accessories. Due to its array of high quality products and its central location in the middle of town, The Flying Crane is an extremely popular shop with tourists and locals alike.

Eat

  • Butterhorn Bakery and Cafe, 408 E Main St # 102B, 668-3997‎

Much better than ski lodge breakfasts and still close to all of the mountains. This is a Frisco local favorite for the take-away and dining experience. Many stop in for a fresh loaf of bread to go with dinner and some just pop in for dessert.

  • The Blue Spruce, 20 E Main St, 668-5900

A Summit County tradition since the 1940's, the Blue Spruce sits at the intersection of Madison and Main Street. It was voted Best Restaurant in Summit County in 2010. The fare is more expensive than many Frisco restaurants (dishes often cost upward of $30), but is also much more upscale; example dishes served at The Blue Spruce include Chesapeake Bay Crab Cakes, Smoked Trout, Maple Leaf Duck, and Mt. Royal New York Steak.

  • Tuscato Italian Restaurant, 311 E Main St, 668-3644

Tuscato has been one of Frisco's most popular restaurants since 1998. They offer classic Italian food based on old family recipes and offer nightly dinner specials that often feature fresh fish and seasonal produce. The restaurant also offers a very active bar with a highly-attended happy hour! Tuscato has been voted best Italian Restaurant in Summit County 6 times since 2003.

Drink

Sleep

  • Hotel Frisco, 308 Main Street, 970-668-5009, [2]. checkin: 3:00 pm; checkout: 10:00am. Hotel Frisco is the premier hotel nestled in historic downtown Frisco winning the best lodging in Summit County for its 9th successive year priding ourselves on providing the best in luxury, comfort and service. The hotel's origins date back to the 1880's and maintains to this day that bygone era of elegance and style. Located in the heart of the Colorado Rockies and ski country USA Hotel Frisco is home base to an array of activities and enjoyment to be had. Outdoor enthusiasts can choose from everything the Rocky Mountains has to offer and if it's not skiing, biking, or hiking you like, downtown Frisco Main Street has numerous shops and galleries to browse, restaurants and coffee houses to enjoy. $79-$194.


Get out

Routes through Frisco
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