Frisco, Colorado

Frisco, Colorado


Travel Guide to Frisco, CO

frisco summer events coLocated just to the south of Interstate 70, this historic town caters in the winter mostly to guests skiing at Copper Mountain and Breckenridge, and further afield at Vail and Beaver Creek. In the summers guests enjoy a variety of activities including hiking, biking, sailing and live music. Main Street is the center of the historic town, and Summit Boulevard is a commercial street leading to Main Street from Interstate 70 and becomes Highway 9 with access to Breckenridge.

About Frisco Colorado


kayak tour lake dillonHistory:
Frisco was originally founded in 1875 to be a stop on the St.Louis – San Francisco Railway by Captain Henry Leonard, a scout for the railway company. The railroad ended up going though Texas, but the town had a healthy population based on mining until 1918.

More about the History of Summit County…

Things to Do in Frisco


frisco co bike rentalsFrisco Historic Park & Museum: 2nd and Main.
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Frisco Bay Marina:
east end of Main.
Boat Rental – power and sail
Kayak Rental
Island Grill restaurant
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Frisco Rowing Center: Frisco Bay Marina.
Rowing scull rentals and lessons.
Lake Dillon Challenge – rowing regatta.
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Hiking Trails: North Ten Mile trailhead at the west end of Main leads to the Eagles Nest Wilderness Area.
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Summit County bike path: parking lot for bike rides to Copper or Breckenridge, west end of Main.
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Peninsula Recreation Area: south of town on Highway 9.
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Winter:
Nordic Center
Sleigh Rides
Tubing & Bunny Ski Hill

Summer:
Bike Park
Disc Golf
Single track mountain bike trails
Skateboard park
Wagon Rides

Grocery Store, Health Food Store, Liquor Store & Post Office.
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Retail Main Street:
Antiques, art galleries, beading, books, botanical pharmaceuticals, business solutions & paper products, clothing, computer maintenance, flowers, fly-fishing, formal wear, jewelery, pet supplies, photography & framing, ski & snowboard equipment, souvenirs & gifts, tattoos.
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Retail Summit Boulevard: Dry cleaning, furniture & home supplies, Jiffy Lube, printing, Radio Shack, ski & snowboard equipment, tires, Walmart. o
Real Estate: Offices located on Main Street and cross streets.
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Restaurants: All types of dining from Barbeque, Chinese, Himalayan, Italian & Pizza, Mexican, Steaks, & Sushi, to Bakery, Breakfast Cafe, Brewpub, Coffee Shop, Deli, Grill, as well as Fine Dining.
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Summit Boulevard Fast Food: Arby’s, A& W, Kentucky Fried Chicken, McDonald’s, Starbucks, Subway, Taco Bell, Wendy’s.
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Spa, Massage Therapy & Beautician.

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