We get a surprising number of European visitors staying in our Breckenridge vacation rental home for their Colorado ski vacation. Initially I was surprised- we always hear so much about “The Alps” over here in the States. To me they evoke a fantasy of a gorgeous ski paradise and adorable little ski towns. Then I started meeting more and more folks on the lifts who came all the way from Europe just to ski Colorado powder, even though the Alps are a short train ride away for them. Apparently Breckenridge has quite the international reputation for being an amazing place to ski. Here is an article from a European skier who recently fell head over heels in love with Breckenridge.