Frisco is your Basecamp for Colorado Outdoor Adventure
Welcoming. Generous. Outdoorsy. Quirky. Creative.
So you’re ready for a getaway. You’re craving open spaces, friendly faces, and some time away from the everyday. Located in the heart of Summit County, Frisco, Colorado is the perfect place to call home-away-from-home while you enjoy some spectacular year-round Rocky Mountain outdoor fun in a classic, small Colorado mountain town.
Affectionately called “Main Street of the Rockies” for our charming downtown, Frisco clocks in at just under 2 square miles. Frisco is the perfect springboard to all sorts of outdoor adventures that extend well beyond our town boundaries, including skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, biking, sailing, and camping. Learn more about activities in Frisco. And when you’re done playing each day, we’ve got plenty of places for you to rest, relax, and resupply.
With outdoor multi-sport opportunities at the Frisco Adventure Park, Nordic Center, Historic Park & Museum, and Marina on the shores of Dillon Reservoir, and year-round festivals and races, there’s plenty to keep you busy in Frisco. Our goal isn’t to keep you to ourselves, however. At just under 30 minutes away from six world-class ski resorts including Copper Mountain, Breckenridge, and Vail, we’re also happy to guide you beyond our friendly confines in the pursuit of your ideal Rocky Mountain getaway.
Frisco/Copper Information Center
300 Main Street
Frisco, CO 80443
Wassail Days Hours:
Saturday, November 26: 9:00am-8:00pm
Sunday, November 27: 9:00am-7:00pm
Monday, November 28 – Thursday, December 1: 9:00am-5:00pm
Friday, December 2 – Sunday, December 4: 9:00am-7:00pm
The Information Center will have limited hours on some holidays and will be closed on January 1, Thanksgiving Day, and December 24 & 25.
PO Box 4100
Frisco, CO 80443
Frisco Fast Facts
- Population: 3,116 year round residents
- Elevation: 9,097 feet above sea level (that’s 1,386 cross-country skis stacked end to end!)
- Size: Small-but-mighty at 1.8 square miles
- Hotels, Inns, & B&Bs: 35
- Restaurants & Bars: 34
Getting to Frisco
Frisco is 95 miles from Denver International Airport. Take I-70 West to Exit 203 to head to town. Main Street is just half a mile south on Highway 9 (toward Breckenridge).
Frisco is a walkable and bikeable destination with public transportation options, so it’s easy to park your car and forget about it during your stay. Read more about getting to and getting around in Frisco.
Ski resorts near Frisco
Frisco is located within a 30-minute drive of six of Colorado’s world-class ski resorts:
- Copper Mountain – 7 minutes
- Breckenridge – 15 minutes
- Keystone – 20 minutes
- Loveland – 20 minutes
- Arapahoe Basin – 25 minutes
- Vail Mountain – 30 minutes
Learn More about Planning a Trip to Frisco
Got questions? Email us at TOFinfo@townoffrisco.com or call us at 800-424-1554.
Don’t just take our word for it: Read what others have to say about Frisco
Like this 9 News video showcasing some of the great things to do and see in Frisco. Or this Thrillist write-up on why we’re the underrated Colorado town you need to visit ASAP. Colorado tourism has a brief guide to Frisco, and Mountain Town Magazine wrote about summer fun in Frisco. Last but not least, find out why wine and travel blog Carpe Travel called Frisco “Summit County’s Hidden Gem.”
Get a firsthand look at what’s going on right now in Frisco!