Welcome to Dillon
Never sacrifice charm for access again; the best of both worlds is right here in Dillon
On the shoreline of the beautiful Dillon Reservoir sits the picturesque town of Dillon, Colorado. The city has a fascinating history for those who love to investigate the past, but today it is known for its reservoir. Dillon's reservoir is a truly remarkable sight to behold. There isn't a spot you can stand in or around Dillon that won't take your breath away, and don't worry; it's not the altitude – it is just that stunning. Whether you like to take peaceful walks around the lake, dance to live music, or enjoy a night out on the town, Dillon has it all.
What to Love
- Dillon Marina Boat rental
- Summer concerts
- Proximity to Breckenridge Metropolitain
Dillon is one of the places that can give you the best of a charming small-town feel and hip urban nightlife. Young professionals and families seek out the area to enjoy the great schools and opportunities for adventure. The overarching themes here are peaceful, outdoorsy, and hip. The summer farmers’ markets offer the best local offerings and add to the sense of community.
The farmers’ market is also one of the serene locations to do yoga with a view. This program does what it says and brings together a group in front of an outstanding view for the most relaxing experience possible. Dillon also has several parks for all ages' fun. Skiing, hiking, and mountain biking are hits here, and being part of the Breckenridge Metropolitain, you have access to all the best slopes and trails.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
For 20 years, Arapahoe Cafe and Pub have been serving home-cooked comfort in a historic setting like no other. Morning, noon, or night their fantastic staff is there to bring you the best experience and bar-b-que around. Hand-crafted brews and a family-friendly atmosphere are right at your fingertips here. Dillon Dam Brewery’s award-winning lagers and ales are just one reason to love them. Once you try the food and enjoy the outstanding service, you'll never want to leave.
Pug Ryans Brewing Company is the perfect intersection between a fine dining meal and sports bar fun. Their specialty beers and delicious bites will bring you back or every game, occasion, and night out. They also have a summer tiki bar that is sure to please. The perfect night out can be done in one easy step here in Dillon; just make your way to Saved by the Wine. Decadent small bites like fondue and specialty charcuterie paired with the perfect wine can't possibly get much better. They also have one of the best dessert lists around. They have been a local favorite since their start, and what isn't to love? They even have a gourmet puppy menu and donate proceeds to shelters.
Things to Do
Fridays in the summer are full of community joy. Friday farmers’ markets include a long list of food, drink, and craft vendors to bring out all the best in the area. You can also enjoy Yoga with a View while you're there. The Dillon Amphitheater brings music to life with weekly summer concerts. While Colorado has several fantastic art shows through the summer, the Lake Dillon Arts Festival is the most established in Summit County. The summer months bring incredible artists to Downtown Historic Dillon to show off their extraordinary talents.
Dillon's prized reservoir is home to the highest Deepwater marina in the world. The Marina offers only two-mile-high dining around. Shopping, boat rentals, and sailing are sure to create lasting memories. Lake Dillon Marina offers sailing classes, kayaking, yacht clubs, and lakeside dining.
Movie night at Skyline Cinema 8 will keep the whole group happy – showing your favorite movies and new hits all week. When you're not watching a movie or enjoying live music, you can spend time at Elevation Bowl. The highest lanes in the world offer a cute winter theme and late-night bowling fun.
Summit School District strives to meet the needs of the community's students and families. Some of the areas desired schools are included in the following.