I'm really back & forth about booking a shuttle to/from the airport vs renting a car...which would also affect where we would stay.
I'm planning a surprise 5-day 40th present for my husband in February (non-holiday weekend). Nothing's booked yet b/c I'm waiting to be approved off from work, so I'm just in the research phase, but need to make a decision this week.
Cost & hassle-wise is it worth it to take the shuttle from Denver to Breck (From what I can see, it would cost up to $300 total roundtrip.) vs renting a car? It seems as if renting a car would be cheaper, however, I read somewhere that in February they make you rent an SUV because of potential road conditions. Is this true, or could I rent a cheaper economy-rate car?
If we were to take the shuttle & skip renting a car, is it a hassle to go car-free for 5 days? The bus seems to run all over the place, but does it get so crowded that you could end up standing out in the cold waiting for the next run. We'd want to ride the bus to get to & from the mountain as well as to go back out at night to have some drinks.
We stayed in Frisco during the summer & loved being halfway between Breck & Dillon. If we went car-free, would we regret staying out in Frisco vs paying a bit more to be right in town? Is there a bus that would take us from Fresco to Breck so that we could then get on the Breck bus?
If we try to go car-free, is Uber pretty active for drinks out in Dillon?
Thanks so much, & sorry so long!