Destination guide

The cosy area of Crested Butte awaits your stay

Enjoy the architecture and other features of Crested Butte. This scenic city is known for its skiing, mountain views and hiking. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Crested Butte

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like skiing, hiking and cycling. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Crested Butte a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aspen Mountain (23.6 mi / 37.9 km)
  • Aspen Highlands (22.6 mi / 36.3 km)
  • Crested Butte Nordic Center (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Crested Butte Mountain Resort (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Cranor Hill Ski Area (20 mi / 32.3 km)
  • Aspen Recreation Center (23 mi / 37.1 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Crested Butte

Travellers enjoy Crested Butte for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in January, February, December or October, when snowfall averages 33.15 inches and temperatures average -20°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Crested Butte

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Crested Butte is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Crested Butte Town Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Maroon Bells (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Cathedral Lake Trailhead (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Maroon Lake (15.9 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Crater Lake Trailhead (15.9 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Maroon Lake Scenic Trail Head (16 mi / 25.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Crested Butte

Fly into Gunnison, CO (GUC-Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional), the closest airport, located 23.2 mi (37.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Aspen, CO (ASE-Pitkin County), which is 25 mi (40.2 km) away.

Where to stay near Crested Butte?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 790 holiday rentals near Crested Butte. From 294 Houses to 25 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Crested Butte for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Crested Butte?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Crested Butte:

  • Crested Butte Mountain Resort: 485 holiday homes
  • Crested Butte South: 601 holiday homes
  • Snowmass Ski Area: 1,531 holiday homes
  • Aspen Mountain.: 636 holiday homes
  • Aspen Highlands: 109 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Crested Butte?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Crested Butte. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Center for the Arts: 793 holiday rentals
  • Trailhead Discovery Museum: 790 holiday rentals
  • Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum: 793 holiday rentals
  • Crested Butte Chamber of Commerce: 787 holiday rentals
  • Crested Butte Nordic Center: 792 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Crested Butte listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Crested Butte?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 294 Houses in Crested Butte. Our other popular types of Crested Butte holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 25 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 378 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 25 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Lodges and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Crested Butte?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 96 holiday homes with pool available in Crested Butte. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.