Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Mount Crested Butte

The mountains and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Mount Crested Butte. Revered for its skiing, hiking and cycling, this city is both welcoming and scenic. Snowmass Mountain and Aspen Mountain are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Mount Crested Butte

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Travellers enjoy Mount Crested Butte for its skiing, hiking and cycling. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Mount Crested Butte a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Snowmass Mountain (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Aspen Mountain (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Aspen Highlands (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Buttermilk Mountain (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Crested Butte Mountain Resort (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Crested Butte Nordic Center (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Mount Crested Butte

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Mount Crested Butte. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Crested Butte Town Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Maroon Bells (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Maroon Lake (9.7 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Crater Lake Trailhead (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Maroon Lake Scenic Trail Head (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Cathedral Lake Trailhead (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Mount Crested Butte

Fly into Aspen, CO (ASE-Pitkin County), the closest airport, located 18.7 mi (30.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Gunnison, CO (GUC-Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional), which is 29.2 mi (47.1 km) away.

Where to stay near Mount Crested Butte?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 777 holiday rentals near Mount Crested Butte. From 288 Houses to 376 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mount Crested Butte is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Mount 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 Mount Crested Butte:

  • Aspen Mountain.: 658 holiday homes
  • Snowmass Ski Area: 1,604 holiday homes
  • West End: 560 holiday homes
  • Crested Butte Mountain Resort: 481 holiday homes
  • Aspen Highlands: 124 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 Mount Crested Butte?

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

  • Maroon Lake: 2,395 holiday rentals
  • Upper Loop/Upper Upper Loop: 784 holiday rentals
  • Snowmass Mall: 1,781 holiday rentals
  • West Buttermilk Express Ski Lift: 1,704 holiday rentals
  • Maroon Lake Scenic Trail: 1,725 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mount Crested Butte listed on Stayz 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 Mount Crested Butte?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 288 Houses in Mount Crested Butte. Our other popular types of Mount Crested Butte holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 376 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 23 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 62 holiday houses

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 102 holiday homes with pool available in Mount Crested Butte. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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