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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Crested Butte?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 771 holiday rentals around Crested Butte. From 278 Houses to 23 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Crested Butte is on Stayz.

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: 482 holiday homes
  • Crested Butte South: 606 holiday homes
  • Aspen Mountain.: 666 holiday homes
  • Snowmass Ski Area: 1,662 holiday homes
  • West End: 568 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?

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

  • Upper Loop/Upper Upper Loop: 787 holiday rentals
  • Center for the Arts: 769 holiday rentals
  • Sea Level Spa: 775 holiday rentals
  • Trailhead Discovery Museum: 787 holiday rentals
  • Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum: 787 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around 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 Crested Butte?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 278 Houses in Crested Butte. Our other popular types of Crested Butte holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 23 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 375 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 23 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 100 holiday homes with pool available in Crested Butte. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.