It’s no mystery why Mt. Crested Butte vacation rentals are some of the most sought-after in Colorado – with superb skiing and snowboarding, beautiful hiking and mountain biking trails, back country, plus all the incredible rivers and creeks available for rafting and swimming, it’s hard to stay away from this beautiful area.
Crested Butte Mountain Resort
When it comes to the Rocky Mountains’ finest outdoor offerings, it doesn’t get much better than Crested Butte—no matter what time of year! While Colorado is known for its incredible ski areas, Crested Butte Mountain Resort is special because it’s a bit smaller and boasts some of the best powder shredding, stunning panoramic views, and tons of variety for beginner to advanced skiers.
Staying here means you’re as close as possible to everything this area has to offer, even if you aren't a skier. Take a hike to the summit (your muscles will certainly burn afterwards), go tubing, or even snowshoeing - every family member will have a great time! Mt. Crested Butte vacation rentals have the best peak views around, and there are so many choices for hiking trails, mountain biking, and even swimming and rafting nearby.
The Town of Mt. Crested Butte
Mt. Crested Butte may be a small ski town, but it has everything you need to enjoy your vacation, with a few wonderful restaurants, bars, spas, and some truly amazing ski-in/ski-out vacation rentals!
The town of Mt. Crested Butte proper is tucked directly at the base of the ski resort, so you can't get any closer to the lifts. Three miles south is the similarly named but separate (and larger) historic town of Crested Butte. This larger town center offers many more boutiques, dining options, and happy hours, along with its own selection of fantastic Crested Butte vacation rentals that put you a bit closer to the vibrant heart of town.
Day Trips from Mt. Crested Butte
Luckily, in Colorado, many of the incredible vistas and ski areas are within a few hours of each other. The surrounding Gunnison Valley is stunning, with many different mountains for your climbing craving, including the Gunnison National Forest, beautiful Black Canyon, and Hartman Rocks Recreation Area nearby.
The bigger ski resorts such as Vail, Copper Mountain, and Keystone, plus the diverse and urban city of Denver, are all within a four to five-hour drive. Take a night or two away from your base in Mt. Crested Butte to explore everything Colorado has to offer!
Our ever-growing selection of Mt. Crested Butte vacation rentals truly have it all for anyone in your crew. Whether you're more interested in the outrageously beautiful nature nearby or the smaller, more intimate mountain towns with friendly natives and eclectic shopping, Mt. Crested Butte is the perfect place to get to know Colorado!
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