Nestled in the scenic Rocky Mountains in Colorado, Crested Butte is a charming historic town offering a true off-the-beaten track mountain escape and all the thrills of a major resort in one. Gourmet restaurants, eclectic shops and fine Crested Butte accommodations make this place an excellent family vacation destination.
In this article, you’ll notice some interesting and practical pieces of information about this great vacation spot, including some things to do, great places to visit, special and useful ideas fortourists and just one of many great lodging options. Continue reading and discover the best ideas and facts about this stunning getaway.
At any of many Crested Butte vacation rentals you will feel just like at home, but with a variety of amenities that will make your trip an unforgettable experience.
Nestled in the scenic “Colorado Rockies”, Crested Butte is a skier’s and snowboarder’s paradise throughout the winter. Those staying at a Crested Butte resort will like uncrowded ski terrain and short lift lines. Winter fun also includes dog sledding, telemark skiing, tubing and much more.
Summer season in Crested Butte are sunny and mild making it a perfect year-round destination full of outdoor summer recreations. Guests of a Crested Butte chalet will love all the activities including hiking, whitewater rafting, canoeing, jeeping and much more.
Crested Butte was called the “Wildflower Capital of Colorado” for a reason. This beautiful town and its area provide tourists with nearly two dozen maintained hiking trails surrounded by National Forest lands and wilderness areas. Booking a Crested Butte condo is an excellent idea for those who want to get close to nature and admire the natural beauty of Colorado Rockies.
Those who can’t visit a vacation spot without learning more about it will be happy at Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum. It is a small and very charming museum with beautiful photographic portraits, detailed history of Ute indians and miners who populated the area, plus geology and mining. It is is also home to the town’s mountain bike museum.
One of the best ways for Crested Butte lodge guests to explore the area is by taking an exciting air balloon ride. Spectacular wildflowers and majestic mountains panoramas can be enjoyed from a balloon regardless of the season. For brilliant golden colors and crisp mountain air, take the balloon ride during the fall. There is nothing more romantic than a hot air ballooning experience with your loved one.
With this current state of the economy, price comparisons plays a huge role in consumer’s choices.
Here you have a great spot to investigate:
Crested Butte Vacation House: This big house is an ideal accommodation for families and large groups. Built in 1997, the three story log house has comfortable sleeping arrangements for 23 people. Located in Mt. Crested Butte, the house is a 10 minute walk or 2 minute shuttle ride to the ski slopes. One entire wall of the 30x40ft Great Room has a spectacular view of the ski slopes and the Crested Butte mountain. For more info and images, please take a closer look at property ID#20751 at rentalo.com.