Destination guide

The friendly area of Basalt awaits your stay

Enjoy the live music and other features of Basalt. This walkable and welcoming city is well known for its skiing, hiking and riverfront. Snowmass Mountain and Buttermilk Mountain are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Basalt

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Basalt a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Snowmass Mountain (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Buttermilk Mountain (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Aspen Highlands (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Ranch at Roaring Fork (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • River Valley Ranch Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Snowmass Club (12.4 mi / 20 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Basalt

Travellers enjoy Basalt for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in January, February, April or May, when snowfall averages 36.98 inches and temperatures average -12°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Basalt

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Basalt is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Penny Hot Springs (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Hanging Lake Trailhead (16.6 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Grizzly Creek Trail (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Hanging Lake (17.4 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Hunter Creek Trailhead (17.6 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Wagner Park (17.9 mi / 28.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Basalt

The nearest airport is in Aspen, CO (ASE-Pitkin County), located 14.7 mi (23.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Vail, CO (EGE-Eagle County Regional), which is 20 mi (32.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Basalt?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,040 holiday lettings around Basalt. From 485 flats & apartments to 37 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Basalt?

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

  • Vail Village: 789 holiday homes
  • Highlands Townhomes: 477 holiday homes
  • West Vail: 1,662 holiday homes
  • Lionshead Village: 1,169 holiday homes
  • Mountain Star: 451 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Basalt? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Basalt. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Willits Town Center: 1,350 holiday lettings
  • Aspen: 2,222 holiday lettings
  • Leadville Heritage Museum: 1,043 holiday lettings
  • Eagle Vail Golf Club: 3,360 holiday lettings
  • Blue Sky Basin: 9,006 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Basalt listed on 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 Flats in Basalt?

Yes, of course. offers 485 Flats in Basalt. Our other popular types of Basalt holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 37 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 353 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 49 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Basalt?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 513 holiday homes with pool available in Basalt. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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