Destination guide

The lively city of Carbondale awaits you

The area's festivals and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Carbondale. This welcoming city is known for its skiing, hiking and mountain views. Snowmass Mountain and Buttermilk Mountain are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Carbondale

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Travellers enjoy Carbondale for its skiing, hiking and cycling. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Carbondale has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Snowmass Mountain (14.1 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Aspen Mountain (21.3 mi / 34.3 km)
  • Buttermilk Mountain (19 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Aspen Highlands (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
  • River Valley Ranch Golf Club (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Ranch at Roaring Fork (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Carbondale

Travellers enjoy Carbondale for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in January, February, April or May, when snowfall averages 36.98 inches and temperatures average -12°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Carbondale

Travellers enjoy Carbondale for its mountain views and riverfront. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Carbondale is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Penny Hot Springs (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Maroon Bells (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Crater Lake Trailhead (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Maroon Lake Scenic Trail Head (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Maroon Lake (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Wagner Park (21.2 mi / 34.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Carbondale

The nearest airport is in Aspen, CO (ASE-Pitkin County), located 18.6 mi (29.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Vail, CO (EGE-Eagle County Regional), which is 32.1 mi (51.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Carbondale?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,767 holiday lettings around Carbondale. From 567 houses to 917 flats & apartments, 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.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Carbondale?

Towering and mysterious, mountains are some of the most ruggedly beautiful formations on Earth. If you're eager to experience high-altitude living, you're in the right place. HomeAway has 1,032 mountain holiday properties available. Alternatively, you might be looking for something different. HomeAway has a broad range of rental properties to choose from, including:

  • 488 resort holiday accommodation options.
  • 482 ski-out holiday accommodation options.
  • 481 ski-in holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a condo in Carbondale?

A condo is great if you're the kind of traveller who likes to have lots of room to move. With all the conveniences of home, it'll provide the perfect respite after a tiring day of sightseeing. In this destination, HomeAway has 734 of these properties. Book now and you could be parting with as little as £65 a night. Or perhaps you'd prefer one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • House: 727 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £64 per night.
  • Townhome: 100 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £69 per night.
  • Studio: 40 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £53 per night.

Can I stay in Carbondale in a large group?

Holidays with your friends and loved ones can be tons of fun, especially when you're under the same roof in an amazing new place! If you're visiting with a big group, HomeAway can help you out. Why not browse through the 270 condo holiday rentals listed here? They're the top choice for big groups of guests. Properties in the area that are suitable for large groups include:

  • Are you searching for properties that can hold 6 holiday makers? We have 482 that will be suitable. Prices begin from just £92 per night.
  • After a rental property for 8 guests? We have 296 that will be perfect. Prices start from £65 per night.
  • Searching for rental properties suitable for 10 guests? You'll be delighted to hear we have 145 that'll be ideal. You can bag one from just £161 per night.

You and all your besties will be more than satisfied when you plan your Carbondale holiday through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Carbondale?

Friends are the family we choose for ourselves. Rejuvenate the bonds with those who truly matter and book an affordable holiday with HomeAway. Dolores Lofts is an awesome area to take a look at if you want to keep your budget under control. HomeAway has 9 holiday rentals, and the average price is a very agreeable £154 per night. Another 7 HomeAway holiday rentals are on offer in or around Aspen Glen. With an average price of £280 a night, you're sure to grab a deal worth bragging about.

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