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 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)

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 features

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 rentals are available around Crested Butte?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 810 holiday lettings around Crested Butte. From 375 flats & apartments to 288 houses, 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 Crested Butte?

Towering and mysterious, mountains are among the most ruggedly stunning formations on the planet. If you've ever yearned to try high-altitude living, you're in the right place. HomeAway has 524 alpine holiday rentals available. Of course, that mightn't work for everyone. Luckily, HomeAway has plenty more options, including:

  • 191 resort holiday accommodation options.
  • 166 ski-in holiday accommodation options.
  • 165 ski-out holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a condo in Crested Butte?

A condo is a great option if you're the type of person who likes plenty of room to move. With all the conveniences of home, it'll offer the perfect chill-out zone after an awesome day of sightseeing. In this destination, HomeAway has 378 to browse through. Book right now and you could be parting with as little as £86 per night. Or maybe you'd rather try one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • House: 281 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £97 per night.
  • Townhome: 63 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £96 per night.
  • Cabin: 17 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £98 per night.

Can I stay in Crested Butte in a large group?

Whether you're embarking on a getaway with your relatives or spending a few nights away with all your old school mates, it's always loads of fun hanging out in a brand new place together! And the good news is that HomeAway has places that'll suit. Why not have a squiz at the 130 condo holiday rentals featured here? They're the most popular option for big groups of visitors. The holiday rentals that are on offer for large groups in this area include:

  • Are you on the hunt for places that can hold 6 holiday makers? We have 392 that will fit the bill. Prices begin from just £92 per night.
  • If you have 8 in your squad, you'll be happy to discover that there are 344 holiday rentals that are suitable. You can book one for as little as £115 per night.
  • Trying to find holiday rentals suitable for 10 people? You'll be pleased to discover we have 174 that'll be ideal. You can score one from just £185 per night.

You and all your mates will be in good hands when you book your Crested Butte holiday with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Crested Butte?

Those narrow hotel hallways are no place to spend your precious holiday moments! Uncover our budget-friendly holiday rentals now and make sure everyone in your group has enough room to spread out. When it comes to getting your hands on a fantastic deal, the first place you look ought to be Crested Mountain Village. Here, HomeAway has 334 holiday rentals at an average price of £203 per night. Crested Butte Mountain Resort is another place to consider. We have holiday rentals here, and the average price is around £215 a night.