Vacation Rentals in Crested Butte
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Highlights Crested Butte
- Awe-inspiring mountain views
- Outdoor adventure
- Skiing Village
- Performing arts
- Historic landmarks
- Scenic drives
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Crested Butte is a gorgeous mountain destination overflowing with activity and culture that will touch your soul. Taking a vacation here opens the door to innumerable possibilities for inspiration and recreation all year round. It has a reputation for being the best ski destination thanks to its challenging slopes and Nordic trails. Autumn provides a glorious show of color along the Kebler Pass and West Elk Loop Scenic Byway. It is also acclaimed for having the freshest air, the purest mountain streams, awesome cuisine and local spirits. So, take the time to indulge, try new things, and make some memories while you’re getting some R&R.Spacious photogenic rentals for everyone
Concentrated around the center of Crested Butte, these photogenic rentals have it all! Suitable for couples, solo travelers and families, the best way to start your Colorado vacation is with a rustic mountain rental. These accommodations are spacious, cozy and feature decorative touches that make you feel as though you’re living the Colorado dream! Travelers can expect amenities like a fully equipped kitchen, large comfortable living room with a fireplace and perhaps a view. Whether you’re looking to relax in a warm jacuzzi, or gaze at the constellations on the balcony, you won’t be disappointed with these lodgings!
Vacations in Crested Butte
The area and getting around
Crested Butte offers a motherload of entertainment in the arts. Featuring over 200 artists using multimedia like sculpture, paint, and live theater, you can immerse yourself in creative vibes and not run out of things to do. There are several galleries worth visiting to get a glimpse of diverse artistic styles such as, Alpenglow and the Paragon for ceramics, photography, painting and much more. The Crested Butte Mountain Theater is a venue for performing arts featuring classic plays and originals. This group of local artists came together to make performing arts permanent in Crested Butte and is a must-see.Take a walk through cultural history
Downtown Crested Butte is loaded with iconic historical buildings featuring original saloons and converted buildings housing restaurants and galleries. Some highlights to explore include the Historic Powerhouse built in 1895 and occupied by Montanya, acclaimed as the best rum distillers in the world. They operate a sustainable business from local resources benefiting the environment and rum tasting paired with locally grown vittles. Soupcon, housed in a cabin from 1916, features mouth-watering American and French Bistro cuisine with a romantic atmosphere, giving you a true culinary experience. You’ll find a few haunted hotels in the Historic District too!
Travelers and activities
Go mountain biking through Kebler Pass and enjoy jaw-dropping scenic views along the way through Aspen forests with Rocky Mountain backdrops soaring into the sky. In winter, cross-country (a.k.a “fat biking”) trails are a great way to experience nature without going downhill. Try Mike’s Mile or Magic Meadows for an enchanting day in nature. And of course, Crested Butte features miles of downhill challenges for all levels. Snowshoeing in winter and hiking in summer will fill you with the wonder of creation in this awesome venue. Alternatively, try the sledding or tubing for a blast from the past!Crested Butte for Nature lovers
Crested Butte is renowned for its fresh mountain air! Get a close-up view of this gorgeous mountain terrain on horseback while taking in myriads of fragrant wildflowers. Hop on a Paddle Board for an adventure on mountain lakes like Irwin and Long. The fishing is amazing! Numerous scenic drives, like Ohio and Cottonwood Pass, feature glorious sunsets and stars. Winter offers snowshoe trails and dog sledding to enjoy the awe-inspiring vistas. John Denver wrote his famous “Rocky Mountain High” in these mountains, and you’ll see what inspired him. Snow or green, the trees, birds, and wildlife will transport you into the wild.
Crested Butte, believed to be the founder of mountain biking, established the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame in 1988
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The Crested Butte Museum features a plethora of activities to enrich your historical and cultural knowledge of the area. The historical walking tour of Elk Street is a great place to begin. The Museum also has many displays and educational activities in house, connecting you with Crested Butte’s diverse heritage.2. Embark on an evening of artful inspiration
Gather your friends and pick up a map at any gallery or supporting venues. Then head out for wine and hors d’oeuvres while enjoying 17 galleries of various artistic styles. The art walk event is held every summer, but you can still do the self-guided version throughout the year.3. Connect with Crested Butte’s culture
Gather friends for an inspiring experience at the Center for the Arts. It’s a must-do for live music, performances and visual arts at this state-of-the-art venue packed with cultural experiences for everyone. You may try an aerial dance class for something truly wild!4. Shoot the rapids!
At Taylor’s Upper River you’ll find fast moving rapids to keep you exhilarated. If you’re a novice, hire a guide or book a tour package to get the most out of this exciting thrill ride. For a more mellow trip, choose Taylor’s Lower River branch.5. Get treated like royalty
At the Elevation Spa you’ll have a variety of packages to choose from to make your holiday the best ever! They have body polish, seaweed wraps, and therapeutic mud soaks to bring new life to your skin. There is also a sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, and more!
FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Crested Butte
How much does it cost to book a vacation rental in Crested Butte?
Our data shows that Crested Butte had an average price of $449 per night, a relatively high one for a city in the USA.
When are vacation rentals cheaper in Crested Butte?
According to our most recent data, the months that are the cheapest in Crested Butte are May, April and March, with average prices of $367, $383, and $388, respectively.
When does the price of vacation rentals in Crested Butte go up the most?
When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Crested Butte, the months that cost the most are, in order of highest to lowest, November, December and October, with average prices per night of $495, $494, and $489, respectively.
Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Crested Butte?
When going on vacation to Crested Butte, we recommend you to think ahead as 82% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.
What are the best months for a last-minute getaway?
Last year, the months with the largest number of accommodations available of the year in Crested Butte were November, April and October, with average availabilities of 60%, 56%, and 46%, respectively.
How many rentals does Holidu have in Crested Butte?
Our inventory features approximately 20 properties from 2 partners, giving you plenty of choices when searching for your next dream vacation rental!