Crested Butte Vacations
From Crested Butte, it's roughly 80 miles (129 kilometers) to the northeast to Vail - Beaver Creek and 80 miles (129 kilometers) to the northeast to Steamboat Springs.
Why not spend some time exploring Crested Butte? Start with a trip to the the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame Museum.
Southwest Colorado attracts travelers from all over the globe, which means getting from A to B is relatively easy. Be sure to set aside enough time to discover the many scenic and cultural wonders this region offers. Gunnison, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the north, and Snowmass Village, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south of Crested Butte are worth visiting if you're keen to explore this region further.
When you are ready to head further afield beyond Crested Butte, check out the nearest regional city. Aspen lies 25 miles (40 kilometers) away and is home to sights such as Ute Cemetery, The John Denver Sanctuary and Isis Theatre. If you have enough time, consider checking out Buttermilk Mountain Ski Area, Wheeler Opera House and Aspen Art Museum before returning to Crested Butte.
Make the effort to gain a deeper understanding of Southwest Colorado by learning about its history. An enjoyable place to start is by visiting the area's historic archeological sites.
A fun way to experience the wild open spaces in the area around Crested Butte is to join for a mountain climbing or mountain biking tour. Take advantage of the knowledge of the locals with your pick of guided nature walks and winery tours.
Grab your camera, pack your suitcase and head off to this beautiful destination.