Gunnison is approximately 95 miles (153 kilometers) away from Vail - Beaver Creek and about 95 miles (153 kilometers) from Steamboat Springs.
Check out the Western State College of Colorado or Pioneer Museum while you are here.
Savvy travelers often use Gunnison as a springboard for further explorations. This popular region has been blessed with plenty of fascinating attractions. Powderhorn and Crested Butte are two more places worth visiting while you're in Southwest Colorado.
When you are ready to head further afield beyond Gunnison, visit the nearest regional area. Aspen sits 45 miles (72 kilometers) away and is home to sights like Aspen Mountain, Ski School Magic Carpet Ski Lift and Lower Tiehack Ski Lift. Upper Tiehack Ski Lift, Wheeler Opera House and Aspen Highlands are some more interesting sights that should be included on every traveler's schedule.
Each place offers a unique history and the Southwest Colorado area is no exception. The archeological sites here provide great insights into the past.
For those who love to make the most of winter, this region may be the ideal destination. Grab some gear and go skiing and cross-country skiing. Why don't you take the opportunity to relax and enjoy during gentle pastimes such as camping and shore fishing. Both are well-loved options for both visitors and locals alike.
Your time in Southwest Colorado will provide you with captivating photos and glorious memories that will last a lifetime.