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Crested Butte, CO

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Summer Events


Testimonial

"I moved here for the winter, but I stayed for the summer. I first heard this blasphemy upon my maiden voyage to a ski town. That’s right, a SKI town. Summer? Who cares? That was until I moved to Crested Butte, in the summer, and fell in love. There is so much activity in the summer. Downtown is a people watching mecca with virtually every restaurant and bar turned into an outdoor café. Everyone is on a bike. The mountains are painted with wildflowers. The event calendar is jam packed with this festival or that outdoor concert. Snowmobile trailers now carry boats and rafts. And the weather is the very definition of perfect: cool nights, warm days, and an afternoon thunderstorm that you could set your watch to. And while I would never claim to take summer over winter, I am okay with not seeing snow for at least a few months."

-Daniel Rowan


  • Gunnison Airport (GUN) ~ 30 miles to downtown
  • Aspen-Pitkin County Airport~ 103 miles from Crested Butte
  • Denver International Airport~252 miles from Crested Butte

  • About Crested Butte, CO

    Deep within the Elk Mountain Range of Colorado, the vivacious resort town of Crested Butte is an inviting summer destination that always has something new to discover. Whether you are kayaking the alpine rivers or simply strolling through the shops and boutiques downtown, there’s a variety of activities to experience in this one-of-a-kind mountain destination. The crown jewel of summer attractions is Crested Butte Ski Resort which boasts miles of pristine hiking and mountain biking trails. Foodies will love Crested Butte as it is famous for having more fine-dining restaurants per capita then any other town in the U.S.. Public transportation is great in Crested Butte making it very easy to travel from your vacation rental to Mount Crested Butte for your outdoor activities. .

    Summer Activities

  • Alpenglow: Monday night free outdoor concert series every week throughout the summer
  • Mt. Crested Butte Live: Weekly free concerts on Wednesday nights at the base of the resort
  • Sunday Farmers' Market: find fresh, local food for lunch or for your next meal in your vacation rental 
  • ArtWalk Evenings: explore the many art galleries in Crested Butte throughout the summer

  • Highlighted Properties in Crested Butte


    Cabins/Lodges:
    A cozy cabin or lodge sets the tone for your entire summer vacation.

    Cabins/Lodges

    Vacation Homes:
    Stay in a vacation home with your group to add a true local feel to your trip.

    Vacation Homes

    Condos:
    Staying in a condo gets you close to mountain, restaurants, and center of the mountain village.

    Condos

    Best Way to Experience Crested Butte



    Day 1


  • Breakfast: Camp 4 Coffee $
  • Lunch: Teocalli Tamale $$
  • Biking Trail: Lupine Trail or Snodgrass Trail
  • Post-Bike: Avalanche Bar & Grill $$
  • Dinner: Ginger Cafe $$$
  • Night Life: Kochevar's $$

  • Day 2


  • Breakfast: Izzys $
  • Lunch: Sunflower Deli $$
  • Hiking Trail: Curecanti Creek or Green Lake
  • Post-Hike: Eldo $$
  • Dinner: Secret Stash Pizzeria Groove $$
  • Night Life: Talk of the Town $$
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