Welcome to one of the most exceptional places to vacation in all of the Rocky Mountains. From wildflowers and opera, to cowboys and culinary delights, Gunnison-Crested Butte is a truly unique destination for all seasons. Art, film and music lovers are inspired by signature events that fill the calendar year round. And heritage travelers enjoy our museums and historic walking tours.
CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN RESORT calls the mountain village of MT. CRESTED BUTTE its home. Winter sports enthusiasts know the area for its world-class alpine skiing and snowboarding, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, dog sledding, snowshoeing and ice fishing. Summer here means hiking, biking, and live performances in a spectacular mountain setting. Area restaurants and retail offer convenience for dining, equipment rental and a variety of sundries.
Authentic, open and free of crowds, CRESTED BUTTE is a quaint 1880s mining town and designated Registered National Historic District. Behind its historically colorful Victorian buildings are some of the finest restaurants and galleries in Colorado. This vibrant mountain town is designated as the "official wildflower capital" of Colorado. Crested Butte welcomes visitors with throughout the year with an amazing array of one-of-a-kind festivals, events, recreational opportunities and live performances that reflect the lifestyle, natural beauty and western traditions of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Located in the heart of town, Crested Butte Nordic offers 55K of groomed trails.
Located between Gunnison and Crested Butte, where the tumbling waters of the Taylor and East Rivers meet to form the Gunnison River, ALMONT is small-town Colorado at its finest. The area offers some of the best fly-fishing in the state. Quaint riverfront cabins and resorts welcome travelers who enjoy rafting, fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding, horseback riding and more.
GUNNISON is a place that harkens back to the Old West. The community retains its ties to a century of ranching with its wide open spaces, friendly folks and Cattlemen’s Days, one of the oldest rodeos in Colorado. Its location offers easy access the largest body of water in the state at Blue Mesa Reservoir. Whether it is waterskiing, sailing, fly fishing or camping with the family, Gunnison provides the perfect recreational and western get-away.
LODGING in the Gunnison Valley ranges from cabins, nationally-known hotels/motels and B&B’s, to quaint inns, condos and private vacation homes.
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