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Through life-enriching adventures and inspirational, authentic experiences, Gunnison-Crested Butte delivers lasting memories unlike any other vacation destination! And, being budget-friendly is icing on the cake!

- Free concerts and art events number more than 52 this summer
- Hike in 7 Wilderness Areas, one connects us to Aspen
- Camping in the Gunnison National Forest along cool rivers (drive in or camp sites)
- Mountain bike on easy, moderate and challenging epic trails
- Go boating on Blue Mesa, Colorado's largest lake at Curecanti National Recreation Area (marina rentals available)
- Museums offer learning experiences for $7 and less
- Art Center's exhibitions are free, enjoyable and enlightening

Summertime in Gunnison-Crested Butte is the perfect Colorado vacation destination for everyone. With more than 80 restaurants, locally owned, one-of-a-kind shopping and great lodging choices, our Southwest Colorado destination offers it all. Book your lodging now!

Kids Stay & Play Free
Valid 6/17-9/5 except 8/22-23: At Crested Butte Mountain Resort children under the age of 18 stay for free and all family members on the reservation receive a free single scenic lift ride ticket.
Gunnison's Western Motel from $130 for 2 Nights
Valid 5/15-9/30/11: Walk to downtown Gunnison, be across the street from two parks, enjoy continental breakfast and savings in the heart of Gunnison!
Hitch n' Post Package from $140/night
Valid 6/15 - 8/15/11: Enjoy the Hitch n' Post package at Harmel's Ranch Resort from $140/night (up to 4 people per room). Includes a hearty breakfast and a fishing permit.
Save up to 30% at Chateaux Condominiums
Valid 6/22-8/24/11: Stay for 2 nights and receive a 20% discount, 3 nights and receive a 25% discount, 4+ nights and receive a 30% discount!
Cabin Special from $22.25 Per Person/Per Night
Valid through 12/31/11: $22.25 per person per night in a cabin that sleeps 8 is family fun and family budget friendly! Our 3 bedroom, two bath units sleep 8 people. From $178 per night.
$100 Per Person Cabin & Rafting Package
Valid 8/15-9/30/11: 2 night late summer and fall raft package for just $100 per person at Three Rivers Resort.
Summer Packages at The Ruby of Crested Butte
Many packages available, such as: Family Fly Fishing Foray, Raft, Ride and Reconnect Retreat, Pedal and Pamper package, as well as customized day trip packages.
View our event calendar!
Gunnison-Crested Butte is located in the heart of Southwestern Colorado, a scenic 4 hour drive from Denver and just 3 hours from Colorado Springs and Grand Junction. Year Round fly United Airlines via Denver and in winter, daily nonstop jet service from Dallas/Ft. Worth on American Airlines. Convenient door-to-door shuttle service is available as well as several major rental car agencies located in the Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC).

Official Visitor Info

Crested Butte Summer Deals


Crested Butte Lodging & Property Management

Three Rivers Resort & Outfitting

Peak Property Management

The Nordic Inn

Cristiana Guesthaus

Crested Butte Vacations

Real Estate

Peak Real Estate Sales

Coldwell Banker Bighorn Realty


Three Rivers Resort & Outfitting

Willowfly Anglers

Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Flatiron Sports

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