Crested Butte Vacation Planning
& Travel Tips
Crested, Butte, CO Travel, Vacation & Tourism
Crested Butte Travel & Vacation Tips
We have compiled a "cheat-sheet" to help plan your winter
or summer travel to Crested Butte. Below is a list of considerations
while planning your ultimate vacation.
Crested Butte Lodging & Accommodations in Advance
Lodging in Crested Butte,
fast. For the best deals on lodging, it is advisable
to book in advance. Search for Crested Butte
Hotels using our advanced
lodging form and select
from a range of luxury hotels, pet-friendly hotels and hotels with
mountain views. You will
also find a wide variety of Crested Butte condos, condominiums, lodges
and vacation rentals for your family ski trip.
If you're looking for a no-hassle Crested
Butte vacation or
Crested Butte Ski Package, you can visit our planning section
to receive discount rates
on Crested Butte lodging deals, airfare, lift tickets,
car rentals and more. Build your own Crested
Butte package today!
Crested Butte Pet-Friendly
Several lodging locations in Crested Butte offer
pet-friendly services. To view pet-friendly hotels in Crested Butte visit
our Crested Butte lodging planner.
Crested Butte Winter Vacations
Crested Butte is of course known for the Crested
Butte Ski Resort's fabulous skiing, but there is a whole list of
additional activities to experience while on your Crested
Butte vacation. View a list of winter
Crested Butte Mountain Lift Tickets
You can purchase your ski and lift tickets to Crested Butte Mountain
Resort online. View more info and book your Crested
Butte lift ticket Deals in advance.
& Snowboard Rentals in Crested Butte
Renting skis and snowboard equipment in Crested Butte is convenient and
affordable. Some stores in Crested
Butte offer ski deals if you rent in advance. Rent your ski equipment
for the Crested Butte Mountain Resort online.
Crested Butte Summer Vacations
The local mantra goes "We came for the winter,
but stayed for the summer". This is true testament to Crested Butte's
summer appeal. Kick back and enjoy the warm weather, blue skies and plenty
of activities. Read more about summer
activities in Crested Butte, CO.
Issues in Crested Butte
Above 8,000 feet, altitude illness affects 20 to 30 percent of
visitors from low elevations to some degree. The first thing most people
notice is a shortness of breath, especially when exercising. In addition,
the heart is likely to beat faster and one may develop nausea, fatigue,
headache, or have difficulty sleeping. If you develop one or more of
these symptoms you may have Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). If these symptoms
do not subside within a day or two, consult a doctor.
to Wear in Crested Butte
Crested Butte is the kind of place where you can get away with it all.
Locals and visitors alike can be seen wearing casual jeans, or nicer
garments for those special nights out. Either way, you will feel right
at home with whatever you choose to wear.
in Crested Butte
Visa, MasterCard and American Express cards are widely accepted at the
Butte Mountain Resort and throughout the town
of Crested Butte, in
addition to Traveler’s
Cheques. ATM machines accept most cards for a small fee and are located
at various on-mountain locations and throughout town.
To & Around Crested Butte
Crested Butte's transportation network provides an unparalleled and hassle
free vacation. In addition to Crested Butte's superb in-town transportation
and bus service, Crested Butte also offers a wide range of taxi services.
View more about Crested
Butte In-Town Transportation. View additional information about Crested Butte airport transportation.
in Crested Butte
If you've not spent time in the mountains before,
be aware that weather conditions in Crested Butte, Colorado will
be a bit different than what you're used to. In the valleys and at
higher altitudes, your body may behave differently. Dress for cooler
temperatures and be prepared for sudden weather changes. For an updated
forecast, visit our Crested
What to Bring
The airfare is booked, the lodging sorted, lift tickets purchased,
rental equipment reserved…the only thing left to do is
pack! We’ve created a list below detailing a few of the
essentials so you’ll arrive in Crested Butte with everything
you need to make your vacation a memorable one.
What to Bring to Crested
- Ski / snowboard equipment
/ boots with good traction
back / water bottle
/ hat / gloves
/ mp3 player / Walkman
layers (sweatshirts / long sleeve t-shirts / long underwear)
/ video camera
coat / waterproof ski pants
begin planning your Crested Butte vacation visit our online planning