Things To Do & See On The Way To Crested Butte Colorado

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One great aspect of Crested Butte's relative isolation is the opportunity to explore cool mountain towns and Colorado's vibrant cities while traveling to your high-country getaway.

Overview
Colorado is full of iconic mountain towns and bustling cities, so take some time to explore these great destinations.

Aspen / Snowmass
Ski Town USA welcomes visitors year-round for awesome outdoor sports and posh amenities.

Denver
The unofficial capital city of the Rocky Mountain West, Denver is a sprawling city.

Durango
The gem of southern Colorado, Durango is a college town close to desert recreation and big mountains.

Glenwood Springs
This iconic Western city has great natural springs and a quaint downtown.

Grand Junction
Grand Junction is an economically vibrant community with quick desert access and a thriving vineyard scene.

Summit County
Colorado's playground is home to five major ski resorts and excellent fly fishing.

Leadville
Leadville attracts visitors with its historic downtown and nearby access to big mountains and trout-filled streams.

Telluride
Telluride is home to celebrities, millionaires and ski bums who revel in the small-town atmosphere centered around mountains and the annual bluegrass festival.

Vail
The largest ski resort in America sits above two base villages known for their posh amenities.

Colorado Springs
Colorado's second city, Colorado Springs has a big regional airport and close proximity to such natural wonders as Garden of the Gods.

Delta
The biggest little town in southern Colorado, Delta's main street straight out of the 1950s.

Southern Utah
Open desert marked by colorful mesas, long meandering rivers and deep canyons make southern Utah an explorer's dream.