Summer in Paradise

We are so excited that you’re considering Crested Butte and Gunnison as the destination for your summer 2020 Colorado vacation! With over two million acres of public land, this is the perfect place to get away from the crowds and enjoy the great outdoors. Learn more about what to eat, where to stay and what to do while you’re here.

Looking for travel info? Check out our Getting Here page.

For everyone’s safety, while you’re here we ask that you wear a mask indoors and wherever social distancing is not possible. Thank you for supporting our community!

750+ miles

150+ trails



hiking in crested butte and gunnison
fishing in gunnison and crested butte
boating, kayaking, and canoeing in crested butte and gunnison
bike in gunnison, crested butte, and taylor park


A fisherman holds a brown trout close to the river in a net.

Fly-Fishing in Crested Butte

Fly-Fishing in Crested Butte and the Gunnison Valley, Colorado. With two million acres of public land situated around the headwaters of one of Colorado’s largest river drainages, READ MORE

alpine sunflowers at sunset crested butte

Crested Butte Wildflower Guide

Crested Butte Wildflowers Colorado Wildflower Guide: Crested Butte is the Wildflower Capital of Colorado. Each summer, nature puts on a show that’s hard to beat anywhere else READ MORE

A woman hikes through yellow flowers with red mountains in the background.

Crested Butte Summer Activities

Crested Butte Summer Activities: As you’re planning your 2020 Colorado summer vacation, you’ve got lots of choices for how to spend your time here. No matter your READ MORE

Stay Connected!

Love our blog? So do we! Subscribe to the official Gunnison Crested Butte newsletter for blog updates. We'll send you our best vacation deals, too.