Crested Butte has all of the things we love about skiing in Colorado skiing without the price tag of doing it in Aspen or Vail. Winter skiing has been around this area of Colorado since the 60s and continues to attract new visitors every year.

The resort at Crested Butte is second only to the one in Vail as the oldest in the state. Just a couple of years ago Vail Resorts purchased Crested Butte Resort and continues operations.

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Colorado Ski Bucks Go Further Near Crested Butte Ski Resort

VRBO.com has tons of vacation rentals for just about any destination. We've rounded up some of the most affordable rentals listed without giving up the perks. Sometimes you just want a place to crash and only need a simple reservation because you plan on living on the mountain. We got that. If you want the hot tub, fireplace, big-screen TVs, and mountain views, we definitely found that too.

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