It’s no surprise that Crested Butte tops the list of Colorado’s 10 most picturesque mountain towns. No matter the season, Crested Butte and its surrounding peaks deliver an awe inspiring landscape. While the magical winter scenes along Elk Avenue seem almost right out of a snow globe, the fields of summer wildflowers are postcard perfect. The historic buildings throughout town will take you a step back in time. Established in 1880, Crested Butte’s architecture is very charming. Additionally, the hillsides surrounding Crested Butte are blanketed in aspens making this one of the top places to view the fall colors.

Being one of Colorado’s 10 most picturesque mountain towns, Crested Butte has something for everyone. Enjoy strolling up historic Elk Avenue where you will find fine dining, family restaurants, boutique shops and more. Crested Butte is a wonderful vacation spot to bring the family. Additionally, there is also a great night lift and many exciting annual festivals and events. Visit historic saloons and bars such as Kochevar’s Saloon or the Wooden Nickel. Be sure to catch the Vinotok fall festival while in town checking out the fall colors.

OutThere Colorado just named Crested Butte #1 on their list of Colorado’s 10 Most Picturesque Mountain Towns. Be sure to check out the other great Colorado mountain towns that made the list.

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