Guidebook for Crested Butte

Marcie

Guidebook for Crested Butte

Food Scene
Very local! Walking distance. Voted Colorado's best roasters, yummy pastries, scones.
Camp 4 Coffee CB South
161 Gillaspey Ave
Very local! Walking distance. Voted Colorado's best roasters, yummy pastries, scones.
This is SO Local. And the chef produces some of the greatest, organic all-American comfort foods, fabululous craft hamburgers and excellent pizzas. Funkadelic! Sit outside on the deck, sip a brew and meet the unique and friendly locals
Crested Butte South General Store
228 Elcho Avenue
This is SO Local. And the chef produces some of the greatest, organic all-American comfort foods, fabululous craft hamburgers and excellent pizzas. Funkadelic! Sit outside on the deck, sip a brew and meet the unique and friendly locals
Real Crested Butte, touristy--but truly Mountain Boho, with elegant pizzas, a clothing bazaar and wild and funky design.
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The Secret Stash
303 Elk Avenue
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Real Crested Butte, touristy--but truly Mountain Boho, with elegant pizzas, a clothing bazaar and wild and funky design.
It's an environmentally-aware, casual and intellectual meeting place, bookstore, and info dispensing center. Also home of Townie Books, cultural events, readings, etc.
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Rumors Coffee and Tea House
414 Elk Avenue
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It's an environmentally-aware, casual and intellectual meeting place, bookstore, and info dispensing center. Also home of Townie Books, cultural events, readings, etc.
Field-to-table from the wonderful farms, orchards and pastures of the Gunnison Valley and surrounding region. Creative, intimate, lovingingly created and served by knowledgeable local folk who know Food! Please tell them Marcie referred you!
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Sunflower
214 Elk Avenue
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Field-to-table from the wonderful farms, orchards and pastures of the Gunnison Valley and surrounding region. Creative, intimate, lovingingly created and served by knowledgeable local folk who know Food! Please tell them Marcie referred you!
Always fresh, and delilcious--especially for a very land-locked community. We love our seafood and sushi! Daily specials, great wines and lovely mixed drinks.
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Lil's Sushi Bar & Grill
321 Elk Avenue
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Always fresh, and delilcious--especially for a very land-locked community. We love our seafood and sushi! Daily specials, great wines and lovely mixed drinks.
Very, very local and family-oriented, pool tables, sports bar and local musician venue. Good all-American casual food.
Tully's
282 Elcho Ave
Very, very local and family-oriented, pool tables, sports bar and local musician venue. Good all-American casual food.
Shopping
Straight from Nepal and Tibet. Crested Butte is a sister village of a number of Tibetan Sherpa Villages. This store carries glorious and honorably curated jewelry, the Crested Butte style, Mountain Bohemian and Tribal goods.
Mabuhay Limited
404 Elk Ave
Straight from Nepal and Tibet. Crested Butte is a sister village of a number of Tibetan Sherpa Villages. This store carries glorious and honorably curated jewelry, the Crested Butte style, Mountain Bohemian and Tribal goods.
Crested Butte and Colorado are generally 420 Friendly and products are available for private, indoor use in-state. Nothing may be carried or sent out-of-state. Soma is one of @ 14 Dispensaries in the Gunnison-Crested Butte environs. Owners and dispensary staffs are very knowledgeable, and scrupulously careful of legal limitations, etc.
Soma Crested Butte
423 Belleview Ave
Crested Butte and Colorado are generally 420 Friendly and products are available for private, indoor use in-state. Nothing may be carried or sent out-of-state. Soma is one of @ 14 Dispensaries in the Gunnison-Crested Butte environs. Owners and dispensary staffs are very knowledgeable, and scrupulously careful of legal limitations, etc.
Owned and operated by beloved locals, horse people and mountain bikers--anything you would like to know about hiking, biking, enjoying the Gunnison National forest and Elk Mountain environments can be learned and outfitted here.
Chopwood Mercantile
120 Elk Ave
Owned and operated by beloved locals, horse people and mountain bikers--anything you would like to know about hiking, biking, enjoying the Gunnison National forest and Elk Mountain environments can be learned and outfitted here.
Getting Around
You can fly into the Gunnison Airport and rent a car on-site. Or ask for the Alpine Express to bring you to the Crested Butte, South Bus Stop. You can walk from there to Wise Acre. Bring your Bike. Put it on the Gunnison to Crested Butte RTA Bus, and ride into the mountains, all around Crested Butte and environs. Or--fly into Denver Int'l Airpor, Colorado Springs Airport or Montrose, CO Airport, or Grand Jct. Airport---then rent a car and you will travel between 3-5 hours, no matter which way you come, through some of the world's most gorgeous Rocky Mtn. and Southwestern landscapes.
Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport
711 W Rio Grande Ave
You can fly into the Gunnison Airport and rent a car on-site. Or ask for the Alpine Express to bring you to the Crested Butte, South Bus Stop. You can walk from there to Wise Acre. Bring your Bike. Put it on the Gunnison to Crested Butte RTA Bus, and ride into the mountains, all around Crested Butte and environs. Or--fly into Denver Int'l Airpor, Colorado Springs Airport or Montrose, CO Airport, or Grand Jct. Airport---then rent a car and you will travel between 3-5 hours, no matter which way you come, through some of the world's most gorgeous Rocky Mtn. and Southwestern landscapes.
Parks & Nature
Walk right out the door of your cabin at Wise Acre and you are 1/2 mile from some of the most glorious hiking, biking, climbing, horseback riding and walking country in the world.
Gunnison National Forest
Walk right out the door of your cabin at Wise Acre and you are 1/2 mile from some of the most glorious hiking, biking, climbing, horseback riding and walking country in the world.
It's right outside your door. It is primarily undiscovered by tourists, and it is our precious East River and Cement Creek mountain river and stream location.
Cement Creek Road
It's right outside your door. It is primarily undiscovered by tourists, and it is our precious East River and Cement Creek mountain river and stream location.
Huge lake reservoir--for wind-surfing, sailing, paddle-boarding, fishing, house-boating.
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Blue Mesa Reservoir
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Huge lake reservoir--for wind-surfing, sailing, paddle-boarding, fishing, house-boating.
Sightseeing and Street Festivals
Everything happens on Elk Ave., the Main Street of our joyous community. Maidens and stilt-walkers, Green Man and giant bonfire, processions and locals celebrating KEEPING CRESTED BUTTE WILD --everyone Dancing in the Street.
Our historic mining and ranching town has been spiffed up, but it still remains the most friendly, funky and uber-athletic in the country. Friendly folks, cheery neighborhoods, gorgeous flowers, street cafes and amazing restaurants.
Elk Avenue
Our historic mining and ranching town has been spiffed up, but it still remains the most friendly, funky and uber-athletic in the country. Friendly folks, cheery neighborhoods, gorgeous flowers, street cafes and amazing restaurants.
Arts & Culture
The Paragon is a 45-year old Artists Coop, staffed by local artisans, craftfolk, and carrying an ever-changing array of hand-created, jewelry, clothing, paintings, carvings, metal sculpture and much more. If you can't find what you want here--they will tell you just where to go and who to see.
Paragon Gallery
132 Elk Ave
The Paragon is a 45-year old Artists Coop, staffed by local artisans, craftfolk, and carrying an ever-changing array of hand-created, jewelry, clothing, paintings, carvings, metal sculpture and much more. If you can't find what you want here--they will tell you just where to go and who to see.
Gunnison County is one of the most highly-educatedccounties in America with one of the smallest populations. Writers, Film Festivals, visionary Dance Collective, elegant brand new state-of-the art theatres. Yes! Culture with a view of our eponymous mountain, with bright, discerning locals--High Country Culture.
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Center for the Arts Crested Butte
606 6th Street
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Gunnison County is one of the most highly-educatedccounties in America with one of the smallest populations. Writers, Film Festivals, visionary Dance Collective, elegant brand new state-of-the art theatres. Yes! Culture with a view of our eponymous mountain, with bright, discerning locals--High Country Culture.
Crested Butte Mountain theatre is the longest-lived, oldest continuing community theatre in Colorado. Community members write, act, direct, produce and celebrate our dramatic location and local theatre artists. The intimate Mallardi Cabaret Theatre cannot be beat for innovative, exuberant and cutting edge forms of theatre, including burlesque, drag and gender-fluid reviews, original one-act plays and much more.
Crested Butte Mountain Theatre
403 2nd Street
Crested Butte Mountain theatre is the longest-lived, oldest continuing community theatre in Colorado. Community members write, act, direct, produce and celebrate our dramatic location and local theatre artists. The intimate Mallardi Cabaret Theatre cannot be beat for innovative, exuberant and cutting edge forms of theatre, including burlesque, drag and gender-fluid reviews, original one-act plays and much more.
Essentials
We are at the end of the road and 2 miles up. During the summer tourism can create shortages--however, the staff is very friendly and helpful. If you need something special just ask, and they will direct you to other specialty shops.
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Clark's Market
500 Belleview Ave
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We are at the end of the road and 2 miles up. During the summer tourism can create shortages--however, the staff is very friendly and helpful. If you need something special just ask, and they will direct you to other specialty shops.