United offers nonstop flights from all three Washington area airports to Denver. Frontier offers nonstop flights from Reagan National to Denver. Southwest offers nonstop flights from BWI Marshall to Denver. United offers connecting service to Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport.
My room was in a pet-friendly neighborhood on Belleview Avenue near downtown, for $207 per night, including taxes and fees.
14 Treasury Rd.
Classic ski lodge-hotel at the base of the mountain. Rates begin at $249, breakfast included.
218 Maroon Ave.
Bagels, wraps, latkes from $10.
The Secret Stash Pizzeria
303 Elk Ave.
Newly expanded pizza parlor, also serving pasta, wings, salads. Open until late night. Large pie begins at $16.
127 Elk Ave.
French-American fine dining bistro. Entrees begin at $33.
620 Gothic Rd.
Steps from the base of Mount Crested Butte. PBR and whiskey shot, $5 at happy hour.
127 Elk Ave.
One of the best bars in ski country. $1 mystery shots (bottles wrapped in tinfoil). Cheeseburgers $5, PBR $2.
212 Elk Ave.
Serving rum cocktails and small plates. Free afternoon tours. Cocktails $8-$9.
Crested Butte Mountain Resort
12 Snowmass Rd.
A full-day adult ski ticket costs $98. Half-day ticket purchased after 12:30 p.m. costs $74.