Holiday Packages Fit for Every Traveler

By AlpineZone News |
Nov 21 2011 - 02:58 PM

Whether driving or flying, Crested Butte Mountain Resort has perfect lodging packages to save you money

MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – NOV. 18 – For many, planning for the holidays has already begun. Where to go, what to do, and how much it is going to cost; the questions designed to help steer vacation plans. Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) is announcing last minute drive and fly packages to make your decision to ski this December a lot easier. With a full list of events and activities to put on the itinerary, there is something fun for everyone.

For those looking to drive:

CBMR is offering condominium packages that are hard to beat. For the lucky ones who live close by and choose to drive to the resort, stay 3 nights, get your fourth night free and receive a $200 gas credit on your reservation. Make your reservation now to stay December 16 – 27. The offer ends November 28th for purchase and a four night stay and lift ticket purchase is required. Call Crested Butte Vacations to learn more or book a reservation, 800-600-2803.

For those looking to fly:

Flying in for the holidays and looking for a great condominium for the family? CBMR has opened the doors to the Plaza Condominiums and is offering a “Buy One, Get One Free” airline ticket, when you book a lift and lodging package for a minimum of four nights. The offer is available now, through November 28, by calling Crested Butte Vacations at 800-600-2308. Valid for stays beginning December 15 and travel must be completed by December 28. There is a limit of three airline tickets per reservation and a maximum of $500 per ticket.

The Grandest Christmas: December 17 – December 25, 2011

A holiday ski vacation; isn’t that grand? Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s Grandest Christmas package returns featuring four nights of lodging at The Grand Lodge Hotel & Suites, and three days of skiing or riding at CBMR, including passes to the resort’s Adventure Park, for a family of four for $1,199. CBMR’s Grandest Christmas package must be booked by December 16, 2011 for travel from December 17 through December 27, 2011 (check-out on December 28, 2011). Price is subject to availability and has been quoted prior to all fees, taxes and optional travel protection. This package is available exclusively through Crested Butte Vacations: 800-600-2803.

Considered by many to be “Colorado’s last great ski town,” Crested Butte is the ideal holiday destination. Dazzling twinkle lights line Elk Avenue and crowds gather for the Torchlight Parade as skiers wind down the mountain on Christmas Eve followed by a holiday fireworks show. Watch world famous ice carvers chisel life-sized ice sculptures in the courtyard at Mountaineer Square, making the base area village a winter wonderland of artistic beauty. Check out the Gingerbread House competition or get in the holiday spirit and make your own gingerbread house to enter to win fun prizes.

In addition to all of the holiday happenings, take advantage of some of the other activities the area has to offer. There are miles of Nordic trails groomed to perfection, horses eager to take you for a wintery ride, a snowcat that will show you what 350 horsepower feels like when you’re in the driver’s seat, or snowmobile tours that will take you into the expansive National Forest surrounding the area.

Crested Butte has made it easy to visit for the holidays with events, activities and great prices on lodging and lift ticket packages. Call the travel experts at Crested Butte Vacations to book a holiday vacation you’ll never forget.

About Crested Butte:

Nestled in the heart of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, Crested Butte is committed to preserving the pristine landscape and mountain lifestyle. With vibrant Victorian store fronts and expressive local characters, the small historic town remains true to its heritage and radiates an unparalleled welcoming and inviting spirit that celebrates a simpler life and time. Thanks to a widely diverse landscape, outdoor enthusiasts of all levels will find a new challenge with each visit. From world-class mountain biking, to legendary skiing and snowboarding, to a secluded fly-fishing experience, Crested Butte is one of Colorado’s best-kept secrets.

For more information about Crested Butte’s lodging, conference, meeting facilities, and special packages, call Crested Butte Vacations, 800-600-2803 or visit the web site at For information on ski area real estate opportunities call 970-349-4999 or 877-805-6109 or visit the website at