Crested Butte: The Mountain Version of Austin

Crested Butte home owners know that this unique mountain town is unlike anything else. Some say it’s like a mountain version of Austin, Texas, which is renowned for its carefree attitude, outstanding food and abundance of craft beers and libations. While the climates are certainly different, the comparison is actually not that far off the mark. Here’s a look at what makes Crested Butte unique and amazing! 

Camp 4 Coffee: Sorry Starbucks…Camp 4 Coffee is where Crested Butte home owners go when they need a caffeine fix. The “espresso-lane” ensures you won’t get stuck behind someone ordering a no water, extra hot, no foam chai. Just put $2 in the can and help yourself to a cup of SledgeHammer.

Avalanche: No, no, we’re not talking about an unexpected natural disaster. This Avalanche is a local hotspot where you can grab an apres-ski beer. Located slopeside just a few feet away from the lifts, Avalanche is already open for the ski season. 

Mountain Heritage Museum: Paying homage to the Eastern Europeans and miners who put Crested Butte on the map, the Mountain Heritage Museum is worth your time when you need a break from the slopes. Head of the museum, the museum is home to many old artifacts like old skis, mining equipment and a diorama that shows what Crested Butte looked like in the 1920s. 

There are a variety of events and festivals that take place throughout the year in Crested Butte, so whether you’re planning a visit in the winter or when the flowers are blooming in the spring, you are certain to have an amazing time. 

To learn more about available Crested Butte homes that are currently listed for sale, please contact me. I’m a local real estate agent and I’d love to assist you with your search.

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