Crested Butte Colorado is known as "The Last Great Colorado Ski Town" AND "The Wildflower Capital Of Colorado for obvious reasons. It is also the birthplace of Mountain Biking and home to the Mountain biking Hall of Fame. The old town of Crested Butte is one of Colorados largest National Historic Districts, and looks much like it did a century ago when gold miners skied in from their mountain claims for supplies and food. In the town of Crested Butte, guests feel warmly welcomed by both its friendly locals and its old Victorian storefronts. Crested Butte also boasts an impressive cultural slate-art galleries, musical entertainment, dance, theater-and, as Michael Carlton wrote in the Denver Post, "Crested Butte has more fine restaurants per capita than any other town in the U.S.". Visiting Crested Butte from anywhere in the USA is easy with the Gunnison/Crested Butte airport only 28 miles away.