Destination guide

The friendly area of Basalt awaits your stay

Enjoy the live music and other features of Basalt. This walkable and welcoming city is known for its skiing, hiking and riverfront. Snowmass Mountain and Buttermilk Mountain are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Basalt

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Basalt a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Snowmass Mountain (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Buttermilk Mountain (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Aspen Highlands (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Ranch at Roaring Fork (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • River Valley Ranch Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Snowmass Club (12.4 mi / 20 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Basalt

Travelers enjoy Basalt for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in January, February, April or May, when snowfall averages 14.56 inches and temperatures average 10°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Basalt

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Basalt is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Penny Hot Springs (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Hanging Lake Trailhead (16.6 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Grizzly Creek Trail (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Hanging Lake (17.4 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Hunter Creek Trailhead (17.6 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Wagner Park (17.9 mi / 28.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Basalt

The nearest airport is in Aspen, CO (ASE-Pitkin County), located 14.7 mi (23.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Vail, CO (EGE-Eagle County Regional), which is 20 mi (32.1 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Basalt?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,039 house rentals around Basalt. From 352 Houses to 37 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Basalt is on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Basalt?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Basalt:

  • Lionshead Village: 1,179 vacation rentals
  • Matterhorn Village: 278 vacation rentals
  • Vail Village: 790 vacation rentals
  • West Vail: 1,665 vacation rentals
  • Missouri Heights: 29 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Basalt?

Vrbo offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Basalt. From Vrbo travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Willits Town Center: 1,352 home rentals
  • Aspen: 2,371 home rentals
  • High Noon Express Ski Lift: 8,689 home rentals
  • Summit Express Ski Lift: 1,761 home rentals
  • Grouse Mountain Express Ski Lift: 3,336 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Basalt listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Basalt?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 352 Houses in Basalt. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Basalt include:

  • Cabins: 37 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 485 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 37 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Basalt?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 513 vacation homes with pool available in Basalt.

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