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The majestic setting of Gunnison is ready to explore

The mountains and riverfront provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Gunnison. Renowned for its skiing, hiking and fishing, this city welcomes all visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Gunnison

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Gunnison a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dos Rios Golf Club (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Cranor Hill Ski Area (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Crested Butte Nordic Center (22.5 mi / 36.3 km)
  • Crested Butte Mountain Resort (24.5 mi / 39.5 km)

Seasonal weather in Gunnison

Travelers enjoy Gunnison for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in January, February, December or October, when snowfall averages 13.05 inches and temperatures average -4°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gunnison

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Gunnison is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jorgensen Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Curecanti National Recreation Area (20.5 mi / 33 km)
  • Crested Butte Town Park (22.6 mi / 36.4 km)
  • Curecanti National Recreation Area (25.3 mi / 40.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Gunnison

Fly into Gunnison, CO (GUC-Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional), the closest airport, located 1 mi (1.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Aspen, CO (ASE-Pitkin County), which is 46.8 mi (75.3 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Gunnison?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 879 house rentals around Gunnison. From 337 Houses to 51 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 Gunnison is on HomeAway.

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

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 Gunnison:

  • Ponderosa Pines: 72 vacation rentals
  • Solar Ranch: 15 vacation rentals
  • The Outlook: 249 vacation rentals
  • Crested Butte South: 631 vacation rentals
  • Crested Mountain Village: 431 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 Gunnison?

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

  • Gunnison Pioneer Museum: 81 home rentals
  • Jorgensen Park: 80 home rentals
  • Dillon Pinnacles: 69 home rentals
  • Gunnison Valley Observatory: 56 home rentals
  • Oak Flat Trail: 80 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gunnison listed on HomeAway 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 Gunnison?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 337 Houses in Gunnison. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gunnison include:

  • Cabins: 51 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 51 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 387 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 Gunnison?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 102 vacation homes with pool available in Gunnison.

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