Foodie Tour from Gunnison to Gothic

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This tasting tour through Gunnison, Gothic and Crested Butte, with a few activities in between meals, will give you a glimpse of life in these special mountain towns in southwest Colorado.

Sustainability Activity
Travel Like a Local

There are special places and unique vistas around nearly every Colorado corner. You can help ensure these places exist for generations to come by staying on roads and trails, keeping speeds in check, leaving campsites and picnic spots just as you found them, and following instructional signs while you’re out and about in our state.

Day
1
Activity
Elk Creek Marina

Blue Mesa Reservoir is a water sport enthusiasts dream. The large, wide-open reservoir makes it perfect for boating, sailing, and messing around…

Lunch
Pappy's Restaurant at Elk Creek Marina
Come enjoy the beautiful view of Elk Creek Marina & Blue Mesa Lake from our patio dining area ! LIVE MUSIC SATURDAY NIGHTS! Casual dining open…
Activity
Double Shot Cyclery
Full service, professional bicycle maintenance and repair for all bikes, as well as a coffee shop.
Dinner
Garlic Mike's Float 'n Dine

Enjoy the area's only dinner cruise – Rocky Mountain style! Start out at Three Rivers Resort and enjoy a scenic float trip on the Gunnison River to Garlic Mike's Restaurant.

Lodging
Three Rivers Resort & Outfitting

The Gateway to Taylor Canyon, our resort sits between Gunnison and Crested Butte and features cabins, vacation homes & lodge rooms. Lodging ranges…

Day
2
Breakfast
Paradise Cafe

Breakfast and lunch served Mon-Sat 7am-2pm. Breakfast Only Sunday's 7am-1pm.

Activity
Summer Chairlift Ride at Crested Butte Mountain Resort

There’s nothing like the view from the top of Mt. Crested Butte. On a bluebird day, you can gaze down on the town of Crested Butte, look out toward the old town site of Gothic (a mining camp turned research area) or take in the entire Gunnison Valley.

Lunch
Umbrella Bar at Ten Peaks

The Umbrella Bar at Ten Peaks is Crested Butte Mountain Resort's newest on-mountain addition, now open for the season! Where once stood a small…

Insider's Tip
Spend the Afternoon Atop Mt. Crested Butte

Hike around or bring your mountain bike to do some exploring after your top-of-the-mountain lunch before taking the chairlift back to town for dinner.

Dinner
Brick Oven Pizzeria & Pub
Brick Oven Pizzeria and Pub boasts the largest patio in town and offers 30 beers on tap, full-bar, pizza, and salad bar.
Activity
Third Bowl Homemade Ice Cream
Third Bowl Homemade Ice Cream is made from scratch in small batches here in Crested Butte. We offer a mix of traditional and innovative ice cream…
Lodging
Lodge at Mountaineer Square

Located in the heart of the Crested Butte Mountain Resort base area - just steps from the ski lifts, hiking, biking and near shopping and …

Day
3
Breakfast
Coffee Lab
The Coffee Lab located in Mountaineer Square is now featuring specialty coffees, doughnuts, breakfast sandwiches and soup! Stop by for great coffee,…
Activity
Drive to Gothic & Hike to Judd Falls

Close to Crested Butte, the trail to Judd Falls is a popular choice for visitors with its mellow profile and short distance. It offers great views of Gothic Mountain along with wildflowers and a waterfall destination.

Lunch
Dining Hall at the Rocky Mountain Biological Library

Our meals are prepared from scratch by a dedicated staff of culinary magicians serving either a meat or a vegetarian option buffet style. The public is welcome to dine with RMBL scientists and community members.

Activity
Montanya Distillers
Montanya Distillers is a Colorado craft distiller of award-winning rum, founded in 2008. The company moved its headquarters from Silverton, CO to…
Dinner
Lil's Sushi Bar & Grill
We are proud to offer you the best selection in town with fresh, never-frozen fish flown in 6 days a week!
Activity
The Dogwood Cocktail Cabin
The Dogwood is located in an old miners cabin just off of Elk Avenue. Come enjoy one of our creative cocktails which feature our house-infused…
Lodging
Cristiana Guesthaus

Cristiana Guesthaus is a cozy bed and breakfast inn with the charm of a European ski lodge. A hearty homemade continental breakfast is served…

Day
4
Breakfast
McGill's At Crested Butte
Enjoy homemade breakfasts such as french toast with real maple syrup, eggs benedict, and fresh baked biscuits.
Activity
Hike Brush Creek

Brush Creek trail is straightforward and offers expansive views most of the way from the start.

Lunch
Crested Butte Burger Company
Located at the base area of Mount Crested Butte, this eatery dishes up delightful burgers and fries.
Activity
Gunnison Pioneer Museum

Five-acre campus and Gunnison's cultural and historic 1880s history! Buildings include: Gunnison's first post office (1876), Denver & Rio Grande…

Dinner
I Bar Ranch
The I Bar is an authentic western heritage event center situated at the base of ‘W’ Mountain in beautiful Gunnison, CO. Its unique setting is what…
Activity
I Bar Ranch Summer Concert Series

The I Bar is situated on a 10-acre converted hay meadow, 250 feet off of the Tomichi Creek at the base of W Mountain in beautiful Gunnison. Have dinner at the ranch while you're there!

Lodging
The Inn at Tomichi Village

The serene surroundings, and crisp mountain air make Tomichi Village the right choice for visitors searching for a combination of charm, peace and…