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Foodie Tour from Gunnison to Gothic

Foodie Tour from Gunnison to Gothic
4 days
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

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Blue Mesa Reservoir is a water sport enthusiasts dream. The large, wide-open reservoir makes it perfect for boating, sailing, and messing around. It's the place to enjoy water skiing, kayaking,... Read More

Lunch

Pappy's Restaurant at Elk Creek Marina

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Come enjoy the beautiful view of Elk Creek Marina & Blue Mesa Lake from our patio dining area ! LIVE MUSIC SATURDAY NIGHTS! Casual dining open Memorial Day through Labor Day. Read More
Activity

Double Shot Cyclery

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Full service, professional bicycle maintenance and repair for all bikes, as well as a coffee shop. Read More
Dinner

Garlic Mike's Float 'n Dine

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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

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The Gateway to Taylor Canyon, our resort sits between Gunnison and Crested Butte and features cabins, vacation homes & lodge rooms. Lodging ranges from basic studio cabins to upscale on the... Read More

Day 2
Breakfast

Izzy's

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We create a fresh batch of bagels everyday, with many varieties including whole wheat bagels. We also serve up many specialty egg plates such as "the greek", and "the Harlen daze", egg sandwiches... Read More
Activity

Summer Chairlift Ride at Crested Butte Mountain Resort

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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

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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 cabin at the top of Painter Boy, there is now an... Read More

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

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Brick Oven Pizzeria and Pub boasts the largest patio in town and offers 30 beers on tap, full-bar, pizza, and salad bar. Read More
Activity

Third Bowl Homemade Ice Cream

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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 flavors, as well as vegan, non-dairy ice creams and... Read More
Lodging

Lodge at Mountaineer Square

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Located in the heart of the Crested Butte Mountain Resort base area - just steps from the ski lifts, hiking, biking and near shopping and restaurants - Mountaineer Square provides an excellent... Read More

Day 3
Breakfast

Coffee Lab

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The Coffee Lab located in Mountaineer Square is now featuring specialty coffees, doughnuts, breakfast sandwiches and soup! Stop by for great coffee, tasty grub & more! Open daily.   Read More
Activity

Drive to Gothic & Hike to Judd Falls

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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

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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

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Montanya Distillers is a Colorado craft distiller of award-winning rum, founded in 2008. The company moved its headquarters from Silverton, CO to Crested Butte, CO in May 2011. Stop by for a... Read More
Dinner

Lil's Sushi Bar & Grill

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We are proud to offer you the best selection in town with fresh, never-frozen fish flown in 6 days a week! Read More
Activity

The Dogwood Cocktail Cabin

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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 liquors and simple syrups and one of our small plates... Read More
Lodging

Cristiana Guesthaus

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Cristiana Guesthaus is a cozy bed and breakfast inn with the charm of a European ski lodge. A hearty homemade continental breakfast is served fireside each morning and cookies and hot drinks are... Read More

Day 4
Breakfast

McGill's At Crested Butte

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Enjoy homemade breakfasts such as french toast with real maple syrup, eggs benedict, and fresh baked biscuits. Read More
Activity

Hike Brush Creek

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

Gunnison Pioneer Museum

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Five-acre campus and Gunnison's cultural and historic 1880s history! Buildings include: Gunnison's first post office (1876), Denver & Rio Grande Narrow Gauge Train, two rural school houses with... Read More

Activity

I Bar Ranch Summer Concert Series

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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

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Our large rooms offer super comfortable beds, new bedding with triple sheeting, flatscreen TVs, premium in-room coffee, USB outlets and modern decor with a stylish country flare. Enjoy our... Read More