Located about 15 miles north of Aspen
, Basalt is a quaint town that gives vacationers access to some of the best skiing, snowboarding and other outdoors activities that Colorado has to offer. The Rocky Mountains provide an excellent backyard for this small and lively town.
Because of its proximity to great winter sports areas like Glenwood Springs
and Aspen, Basalt is often only considered a place to vacation during the winter months. However, this town offers many activities that vacationers of all ages can enjoy year-round. The pristine mountain wilderness and nearby Roaring Fork River and other waterways are great places for fishing, kayaking, whitewater rafting, windsurfing and sailing. The White River National Forest also provides a place for hikers and mountain bikers to take the trails.
Basalt is an ideal place to vacation in Colorado because of the wealth of outdoor activities and the small-town feel of this quaint town. Basalt is home to great shopping and dining options, and is also close to the cultural mecca of Aspen. You and your family are sure to have a great time in Basalt while staying in a comfortable and affordable Basalt vacation rental.
For additional Colorado vacation rentals
options, you may also be interested in El Jebel cabin rentals
, Carbondale condo rentals
, Snowmass Village vacation homes
, and other Northwest Colorado vacation rentals