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

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)
Weather

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)
Transport

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.

Where to stay around Basalt?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 787 vacation rentals near Basalt. From 274 Houses to 31 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Basalt for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling 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:

  • Vail Ski Resort: 4,122 vacation rentals
  • Beaver Creek Ski Resort: 1,226 vacation rentals
  • Aspen Mountain: 646 vacation rentals
  • Lionshead Village: 1,091 vacation rentals
  • Snowmass Ski Area: 1,437 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Basalt?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 274 Houses in Basalt. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Basalt include:

  • Cabins: 31 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 360 rentals available
  • Cottages: 31 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Basalt?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 364 vacation rentals with pool available in Basalt. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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