Boulder is nestled at the base of the iconic flatirons. It’s a big city of about 100,000 people, that consistently appears in “best places to live” lists due to its laid-back lifestyle, beauty and endless recreation. It is also home to the University of Colorado, the state’s largest university.
Things to do in Boulder
If you want a blend of both city and outdoors, Boulder might be perfect for you. Boulder features a booming tech industry, and blooming recreation around every corner.
Celestial Seasonings – Free tours daily of the world’s most advanced tea production plant. See how teas are blended, packaged, shipped, and tastings. There is also a Tea Shop and Celestial Cafe with breakfast and lunch.
Boulder International Film Festival – February – Usually held Thursday through Sunday, featuring parties, food, and a look at the top new international films.
Boulder Creek Festival – Memorial Day weekend – A three day festival along Canyon Boulevard. Local vendors sells food and other products, live music, and events are held like a rubber duck race down Boulder Creek.
- Avery Brewing
- Boulder Beer
- Upslope Brewing
- Caribou (28mi)
- Eldorado Springs Pool (8mi)
- Eldora Mountain (17mi)
- Denver (27mi)
- Fort Collins (46mi)
- Golden (20mi)
- Longmont (15mi)
- Loveland (32mi)
- Lyons (16mi)
- Nederland (16mi)
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Featured Boulder Articles
Swirl. Sniff. Sip. Savor. Boulder Wine Trails – Colorado’s rich winemaking history dates back to 1899 when Governor George Crawford planted 60 acres of wine grapes and fruit near the high desert farming town of Palisade, Colo. The idea caught on and in 1909 more than a million pounds…
11 of Boulder’s Greatest Hiking Trails – Adventurous lifestyle has a close association with Boulder, Colorado. It’s surrounded by 120 miles long of lush green trails from where the Rocky Mountains range can be viewed clearly. Boulder is a ‘heaven on Earth’ for anyone who love cycling…
Celestial Seasonings: “Helping the Whole World Unwind!” – The iconic Sleepytime Tea Bear had very humble beginnings. Back in 1969, a visionary group of herb-knowledgeable entrepreneurs started blending natural herbs in a small Boulder barn. All their ingredients…
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