Things To Do

In town for the weekend? There’s so much more to do before and after you take in a CU Presents performance. Explore all Boulder has to offer, from hiking and biking to shopping to museums.

CU Heritage Center

Free | Old Main, CU Campus

Small museum presenting the history of the CU Boulder campus and its alumni, including exhibitions on space exploration, a history of CU marching bands and a lego model of campus.

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CU Art Museum

Free | Visual Arts Complex, CU Campus

Sixty-year-old museum with a diverse permanent collection and rotating exhibitions from modern and contemporary artists.

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Museum of Natural History

$ | CU Campus

From ancient dinosaur fossils to current scientific research, CU Boulder’s Natural History Museum brings the world to you.

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Fiske Planetarium

$-$$ | CU Campus

First opened in 1975 on the University of Colorado Boulder campus, Fiske Planetarium hosts a diverse range of shows, star talks, LASER shows, and special live events.

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Chautauqua Park

Free | West Boulder

National Historic Landmark at the base of Flatirons for hiking, lodging, dining, films & more.

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Pearl Street Mall

Free | Downtown Boulder

Outstanding shopping, lodging, restaurants, services, entertainment & events.

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Celestial Seasonings Tea Factory

$ | Gunbarrel

Visit the Celestial Seasonings headquarters in Boulder, Colorado and unlock the mysteries of tea with a guided tour.

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Eldora Mountain Resort

$$$ | Nederland

Eldora Mountain Resort is a downhill and cross country ski area in the southwest corner of Boulder County.

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Rocky Mountain National Park

$$ | Estes Park

One of the most visited parks in the country boasts stunning scenery and wildlife, 355 miles of hiking trails and the highest mountain pass in the U.S.

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Eldorado Canyon State Park

$ | Eldorado Springs

Whether it’s hiking amid the towering sandstone cliffs, picnicking along scenic South Boulder Creek or climbing Eldo’s sheer golden walls, Eldorado Canyon State Park truly has something for everyone.

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Boulder Bike Tours

$$$ | All over Boulder

Come experience the landscape, natural history, local farms and unique culture that make Colorado one of the world’s best places to ride.

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Boulder Brew Tours

$$ | Downtown Boulder

Boulder Brew Tours offers walking, driving, and custom tours to sample some of Boulder’s famous microbrews. All tours get a behind-the-scenes look at how beer is brewed.

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The Spot Bouldering Gym

$ | Transit Village

Opened in 2002, The Spot was the first dedicated indoor bouldering facility in the U.S. and is among the country’s top bouldering destinations.

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Boulder County Farmer's Market

Free | Downtown Boulder

Local vendors offering produce, plants, crafts & eats every Saturday, April through November.

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Boulder Falls

Free | Boulder Canyon

Boulder Creek tumbles 70 feet to the rocks below at the end of this easy, scenic family hike.

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Dairy Center for the Arts

$-$$ | Whittier

An old dairy plant houses art galleries, a cinema & theaters for drama, dance & comedy troupes.

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National Center for Atmospheric Research

Free | West Boulder

Exploring NCAR’s Mesa Laboratory and Visitor Center is a wonderful way to learn about atmospheric science and current research being conducted at NCAR.

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