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Visiting Boulder

Boulder is an exceptionally easygoing place to hang out.

The New York Times

There’s something for everyone in beautiful Boulder, Colorado, from hiking to dining to shopping. Why not stay a while?


Cafe Aion

$$ | University Hill | Tapas

Happening yet comfortable Spanish specialist known for innovative, farm-to-fork tapas.

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Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery

$ | Downtown Boulder | Brewpub

Craft beers, brewery tours and pub grub plus folk, acoustic and bluegrass music some nights.

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Dushanbe Tea House

$$ | Downtown Boulder | International cuisine

Ornate landmark shipped piece by piece from Tajikistan and rebuilt creekside, with teas and light bites.

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Hotel Boulderado

$$$ | Downtown Boulder

Landmark hotel with a stained-glass lobby ceiling, Victorian-style rooms and a restaurant.

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St. Julien Hotel

$$$$ | Downtown Boulder

Swank, modern lodging boasting chic rooms with soaking tubs, plus fine dining, a pool and a full spa.

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Hampton Inn & Suites Boulder - North

$$ | Gunbarrel

Casual lodging with free hot breakfast and Wi-Fi, plus an indoor pool and a fitness room.

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Things to do

Chautauqua Park

Free | West Boulder

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

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Pearl Street Mall

Free | Downtown Boulder

Outstanding shopping, lodging, restaurants, services, entertainment and 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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