Boulder - North Central Colorado

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Boulder resides at the base of Colorado's famous flatirons rock formation. Founded in 1859 as the Boulder City Town Company, the stage was set early for notoriety across the globe. Recognized for its commitment to the outdoors, eco-friendly policies and safety, visitors never cease to be amazed by Boulder's commitment to outdoor recreation.

Located northwest of town, Chautauqua Park offers the perfect backdrop for hiking and biking around Boulder. View the flatirons from below at the picnic shelter or the city from above along the Boulder Mountain Parks trails. Scott Carpenter Park, named after the famous astronaut who called Boulder his home, provides a more central location for family outings.

Flatirons in Boulder, CO, Colorado Vacation Directory
Late Summer from the Cherryvale Trail with Colorado's Famous Flatirons in the Background
Chautauqua Park and the Flatirons in Boulder CO, Colorado Vacation Directory
Chautauqua Park Offers Hiking Trails, Bike Route Access, Picnic Area, Playground & Restrooms

 

Shopping on the Pearl Street and 29th Street malls embraces Boulder's outdoor theme. Popular apparel, novelty and dining establishments bring excitement rain, snow or shine. The Pearl Street Mall is home to street performers such as musicians, The Contortionist, The Balloon Man, and The Zip Code Man. 29th Street Mall features contemporary shopping and entertainment with a movie theatre and department stores. Coffee shops and microbreweries provide additional pleasure and some much-needed time to relax with your favorite beverage.

Boulder Reservoir is a summer hot spot for swimming, sailing and waterskiing. Located along Highway 119 (the Diagonal Highway), the facility hosts triathlons and a marathon among other swimming and cycling events.

Scott Carpenter Park's plaground - The Rocketship, Colorado Vacation Directory
The Boulder Creek Pedestrian Path is Paved for Walking and Bike Riding, You can also Visit Scott Carpenter Park
Man and boy rock climb on the Mount Sanitas Trail near Boulder CO, Colorado Vacation Directory
The Mount Sanitas Trail is Known as an Access by Climbers to Several Bouldering Areas

 

Boulder Kayak Playpark is located at the mouth of Boulder Canyon on Boulder Creek and starts with a six-foot slide drop into a huge pool; such an exciting way to start the course. Much of the course consists of small drops and holes that land in large pools. There's also eddies, plat rocks, and squirt lines to keep any level of kayaker amused. Keep in mind, this park was built before modern day play boats so some of the drop structures may not work out best for your equipment.

Memorial Day in Boulder means BolderBoulder 10K road race. Runners from all over the world participate for fun and prizes. Boulder Creek Festival kicks off summer for 23 years, it's free for everyone and features arts, games, music and dance.

At the core of Boulder's culture are creative arts. The Shakespeare Festival, Boulder International Film Festival and music performed in historic Macky Auditorium offer a glimpse into the town's taste for entertainment.

Boulder also has been featured on TV, movies, in books and music. The house at 1619 Pine Street was used as the house on Mork and Mindy in addition to Perfect Stranger's, Stephen King made Boulder the setting in his book The Stand, the Pearl Street Mall played a part in Catch and Release, Johnny Cash references Boulder in his song Highway Man.

Boulder is near: Allenspark, Longmont, Lyons & Nederland

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Premium Boulder Businesses

Boulder RV Service Center  link to Colorado vacation
Boulder's ONLY RV Service Supply Center. We service all makes and models of RV's, Truck Campers, Towable Campers, and other trailers (Boat, Utility, Livestock). Convenient to Estes Park & Lyons.

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Colorado Teardrop Campers, LLC  link to Colorado vacation Photos available on Colorado vacation page New Colorado vacation business
Designed for Colorado by a Colorado family these campers are vacation and pocketbook friendly. Sleep within 4 walls, on a bed! Cook in your outdoor kitchen next to the campfire! Tow with your compact car!

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Featured Boulder Businesses

A River Bend Retreat  email this Colorado cabin Photos available on Colorado vacation page Link to special offers and discounts icon
Seasonal Specials! In Allenspark between Boulder and Estes Park. Hansel & Gretel style cabin, along Middle St. Vrain River. In Roosevelt National Forest hike and snowshoe. Pets are welcome. WI-FI & TiVo.

cabins vacation homes Pets Welcome Lodging by water Fishing Winter Lodging Snowshoeing and nordic trails 


Boulder Outdoor Center: All Outdoor Adventures  link to Colorado vacation
WINTER and SUMMER equipment. Lessons and Guided Tours. Outdoor Adventures all over Colorado and Utah. Boulder Outdoor Center, an outfitter for 30+ years, offers EXPERTISE -- it's our difference.

Horseback Riding More fun things to do Snowmobiling 


Boulder RV Service Center  link to Colorado vacation
Boulder's ONLY RV Service Supply Center. We service all makes and models of RV's, Truck Campers, Towable Campers, and other trailers (Boat, Utility, Livestock). Convenient to Estes Park & Lyons.

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Colorado Chautauqua  email this Colorado cabin link to Colorado vacation Photos available on Colorado vacation page
Cottages at foot of Boulder's Flatirons, adjoins Boulder Mountain Parks trail hiking. A living Historic District. 5 cottages - EPA Energy Star certified. 1898 dining hall. New General Store: ice cream & snacks.

cabins Weddings, Elopements & Honeymoons Pets Welcome Groups and Reunions National Parks Winter Lodging 


Colorado Teardrop Campers, LLC  link to Colorado vacation Photos available on Colorado vacation page New Colorado vacation business
Designed for Colorado by a Colorado family these campers are vacation and pocketbook friendly. Sleep within 4 walls, on a bed! Cook in your outdoor kitchen next to the campfire! Tow with your compact car!

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Eldorado Canyon State Park  link to Colorado vacation
DAY-USE ONLY PARK, 15 minutes from Boulder, is in a canyon with technical rock-climbing routes, fun bouldering, hiking & snowshoeing trails for all abilities, picnicking, spectacular views and wildlife!

Fishing More fun things to do 


Fair Winds Hot Air Balloon Flights  link to Colorado vacation
Float over Boulder, 30 minutes from Denver & Estes Park, enjoy spectacular views of the majestic Rocky Mountains on a balloon ride. Daily balloon flights for individuals, corporate groups & intimate VIP flights.

Groups and Reunions More fun things to do 


Stone Mountain Lodge & Cabins  link to Colorado vacation Photos available on Colorado vacation page
Minutes to Estes, Boulder, National Park in Lyons on 45 scenic acres: Romantic Cabins and Rooms. Group Lodging discounts. Weddings and Reunions at pond-side location beneath towering red cliffs.

cabins lodges Pets Welcome Pool on site Groups and Reunions National Parks 



RV Sales, Service & Rentals

Boulder RV Service Center  link to Colorado vacation
Boulder's ONLY RV Service Supply Center. We service all makes and models of RV's, Truck Campers, Towable Campers, and other trailers (Boat, Utility, Livestock). Convenient to Estes Park & Lyons.

RV Services, Sales and Information 


Colorado Teardrop Campers, LLC  link to Colorado vacation Photos available on Colorado vacation page New Colorado vacation business
Designed for Colorado by a Colorado family these campers are vacation and pocketbook friendly. Sleep within 4 walls, on a bed! Cook in your outdoor kitchen next to the campfire! Tow with your compact car!

RV Services, Sales and Information 



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