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Boulder is a wonderful destination for a vacation. It combines so many elements that there’s plenty for everyone to stay entertained. Nestled among the base of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is both a perfect place for those craving an outdoor vacation and one for those looking to relax in a fun, laid back town. As a hub for hippie and counterculture, Boulder has a long history of attracting visitors. Don’t let the vibe deceive you though. Boulder has as many high-end places to stay, shop and eat at as it does chill hangouts.
For the best views, look for hotels close to the Flatirons. The St. Julien Hotel and Spa not only gives you amazing scenery to look at, but also has a high-end spa to enjoy. It’s the complete accommodation package for the savvy traveller. Even the lobby and patio are beautiful.
If you’re interested in staying closer to the action in Boulder, check out Hotel Boulderado. This historic, landmark hotel is right in the middle of downtown. It’s close to Pearl Street Mall, the Boulder Theater, and plenty of fine dining. With Victorian-inspired decor, the hotel honors its staying power in the city. It opened its doors back in 1909.
Spending time outdoors is the thing to do in Boulder. Take advantage of guided tours or self-led explorations through nature. Walk, bike or float through Rocky Mountain National Park or Boulder Reservoir. For a unique experience, take to the air in Boulder for some memorable sights. You can schedule a hot air balloon ride, helicopter excursion or fly over Boulder on a glider plane. See the Flatirons or the Front Range from a totally different perspective.
You can also spend time absorbing the local history and culture of Boulder. Deeply connected to how it all began, Boulder offers guided tours through Chautauqua Park. You can see the site of the city’s first setter encampment, and so much more. For a more modern option, the art deco exterior of the Boulder Theater reminds visitors of the electric culture of Boulder. Catch a locally-produced show or get tickets to a big-name act coming through town.
For something extra special, schedule a tour at Celestial Seasonings. See how the largest tea maker in North America blends your favorite tea. You’ll visit the production floor before making a stop in the Mint Room. Here you can sample any of the 90-plus teas and view the original art found on the tea boxes you’re used to buying.
Labeled as America’s Foodiest Town by Bon Appétit, Boulder has amazing menus to sample whether it’s breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Visit Blackbelly Market or Santo, two restaurants owned by Top Chef champ, Hosea Rosenberg. Blackbelly Market is a combo restaurant/butcher shop. Santo features Northern New Mexican cuisine. Even breakfast is a major affair with restaurants serving dishes like pineapple upside-down pancakes (Snooze A.M Eatery) or a salmon and asparagus omelette (Tangerine.) For a true high-end culinary experience, visit Flagstaff House. Partake in their pre-fixe menus.
No matter the meal, local artisan food producers give restaurants in Boulder fantastic access to the best ingredients. Chefs find inspiration in what’s available to create tasty dishes for visitors to try. You’ll find a restaurant to satisfy your tastebuds, whatever cuisine you’re in the mood to eat.
Before you sit down to dinner, grab a drink. Tasting rooms across the city feature organic and innovative brews for any taste. You can take a tour of your favorite brewery or hop from one to the next sampling the local favorites. To get a complete taste of the local beer scene in Boulder use the bike-friendly Boulder Beer Trail. Stopping at breweries, wineries and distilleries, you’ll get closely acquainted with what the regulars drink.
One of the biggest attractions for shopping in Boulder is Pearl Street. A brick-paved stretch in the downtown area, Pearl Street attracts locals and visitors to shop, eat and drink. Walking this pedestrian mall is a must-do when in Boulder.
Keep your eye out for artisan markets around town as well. With a high concentration of artists, Boulder is brimming with creativity. Find a one-of-a-kind piece to bring back home from your travels to Boulder. Check out booths in artisan markets, craft fairs, makers marts, or holiday markets. There’s usually something going on every weekend.
The luxury doesn’t end when you decide to partake in cannabis in Boulder. Both medicinal and recreational cannabis is legal. Purchase flowers, concentrates, edibles, and paraphernalia to enjoy the best of the best in local marijuana. One dispensary you shouldn’t pass up visiting while in Boulder is Marquis Cannabis. This high-end dispensary focuses on premium strains, and is conveniently located downtown. We take pride in offering only the best products and look forward to seeing you at our dispensary when you’re in town.
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