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Address: 1734 Spruce Street, Boulder, CO 80302
Phone Number: +1 720-243-1376
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Description: Not at all hokey but still super fun and also informative -- what could be...
Not at all hokey but still super fun and also informative -- what could be better?!! Our excellent walking tours are #1 on TripAdvisor for a reason -- we explore Boulder's best places, by foot, and with knowledgeable and passionate guides! 1) Downtown's "Best of Boulder": An award-winning walking tour described as ".... a gem not to be missed!" Fun and fact-filled stroll through vibrant downtown Boulder bringing together history, architecture, people & planning. Join us as we wander the colorful and historic Pearl Street Mall and neighboring areas in a celebration of this incredible community! 2) Chautauqua ~ Living History: Emerging from a cultural movement of the late 19th century, the Chautauqua continues, through simplicity and a wide variety of cultural offerings, to exemplify its original ideals: lifelong learning, love of nature, music & the arts. This delightful tour is narrated with historic photographs that bring the landmark to life.Birds & Bees: Naturalist-Guided Hikes: Our guides are professional naturalists with years of experience guiding hikes in Boulder's Open Space and Mountain Parks. Explore the flora and fauna of the Rocky Mountain foothills -- small groups guaranteed to ensure personalized attention! 3) CU Boulder: A Learning Landmark: This fun and informative stroll through the award-winning CU-Boulder campus offers a thorough exploration of today's dynamic university, but rooted in background from yesteryear. The first building, opened in 1876, sat atop a donated, treeless bluff, its bell tower ringing the vision that spurred "Old Main" and, indeed, the town of Boulder itself. Since then, the campus has expanded in significance ~ architecturally, intellectually, and civically. Come wander, and wonder, with us!
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Kent is an amazing tour guide! He have a great tour that was interesting and very informational! I would recommend this tour to anyone visiting boulder!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Kent is an amazing tour guide! He have a great tour that was interesting and very informational! I would recommend this tour to anyone visiting boulder!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Kent gave us a great history of the city. We ended up revisiting several places at his suggestion. Definitely worth the $20!

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Kent is great, lots of info and really moved around the city. He gave good food spot suggestions and filled me in on the farmers market Wed and Sat. Lots of old building, which I like and renting a bike tomorrow and touring Boulder

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We reserved a spot (required) the night before and took the tour on a Sat in late May. Kent is a great guide- with info about Boulder's past (how the town came to be, history, etc.) and the present sitch in town (issues that are important, impact of latest politics, floods, etc.) This is a great tour for locals (new... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Anyone who is a first-timer to Boulder, as I was, would benefit from this walking tour. History, architecture, planning and development - I walked away with a real sense of the city. A super orientation. Thanks. A+

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Met guide near Boulderado Hotel, which was a great historic site. Guide was friendly and talkative. We felt very comfortable with asking questions and listening to the many stories about Boulder she shared with us.. Would recommend this tour to everyone who visits Boulder.

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Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We had great advice from a friend to take a walking tour when we arrived in Boulder. Are we ever glad we listened. Lori was a fabulous guide, informative, friendly, engaging, and mindful of finding us Shade on a warm morning. How considerate is that! In 90 minutes we learned about the history of Boulder taking it to present day.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We so enjoyed our walking tour of Boulder Chatauqua. Kent is the best tour guide EVER - knowledgeable, enthusiastic about the subject, and entertaining. The 90 minute tour could not have been better or more interesting. Thanks so much. We learned a lot about a simply fascinating subject and place. Chatauqua: yet another Colorado gem!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

If you've never been to Boulder—or don't know much about its history—this is a great intro. Boulder's downtown is relatively small and very walkable, so it lends itself to this kind of tour. Our guide was great, very informative and friendly. Just a couple of suggestions for travelers: Bring plenty of water, and be aware that you'll be standing for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Kent was a laid back guide with plenty of knowledge of Boulder's past and present. The tour took us through downtown Boulder with stops at the historic Boulderado Hotel, town hall, a famous tea house, to mention a few. I epecially liked the Native American history of the Arapaho (sp?). A great two hours to learn about Boulder if you're... More 

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Address: Address: 1734 Spruce Street, Boulder, CO 80302
Phone Number: +1 720-243-1376
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder

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