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Address: 13th St. between Pennsylvania St. and College Ave., Boulder, CO
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Typical next to college area.

You'll see signs everywhere, " Keep Boulder Weird". No,Boulder was weird in the 50s, 60s, and 70s. Ever since the college kids grew up, got wealthy and started buying family... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Miriahm D
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Boulder, Colorado
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Burlington, United States
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48 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

If you happen to be visiting UC Boulder, cross the street and walk "The Hill". There are numerous restaurants and little shope to check out. If you are hungry for Mexican, Vietnamese, Thai, good ol' American, pizza, coffee, cafe, or whatever - it's probably there. There is also a 7-11 food store if you need to pick up anything.

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Boulder, Colorado
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244 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

You'll see signs everywhere, " Keep Boulder Weird". No,Boulder was weird in the 50s, 60s, and 70s. Ever since the college kids grew up, got wealthy and started buying family homes on the hill and cleaning up Boulder for their little children, Boulder is no longer weird, the hill is no longer interesting. Even student don't hang out here, you... More 

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Shawnee, Kansas
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243 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I think students would give this area more stars than visitors from out of town. A university type bookstore, shopping, and restaurants are located in this small area of town. The only reason I go here is to go to Illegal Pete's for their tacos, guacamole, and burritos.

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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206 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The big difference that you will see here is the type and variety of shops and restaurants. Most of it is local businesses supported by local suppliers.

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Grand Cayman
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337 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

The Hill is another street full of shops and eateries that cater to the students from the university across the way. The ambiance is one of cheerful camaraderie . Stroll amongst the youth of today and marvel and their originality and enthusiasm for life. It's as much about people watching as window shopping!

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Black Hawk, Colorado
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39 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

The hill will get great reviews from college kids as it gears its efforts and business to the college aged. There is one great pizza joint on this hill but I can't remember the name.

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Seattle, Washington
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52 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

West of Campus, a quick walk thru The Hill will take you back to the 70's. See the old Tulagis theater, with early days of acts like Tommy Bolin, The Eagles and ZZ Top. There are still the head shops, and ecletic mix of restaurants and peoples, from the homeless to the sorority girls. Even Obama visited The Sink restaurant... More 

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CO
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85 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

The Hill, located west of the main campus of CU Boulder, is an area with obnoxious college students, studious students, homeless people, and Boulder "characters". There is no real focus on the Hill, and certain spots have restaurants that come and go (luckily Del Taco IS GONE!). The staples of the hill are staples for a reason - The Sink,... More 

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Colorado
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119 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

This is the part of Boulder that really makes it feel like a college town. Funky, fun. worth a visit.

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Louisville, Co
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

A must see when visiting BOULDER!!! Lots of fun shops and restaurants, Go to the FOX theater for a live show!!! walk under the bridge to see the campus!!! Lots of fun!!!

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Address: 13th St. between Pennsylvania St. and College Ave., Boulder, CO
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder

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