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Ranked #1 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Geologic Formations
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Ranked #2 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Educational Sites
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Ranked #3 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Parks; Historic Sites
Owner description: Originally established in 1898 to bring culture to rural areas, this beautiful park now hosts cultural events, features rock... more » Owner description: Originally established in 1898 to bring culture to rural areas, this beautiful park now hosts cultural events, features rock climbing sites, lovely gardens and picnic areas and is the starting point for many hiking trails. « less
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Ranked #4 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Art Museums
Art museum with paintings and sculptures featuring the Old West.
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Ranked #5 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Theaters
Owner description: The Colorado Shakespeare Festival is a professional theatre company in association with the University of Colorado Boulder.... more » Owner description: The Colorado Shakespeare Festival is a professional theatre company in association with the University of Colorado Boulder. Since 1958 the festival has celebrated and explored Shakespeare and his continuing influence and vitality through productions of superior artistic quality, education and community engagement. CSF strives to preserve the classics of the past and pursue the classics of the future. Fueled by artistry and scholarship, the festival seeks to expand the cultural richness of the region by inspiring, challenging, and cultivating the imagination of audiences and artists. Plays are performed beneath summer night skies in the historic Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre and in the newly renovated indoor University Theatre. « less
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Ranked #6 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: Ocean First Divers is an ECO TRAVEL CENTER, offering domestic and international dive & snorkel vacations for both individuals... more » Owner description: Ocean First Divers is an ECO TRAVEL CENTER, offering domestic and international dive & snorkel vacations for both individuals and the entire family. We conduct monthly open water training dives and travel to the Florida Keys year round. We also frequent Central America, the Caribbean & South Pacific. At OFD, there’s always an exotic adventure that’s right for you.Our HEATED INDOOR DIVE POOL is Boulder County's premier aquatic learning environment. We keep it at a comfortable 88°F, perfect for both swim lessons and scuba training. « less
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Ranked #7 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Mountains; State Parks; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Located close to downtown Boulder, this mountain offers climbing and hiking trails with sweeping views of the city.
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Ranked #8 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Biking Trails; Jogging Paths/ Tracks
Owner description: This paved 7.5-mile path for walkers, bikers and skaters leads from Boulder proper into the mountains, winding its way along... more » Owner description: This paved 7.5-mile path for walkers, bikers and skaters leads from Boulder proper into the mountains, winding its way along Boulder Creek, a large park and a playground. « less
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Ranked #9 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Canyons
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Ranked #10 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Biking Trails
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Ranked #11 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Hiking Trails; Trails
Owner description: Extending six miles with a 440-foot gain in elevation, this trail from Boulder to Eldorado Springs is for ambitious hikers... more » Owner description: Extending six miles with a 440-foot gain in elevation, this trail from Boulder to Eldorado Springs is for ambitious hikers only. « less
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Ranked #12 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Libraries
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Ranked #13 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums
Owner description: Over 25,000 visitors a year gaze at the stars and learn about astronomy and space science at this Colorado University... more » Owner description: Over 25,000 visitors a year gaze at the stars and learn about astronomy and space science at this Colorado University planetarium, which offers workshops, shows and hands-on activities. The Fiske's newest exhibit showcases findings from the Hubble Space Telescope. « less
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Ranked #14 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Science Museums
Owner description: Free exhibits: new Weather Gallery conveys the power of blizzards, hurricanes, tornadoes, lightning, wind and more. Explore... more » Owner description: Free exhibits: new Weather Gallery conveys the power of blizzards, hurricanes, tornadoes, lightning, wind and more. Explore the beauty of rainbows, the power and complexity of the Sun, and the history of Earth's climate. Famous I.M. Pei-designed building. Wheelchair-accessible outdoor weather trail. Guided noon-time tours on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, except holidays. Guide-By-Cell tours any time, so bring your mobile phone. Open 363 days a year. Hours: M-F 8am to 5pm; Weekends & holidays 9am to 4pm See our website for organized group tours and NCAR's 2 annual closure dates. « less
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Ranked #15 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Dinner Theaters
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Ranked #16 of 59 attractions in Boulder
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Ranked #17 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Theaters
Owner description: First opened in 1906 as a venue for opera, musical productions and silent movies, this versatile performance center now... more » Owner description: First opened in 1906 as a venue for opera, musical productions and silent movies, this versatile performance center now serves a variety of functions, from meetings and conferences to live theater and concerts. « less
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Ranked #18 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Theaters; Civic Centers
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Ranked #19 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Classes/Workshops
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Ranked #20 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Educational Sites
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Ranked #21 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #22 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Waterfalls
Owner description: Visitors get a chance to view the "Yosemite of Boulder Canyon," scenic waterfalls plunging more than 70 feet into Middle... more » Owner description: Visitors get a chance to view the "Yosemite of Boulder Canyon," scenic waterfalls plunging more than 70 feet into Middle Boulder Creek, by walking on a short trail to a viewpoint area just below the falls. « less
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Ranked #23 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Gardens

  A large variety of Irises are grown and on display here.  Gardeners and flower lovers can wander through many rows of irises, some standard varieties of varying sizes and... more »

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Ranked #24 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: History Museums
Owner description: Founded in 1944, the Boulder History Museum is currently located in the historic Harbeck-Berheim house. 'Storymakers- a... more » Owner description: Founded in 1944, the Boulder History Museum is currently located in the historic Harbeck-Berheim house. 'Storymakers- a Boulder's History' the permanent exhibit tells the story of Boulder County from before European-American settlement up until the 1930s. The main floor gallery exhibit changes two- three times per year, featuring local and traveling exhibitions. « less
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Ranked #25 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Natural History Museums
Owner description: More than four million artifacts and specimens from the Rocky Mountain and Plains regions make this one of the leading... more » Owner description: More than four million artifacts and specimens from the Rocky Mountain and Plains regions make this one of the leading university natural science museums in the United States. « less
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Ranked #26 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: Mini Golf, Go karts, batting cages, golf driving range, human maze and indoor arcade games are just some of the fun that... more » Owner description: Mini Golf, Go karts, batting cages, golf driving range, human maze and indoor arcade games are just some of the fun that awaits you at Boulder, Colorado's only indoor/outdoor family fun center! Open year round, Gateway Park opens each day at 10:00 a.m. « less
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Ranked #27 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #28 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: You'll find an eclectic mix of contemporary art from regional, national and international artists at this innovative museum,... more » Owner description: You'll find an eclectic mix of contemporary art from regional, national and international artists at this innovative museum, which also features dance, poetry and other performances and an outdoor summer cinema series. « less
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Ranked #29 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #30 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: Public 18-hole championship golf course, owned and operated by the Boulder Parks and Recreational Department, measures 6,782... more » Owner description: Public 18-hole championship golf course, owned and operated by the Boulder Parks and Recreational Department, measures 6,782 yards and offers magnificent views of the surrounding mountains. « less
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