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Ranked #1 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Geologic Formations; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #2 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Historic Sites; Parks
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 #3 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: For over 65 years, Leanin' Tree has been spreading smiles across America with our unique greeting cards. We are also home to... more » Owner description: For over 65 years, Leanin' Tree has been spreading smiles across America with our unique greeting cards. We are also home to one of the best private collections of Western and wildlife art, including a stunning outdoor sculpture garden. Come join us for FREE production tours to see how greeting cards are made, or enjoy the artwork at your own pace. Our gift shop features discounted greeting cards, beautiful art reproductions, unique gifts (many made right here in Colorado!), as well as a year round Christmas room. « less
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Ranked #4 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #5 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Canyons; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #6 of 54 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 #7 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Malls; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Situated in the heart of an energetic city is beautiful, historic Downtown Boulder. At the heart of Downtown Boulder is the... more » Owner description: Situated in the heart of an energetic city is beautiful, historic Downtown Boulder. At the heart of Downtown Boulder is the Pearl Street Mall, a wonderfully charismatic four-block-long pedestrian mall that celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2007. Colorful, bright flowers fill the mall almost the entire year and street performers, with a multitude of talents, make the Pearl Street Mall one of the best people-watching destinations anywhere. « less
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Ranked #8 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Biking Trails
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Ranked #9 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Jogging Paths/ Tracks; Biking Trails
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 #10 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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 #11 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Specialty Shops; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: A present to Boulder from Tajikistan, this beautifully handcrafted teahouse, surrounded by flowers and overlooking Boulder... more » Owner description: A present to Boulder from Tajikistan, this beautifully handcrafted teahouse, surrounded by flowers and overlooking Boulder Creek, serves international cuisine, provides workshops in tea leaf reading and tea ceremonies, and functions as an education center. « less
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Ranked #12 of 54 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 #13 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Libraries; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #14 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Science Museums; Museums
Owner description: Explore hands-on exhibits about weather, climate, the Sun, the atmosphere, and art-science connections in this famous I.M.... more » Owner description: Explore hands-on exhibits about weather, climate, the Sun, the atmosphere, and art-science connections in this famous I.M. Pei-designed building. Other options: a wheelchair-accessible outdoor weather trail, guided tours for the public at noon on Monday/Wednesday/Friday except holidays, and a Guide-By-Cell audio tour (using your phone). Free admission, open 363 days a year. Hours: M-F 8am-5pm; Weekends & holidays 9am-4pm. Visit our website for information about your visit, including organized group tours and to find out about our two annual maintenance closure dates. « less
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Ranked #15 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums; Museums
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 #16 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Ranked #17 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Civic Centers; Theaters
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Ranked #18 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: History Museums; 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 #19 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #20 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Waterfalls; Nature and Parks
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 #21 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks

  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 #22 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Religious Sites; Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #23 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement 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 #24 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Art Museums; 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 #25 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
Owner description: Welcome to the Spot Bouldering Gym, Boulders coolest climbing gym! Enjoy amazing freestanding boulders modeled after... more » Owner description: Welcome to the Spot Bouldering Gym, Boulders coolest climbing gym! Enjoy amazing freestanding boulders modeled after world-renowned climbing, including Fontainebleau, Hueco Tanks and Yosemite. We offer the best bouldering in a 10,000 ft² facility, plus a top-rope wall, slackline and training equipment. We produce amazing local and professional competitions and The Spot Climbing School offers programs year-round for youth and adults. Come check us out! « less
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Ranked #26 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Horseback Riding Stables; Equestrian Trails
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Ranked #27 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Natural History Museums; 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 #28 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Museums
Ranked #29 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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Ranked #30 of 54 attractions in Boulder
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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