Stökkva beint að efni

Guidebook for Boulder

Shane & Nicole

Guidebook for Boulder

Food Scene
The food here is sublime! Fresh, organic and farm-to-table. Reservation recommended.
132
íbúar mæla með
The Kitchen
1039 Pearl Street
132
íbúar mæla með
The food here is sublime! Fresh, organic and farm-to-table. Reservation recommended.
One of the best and most popular breakfast places on Pearl St (and in Boulder in general). Go early (9am or earlier) or be prepared for a loooong wait.
92
íbúar mæla með
Snooze an A.M. Eatery
1617 Pearl Street
92
íbúar mæla með
One of the best and most popular breakfast places on Pearl St (and in Boulder in general). Go early (9am or earlier) or be prepared for a loooong wait.
Delicious coffee, breakfast places, sandwiches and artisanal foods. A leisurely 10-minute (approx) walk from the house.
71
íbúar mæla með
Boxcar Coffee Roasters
1825 Pearl St
71
íbúar mæla með
Delicious coffee, breakfast places, sandwiches and artisanal foods. A leisurely 10-minute (approx) walk from the house.
Oh how we adore Boulder's iconic Dushanbe Tea House. Go there for an eclectic breakfast, lunch, dinner or afternoon tea time. OR just stop by and grab a chai tea to go. Its one of the very best in Boulder!
173
íbúar mæla með
The Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse
1770 13th Street
173
íbúar mæla með
Oh how we adore Boulder's iconic Dushanbe Tea House. Go there for an eclectic breakfast, lunch, dinner or afternoon tea time. OR just stop by and grab a chai tea to go. Its one of the very best in Boulder!
Hands down the BEST happy hour in Boulder! They have a large selection of delicious happy hour bites and drinks. Their weekend brunch and dinner is also fantastic. Reservations recommended.
83
íbúar mæla með
Brasserie Ten Ten
1011 Walnut St # 100
83
íbúar mæla með
Hands down the BEST happy hour in Boulder! They have a large selection of delicious happy hour bites and drinks. Their weekend brunch and dinner is also fantastic. Reservations recommended.
OMG...the gelato here is simply out of this world! Creamy, dreamy and delicious- and their flavors are very creative and unique. Also, they always have a handful of dairy-free options that are water or coconut milk based.
Gelato Boy
1021 Pearl St
OMG...the gelato here is simply out of this world! Creamy, dreamy and delicious- and their flavors are very creative and unique. Also, they always have a handful of dairy-free options that are water or coconut milk based.
The Boulder Farmers Market is pretty epic. Lots and lots of fresh local fruits, veggies, meats and baked goods. A large selection of breakfast and lunch food options- and sometimes live music too. Every Saturday morning and Wednesday afternoon May-Nov.
81
íbúar mæla með
Boulder Farmers Market
13th Street
81
íbúar mæla með
The Boulder Farmers Market is pretty epic. Lots and lots of fresh local fruits, veggies, meats and baked goods. A large selection of breakfast and lunch food options- and sometimes live music too. Every Saturday morning and Wednesday afternoon May-Nov.
Excellent, fun, cozy taco place in the heart of Pearl street. try the fish taco....it's so good!
12
íbúar mæla með
bartaco
1048 Pearl St
12
íbúar mæla með
Excellent, fun, cozy taco place in the heart of Pearl street. try the fish taco....it's so good!
Excellent non-Pearl Street brunch option! Plan on arriving by 9:00am on weekends if you would like to avoid a wait.
49
íbúar mæla með
Tangerine
2777 Iris Avenue
49
íbúar mæla með
Excellent non-Pearl Street brunch option! Plan on arriving by 9:00am on weekends if you would like to avoid a wait.
Delicious baked goods. We LOVE their almond croissants, but you need to get there early because they only make a limited amount each day- and they sell out quick.
39
íbúar mæla með
Lucky's Bakehouse and Creamery
3960 Broadway
39
íbúar mæla með
Delicious baked goods. We LOVE their almond croissants, but you need to get there early because they only make a limited amount each day- and they sell out quick.
This Starbucks is just 3-4 blocks away and is the closest coffee shop to the house.
Starbucks
2770 Pearl Street
This Starbucks is just 3-4 blocks away and is the closest coffee shop to the house.
A quick and healthy place to eat with lots of gluten-free, grain-free and paleo options.
37
íbúar mæla með
Fresh Thymes Eatery
2500 30th Street
37
íbúar mæla með
A quick and healthy place to eat with lots of gluten-free, grain-free and paleo options.
Great for quick, affordable and healthy bite. Lots of gluten-free options and their meats are antibiotic and hormone-free.
11
íbúar mæla með
Modern Market Eatery
1600 28th Street
11
íbúar mæla með
Great for quick, affordable and healthy bite. Lots of gluten-free options and their meats are antibiotic and hormone-free.
Delicious sushi with a lively atmosphere in the heart of downtown Boulder.
30
íbúar mæla með
Sushi Zanmai
1221 Spruce Street
30
íbúar mæla með
Delicious sushi with a lively atmosphere in the heart of downtown Boulder.
Excellent coffee, tea and warm beverages in a spacious, cozy, eclectic atmosphere- and they have live music on select days and times too! Check out their website for more info.
82
íbúar mæla með
The Laughing Goat
1709 Pearl Street
82
íbúar mæla með
Excellent coffee, tea and warm beverages in a spacious, cozy, eclectic atmosphere- and they have live music on select days and times too! Check out their website for more info.
Delicious farm-to-table food in a chic atmosphere. We love going here for lunch!
80
íbúar mæla með
Oak
1400 Pearl Street
80
íbúar mæla með
Delicious farm-to-table food in a chic atmosphere. We love going here for lunch!
This is one of Boulder's hot spots and is very happening. The pizza is delicious- and they have a full selection of wine and beer. Family friendly provided you go early enough to miss the crowd.
90
íbúar mæla með
Pizzeria Locale
1730 Pearl Street
90
íbúar mæla með
This is one of Boulder's hot spots and is very happening. The pizza is delicious- and they have a full selection of wine and beer. Family friendly provided you go early enough to miss the crowd.
Shine's entire menu is gluten-free and they have plenty of vegan and vegetarian options as well. Aside from the food, what we love about Shine is their unique selection of creative non-alcoholic + alcoholic) shots and drinks that they call potions. Their brunch is great as well- and parking is plentiful since they are not located downtown.
Shine Restaurant & Potion Bar
2480 Canyon Blvd
Shine's entire menu is gluten-free and they have plenty of vegan and vegetarian options as well. Aside from the food, what we love about Shine is their unique selection of creative non-alcoholic + alcoholic) shots and drinks that they call potions. Their brunch is great as well- and parking is plentiful since they are not located downtown.
WOWZAA, this place good! If you are looking for a quick, healthy and super delicious bite to eat in a gorgeous light filled environment this is your place! Flower child has grain bowls, salads, warps, fresh juices and some really yummy avocado toast! Paleo, gluten-free, keto, vegetarian and vegan options are plentiful here:)!
Flower Child
2580 Arapahoe Ave
WOWZAA, this place good! If you are looking for a quick, healthy and super delicious bite to eat in a gorgeous light filled environment this is your place! Flower child has grain bowls, salads, warps, fresh juices and some really yummy avocado toast! Paleo, gluten-free, keto, vegetarian and vegan options are plentiful here:)!
This Nepali restaurant staffed by former Mt. Everest Sherpas offers authentic and super delicious food.
36
íbúar mæla með
Sherpa Restaurant
825 Walnut Street
36
íbúar mæla með
This Nepali restaurant staffed by former Mt. Everest Sherpas offers authentic and super delicious food.
Enjoy some delicious Calamari, fish and oysters at Boulder's best and most popular seafood restaurant. They have happy hour all day Monday and 4-6pm Tues-Sunday.
51
íbúar mæla með
Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar - Boulder
928 Pearl Street
51
íbúar mæla með
Enjoy some delicious Calamari, fish and oysters at Boulder's best and most popular seafood restaurant. They have happy hour all day Monday and 4-6pm Tues-Sunday.
This little "hole-in-the-wall" is owned by a super sweet Italian family and has DELICIOUS homemade pastas and other authentic delicacies. Don't leave without trying their Tiramisu!
8
íbúar mæla með
II Pastaio Ristorante
3075 Arapahoe Avenue
8
íbúar mæla með
This little "hole-in-the-wall" is owned by a super sweet Italian family and has DELICIOUS homemade pastas and other authentic delicacies. Don't leave without trying their Tiramisu!
Nothing beats a bowl or cone of delicious ice cream on a hot summer night. This place is very popular and has a huge selection of classic and unique flavors. Our favorites are cookies n cream and oatmeal cookie, but samples are free...so try as many as you would like and decide for yourself:)
30
íbúar mæla með
Sweet Cow
2628 Broadway
30
íbúar mæla með
Nothing beats a bowl or cone of delicious ice cream on a hot summer night. This place is very popular and has a huge selection of classic and unique flavors. Our favorites are cookies n cream and oatmeal cookie, but samples are free...so try as many as you would like and decide for yourself:)
This ice cream shop is a bit off the beaten path, but completely worth the trip! They use only the highest quality and organic ingredients and their flavors are unique and super delicious.
Heifer and the Hen
5290 Arapahoe Ave
This ice cream shop is a bit off the beaten path, but completely worth the trip! They use only the highest quality and organic ingredients and their flavors are unique and super delicious.
Parks & Nature
A beautiful park and tons of epic hiking trails. Take a hike and afterwards enjoy brunch or lunch at Boulder's iconic Chautauqua Dining Hall. Delicious, moderately-priced menu with lots of healthy options.
287
íbúar mæla með
Chautauqua Park
287
íbúar mæla með
A beautiful park and tons of epic hiking trails. Take a hike and afterwards enjoy brunch or lunch at Boulder's iconic Chautauqua Dining Hall. Delicious, moderately-priced menu with lots of healthy options.
This short, family-friendly loop circles Flagstaff Mountain.
May's Point
This short, family-friendly loop circles Flagstaff Mountain.
If you have little ones, you'll love the park at the main branch of Boulder Public Library. This park has lots of fun terrain, a giant sandbox and water features (turned on only in late spring, summer and early fall). And a big bonus is that it's right on Boulder creek so the kids can check that out as well. Great place for a family picnic!
25
íbúar mæla með
Boulder Public Library - Main Library
1001 Arapahoe Avenue
25
íbúar mæla með
If you have little ones, you'll love the park at the main branch of Boulder Public Library. This park has lots of fun terrain, a giant sandbox and water features (turned on only in late spring, summer and early fall). And a big bonus is that it's right on Boulder creek so the kids can check that out as well. Great place for a family picnic!
The National Center for Atmospheric Research is a trailhead for one of the city's best, lesser-known winter hikes. And if your'e curious you can also check out some fun exhibits inside the center including how clouds form or how to create your own tornado.
9
íbúar mæla með
NCAR Trail Head
1850 Table Mesa Dr
9
íbúar mæla með
The National Center for Atmospheric Research is a trailhead for one of the city's best, lesser-known winter hikes. And if your'e curious you can also check out some fun exhibits inside the center including how clouds form or how to create your own tornado.
The Dakota Ridge trail on Mt. Sanitas is one our very favorite hikes in Boulder because of it's mix of inclines and flat terrain. At the top of this trail you'll find a bench where you can take a break and marvel at the gorgeous views of Boulder down below.
9
íbúar mæla með
Mount Sanitas Trail
9
íbúar mæla með
The Dakota Ridge trail on Mt. Sanitas is one our very favorite hikes in Boulder because of it's mix of inclines and flat terrain. At the top of this trail you'll find a bench where you can take a break and marvel at the gorgeous views of Boulder down below.
Because Lion's Lair doesn't allow for bikes or dogs, it's significantly less crowded than the Sanitas trail- especially on the weekends.
Lions Lair And Sunshine Canyon Trails
1644-1928 Sunshine Canyon Dr
Because Lion's Lair doesn't allow for bikes or dogs, it's significantly less crowded than the Sanitas trail- especially on the weekends.
Great for sledding in the winter!
7
íbúar mæla með
Scott Carpenter Park
1505 30th St
7
íbúar mæla með
Great for sledding in the winter!
This beautiful path runs along Boulder's famous creek. The walk from the main branch of the Library to Eben G. Fine park is epic in the fall when the leaves are turning.
37
íbúar mæla með
Boulder Creek Path
37
íbúar mæla með
This beautiful path runs along Boulder's famous creek. The walk from the main branch of the Library to Eben G. Fine park is epic in the fall when the leaves are turning.
If your'e visiting when the weather is warm, you won't want to miss this adorable place to have a beach experience. You can swim, paddle-board, kayak or just relax in the sand. Not visiting in warm weather? There are plenty of hiking trails at the Reservoir that are open year-round.
27
íbúar mæla með
Boulder Reservoir
27
íbúar mæla með
If your'e visiting when the weather is warm, you won't want to miss this adorable place to have a beach experience. You can swim, paddle-board, kayak or just relax in the sand. Not visiting in warm weather? There are plenty of hiking trails at the Reservoir that are open year-round.
Coot Lake is a LOVELY place for a scenic stroll!
Coot Lake
Coot Lake is a LOVELY place for a scenic stroll!
When we are in the mood for a flat hike/walk, we head to Wonderland lake. If it's a hotter day or peak time of day, you may want to avoid this walk as its not very shaded and can feel a bit intense (heat-wise).
8
íbúar mæla með
Wonderland Lake Trailhead
4205-4207 Broadway
8
íbúar mæla með
When we are in the mood for a flat hike/walk, we head to Wonderland lake. If it's a hotter day or peak time of day, you may want to avoid this walk as its not very shaded and can feel a bit intense (heat-wise).
Shopping
Cute shop on Pearl Street that has a unique selection of artisan goods including baskets, textiles and ceramics.
6
íbúar mæla með
Momentum
1625 Pearl Street
6
íbúar mæla með
Cute shop on Pearl Street that has a unique selection of artisan goods including baskets, textiles and ceramics.
This adorable shop has it all- cards, stationary, books, jewelry, nick-nacks, kitchen goods, children's goods, etc...
Bliss Boulder
1643 Pearl Street
This adorable shop has it all- cards, stationary, books, jewelry, nick-nacks, kitchen goods, children's goods, etc...
If you love unique jewelry you might love this one-of-a-kind jewelry store located in Boulder's iconic Pearl Street Mall.
Art + Soul Gallery
1505 Pearl St
If you love unique jewelry you might love this one-of-a-kind jewelry store located in Boulder's iconic Pearl Street Mall.
Essentials
96
íbúar mæla með
Whole Foods Market
2905 Pearl Street
96
íbúar mæla með
Just a few blocks away from the house, this grocery store is similar to Whole Foods (selection-wise), but much cheaper.
35
íbúar mæla með
Natural Grocers
2685 Pearl Street
35
íbúar mæla með
Just a few blocks away from the house, this grocery store is similar to Whole Foods (selection-wise), but much cheaper.
10
íbúar mæla með
Safeway
2798 Arapahoe Avenue
10
íbúar mæla með
Looking for a relaxing manicure or pedicure at a fake-nail (fumes) free spa? This is your place!
j lounge
3003 Walnut St
Looking for a relaxing manicure or pedicure at a fake-nail (fumes) free spa? This is your place!
This place is pure bliss! Pop in for a relaxing foot soak OR book a luxurious massage, facial or ayurvedic spa service. They also have a double massage room- if you are in town for a romantic getaway and want to try a couples massage.
7
íbúar mæla með
The Dragontree Spa
1521 Pearl Street
7
íbúar mæla með
This place is pure bliss! Pop in for a relaxing foot soak OR book a luxurious massage, facial or ayurvedic spa service. They also have a double massage room- if you are in town for a romantic getaway and want to try a couples massage.
Entertainment & Activities
32
íbúar mæla með
Century Theatre
1700 29th Street
32
íbúar mæla með
Only 21 miles away, this is Boulder's closest ski resort.
30
íbúar mæla með
Eldora Mountain Resort
30
íbúar mæla með
Only 21 miles away, this is Boulder's closest ski resort.
Here's a strange way to spend an afternoon: locked in a room filled with hidden clues. The goal: to find your way out of the room before time's up. It's an interactive puzzle set to a suspenseful storyline that demands creative thinking, teamwork, and problem-solving. So fun!
Enigma Escape Rooms
1426 Pearl Street
Here's a strange way to spend an afternoon: locked in a room filled with hidden clues. The goal: to find your way out of the room before time's up. It's an interactive puzzle set to a suspenseful storyline that demands creative thinking, teamwork, and problem-solving. So fun!
Only in Boulder can you see a Pink Floyd (there are other options too, like Queen, Lady Gaga, etc..) show in a planetarium at a museum. Stretch back in comfy chairs and enjoy the music and creative light show.
23
íbúar mæla með
Fiske Planetarium
2414 Regent Drive
23
íbúar mæla með
Only in Boulder can you see a Pink Floyd (there are other options too, like Queen, Lady Gaga, etc..) show in a planetarium at a museum. Stretch back in comfy chairs and enjoy the music and creative light show.
Gateway is the home to Colorado's longest go-kart track (or so they claim). They also have mini-golf and an arcaid.
18
íbúar mæla með
Gateway Park Fun Center
4800 28th Street
18
íbúar mæla með
Gateway is the home to Colorado's longest go-kart track (or so they claim). They also have mini-golf and an arcaid.
Love tea? Then you won't want to miss this tea tour! From raw ingredients to finished products, you’ll learn all about the wonderful world of tea and see how Celestial's products are blended, packaged and shipped. You'll never look at tea the same way again!
56
íbúar mæla með
Celestial Seasonings
4600 Sleepytime Drive
56
íbúar mæla með
Love tea? Then you won't want to miss this tea tour! From raw ingredients to finished products, you’ll learn all about the wonderful world of tea and see how Celestial's products are blended, packaged and shipped. You'll never look at tea the same way again!
Simply relax and take in the spectacular scenery on this full-day tour of world-famous Rocky Mountain National Park. With round-trip transportation from downtown Denver included, you don't have to worry about driving or navigating as you gaze upon snow-capped mountain peaks, gorgeous glacial lakes, and likely plenty of high-alpine wildlife. Enjoy stops for park walks and lunch on your own in the resort village of Estes Park. Book here: https://www.tripadvisor.com/AttractionProductReview-g60945-d13000536-Rocky_Mountain_National_Park_Tour-Estes_Park_Colorado.html
436
íbúar mæla með
Rocky Mountain-þjóðgarðurinn
436
íbúar mæla með
Simply relax and take in the spectacular scenery on this full-day tour of world-famous Rocky Mountain National Park. With round-trip transportation from downtown Denver included, you don't have to worry about driving or navigating as you gaze upon snow-capped mountain peaks, gorgeous glacial lakes, and likely plenty of high-alpine wildlife. Enjoy stops for park walks and lunch on your own in the resort village of Estes Park. Book here: https://www.tripadvisor.com/AttractionProductReview-g60945-d13000536-Rocky_Mountain_National_Park_Tour-Estes_Park_Colorado.html
If your'e a football fan visiting during football season, you won't want to miss catching a CU football game here.
10
íbúar mæla með
Folsom Field
2400 Colorado Avenue
10
íbúar mæla með
If your'e a football fan visiting during football season, you won't want to miss catching a CU football game here.
Arts & Culture
This newly rehabbed gem is a FANTASTIC place to check out local music, comedy, dance and theatre performances. Buy your tickets online or via the phone ahead of time. Just a 5-10 minute walk from the house. https://tickets.thedairy.org/Online/default.asp
59
íbúar mæla með
Dairy Arts Center
2590 Walnut Street
59
íbúar mæla með
This newly rehabbed gem is a FANTASTIC place to check out local music, comedy, dance and theatre performances. Buy your tickets online or via the phone ahead of time. Just a 5-10 minute walk from the house. https://tickets.thedairy.org/Online/default.asp
We LOVE this hidden gem! Boulder Dinner Theatre is often a phenomenal performance coupled with a decent dinner (it's not quite the farm to table restaurants that we love, but it's good for what it is). Tickets are reasonably priced ($45-ish per person which includes your meal)
6
íbúar mæla með
BDT Stage
5501 Arapahoe Avenue
6
íbúar mæla með
We LOVE this hidden gem! Boulder Dinner Theatre is often a phenomenal performance coupled with a decent dinner (it's not quite the farm to table restaurants that we love, but it's good for what it is). Tickets are reasonably priced ($45-ish per person which includes your meal)
Check out their schedule here: https://www.colorado.edu/macky/events
6
íbúar mæla með
Macky Auditorium
1595 Pleasant St
6
íbúar mæla með
Check out their schedule here: https://www.colorado.edu/macky/events
This museum, which opened in the spring of 2018, captures the city's unique spirit. Check out their website for a list of current exhibits: https://museumofboulder.org/
7
íbúar mæla með
Museum of Boulder
2205 Broadway
7
íbúar mæla með
This museum, which opened in the spring of 2018, captures the city's unique spirit. Check out their website for a list of current exhibits: https://museumofboulder.org/
Sightseeing
299
íbúar mæla með
Pearl Street Mall
1942 Pearl Street
299
íbúar mæla með
This famous house, at 1619 Pine St., is a popular attraction in Boulder, particularly for fans of the 1970's sitcom "Mork and Mindy". It was the character Mindy's house.
Mork and Mindy House
This famous house, at 1619 Pine St., is a popular attraction in Boulder, particularly for fans of the 1970's sitcom "Mork and Mindy". It was the character Mindy's house.
Just 15 minutes from downtown Boulder, this is a great day trip to see great rock formations and a wonderful river running through the middle of the park. Can be a crowded road and parking on holidays.
Eldorado Canyon Trail
Just 15 minutes from downtown Boulder, this is a great day trip to see great rock formations and a wonderful river running through the middle of the park. Can be a crowded road and parking on holidays.
Go here for truly beautiful view of Boulder's famous Flatirons.
Boulder mountain park
Go here for truly beautiful view of Boulder's famous Flatirons.