Local Area and things to do

Just a short journey from Denver, tucked into the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, acres of vast open space roll into Boulder's quaint cityscape.

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Highlights include:

Pearl Street

The brick-paved Pearl Street is Boulder's heart and soul — a central gathering place to stroll, shop and dine among the historic storefronts, if you do only one thing in Boulder, walking this pedestrian mall should probably be it.

The Flatirons

Boulder's Flatirons — slanting, massive slabs of sandstone that form Boulder's backdrop from just about any angle. The Chautauqua area affords the best way to get a closer look. Gaze up at them from the hiking area's beautiful meadow, where dozens of trails lead off into the foothills, then hike right up into the Flatirons if you are seeking a bit more exercise and adventure.

Banjo Billy's Bus Tour

Learn all there is to know about Boulder on this unique tour that covers ghost stories, legend and more while you sit in a recliner or sofa and listen to the entertaining tour guide share fun facts and stories, for more information visit http://banjobilly.com/

Museum of Boulder at the Tebo Center

An innovative space that's also dedicated to hosting popular traveling exhibitions, art shows and events, it's best to carve out a couple of hours to see it all, don't miss the rooftop, which has some of the best views of the Flatirons around! For more information visit; https://museumofboulder.org/