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10 Things to Do in the Boulder Area


Are you stuck doing the same old things over and over? Who doesn’t need new ideas on what to do?

We have selected different and unusual ideas for you to discover. This is not your normal list but a fun inspiring list to help you break out of the norm.

1) Take your children to play in the Pearl Street pop-jet fountain.

2) Enjoy the outdoor patio at Barchetta and try their on-tap drinks.

3) Stay at Seven Keys Lodge or just stop in for a drink in Estes Park.

4) Rent an e-bike and go for a ride on the many bike paths.

5) Eat at Ruthie’s Boardwalk Social at the Boulder Reservoir.

6) Stay at the A-Lodge in Lyons, the mountain town that offers something for everyone.

7) Play pinball at Classic Pinball in Lyons.

8) View the Flatirons from the rooftop at the Museum of Boulder.

9) Have a picnic outside the barn during a concert at Chautauqua.

10)  Stay in a tree house The Little Red Tree House Lyons.

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If you have chosen to live in the Boulder area here are some of the newest home listings in Boulder and the surrounding area.

Amazing Views – Rare Estate $5,375,000

1145 Timber Ln, Boulder, CO 80304

Listed by: Marybeth Emerson

Colorado Landmark-Boulder 303-443-3377

VIEWS! VIEWS! VIEWS! Elevate your life in this magnificent and rare estate perched on the ridge line of the Boulder foothills. Designed by renowned architect EJ Meade of Arch 11 and renovated by top custom builder, Hammerwell, this modern masterpiece is meticulously crafted so that it harmoniously blends the indoor and outdoor spaces into the surrounding rocks. The separate Studio provides privacy for office, yoga, meditation, art, whatever brings you peace and joy. This private and breathtaking oasis is just 6 min to Broadway yet feels lands away. Featured in Colorado Homes & Lifestyles for its design, quality, and luxury; Come visit “Mountain Star”, and remember why you chose to live in Boulder!

Charles Haertling, The Star House $4,000,000

450 College Ave, Boulder, CO 80302

Listed by: R Tim Goodacre

The Goodacre Group – Boulder 303-876-1073

Spectacularly conceived by acclaimed architect Charles Haertling, the Star House crafts a living piece of Boulder history. Built in 1967, this residence is nestled at the peak of College Avenue in Boulder, uniquely designed to capture mountain and city views with wide expanses of glass. The namesake star-shaped skylight and wall-to-wall windows wash a cantilevered living room in cascading natural light and majestic views. The functional open floor plan inspires at-home gatherings with a sleek kitchen that overlooks the living area.

Boulder – Elegant Escape $1,670,000

7334 Park Cir, Boulder, CO 80301

Listed by: R Tim Goodacre

milehimodern – Boulder 303-876-1073

Bill Shaub (303) 829-5165


Timeless serenity cascades throughout this elegant escape. A gracefully flowing floorplan flanked by new hardwood flooring and a neutral color palette is illuminated in abundant natural light from vast windows. Enjoy afternoon reading in a formal living room or hosting at-home soirees in a dining room. A main-level office w/ built-ins offers a productive home workspace. Delight in crafting recipes in an eat-in kitchen beaming w/ quartz countertops, newer appliances and all-white cabinetry. Eyes are drawn upwards to exposed beams and to an updated fireplace anchoring a great room. A primary suite promotes relaxation w/ a large deck, vaulted ceilings and a spa-like bath w/ heated floors. Flexible living space is found in a finished basement w/ a rec room. Enjoy relaxing and entertaining outdoors in a lush, private backyard w/ a new deck. Upgrades include solar panels and EV chargers in the garage. A coveted location offers proximity to the Boulder Country Club golf course and clubhouse.

Boulder – North Boulder $2,750,000

701 Kalmia Ave, Boulder, CO 80304

Listed by: Jennifer Fly milehimodern – Boulder


A sensational sense of nostalgia rushes through this timeless Foothills residence. Poised on a private, .35-acre lot set back from the street in a desirable North Boulder locale, this home presents endless potential for a personalized vision. Surrounded by mature trees, a serene, park-like setting inspires seamless indoor-outdoor connectivity w/ southern exposure and multiple decks and patios to enjoy the coveted Colorado climate. A spacious living and dining area invokes mid-century modern flair w/ a fireplace, exposed brick and vast sliding glass doors framing lush trees and the Boulder landscape. The layout flows easily into an open kitchen w/ a breakfast nook and further into a flexible living area opening to a sun-drenched deck. Upstairs, a primary suite addition awaits w/ vaulted ceilings and deck access. Three additional bedrooms, a loft and a storage area complete the upper level. An expansive yard offers space for designing an outdoor oasis making this property a rare retreat.

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