Celebrating 100 Years of The Sink

    In the beginning, God created meat and cheese…   And on the eighth day, man created the Sink Burger   And he saw that it was good.   —The Sinkstine Chapel (a Sistine Chapel-inspired painting on the ceiling of The Sink)   This restaurant on The Hill is like nowhere else in Boulder—nowhere […]

Introducing the Summer/Fall 2023 Magazine

    I love Boulder this time of year—it is so beautiful. Summer and fall can be the most enjoyable seasons of the year. The weather is great, the days are long and the Front Range foothills are green. Travel Boulder is thrilled to bring you our latest summer/fall issue, which offers ideas for experiences, […]

Female-Identifying Artists Thrive at The New Local

    Tucked unassumingly on a shaded block just beyond Pearl’s West End—where brick retail shops give way to a quiet residential neighborhood—is the historic Montgomery House at 741 Pearl Street.   On the sidewalk outside the tall, narrow Queen Anne Victorian home—which is painted in cheerful shades of butter yellow, dusty blue and forest […]

Living in Boulder – May 2023

    Extraordinary property – $10,800,000   8001 Fairview Rd, Boulder, CO 80303   Listed by: Barb Silverman – LIV Sotheby’s Intl Realty   bsilverman@livsothebysrealty.com   303-443-6161     An extraordinary property, a place to indulge yourself and at the same time find refuge from the hectic pace of every day. Over 3.5 acres, this estate […]

Colorado Shakespeare Festival Returns for 66th Year

  Listening to the 400-year-old words of William Shakespeare—performed by a troupe of super-talented actors—while enjoying a warm summer evening under the stars is one of the most magical experiences of every summer. Lucky for us, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival is back for its 66th year at the University of Colorado Boulder.   Founded in […]

Seidel City: Boulder’s Unexpected Art Gallery

    It’s the kind of hidden gem you simultaneously want to tell everyone about but also tell no one about so it doesn’t change.   Along the highway that borders the foothills north of Boulder and at the end of a dusty, dirt road, you’ll find it—but only if you know. There’s no sign. […]

Summer 2023 Festivals

  Get out your calendars, because it’s time to start making moves for this summer.   Below, you’ll find a list of some of our favorite festivals and events in Boulder and beyond.   Boulder Creek Festival   This popular festival, which is scheduled to take place May 26-29, has been Boulder’s favorite way to […]

Dude Ranches Worth Planning a Trip Around

  With expansive terrain, delicious meals, cozy cabins and a wide array of engaging Wild West-inspired activities, all-inclusive dude ranches make planning a vacation easy and stress-free. Below, some of our favorite ranches in Colorado and beyond that are perfect for your next vacation.   Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch   Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch has […]

Boulder County Museums to Visit

  Boulder County has many well-known hiking and outdoor activities, as well as great shopping, music and food. But while you are enjoying your visit or spending a weekend out and about, you can have fun while learning something at the same time by checking out the county’s diverse museums.   There are a ton […]

Boulder’s Heart and Spirit: Hazel’s Beverage World

  With more than 18,000 different products, Hazel’s Beverage World is a wonderland for beer lovers, spirit hounds and oenophiles. The 35,000 square-foot store at 28th and Walnut is locally owned and, in addition to being well-stocked, the knowledgeable employees (known as the “flight crew”) can help you understand the difference between pinot gris and […]

Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse Celebrates 25 Years

  For decades, Boulder and its sister city, Dushanbe, have been engaged in a global friendship.   The most visible — and downright beautiful — symbol of that ongoing relationship is the Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse, the gorgeous, elaborately decorated building that stands on 13th Street between Canyon and Arapahoe.   To celebrate its 25th anniversary, […]

Best Desserts in Boulder County and Beyond

  You look like you could use some slow-churned cream and sugar, a big slice of super-fluffy cheesecake or a bite (or several) of tender fruit nestled inside a buttery crust.   Or maybe you need a springy cake, a shiny, caramel-filled chocolate or just a flaky, cream-filled pastry with a fancy name.   Let’s […]

Homes in Boulder – April

      Living in Boulder, here are our new home listings for April.   Custom Home -$1,999,000 7700 O Connor Road, Boulder, CO 80303 Listed by: Stephen Cunningham – Colorado Property Pro LLC steve.cunningham@comcast.net 303-905-7704         Quality Custom Home! Everything Done Right! Everything Done Professionally!     This beautiful Ranch home […]

One Book One Boulder 2023

    Looking for your next great page-turner? It’s not too late to participate in One Book One Boulder, an engaging initiative designed to bring people together.   Presented by the Boulder Library Foundation, this year’s One Book One Boulder read is “The Book of Joy” by the 14th Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu and Douglas […]

First Sip is Back April 26-30

  First Sip — the fun, beverage-focused spinoff of Boulder County restaurant week that debuted last year — is back for its second year. From April 26 to 30, grab a drink at one (or several!) of the dozens of Boulder County bars, breweries, distilleries, restaurants and other small businesses that will be participating in […]

Get to Know Stephanie Carter of Wallaroo Hat Company

    While visiting her in-laws in Australia in the late 1990s, Stephanie Carter noticed people wearing fashionable, wide-brimmed hats that shielded them from the sun’s harmful rays. Inspired by the Aussies’ colorful yet practical designs, she decided to launch Wallaroo Hat Company in Boulder.   Travel Boulder chatted with Carter to learn more about […]

Living in Boulder: The Sink

  When visiting Colorado, a voice tells you to visit Boulder. But when visiting Boulder, you don’t dare miss “The Sink.” Located on The Hill near the University of Colorado campus, Boulder’s oldest restaurant started in 1923 and  is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. “The Sink” is an institution in Boulder that many locals […]

International Film Series

Boulder is home to one of the most unusual film experiences in the country. In this theater, you can see both classic films on reel-to-reel 35mm film projectors, as well as new releases as they’re launched in New York on the most cutting-edge digital projection systems. The old and the new are both equally honored. […]

Spring Break in Boulder

It can be strange to celebrate spring break in Colorado, when it might not feel like springtime at all. In March of 2019, it snowed 16.2 inches in Boulder, according to data from NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory’s Physical Sciences Division. March is a real hit-or-miss month for the weather—there wasn’t a snowflake in 2017, but […]