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 […]

Travelboulder.com Is Now Offering Branded Content Marketing

  You know your business better than anyone. Act like a journalist and tell your unique story about what makes your company so special. Provide your copy, images and video to us and we will proof it and publish it on travelboulder.com.   Travelboulder.com branded content benefits include: Google search results Reaching locals and visitors […]

Dining out in Colorado this summer

When was the last time you ate at a restaurant? If you’re like most Coloradans, it was probably sometime in late February or early March, before Gov. Jared Polis ordered the closure of all on-site dining at bars and restaurants to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Though many restaurants transitioned to take-out and delivery options, […]

What’s New in Downtown Boulder?

The Post Brewing Co. Courtesy photo

It’s hard to keep on top of the changes. Downtown Boulder looks a lot different than it did one year ago. Nineteen new businesses have opened downtown in the past year, and there are seven new ones scheduled to open by the end of 2018. By the holidays, there will be 26 new shopping and […]

Want a Unique Dinner? Head to Emmerson

Emmerson. Courtesy photo

Editor’s note: As of January 2019, Emmerson has closed. If you want something different, here you go. This restaurant is unique, from its flavors to its decor, down to the gritty details, like how its cocktail menu is designed. The entire concept of Emmerson is like nothing Boulder has ever experienced before. It’s innovative. Surprisingly creative. […]

The Kids’ Guide to Boulder’s Tulip Fairy and Elf Festival

Tulips on Pearl Street
A girl picks flowers at Boulder's Tulip Fairy and Elf Festival. Photo courtesy Downtown Boulder Partnership

As many as 5,000 tiny fairies, elves and other curious creatures will flood the Pearl Street Mall early April to welcome the spring. They will celebrate amid the backdrop of more than 15,000 colorful tulips flown to Colorado straight from Holland. Springtime in Boulder is marked by the annual Tulip Fairy and Elf Festival. This […]

Slideshow: Only on Pearl Street

A collection of quirky things and people you’ll see only on Pearl Street. [envira-gallery id=”6549″] Got a photo you think should be on this slideshow? Submit it to go@travelboulder.com. 

A Peek Inside the Fresh Produce Store

Fresh Product Shirts.

Fresh Produce Clothing, 1219 Pearl St. Color influences mood. And the mood here is a permanent vacation mindset. That’s at the heart of the products at Fresh Produce, a women’s clothing line based in Boulder. Fresh Produce’s headquarters are in Boulder and one of the storefronts is located on the Pearl Street Mall, 1219 Pearl […]

7 Reasons Boulder is Colorado’s Art Hub

Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery

Boulder is one of America’s most creative cities. No, really. The Daily Beast named it that in 2012. And that’s just the beginning of Boulder’s artistic accolades. The city has also been named one of the Top 25 Art Destinations (numerous times, by American Style magazine), one of the Top 10 Cities for Artists (by […]

11 Most Fashionable Shops on the Pearl Street Mall

There’s something transportive about stepping onto the Pearl Street Mall. The smell of garlic (thanks, Pasta Jay’s) and fresh-brewed coffee (thanks 1,000 coffee shops per square inch). The mash-up of random buskers on their drums, guitars, trumpets and violins. And the shops. Oh, the shops. Pearl Street is our guilty pleasure place in Colorado to […]

The Top 9 Art Galleries in Boulder

Interior of the SmithKlein Gallery.

Boulder is a muse. It’s effortless to plan an inspiring, artsy outing here. Stroll along Boulder Creek and through Central Park, before heading to the nearby Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. Let yourself be amazed by the creativity there, and then talk about it over a cup of chai at the next door Dushanbe Tea […]

7 Bar Snacks for Vegans and Vegetarians

The Sink

Greasy sliders and buffalo-drenched chicken wings are practically synonymous with bar menus — unless you’re in Boulder. Here, vegetables are more than just a garnish adding a pop of color to your plate. This health-centric city and its happy hour menus are especially friendly to those who eschew meat and animal-based products. Just how much […]

The 6 Top Beer Festivals in Boulder

There are as many ways to celebrate beer as there are flavors in Boulder. This Colorado town has a long list of locally made libations, from well-known breweries, such as Avery Brewing Co., Lefthand and Boulder Beer, to the local favorites, like Mountain Sun and J Wells Brewery (“the smallest brewery in Boulder”). While there’s […]

Award-Winning Boulder Restaurants that Make Boulder a Foodie’s Paradise

Boulder is a foodie’s paradise. Don’t just take our word for it (even though you totally should). Boulder has so many statewide and national food-related honors it’s basically the valedictorian of the restaurant scene. You might not expect this from what has also been named the skinniest city in America, but Boulder loves its food. […]

Top Boulder Festivals

Whether you want to immerse yourself in yoga, film, Shakespeare, craft beer, or all of the above (although that fusion could get a little weird), Boulder’s got a festival for that. Even fairies and elves. Aerial dance. Composer Gustav Mahler. Oh, how Boulder loves an excuse to celebrate. This funky Front Range town is the […]