Academy Boulder Expands to Mapleton Hill

    It’s easily one of the most beautiful places in Boulder to live, stretched across 16 acres of land at the base of the Foothills right between the historic Mapleton Hill neighborhood and the Mount Sanitas hiking trails. Thousands of acres of open space right out the back door.   Not to mention a […]

Summer Staycation Inspiration Close to Boulder

  The storm clouds have finally passed and the sun is shining – literally and figuratively – as we dance into the early days of summer. After the dreary (and rainy) (and hail-y) beginning to summer break, we’ve got some fun to make up. Luckily, there’s plenty of adventure just a short drive from home. […]

Boulder New Homes for Sale – Living June

  Luxury Colorado lifestyle – $8,7750,000 2621 3rd St, Boulder, CO 80304   Listed by: Kimberly (Kiki) Kidder – Compass – Boulder   303-817-6100     Welcome to a home that radiates warmth, charm, and a truly inviting aesthetic. Nestled at the base of Sanitas, this exquisite custom home in Boulder’s highly sought-after Trailhead neighborhood is […]

SewBo Is Boulder’s Newest Creative Hub

    Step into Jordan Martindell’s fabric shop SewBo and you’ll find bolts filled with beautiful fabrics, from playful prints illustrating beach days and lemon groves to colorful florals and ginghams.   The vibe: Anthropolgie meets a fabric and craft store.   Martindell opened the textile shop earlier this year, and hopes to spread the […]

Summer Fun at North American Ski Resorts

  Think ski resorts are just for winter fun? Think again. When the temperatures start to rise, ski areas come alive with an array of activities and events, from adrenaline-pumping pursuits like mountain biking to mellower endeavors like spa treatments and yoga classes.   Ready to hit the road this summer? Start planning the perfect […]

Get Local Meal-Kits with Spade & Spoon

  Joy Rubey brings a whole new meaning to accessible, healthy meals. Last year, Rubey launched Spade & Spoon, a local meal-kit delivery startup headquartered in Denver that partners with Boulder County farmers and producers, including Haystack Mountain, Moxie Bread Co. and Lazy J, to name a few.   Spade & Spoon is a local […]

Get the Buzz: Bee Huts at Lafayette’s Capella Ranch

    Roughly 100,000 bees were gently buzzing a few inches beneath me as I reclined atop a wooden bench inside a “bee hut” in rural Boulder County. I inhaled deeply and relaxed as I smelled the slightly sweet scent of honey mixed with the woodsy aroma of cedar.   For the next 30 or […]

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 […]

Mark Your Calendar For June Events

    Summer is officially in full swing. And if you’re hoping to make the most of Colorado’s gorgeous June weather, mark your calendar so you can attend these fun events throughout the month. Arts in the Park – Boulder Ballet   Boulder Ballet is kicking off Arts in the Park with two mixed repertoire […]

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   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 […]