Eat, See, & Do: Boulder, CO

Boulder, Colorado

Located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is home to stunning natural scenery, a buzzing downtown, and a community rich in culture. Outdoor enthusiasts from all over the country flock to this scenic hamlet, where mountains roll, craft beers pour, and community thrives.

Whether you’re visiting, new to the area, or a seasoned resident, here are a few must-see hotspots to add to your Boulder to-do list.

EAT:

ice cream

If you’re looking for farm-to-table bites, step inside Oak at Fourteenth. This local gem is known for their inventive New American plates, and vibrant, fresh flavors. Their kale and apple salad, which has been featured on Eater, is a crowd favorite due to its unique melding of lemon, Parmigiano-Reggiano, apples, togarashi (chili pepper), and candied almonds. They also boast an impressive cocktail program with unique infusions, obscure liquors, and an impressive attention to detail. Afterward, hop over to one of the many ice cream shops in the area. For a city with so many cold months, you’d be surprised by the number of tasty destinations that specialize in cold and creamy treats. Click here to uncover a few local favorites.

SEE:

street performer

A day of leisure in Denver wouldn’t be complete without a trip to Pearl Street Mall. This historic outdoor mall stretches from 11th to 15th Street and is home to a slew of shops, eateries, and impressive street performers. Tourists and locals alike flock to this location to enjoy everything from acoustics to juggling to the famed Zip Code Guy, a local legend who can hear a zip code, identify its location, and then suggest the best restaurant in that area. If the vast cosmos peak your interest, then step inside the Fiske Planetarium. Located on the University of Colorado campus, the planetarium has been open since 1975, and today offers spectacular light shows, exhibits, and events.

DO:

hiking in Colorado

Boulder is home to outstanding backdrops, scenic overlooks, and stunning landscapes. One site of particular interest is Mount Sanitas Trail. With an elevation of 1,300 feet, this trail offers adventure, a killer workout, and some incredible views of the city. For those who prefer water over heights, Boulder Reservoir offers warm waters and plenty of aquatic activities. From sailing to paddle boarding to wading through 70-degree water, it’s the perfect summer destination. To cap off any day of leisure, locals typically flock to one of the many breweries in the area. Called the “Napa Valley of Beer,” there are endless locations to try. A few favorites include Avery Brewing, Twisted Pine, and Boulder Beer.

Featured Community: Two Nine North

Offering both comfort and style just minutes from downtown, Two Nine North apartments are perfect for those seeking balance in the picturesque city of Boulder. Community amenities include a heated saltwater pool, two courtyards, and a hot tub for those relaxed Colorado nights. 1 and 2-bedroom floor plans come equipped with contemporary kitchens with designer cabinetry, private balconies with stunning mountain views, hardwood-style flooring, and generously oversized walk-in closets. Offering the perfect retreat after an adventure-filled day, Two Nine North apartments make the most of Boulder living.

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