Boulder Recommendations

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Unforgettable Adventures

Tube Down Boulder Creek

What you’ll be up to:

Boulder Creek flows right through town, and is a great place to try something new.


What you need to know:
Rent the necessary equipment at Whitewater Tubing. They open at 8 am and usually run out of tubes by noon on the weekends.

Fish You Own Trout

What you’ll be up to:

Spend the day fly-fishing! Boulder offers excellent angling opportunities.


What you need to know:

Front Range Anglers organizes all sorts of day tours, catering to each group’s specific needs.


Enjoy the Boulder Reservoir

What you’ll be up to:

Paddleboarding, kayaking, canoeing, yoga, or even renting a private pontoon boat.


What you need to know:

Rent the equipment at Rocky Mountain Paddleboard. They’ll make sure your adventures are truly unforgettable.

Bike Around Town

What you’ll be up to:

Borrow a bike for the day at any of the local rental stations, and return to any location.


What you need to know:

We recommend Pedego E-bikes. They offer excellent guided tours!


Hike Our Iconic Trails

What you’ll be up to:

Chautauqua Park, Gregory Canyon, and Sanitas Valley Trail are our favorite spots to immerse yourself in nature.


What you need to know:

We prefer any of the trails at Chautauqua.
The Chautauqua Dining Hall has good nibbles!

Marvel at Red Rocks

What you’ll be up to:

Red Rocks is a geologically formed, open-air amphitheater not duplicated anywhere in the world. 


What you need to know:

It’s a stunning setting for any performance. Check the website to see all the events.

For an Unforgettable Meal


Authentic. Fresh. Local & seasonal. Plus: great cocktails!

Bar Taco

Fun and lively! Great atmosphere and amazing Mexican food.

Black Cat & Bramble and Hare

An awesome farm-to-table bistro. We love their cocktails!


High-end vegetarian dining off Pearl Street on 16th Street.

Pizzeria Alberico

Great Neapolitan pizza and a kiddo-friendly atmosphere.


Our favorite neighborhood bistro. Great food and drinks!

The Coziest Coffee Shops

Spruce Confections

Best pastries and coffee in town! 

Boxcar Coffee Roasters

This place is AMAZING. 

The Laughing Goat

This coffee shop has a rich tradition in Boulder.

The Best Fine Dining in Town

Frasca Food and Wine

Northern Italian food and drinks - truly the best of the best!

The Kitchen American Bistro

A modern American bistro owned by Kimbal Musk.


We highly recommend the Japanese Wagyu. 

Stella's Cucina

Where Italian Cuisine Becomes a Unique Sensory Experience


Contemporary Italian-American cooking. They just got a Michelin mention!

Flasgstaff House

The best wine list in town, featuring over 16,000 bottles.

Undiscovered Gems

Mustard's Last Stand

The best Chicago-style hot dogs in town.

Ruthies Boardwalk Social

Amazing grilled cheese in every variety!

La Choza

Street style Mexican food experience!

Nightcap, Anyone?

Kitchen Upstairs

The place to see and be seen. Great desserts!

The Bitter Bar

A great all-night hangout. Simple cocktails made with passion.

License No. 1

Underground speakeasy-style cocktail lounge.

Let's Brunch Away!

Jill's Restaurant & Bistro

All-you-can-eat/drink Sunday brunch.

Lucile's Creole Cafe

Our tip: go early!


Great local ingredients.

Village Coffee Shop

Ideal for a hearty breakfast after a late night.

The Buff Restaurant

The locals’ favorite spot and the best pancakes in town.

Dushanbe Teahouse

Tajikistan specialties. Very unique architecture!

Our Favorite Local Breweries

Avery Brewery Co.

Very quaint outdoor courtyard seating.

Sanitas Brewing Co.

Beers and best taco food truck in town.

Mountain Sun

Old school, cash-only brewery.

Let's Go Shopping


Well-curated high-end brands and gifts with style.

Todd Reed

If you aren’t familiar with Todd Reed’s jewelry - well, you should be!


Perfect if you’re looking for something special to wear to dinner.


Very cute candles, custom jewelry, lotions, and fabulous creations from local artisans and from around the world.

Piece, Love & Chocolate

An all-things-chocolate boutique specializing in chocolates, pastries, gifts, and novelties.

El Loro Jewelry & Gifts

This jewelry and gift shop has been a must-visit stop on the Pearl Street Mall since 1977.

Into The Wind

Founded in 1980, this store focuses on out-of-this world, beautiful, unique kites.

Cedar & Hyde

Great fashion finds and unique pieces for the home.


Appliances, kitchen gadgets, gourmet and imported foods, and much more!

Treat Yourself

jlounge Natural Nail Bar & Spa

Best mani/pedis in town!

St Julien Spa

Lovely massages and facials.

The Dragontree

Ayurveda, Sangha, Acupuncture, and more!

Pure Fun

Museum of Boulder

Providing engaging educational experiences for people to explore the continuing history of the region.

Chautauqua Concert Series

Available only in the summer, but super fun!

Museum of Contemporary Art

A catalyst for creative experiences through the exploration of significant art of our time.

Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Get your tickets at the link below.

Celestial Seasonings Tea Tour

Explore over 100 different tea varieties that Celestial Seasonings has to offer.

Fiske Planetarium

Get your tickets at the link below.

The Hill Boulder

Visit to find out more.

The Sink

The best pizza and burger in Boulder. Located near CU on The Hill, they are known for their iconic art, funky vibe, and as a Boulder must-see.

Ado's Kitchen & Bar

An eclectic menu of fresh made-to-order meals with quality ingredients and lots of gluten free options.

Half Fast Subs

America's largest subs sandwich menu! Over 100 subs to choose from, all expertly crafted. They also have great salads and drinks!

Bento-Ria Sushi

Sushi and more! Located in the Hilltop Food Court.

The Corner

This award-winning neighborhood favorite on The Hill serves breakfast all day!

Rush Bowls

Rush Bowls offer healthy, delicious alternatives to standard fast casual fare.


Lucky’s Bakehouse

Treat yourself to some of the tastiest pastries you'll ever taste!

Sweet Sisters

Indulge in a diverse range of gluten-free baked goods crafted with the freshest ingredients.

Shamane’s Bakery

Pastries, croissants, sandwiches, and more!

Big Box Stores


Retail chain offering home goods, clothing, electronics & more, plus exclusive designer collections.

Whole Foods Market

Eco-minded chain with natural & organic grocery items, housewares & other products (most sell wine).

Walgreens Pharmacy

Drugstore chain with health & beauty aids, prescriptions & photo services, plus mini-mart basics.

Hazel's Beverage World

The largest selection of wine, beer, spirits, cigars, specialty foods and more in a fun shopping atmosphere.

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