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    Things to Do in Boulder

    With the great outdoors always steps away — yet urban adventure right out your hotel door, too — you'll find an incredible variety of things to do in Boulder, Colorado. You might want to start with our Must-See Boulder page.

    Boulder has plenty of outdoor activities to get you out in the fresh Colorado air. Right at the foot the Rocky Mountains, among the piney foothills, Boulder boasts hiking, climbing and biking trails that will satisfy your need for an easy outing or a rigorous challenge. 

    Balance out your visit with some urban exploration and sightseeing. Our award-winning dining scene, farm trail, splurge-worthy shopping, art galleries and community events throughout the year will keep you entertained. Savor the energy of the city after dark at live music venues, breweries and nightlife hot spots you won't find anywhere else.

    Come see why Boulder, Colorado, is an amazing vacation destination that offers something for every traveler!

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    Frequently Asked Questions About Boulder

    What are the best hikes with views in Boulder?

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    • Wonderland Lake Loop Trail
    • Flatirons Vista
    • Chapman Drive and Tenderfoot Trail
    • Rattlesnake Gulch
    • Mount Sanitas
    https://www.bouldercoloradousa.com/things-to-do/outdoor-recreation-in-boulder/hiking-in-boulder/5-hikes-with-great-views/

    What are the best things to do in Boulder with kids?

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    • Play on Pearl Street
    • Tour Celestial Seasonings
    • Hit the Bricks LEGO Exhibit
    • Chautauqua Trailhead
    • Valmont Bike Park
    https://www.bouldercoloradousa.com/things-to-do/things-to-do-with-kids/

    What are the best mountain biking trails in Boulder?

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    • Betasso Preserve
    • Walker Ranch/Meyers Ranch
    • Hall Ranch
    • Marshall Mesa /Flatirons Vista
    • Dowdy Draw
    • Valmont Bike Park
    • Heil Valley Ranch
    https://www.bouldercoloradousa.com/things-to-do/outdoor-recreation-in-boulder/biking-in-boulder/mountain-biking-trails/

    What are the top free things to do in Boulder?

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    • Celestial Seasonings Tour
    • Boulder Creek Path
    • University of Colorado's Museums
    • Hiking at Chautauqua
    • Strolling Pearl Street
    https://www.bouldercoloradousa.com/things-to-do/free-things-to-do-in-boulder/