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Boulder Attractions & Fun

Boulder Colorado Attractions and FunKnown for its laid back attitude, outdoor enthusiasts, and fun college vibe, Boulder is a destination for visitors from across the country.  Whether you’re hoping to spend time hiking in the surrounding foothills and parks or looking to explore historic downtown, there’s no shortage of attractions in Boulder.

Boulder is home to the largest university in the state, the University of Colorado, affectionately dubbed “CU”. With 29,000 students many consider Boulder to be a college town but that description only captures part of the appeal. 
The campus itself is well over 100 years old, and is often voted among the top 10 campuses in the country. Beyond the beautiful grounds, CU is also home to the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History.

For those seeking to explore the surrounding area, the Flatirons are sure to beckon.  Arguably the most widely recognizable feature in Boulder, the Flatirons are a set of five large rock formations along the east slope of Green Mountain. There are many hikes and sections for rock climbing on them. Located within the City of Boulder Open Space, this is one natural Colorado landmark that is a must see.

Pearl Street Mall, a 4 block tree-lined pedestrian mall, is the centerpiece of Boulder’s downtown. Consisting of galleries, locally owned businesses, street performers, and a multitude of dining options, the Pearl Street Mall is the perfect place to take in the culture of Boulder and of Colorado.
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