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  • Gateway Park Fun Center 303-442-4386
    4800 North 28th Street, Boulder, CO 80301
    Nestled at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains on the main road to Estes Park, Gateway Park Fun Center is "Boulder, Colorado's only indoor/outdoor family fun center." ... more info

Historic Sites & Monuments

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Boulder Public Library 303-441-3100
    1000 Canyon Boulevard, Boulder, CO 80302
    11th and Arapahoe Street
    This library offers a wide selection of books and magazines plus features story times, programs, and special events. Braille computer center available. more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Boulder History Museum 303-449-3464
    1206 Euclid Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302
    corner of 12th & Euclid on "The Hill"
    Located in an architectural gem built in 1899, this museum captures the essence of Boulder through its many exhibits and displays. more info  map

  • Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art 303-443-2122
    1750 Thirteenth Street, Boulder, CO 80302
    Enjoy contemporary art exhibits by local and visiting artists at this museum. Also offers an Outdoor Cinema program. more info  map

  • Dairy Center for the Arts, The 303-440-7826
    2590 Walnut Street, Boulder, CO 80302
    Multi-media gallery featuring various exhibits by local art groups. Also offers several dance, theater, and music classes. more info  map

  • Heritage Center 303-492-6329
    101 University Drive, Boulder, CO 80309-0459
    3rd Floor of Old Main, First building on CU Campus
    This museum is devoted to presenting and preserving the history of the University. Numerous exhibits are offered, including a space room that features the 17 astronauts... more info

  • Leanin' Tree Museum of Western Art 303-530-1442
    6055 Longbow Drive, Boulder, CO 80301
    Located 15 Minutes from Downtown Boulder
    Contemporary western paintings, and bronze sculptures. Open daily. more info  map

  • Mondragon Gallery of Art 303-443-6700
    1320 Pearl Street, Suite 240, Boulder, CO 80302
    A natural resource experience as seen through the eyes of an artist who, by combining the best digital and analog technology has set a new precedence with his images. ... more info  map

National Parks & Natural Wonders

  • Flagstaff Mountain 303-441-3408
    Ninth Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302
    Baseline Road
    At 6,850 feet, you will have a fabulous view of the plains and Boulder Valley to the east. Stop in at the Flagstaff Nature Center for excellent exhibits and a chance to... more info

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Chautauqua Park 303-442-3282
    900 Baseline Road, Boulder, CO 80302
    Located at the Base of the Flatiron Mountains
    Over 100 years old, this Boulder traditional park offers a playground, hiking trails, an auditorium, and an historic restaurant, the Dining Hall. Many special events... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Fiske Planetarium/Sommers-Bausch Observatory 303-492-5001
    102 University Drive, Boulder, CO 80309
    University of Colorado Campus
    Unique facility where you can travel the solar system, search for distant worlds, enjoy a laser show, and take a variety of classes about our solar system, galaxies,... more info

  • National Center for Atmospheric Research 303-497-1174
    1850 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder, CO 80305
    Designed by world famous I.M. Pei, this institute focuses on weather phenomena, storms, climate, atmospheric chemistry, and the sun. Part of Woody Allen's movie,... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Celestial Seasonings 303-530-5300
    4600 Sleepytime Drive, Boulder, CO 80301
    Tour the gallery and factory of the largest specialty tea company in the U.S. and learn the process of making fine tea. Samples are available. more info  map

  • Fair Winds Hot Air Balloon Flights 303-939-9323
    6375 Nautilus Drive, Boulder, CO 80301
    Fair Winds Hot Air Balloon Flights one hour to one and a half-hour balloon rides primarily start from the Gunbarrel launchsite in northeast Boulder, Colorado. more info

  • Life Cycle Balloon Adventures 303-216-1990
    4910 Nautilus Court North, Boulder, CO 80403
    Life Cycle Balloon Adventures' launch site in South Park is located 55 miles west of Colorado Springs on Highway 24, in the mountains. more info  map

  • Mile High Gliding 303-527-1122
    5534 Independence Road, Boulder, CO 80301
    Come for a magical glide over Boulder valley, and the foothills. FAA certified gliders. more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • BookCliff Vineyards 303-499-7301
    1501 Lee Hill Road, #17, Boulder, CO 80304
    Winery. more info  map

  • Boulder Beer Company
    2880 Wilderness Place, Boulder, CO 80301
    Watch out for the Goat shed!
    Goatshed Revival- enough said!  more info  map

  • Boulder Creek Winery 303-516-9031
    6440 Odell Place, Boulder, CO 80301
    Boulder Creek Winery offers complimentary tastings and self-guided tours of the winery, where they produce award winning wines from Colorado grapes. Chardonnay, Merlot,... more info  map

  • Redstone Meadery 720-406-1215
    4700 Pearl Street, Unit 2-A, Boulder, CO 80302
    Produces mead, wine fermented from honey, that is available at the meadery or nationally at liquor stores and restaurants. The tasting room is open Monday through... more info  map

  • Rockies Brewing Company 303-444-8448
    2880 Wilderness Place, Boulder, CO 80301
    See the process of beer making from start to finish in the country's oldest operating microbrewery and sample some of these award-winning beers. Free tours available... more info  map


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