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  • Gateway Park Fun Center
    4800 North 28th Street, Boulder, CO 80301
    303-442-4386, 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
    1000 Canyon Boulevard, Boulder, CO 80302
    11th and Arapahoe Street
    303-441-3100, 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
    1206 Euclid Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302
    corner of 12th & Euclid on "The Hill"
    303-449-3464, 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
    1750 Thirteenth Street, Boulder, CO 80302
    303-443-2122, 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
    2590 Walnut Street, Boulder, CO 80302
    303-440-7826, Multi-media gallery featuring various exhibits by local art groups. Also offers several dance, theater, and music classes. more info  map

  • Heritage Center
    101 University Drive, Boulder, CO 80309-0459
    3rd Floor of Old Main, First building on CU Campus
    303-492-6329, 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
    6055 Longbow Drive, Boulder, CO 80301
    Located 15 Minutes from Downtown Boulder
    303-530-1442, Contemporary western paintings, and bronze sculptures. Open daily. more info  map

  • Mondragon Gallery of Art
    1320 Pearl Street, Suite 240, Boulder, CO 80302
    303-443-6700, 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
    Ninth Avenue, Boulder, CO 80302
    Baseline Road
    303-441-3408, 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
    900 Baseline Road, Boulder, CO 80302
    Located at the Base of the Flatiron Mountains
    303-442-3282, 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
    102 University Drive, Boulder, CO 80309
    University of Colorado Campus
    303-492-5001, 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
    1850 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder, CO 80305
    303-497-1174, 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
    4600 Sleepytime Drive, Boulder, CO 80301
    303-530-5300, 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
    6375 Nautilus Drive, Boulder, CO 80301
    303-939-9323, 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
    4910 Nautilus Court North, Boulder, CO 80403
    303-216-1990, 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
    5534 Independence Road, Boulder, CO 80301
    303-527-1122, Come for a magical glide over Boulder valley, and the foothills. FAA certified gliders. more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • BookCliff Vineyards
    1501 Lee Hill Road, #17, Boulder, CO 80304
    303-499-7301, 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
    6440 Odell Place, Boulder, CO 80301
    303-516-9031, 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
    4700 Pearl Street, Unit 2-A, Boulder, CO 80302
    720-406-1215, 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
    2880 Wilderness Place, Boulder, CO 80301
    303-444-8448, 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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