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Winter in Boulder

Winter in Boulder
3 days
If the awe-inspiring backdrop of the Rocky Mountains and the Flatirons didn’t give it away, we’re telling you now: Boulder is a paradise for outdoor lovers and fresh-air fiends.

Sustainability Activity

Travel Like a Local: There are special places and unique vistas around nearly every Colorado corner. You can help ensure these places exist for generations to come by staying on roads and trails, keeping speeds in check, leaving campsites and picnic spots just as you found them, and following instructional signs while you’re out and about in our state.
Day 1
Activity

Eldora Mountain Resort

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Only 21 miles from Boulder, Eldora has some great deals on lift and lodging packages. Read More
Lunch

Indian Peaks Lodge at Eldora Mountain Resort

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Enjoy a wide selection of hearty meals, from gourmet pizzas to paninis to gourmet salads as well as chili, soup, and baked potatoes. You can also find a wide variety of grab and go items such as... Read More
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Eldora Nordic Center

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Eldora’s Nordic Center is complemented by an extensive network of trails – starting just a few steps past our ski lifts and meandering through serene forests, across expansive alpine meadows and... Read More
Dinner

BRU handbuilt ales & eats

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Bringing together the art of food and beer. At BRU handbuilt ales & eats Beer Chef Ian Clark pairs his passion and knowledge for deliciously crafted food with his never filtered, naturally... Read More

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Boulder Theater

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The Boulder Theater truly is an all-around entertainment venue: live music of all genres, film, comedy, spoken word, corporate meetings and more. Please call us direclty at 303.786.7030 if you... Read More

Lodging

Hotel Boulderado

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True to its name, Spruce Farm & Fish serves local fare from Colorado farmers and ranchers as well as fresh fish from sustainable seafood sources.  The Corner Bar is the ideal location for a... Read More

Day 2
Breakfast

Walnut Cafe

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Good food, good fun! Fast and friendly for 20 years! And we do pie! Open breakfast, lunch Read More
Activity

Eldorado Canyon State Park

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Eldorado Canyon State Park is a day-use-park offering technical rock climbing, stream-side picnic areas and trails with panoramic vistas, all encompassed in a magnificent canyon. Read More
Lunch

Southern Sun Pub & Brewery

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At the Mountain Sun and Southern Sun, our mission is to offer five-star service, fresh, high quality pub fare and finely crafted... Read More

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Avery Brewing Company

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We are dedicated to making beer from the inside out: we brew what we like to drink--with utter disregard for what the market demands--and search out fans with equally eccentric palates.

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Dinner

Cafe Aion

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The traditional Spanish tapa is a simple but beautiful offering. Its presentation is honest and straightforward, its preparation a tribute to the craft and techniques developed over centuries in... Read More

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Fiske Planetarium and Sommers-Bausch Observatory

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We immerse students, visiting educators, and public audiences in engaging and interactive full dome films, live talks by leading researchers, live theatrical and musical performances, and late... Read More
Lodging

Best Western Plus Boulder Inn

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Prominently located directly across from CU, the Boulder Inn gives guests easy access to the city's principal attractions, premier shopping, and fabulous dining. Stylish, well-appointed rooms... Read More

Day 3
Breakfast

Celestial Seasonings Cafe and Free Tours

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Take a free tour of the largest specialty-tea factory in the United States. Art, gallery, tea sampling, gift shop, cafe, herb garden. Open daily. Children must be 5 years of age. Read More
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Rocky Mountain National Park

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A living showcase of the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains. Elevations ranging from 8,000 feet in the wet, grassy valleys to 14,259 feet at the weather-ravaged top of Longs Peak. Read More
Lunch

Foolish Craig's

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Foolish Craig's open every day, all day; serves soup, salads, crepes, omelets and more. Read More
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Downtown Boulder

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No visit to Boulder is complete without a stroll down the world famous Pearl Street Mall.  This one-of-a-kind experience is what visitors talk about long after their trip is over.  Many of the... Read More

Dinner

Zolo Grill

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Declared by 5280 as "Absolutely the hottest restaurant in Boulder," Zolo Southwestern Grill has delivered award-winning southwestern cuisine with superior service for twenty years. 

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Dairy Arts Center

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The Dairy Arts Center is a nonprofit multidisciplinary arts center with free art galleries, an arthouse cinema, and three performance venues that boast the best of Boulder's theatre, dance, comedy,... Read More
Lodging

Boulder Adventure Lodge

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The Boulder Adventure Lodge offers a beautiful and unique mountain setting along a peacfull creek, just 5 minutes from Downtown Boulder and the University of Colorado. Perfect for weddings,... Read More