Tag: boulder

Hotel Boulderado: 20th Century Luxury Going Strong

Boulder’s first luxury hotel survives today on a steadfast foundation of service and luxury that is over 100 years in the making. Located in the heart of Boulder, steps from the famous Pearl St. Mall, history and luxury intertwine in this shining star of Boulder at Hotel Boulderado. A stained glass atrium with period furniture, rich dark woods, and late…

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Leanin’ Tree Museum & Sculpture Garden

Enjoy art, inspiration and free admission at the Leanin’ Tree Museum & Sculpture Garden of Western Art, considered by many to be the best western and wildlife art museum in Colorado. The museum sits nestled like a jewel before views of Long’s Peak and the Flatiron mountains of Boulder. Located 15 minutes from downtown Boulder and only two blocks from…

University of Colorado Museum of Natural History: 4 Million Artifacts All for Free

Colorado, once inhabited by the stegosaurus and other oversized giants, has proved to be a paleontological jackpot. One place to take a prehistoric journey is, of course, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Another is the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History on the University of Colorado Boulder campus. Although not quite as spectacular or large as the…

St. Julien: A Luxury Hotel Forging Its Own Responsible Path

“Environmental Preservation” and “Cruelty Conscious” are not often associated with the luxury hotel industry–a commerce that is notorious for using billions of gallons of water washing towels and serving delicacies of veal and lobster in the opulent restaurants around the world. St Julien of Boulder breaks the mold and surpasses even Boulder standards of being an upstanding business citizen for…

Historic Boulder Lodging Awaits: The Briar Rose Bed and Breakfast

When you indulge in Boulder, Colorado vacations, you can wake every morning to the sight of a towering mountain outside of your hotel window. The allure of the ski slopes or hiking trails await you as you greet the morning, and many guests can be found spending time visiting the University of Colorado when they visit Boulder. If your Colorado…

Bed Down In The Shadow Of The Rockies At Boulder Hotels

Boulder is known for many things.  It is known for being the home of the main campus of the University of Colorado, its eccentric populous, and its unique Western history.  Whether you find yourself in Boulder for business, pleasure, or sending your child off to college for the first time, it is important that you find someplace to stay that…

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Colorado Distilleries Run Deep

On December 9th, the Dancing Pines Distillery hosted the first annual Liquid Arts Festival at the Bonnell Building in Loveland to invite people to discover a few local Colorado distilleries. Although it is the event’s debut year, the Fest opened to a sold out crowd. A few members of the Go Colorado crew and I waited in the chilly evening…

Quite a Ride: Banjo Billy’s Bus Tour

Murders, suicide pacts, massacres and lynchings are usually the stuff of horror films, but forget Hollywood; these morbid events make up the darker side of Boulder’s history and are said to have left behind a town full of ghosts. John Georgis, aka Banjo Billy, regales crowds with the stories of those ghosts on his one-of-a-kind bus tours, via a 1994…

Lights, Camera, Action! Spotlight on Boulder International Film Festival 6

Lights, Camera, Action! Spotlight on Boulder International Film Festival

Oscar-nominated actor James Franco and Oscar-winning producer/director and screenwriter Oliver Stone will be among Hollywood’s marquee names at the seventh annual Boulder International Film Festival Feb. 17-20, named “one of the coolest film festivals in the world” by MovieMaker magazine. More than 50 films from 25 countries will be featured at the festival, along with music, food, workshops and discussion…

Wine Bars: Toasting the Grape 8

Wine Bars: Toasting the Grape

Savvy servers are pouring wines and discussing them knowledgeably in wine bars proliferating in Colorado. Order them by the glass, by the bottle or by flight — small pours of several wines, enabling you to compare several vintages from a single vineyard or the same type of wine from different regions or produced in different wineries. A few wine bars…