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Adventure Awaits In Boulder


Vacation in Boulder

Boulder, Colorado is located deep within the foothills between the rolling plains and the majestic Colorado Rocky Mountains. Since it is conveniently located near Denver, Denver's International Airport, and such exciting tourist spots as Rocky Mountain National Park, Eldora Ski Resort and many other popular ski resorts; Boulder makes for a perfect vacation get-away.

Boulder has a vast array of exciting and fun things to see and do for the entire family. People will want to return every year after spending just a little time here. Banjo Billy's bus tour is a thrilling 80 minute, long tour that takes visitors through downtown Boulder. This guided tour comes complete with enthralling historical stories of crime and ghosts.

At BookCliff Vineyards, tourists can taste the exotic wine of the area. These award-winning wines are carefully made from 100% Colorado-grown grapes. While tasting the wine, people can also enjoy some delicious cheese, chocolate or specialty meats made in the neighboring Belgian Chocolate shop.

For people, who may be interested in the history of Boulder, a trip to Boulder History Museum is a must. This museum boasts more than 35,000 exhibits, all of which local families donated over the past 6 decades. Approximately 2 to 3 times each year, the museum changes its exhibits providing something new and exciting for people to see each time they visit.

Another terrific museum in Boulder is the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Arts. This museum, founded in 1972, is a historical landmark in downtown Boulder. Visitors will delight in viewing regional, national and international art displayed in three different galleries and a black-box theater.

For those people, who enjoy adventure outdoors, they will not be disappointed. It goes without saying that Colorado has some of the most exciting skiing anywhere, and Boulder is no exception. There are many terrific ski resorts for the skiing enthusiasts to keep them thrilled for hours. A visit to Boulder Creek Path offers much in the way of adventure and excitement. While hiking, biking or skating along this 16 mile path, visitors can enjoy the breathtaking beauty of Boulder Canyon.

For even more thrills and adventure, people will want to visit Boulder Falls. These magnificent falls, which come from snow melting in the mountains and North Boulder Creek, drop 70 feet into Middle Boulder Creek. This gorgeous spot, which is just a few minutes from downtown Boulder, is an excellent place to relax in the summer.

Visitors can visit the Dark Horse after an exciting day exploring Boulder. The Dark Horse, a landmark in Boulder since 1975, offers delicious food and beverages for hungry tourists. The restaurant is decorated with various movie props and centuries-old antiques. Some of their delectable food includes jumbo wings, gourmet burgers and vegetarian dishes. Visitors can choose to eat inside the restaurant or outdoors on their lovely patio while enjoying the magnificent view of the mountains. Their bar includes such amenities as TVs, satellite, video games, air hockey, pool tables and Karaoke.

Whatever visitors choose to do while vacationing in Boulder, Colorado; there is sure to be something to keep anybody entertained. From skiing and hiking to museums and the magnificent Boulder Falls, Boulder offers much in the way of fun and excitement for everyone.


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