Celebrating 100 Years of The Sink

    In the beginning, God created meat and cheese…   And on the eighth day, man created the Sink Burger   And he saw that it was good.   —The Sinkstine Chapel (a Sistine Chapel-inspired painting on the ceiling of The Sink)   This restaurant on The Hill is like nowhere else in Boulder—nowhere […]

Colorado Shakespeare Festival Returns for 66th Year

  Listening to the 400-year-old words of William Shakespeare—performed by a troupe of super-talented actors—while enjoying a warm summer evening under the stars is one of the most magical experiences of every summer. Lucky for us, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival is back for its 66th year at the University of Colorado Boulder.   Founded in […]

Summer 2023 Festivals

  Get out your calendars, because it’s time to start making moves for this summer.   Below, you’ll find a list of some of our favorite festivals and events in Boulder and beyond.   Boulder Creek Festival   This popular festival, which is scheduled to take place May 26-29, has been Boulder’s favorite way to […]

Dude Ranches Worth Planning a Trip Around

  With expansive terrain, delicious meals, cozy cabins and a wide array of engaging Wild West-inspired activities, all-inclusive dude ranches make planning a vacation easy and stress-free. Below, some of our favorite ranches in Colorado and beyond that are perfect for your next vacation.   Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch   Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch has […]

Get to Know Stephanie Carter of Wallaroo Hat Company

    While visiting her in-laws in Australia in the late 1990s, Stephanie Carter noticed people wearing fashionable, wide-brimmed hats that shielded them from the sun’s harmful rays. Inspired by the Aussies’ colorful yet practical designs, she decided to launch Wallaroo Hat Company in Boulder.   Travel Boulder chatted with Carter to learn more about […]

Celebrate Craft Beer on Colorado Pint Day

  If you love Colorado craft beer (and, let’s be honest, who doesn’t?), it’s time to show your support and love for this important statewide industry on Colorado Pint Day.   Scheduled for April 12, Colorado Pint Day is the perfect time to head to your favorite local brewery and have a pint or two. […]

Frozen Dead Guy Days is Moving to Estes Park

    Frozen Dead Guy Days has a new home: Estes Park.   This beloved annual festival has been held in Nederland since 2002. Now, however, it’s venturing north.   Organizers had initially decided to cancel this year’s festival, citing operational hurdles after COVID-19, a lack of support from the Town of Nederland and other […]

Chocolove: The Story Behind Boulder’s Famous Chocolate Bars

  The name truly says it all.   Chocolove started out of love: for a baby girl on the way. Boulder founder Timothy Moley wanted to find a way to provide for her.   His idea was rooted in love: of chocolate. Looking back at his own childhood, Moley noticed chocolate was a part of […]

‘Rabbits in Driveway’ Shows Boulder In A New Light

  Since first arriving in Boulder in 1996, Karen Jacot has felt a sense of place.   “This feels like home to me. This feels like the place that I belong,” she says.   Jacot’s love of the city is so strong, in fact, that she spent 10 months walking every one of Boulder’s 955 […]

Best Cross-Country Ski Spots in Boulder County

  Colorado is loaded with amazing downhill skiing and snowboarding options, but not everyone feels the need for speed. Some prefer the natural approach and the quiet comfort of a cross-country ski outing.   Boulder County is teeming with options for those who prefer to go skinny. It’s easy to hit a neighborhood park, trail—even […]

Reimagining The Empire Restaurant and Lounge in Louisville

    Chef Darren Pusateri fell in love with restaurants when he was a kid visiting New York City with his family, dining in iconic establishments like Tavern on the Green and Le Cirque.   “Dinner was a show, and it intrigued me,” says Pusateri. “Trying to figure out how the chef prepared everything made […]

Where to Eat, Play and Stay in Niwot

  Tucked midway between Boulder and Longmont lies charming Niwot, an unincorporated town with a main street that looks straight out of a movie. In fact, its historic downtown served as a stand-in for 1960s Manteca, California, in the 2016 film “Dear Eleanor.”   Driving down the Diagonal, if you blink you might miss it, […]

Travelboulder.com Is Now Offering Branded Content Marketing

  You know your business better than anyone. Act like a journalist and tell your unique story about what makes your company so special. Provide your copy, images and video to us and we will proof it and publish it on travelboulder.com.   Travelboulder.com branded content benefits include: Google search results Reaching locals and visitors […]

Where To Go Ice Skating for Winter 2023

  There’s nothing quite as festive as gliding around on glittering ice, enjoying the crisp winter air with family and friends (and maybe a hot toddy, too!).   Ice skating is an ideal way to celebrate winter and all its glory, without needing to battle ski traffic or plan a big adventure.   Though Boulder […]

How to Make Perfect Shortbread Cookies, According to a Boulder Chef

    The holidays are a prime time to go on a baking spree. Between the cold temperatures outside and the warmth of the oven inside, it’s an ideal time to don your apron and get out the flour and sugar.   Even better? National Shortbread Day is coming up on January 6, which is […]

Colorado Holiday Pop-Up Bars for 2022

    ‘Tis the season! Visiting one of these Front Range-area holiday pop-up bars is sure to get you in the holiday spirit this winter.   Miracle at The Eddy in Golden   Venture down Highway 93 to Golden for Miracle at The Eddy, a festive holiday pop-up bar taking place at The Eddy Hotel […]

Ski Season 2022-23: What to Expect

  Snow is already falling in the high country, and the lifts are already spinning at several Colorado ski resorts: It’s time to start preparing for ski season.   Here’s the scoop on ski season this year, with some notable dates and information about how to make the most of your time on the slopes […]

How Musician David Lawrence Learned to ‘Lean In’

  Musician David Lawrence has called Colorado home for more than a decade. Now, he’s not only the proud new father of a baby boy, but also of a new debut album called “Lean In.”   The album blends diverse genres, including roots Americana, down-home blues, old-school country and even a bit of jazz. As […]

Plan a Luxurious, Historic Escape at the Brown Palace

The Grand Dame of Downtown Denver just got a facelift. And she’s looking pretty snazzy for a 130-year-old.   Here’s a reason to burst out of the “Boulder bubble:” Downtown Denver’s iconic, historic Brown Palace Hotel & Spa recently completed a multimillion-dollar renovation of its unique “Top of The Brown Suites.” These luxurious rooms on one […]

Date Night: FlyteCo Tower

Fasten your seatbelt and put your tray table in its upright and locked position: FlyteCo Tower is taking off. For your next date night or family outing, head to Central Park to check out the beloved, aviation-themed brewery’s newest location. Situated inside the former Stapleton International Airport air traffic control building, the new bar and […]