Things to do in Boulder
NCAR's Mesa Laboratory: This is a historic landmark designed by well-known architect I.M. Pei. The building includes research facilities, common areas, and courtyards that blend with, and open onto, the magnificent environmental setting.
Seasonings: The famous maker of herb and traditional
teas offers daily tours of its manufacturing facilities.
Highlights include the herb garden, teapot collection,
and an art gallery showing original paintings designed
for the colorful tea packages.
University of Colorado: The Italian Renaissance architecture and gorgeous views of the Flatirons make the historic main campus of CU one of the most attractive campuses in the nation.
Institute of Standards and Technology: This unassuming
Bauhaus structure contains the famous atomic clock
that is the nation's official timekeeper. The facility
offer a free, 90-minute guided tour as well as self-guided
Dunshanbe Teahouse: Boulder's sister city Dushanbe, Tajikistan, donated this ornate building to the City of Boulder. A popular gathering place, this cultural spot serves an array of exotic cuisine and fine teas.
Street Mall: This outdoor pedestrian mall boasts an
array of boutiques and shops. Located in the heart of the
city, the tree-lined, brick walkway also features a regular
host of street performers.
Meadow: This picturesque park, nestled at the base
of the Flatirons, offers beautiful hiking trails and a
gracious Victorian restaurant that
was once part of the historic Chautauqua movement.
Boulder Theater: Originally an opera house, this Art Deco complex hosts nightly concerts, film screenings, and other community events, including "E-Town," National Public Radio's weekly environmental and musical radio show.
Flagstaff House (5.0+ browser needed to display this Web site): Built in 1929 as a retreat cabin on the side of Flagstaff Mountain, this restaurant is the epitome of sophistication and elegance, highlighted by a glass dining pavilion that provides stunning views of the city below.