about Boulder

Located at the foot of the stunning Rocky Mountains, easy-going Boulder Colorado is a traditional magnet for the tech-savvy, music & film-loving outdoors-person who also likes to party. Along with a major University film school, we have hundreds of miles of running, skiing and hiking trails, world-class restaurants, hotels, galleries, shops and bars, all surrounded by a scenic 46,000-acre moat of Boulder Open Space. The population of the Boulder Metro area is 300,000 and Boulder is just 45 minutes from the Denver International Airport. Boulder was voted “Happiest Town in America” in a Gallup poll, “Smartest Town in the U.S” by Forbes Magazine, “Place you Dream of Living” by Backpacker Magazine, “The Worst-dressed City That Looks Best Naked”, by GQ Magazine ,”The Foodiest Town in America” by Bon Appetit, and “#1: Best Place to Live by Men’s Journal. Boulder is just 60 minutes from the Denver International Airport.

 

related links

Boulder Convention and Vistors Bureau

Downtown Boulder

Boulder encomiums

- Top Ten Winter Towns by National Geographic Traveler, December, 2010
- America’s Foodiest Town 2010 – Bon Appetit, October 2010
- 15 Cities for Outdoor Enthusiasts – Mother Nature Network, October 2010
- America’s Top Adventure Towns – NationalGeographic.com, September 2010
- The Most Bike-Friendly Cities in the World – MotorcycleInsurance.org, Sept. 2010
- Smartest City – Dailybeast.com, August, 2010
- 150 Perfect Places to have a Beer – Beer Traveler, Summer 2010
- Top Friendly Gay Cities – 365 Gay, July 2010
- 10 Best Cities for the Next Decade – Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, July 2010
- #9 “Top 25 Small Cities for Art” – AmericanStyle magazine, June 2010
- Top 10 mid-sized business markets- Denver Business Journal, June 2010
- Best Cities – Kiplinger, May 2010
- #3 America’s Best Bike Cities – Bicycling magazine, May 2010
- America’s Best Town for Startups – Business Week, April 2010
- 10 Surprising Foodie Cities- Livabilty.com, April 2010
- America’s Best New Restaurants – Forbes, February 2010
- Happiest and Healthiest City – Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, Feb. 2010
- Top 25 Destinations in the US – TripAdvisor, January 2010

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