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Boulder is located in Boulder County and is the county seat. It lies northwest of Denver on Highway 36, at the end of a "technology corridor."

The city was settled in 1858 as a mining community in a valley at the foot of the Rocky Mountain Flatiron Range. It was reached by railroad in 1873.

Today Boulder, with a population over 96,727, is a leading educational and scientific research center in the central part of the country.

The city is home to the University of Colorado at Boulder and the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Attractions include the Celestial Seasonings Tea Factory, Colorado Shakespeare Festival each summer and the Boulder County Farmer's Market.

Boulder has the reputation as one of the nation's outdoor sports capitals. The city owns Arapahoe Glacier, from which it obtains a large portion of its water supply.

Boulder is part of the Boulder-Longmont, Colorado metro area.

Bear Mountain Yoga | Blue Moon Cake Design | Boulder Creek Hometown Fest |
Art Boulder Conservatory Theatre | Leanin' Tree Museum of Western Art |
Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns Inn on Mapleton Hill |
Colorado Counties Boulder County |
Highways, Byways, and Scenic Drives Flagstaff Scenic Highway |
Education Boulder School of Massage Therapy | Collage Children's Museum | Economics Institute | Rocky Mountain Center For Botanical Stud | Ruseto College | The Travel Trade School Of Boulder | University of Colorado at Boulder | Wilderness Education Institute |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Lick Skillet Cafe | Rhumba Restaurant |
History Women of the West Museum |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Boulder - Days Inn | Regal Harvest House |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Bella Weber Realtor | Dennis Neal Real Estate Agent | Dick Gilbert - Coldwell Banker | Karen DeMuth Realtor | Kent Crawford Realtor | Michele Cohen Realtor | Rich Dana Real Estate Agent | Rosary Troia Real Estate Agent | Sean Webb, REALTOR | Spear and Company |
Science National Center for Atmospheric Research |
Shopping Boulder Arts and Crafts Cooperative |
Sports and Sporting Events Boulder Community Rowing |

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11/27 Coming to The area
Denver Greek Festival Denver CO June14-17 Traditional Greek dancing by the Hellenic Dance Academy of Denver and music by Etho Ellas. There is plenty of homemade food and pastries from throughout Greece to satisfy any appetite.
Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival Breckenridge CO July13 This event offers brews, views and free live music and features unlimited beer tasting from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Winter Park Alpine Artaffair Winter Park CO July20-21 Featuring Fine Arts & Fine Crafts, Jewelry, Photography, Metalwork, Mixed Media, Pottery, Painting, Glass, Wood, Fiber and More.
Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival Keystone CO August3-4 Down-home cooking, frothy flavors and mountain music are just a piece of the pie. In a whirlwind of hillbilly luxuries, folks gather while 30 microbreweries from Colorado and beyond showcase their unique blends of hops and barleys.
Steamboat Wine Festival Steamboat Springs CO August7-11 Experience more than 100 food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries, epicurean purveyors, and locally-made products at this ultimate food and wine experience.
Lafayette Peach Festival Lafayette CO August17 500 fresh peach pies and individual servings of peach cobbler while supplies last, are available for sale at Festival Plaza and in front of the Main Stage near Lafayette Florist.