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Boulder, CO

“It is a mountain town, and the mountains are so powerful and meditative. They have such a presence that definitely speaks to me. To have such easy access to them provides a lot of inspiration. Happy to call this place home.” — Trevor Hall

Curated by: Trevor Hall,  Rodes Rollins

city guide:
Boulder, CO
outdoors
Chautauqua Park
"Chautauqua Park is an iconic Boulder gem. There are gorgeous hiking trails, a massive and beautiful green lawn, summer concerts, and sweet little cottages. All summer there are weddings in the park. It's a really dreamy spot." -Rodes Rollins
Chautauqua Park, Baseline Road, Boulder, CO, USA
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shopping
Cedar & Hyde Mercantile
"Cedar & Hyde is a super cute boutique! Reminds me of something I'd find in Williamsburg." -Rodes Rollins
Cedar & Hyde Mercantile, 10th Street, Boulder, CO, USA
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food
Sushi Zanmai
This popular Boulder eatery features top-notch cuisine and Saturday night karaoke. Recommended by Rodes Rollins
Sushi Zanmai, Spruce Street, Boulder, CO, USA
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theater
The Fox Theatre
A beloved and historic venue in "The Hill" area of Boulder, the Fox Theatre regularly hosts well-known artists. Recommended by: Rodes Rollins
The Fox Theatre, 13th Street, Boulder, CO, USA
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hotel
Hotel Boulderado
"This is a historic Boulder Hotel with tons of character! It has a cool speakeasy style bar downstairs too." -Rodes Rollins
Hotel Boulderado, 13th Street, Boulder, CO, USA
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food
Dot’s Diner
"This greasy spoon is a family staple for me. Growing up, my dad would take my sister and I there for breakfast every Sunday morning. I would always order Texas Toast with extra powdered sugar, and they would get Huevos Rancheros (extra well done). Give it a try. I'd recommend going earlier in the day, as the death metal starts blasting around 3pm when they are trying to get the brunch stragglers out." -Rodes Rollins
Dot's Diner, 28th Street, Boulder, CO, USA
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coffee
Trident Booksellers and Cafe
"I love Trident. It's a super cool book store with tons of character. You can also sit down for a coffee and browse through their collection of books." -Rodes Rollins
Trident Booksellers and Cafe, Pearl Street, Boulder, CO, USA
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bar
The West End Tavern
"I love sitting up on the rooftop! Give me a good lager and I'm a happy camper." -Rodes Rollins
The West End Tavern, Pearl Street, Boulder, CO, USA
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food
Pizzeria Locale
"I've lived in New York for six years now, and I've gotta say, Pizzeria Locale is still my favorite pizza! Their flavors are so good, and the dough they use is on a different level. This is a can't-miss spot. My order is the Diavola with no salame add mushrooms!" -Rodes Rollins
Pizzeria Locale, Pearl Street, Boulder, CO, USA
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outdoors
The Flatirons
"Boulder is such an outdoor town and there's so many epic places to go. The Flatirons are probably the most popular place to go but some of my things to do are to bike out to the Boulder Reservoir and also biking up 4-Mile Canyon." — Trevor Hall
Flatirons, Boulder County, CO, United States
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venue
Boulder Theater
"I dig the room and love seeing shows there. It's beautiful inside with super tall ceilings and has plenty of different spots to watch a show from." — Trevor Hall
Boulder Theater, 2032 14th Street, Boulder, CO, United States
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coffee
Boxcar Coffee Roasters
"It's a great atmosphere right downtown and everything is super high quality. I always get an iced chai and a rose croissant." — Trevor Hall
1825 b Pearl St, Boulder, CO, United States
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food
Sherpa Restaurant
"My favorite restaurant is Sherpas. I love Nepali and Indian food. But the special thing about Sherpas is that the whole staff is Nepali and the little house that it's in makes me feel like I am back in Nepal." — Trevor Hall
825 Walnut Street, Boulder, CO, United States
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outdoors
Flagstaff Trailhead
Outdoor recreation area with trails of varying difficulties for hikers and climbers of all skill levels.
Flagstaff Road, Boulder, CO, United States
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outdoors
Pearl Street Mall
The Pearl Street Mall is a four-block pedestrian mall in downtown Boulder, CO, that is home to a number of businesses and restaurants, as well as the Boulder County Courthouse.
Pearl Street, Boulder, CO, United States
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food
Leaf
Hip, compact locale that features eclectic vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free dishes, plus organic wine.
2010 16th Street, Denver, CO, United States
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food
Zeal
Casual, stylish spot with a health-conscious menu of organic global dishes, plus juices and cocktails.
1710 Pearl St, Boulder, CO, United States
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outdoors
Boulder Reservoir
Boulder Reservoir is a 700-acre, multi-use recreation and water-storage facility that offers a beautiful environment for swimming, camping, and other outdoor activities.
5565 51st St, Boulder, CO, United States
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