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Boulder, Colorado is located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, which means the outdoors plays a large part in the lifestyle. It also makes for an enviable, healthy lifestyle that sees many residents and visitors outdoors in their spare time.
The city doesn’t have one specific identity or element it is known for. It’s a cosmopolitan city with lots of characteristics. They have tech, manufacturing, agriculture, tourism, the outdoors, education and athletic employers. With surroundings like there is here, the outdoors is a huge influence and overall, Boulder is a very healthy place to live.
Employment in Boulder
Boulder is a wide and varied employment base with no single industry dominating. The city has recently moved into clean technology and environmental science and recently introduced a carbon tax. Alongside bioscience and IT, these industries contribute to the diverse economy this city enjoys.
Major employers in Boulder include The University of Colorado, IBM Resiliency Services, Covidien Surgical Solutions Group, Micro Motion, Lockheed Martin Information Systems, Whole Foods Market, Ricoh Production Print Solutions, Array BioPharma, Ball Aerospace, Medtronic, Markit On Demand, Crispin Porter & Bogusky and Spectra Logic Corp..
Getting around Boulder
Boulder has invested a lot in mass transit and has the Regional Transportation District (RTD). The HOP, SKIP, JUMP, Bound, DASH and Stampede bus routes running throughout the city.
Boulder is served by Highway 36, 7, 119 and 93.
Traffic can be heavy in Boulder but the cycling infrastructure has received huge investment. It is a very cycling friendly city if you choose to go that way.
Boulder city life
Boulder’s proximity to Denver means it shares many of its characteristics but is also independent and has its own state of mind. The residents have one of the healthiest lifestyles of anywhere in America and spend a lot of time outdoors. This means the city has a great feeling day or night.
Neighborhoods in Boulder include Downtown Boulder, The Hill, Chautauqua, Twenty Ninth Street, South Boulder, North Boulder, Gunbarrel, Central Boulder, Old North Boulder, East Boulder and University of Colorado.
Things to see and do in Boulder
The Flatirons are the rock walls that flank Green Mountain. They have become iconic in local culture, with many companies using them as part of their logo or brand. The natural features themselves are immensely popular for hiking and rock climbing. They are among the most popular tourist destinations in Boulder.
Chautauqua Park was founded in 1898 and now hosts gardens, rock climbing areas, picnic spots, hiking trails, cultural exhibitions, displays and a whole lot more. The park is always open to visitors, and entrance is free, making for a perfect day out for those who love the outdoors.
The Leanin’ Tree Museum of Western Art is a museum celebrating the Old West. It features art from across the region, with some of the most dramatic pieces to be found anywhere. There is also a sculpture garden for when you need to take in something else for a while.
The Celestial Seasonings Tea Factory is next to the Leanin’ Tree Museum of Western Art so is a logical partner to visit. The factory is a herbal tea manufacturer that has been in business since 1969. The factory provides guided tours that tea you about tea, how it’s made, how the herbs are grown and turned into tea. Plus, there is a sampling session at the end.
Boulder Creek Path is a 5.5 mile trail that is a firm favorite with residents and visitors. It’s a peaceful trail with no cars that follows Boulder Creek from Boulder Canyon east to the Stazio Battlefield on the edge of town. It’s a lovely walk and can be taken at your own pace. Just don’t forget your camera!
The Pearl Street Mall is 12 blocks of shopping heaven. It contains the main chain stores, smaller individual shops, coffee shops, cafes, restaurants and plenty of opportunities for people watching. We don’t always go there for the shopping, more to watch the world go by with a coffee and friends.
Eldorado Canyon State Park is yet another natural marvel available when you visit Boulder. The park is 885 acres of natural wilderness that encapsulates everything that our city is about. It’s rugged, serene, challenging and beautiful to behold. It is everything Colorado means and more. No visit to Boulder would be complete without a trip here.
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