Location:
Boulder is nestled in the foothills, where the rolling plains meet the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Centrally located within an hour of Denver, Denver International Airport, Eldora Ski Resort and Rocky Mountain National Park. A few hours from many of Colorado’s world-famous ski resorts makes Boulder the ideal Colorado destination.

Age Demographic:
18-24 years 26.4%
25-44 36.9%
45-64 13.7%
65+ 7.9%
Median 29

Elevation & Size:
5,430 feet (Denver is 5,280 feet); City of Boulder is 27.8 square miles.

Population:
103,673 residents, including 29,000 students at the University of Colorado.
Weather:
Four distinct seasons and over 300 sunny days a year. (More than San Diego or Miami!) Average 83.3 inches of snowfall a year.

Average temperature highs/lows:
Spring (March-May) 63/35° F
Summer (June-August) 83/55° F
Fall (Sept.-Oct.) 72/45° F
Winter (Nov.-February) 45/23° F

Recreation:
Recently rated the “#1 Sports Town in America” by Outside Magazine, offering countless year-round recreational activities. Take advantage of the 200 miles of public hiking and biking trails, approximately 30,000 acres of open space or the Boulder Creek Path, which runs through the middle of town.

Arts & Culture:
More than 30 art galleries, 4 local museums, 32 movie & stage theaters and many festivals, including the Colorado Shakespeare Festival and the Colorado Music Festival.

Dining:
More than 300 restaurants featuring local, regional and international cuisine.

Accommodations:
Approximately 2,000 guestrooms, ranging from rustic cabins to historic Victorian suites. Whether you are staying at one of the cozy Bed & Breakfasts or our largest conference hotel, mountain views and proximity to activities will ensure an unparalleled experience.

Sister Cities:
Dushanbe, Tajikistan; Jalapa, Nicaragua; Lhasa, Tibet; Mante, Mexico; Yamagata, Japan; Yateras, Cuba