Destination guide

The lively area of Boulder awaits your stay

Enjoy the live music and other features of Boulder. Renowned for its local tours, hiking and university setting, this city welcomes all visitors. Chautauqua Park and Folsom Field are just a couple of the must-sees. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Boulder

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Travelers enjoy fun activities like hiking and biking. Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Boulder a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • North Boulder Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Gateway Fun Center (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Flatirons Golf Course (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Haystack Mountain Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Coal Creek Golf Course (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Carousel of Happiness (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Boulder

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Boulder is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chautauqua Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • North Boulder Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Long's Garden (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Central Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Flagstaff Mountain (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Flatirons (2 mi / 3.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Boulder

The nearest airport is in Broomfield, CO (BJC-Rocky Mountain Metropolitan), located 12.7 mi (20.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Denver, CO (DEN-Denver Intl.), which is 35.3 mi (56.8 km) away.

Where to stay near Boulder?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 669 house rentals near Boulder. From 426 Houses to 51 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Boulder for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Boulder?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Boulder:

  • South Boulder: 35 vacation rentals
  • Martin Acres: 26 vacation rentals
  • Whittier: 80 vacation rentals
  • University Hill: 93 vacation rentals
  • East Boulder: 57 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Boulder?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Boulder. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Pearl Street Mall: 795 home rentals
  • University of Colorado-Boulder: 824 home rentals
  • Scott Carpenter Park: 821 home rentals
  • Fox Theater: 814 home rentals
  • CU Museum of Natural History: 819 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Boulder listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Boulder?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 426 Houses in Boulder. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Boulder include:

  • Cabins: 51 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 51 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 115 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Boulder?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 90 vacation homes with pool available in Boulder.

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