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-see attractions. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday 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? Travellers enjoy fun activities like hiking and cycling. Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Boulder a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 centre:

  • 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

Travelling 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 centre. 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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Boulder?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 611 holiday lettings around Boulder. From 108 flats & apartments to 54 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Boulder:

  • Martin Acres: 24 holiday homes
  • Devil's Thumb - Rolling Hill: 15 holiday homes
  • Lower Arapahoe: 72 holiday homes
  • Glenwood Grove - North Iris: 75 holiday homes
  • South Boulder: 31 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Boulder? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Boulder. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Carnegie Branch Library for Local History: 766 holiday lettings
  • Pearl Street Mall: 768 holiday lettings
  • NIST Headquarters: 850 holiday lettings
  • IBM Boulder Campus: 644 holiday lettings
  • Dairy Center for the Arts: 776 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Flats in Boulder?

Yes, of course. offers 108 Flats in Boulder. Our other popular types of Boulder holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 54 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 383 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 69 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Boulder?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 86 holiday homes with pool available in Boulder. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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