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Address: Pearl St from 11th to 15th Sts, Boulder, CO 80302
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Situated in the heart of an energetic city is beautiful, historic Downtown...

Situated in the heart of an energetic city is beautiful, historic Downtown Boulder. At the heart of Downtown Boulder is the Pearl Street Mall, a wonderfully charismatic four-block-long pedestrian mall that celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2007. Colorful, bright flowers fill the mall almost the entire year and street performers, with a multitude of talents, make the Pearl Street Mall one of the best people-watching destinations anywhere.

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A day trip

We are from Cleveland, Ohio and this street reminds us of a few we have back home. A lot of nice shops and a friendly atmosphere.

Reviewed 23 July 2016
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Casper, Wyoming
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

An average downtown experience. Public bathroom was gross. A few nice shops and a cool train for kids to ride on Fridays.

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We are from Cleveland, Ohio and this street reminds us of a few we have back home. A lot of nice shops and a friendly atmosphere.

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Fremont, California
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

The Pearl Street Mall is American 'downtown' perfection. I loved the wide array of individually owned shops and restaurants, as well as the beautiful gardens along the way. Pearl Street is the kind of area every suburban town tries to emulate, but Boulder hits the nail on the head.

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Park Forest, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Went here just to walk around and let the kids catch Pokemon. Neat place with lots of cool shops, great for people watching.

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Denver, Colorado
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Always a lot of fun. Great street performers. Tip them well, they deserve it. Good happy hour specials at many places along the street.

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San Diego, California
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I love walking around Pearl street peeking in all the shop windows. Grab a coffee or tea at one of the many shops and stroll the mall. Best way to hold onto your money is to stay on the outside of the shops. There's so many one of a kind interesting treasures to discover.

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Boulder, Colorado
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Great restaurants like a sushi place and a pizza one. There are puzzle,candy, toy, book clothing and more stores. The performers and balloon guys are awesome and the pop jet fountains delight kids.

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Abilene, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Looking for an interlude one afternoon while spouse was in a business meeting. Lots of fun...lots of clothes. Reminds me of shopping in Fredericksberg, TX. I recommend this for an afternoon.

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Lawton, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

Easy shopping along the pieton. you don't have to worry about cars running you over. cool stores, range from outdoors stores to art galleries. good food options. my only complaint is that the prices are generally a little higher than in other places because it is kind of a tourist trap; but it's fun and a good place to spend... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Great Street Performers, interesting shops, great people watching. Enjoyed walking the mall with my family. Still some interesting local shops, but surprised to see chain stores. They seemed out of place.

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