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Boulder Walking Tours

1734 Spruce St, Boulder, CO 80302-4311
+1 720-243-1376
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Great Tour with a great guide!

It had been at least 20 years since the last time we visited Boulder, so we were looking for... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Lety A
via mobile
Thoroughly Enjoyed!

We took both the Downtown and Chautaugua tours, and learned so much about Boulder history that we... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Pontiff77
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Not at all hokey but still super fun and also informative -- what could be better?!! Our excellent walking tours are #1 on TripAdvisor for a reason -- we explore Boulder's best places, by foot, and with knowledgeable and passionate guides! 1) Downtown's "Best of Boulder": An award-winning walking tour described as ".... a gem not to be missed!" Fun and fact-filled stroll through vibrant downtown Boulder bringing together history, architecture, people & planning. Join us as we wander the colorful and historic Pearl Street Mall and neighboring areas in a celebration of this incredible community! 2) Chautauqua ~ Living History: Emerging from a cultural movement of the late 19th century, the Chautauqua continues, through simplicity and a wide variety of cultural offerings, to exemplify its original ideals: lifelong learning, love of nature, music & the arts. This delightful tour is narrated with historic photographs that bring the landmark to life.Birds & Bees: Naturalist-Guided Hikes: Our guides are professional naturalists with years of experience guiding hikes in Boulder's Open Space and Mountain Parks. Explore the flora and fauna of the Rocky Mountain foothills -- small groups guaranteed to ensure personalized attention! 3) CU Boulder: A Learning Landmark: This fun and informative stroll through the award-winning CU-Boulder campus offers a thorough exploration of today's dynamic university, but rooted in background from yesteryear. The first building, opened in 1876, sat atop a donated, treeless bluff, its bell tower ringing the vision that spurred "Old Main" and, indeed, the town of Boulder itself. Since then, the campus has expanded in significance ~ architecturally, intellectually, and civically. Come wander, and wonder, with us!
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1734 Spruce St, Boulder, CO 80302-4311
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

It had been at least 20 years since the last time we visited Boulder, so we were looking for something to do that would reacquaint us with this beautiful city. Boulder Walking Tours was a great choice and Kent was a great guide! Kent was...More

1  Thank Lety A
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We took both the Downtown and Chautaugua tours, and learned so much about Boulder history that we never would have picked up by walking around the Pearl Street Mall. Our tour guide Kent was extraordinary, tying together Boulder's history to its present. Truly enjoyable and...More

Thank Pontiff77
Reviewed 30 June 2017

At the end of May we did a Best of Boulder walking tour with Kent, and he was great. He really knows the history of Boulder, and pointed out key buildings and points of interest. He also knows the food scene, with really good restaurant...More

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Kent Y, Owner at Boulder Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

You guys were great and thank you for a fun tour. I now mention on the tour your quest to track down Liberty Puzzles as we pass by their store, and the happy ending to your great story! Please visit again!

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

A must do before heading out into this beautiful city! Very informative and a great historical overview of Boulder! Kent was an awesome guide with a wealth of good info on what to see and do!

1  Thank Sharyl N
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Outstanding, informative, and thorough tour of downtown Boulder. I've been visiting Boulder nearly annually since 1989, and yet I learned many new facts about this favorite traveling destination. History buffs will be fascinated by Kent's interesting facts and photographs, but ordinary people will also appreciate...More

1  Thank 77TravelingLynn
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I have lived in Boulder for a little while and signed up for the walking tour every time somebody came to visit me from Europe! I ended up taking the tour three times (couple, frinends and family) and could have done it another 10 times!...More

1  Thank tsu2muchan
Reviewed 15 October 2016

My husband and I recently took both tours offered by Kent and Boulder Walking Tours, we cannot recommend them highly enough. The topics covered were wide and varied offering an insight into the development of Boulder and surrounding area. We were particularly enchanted with Chautauqua...More

1  Thank KarenFrench2016
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Kent added so much to our visit to Boulder. He is a wealth of information and knows the history, great restaurants, historical locations, local politics & more. He is well-informed and it was truly an enjoyable morning.

1  Thank mmmlawest
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Great introduction to the colorful history of Boulder. It's obvious Kent, the tour guide, loves his town. Highly recommend!

1  Thank Loren G
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I was fortunate enough to have a one-on-one tour of Boulder, at very short notice, with Kent. Kent is a knowledgeable guide and obviously very proud of his hometown. Although Boulder is not a very big place, I found this to be a fun and...More

1  Thank Jerome L
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