GUEST ARTICLE: If you’re looking for close proximity to the Rocky Mountains and a relaxed atmosphere, look no further than Boulder, Colorado aka ‘Boulderado’.
The ride into Denver at night is magical as the “Mile High City” glows at night from a distance as the train steams towards the centre of town.
The Days Hotel Boulder is a comfortable, clean and well-appointed hotel for the budget conscious traveler. It is conveniently located near the Table Mesa Park n Ride bus stop, from which you’re just a short bus ride out of town. Single king rooms start from about US$55 and include free high speed WiFi, microwave, fridge and cable TV.
Eldora Ski Resort is a short bus ride away from Boulder and worth a visit if you want to hit the slopes in Colorado.
Pearl St Mall has a good mix of shops, cafes and restaurants to keep you busy for at least one afternoon.
If you have a sweet tooth, head on down to the Cheesecake Factory and dig into one of their many cheesecake specialties, you won’t be disappointed. The triple chocolate is not to be missed!
This article has been written by Pranav Bhatt. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Economics and Business at Sydney University. He has an interest in world travel, cricket, politics, technology and the media.
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