Whether you’re planning a solo trip, a romantic getaway or a family getaway, it’s well worth planning a fun filled trip to Colorado. Colorado offers a wide variety of world class attractions and activities. If you’re in need of a little travel inspiration, then continue reading to discover four fun things to do in Boulder, Colorado.

4 Fun Things To Do In Boulder Colorado:

1. Attend an outdoor concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre

It’s well worth planning your Colorado vacation to coincide with one of the many outdoor concerts which are held at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. A naturally created amphitheatre which has hosted public performances for the past 100 years. As an example, in 1983, Irish band U2 performed at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in front of a crowd of 9,000 spectators. Other notable musicians to play at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre include Sonny & Cher, One Republic, Carol King, Depeche Mode and The Beatles.

2. Explore the Seven Falls

If you’re a keen hiker why not visit the Seven Falls, which is the only Colorado based waterfall to be listed in National Geographic’s international list of waterfalls. The Seven Falls is a spectacular waterfall which is comprised of seven drops and measures 181 feet from top to bottom.

If you’re feeling adventurous make sure to tackle the 224 steps which take you from the base of the waterfall to the peak, where you’ll find the Eagle’s Nest Observation Platform. If you’re looking for a challenge, there are two hiking trails which depart from the top of the Seven Falls.

3. Try your hand at dog sledding

If you plan on visiting Colorado in winter, it’s well worth booking a dog sledding adventure through Colorado’s snowy landscape. If you’re interested Colorado boasts 9 different companies who specialize in offering dog sledding adventures where you’ll get a chance to lead your very own pack of 10-12 huskies.

If you plan on traveling with young children, they’ll be able to participate in your adventure by bundling up and riding in your guide’s basket.

4. Tour a historic gold mine

If you’re a self confessed history buff and are interested in learning about Colorado’s rich gold mining history, you may be interested in touring a historic gold or silver mine. If you’re brave enough, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore a range of underground tunnels.

Examples of some of the mines which are open to the general public include the Bachelor-Syracuse Mine, in Ouray, the Old Hundred Gold Mine in Silverton, and the Hidee Gold Mine in Central City. If you visit the Hidee Gold Mine, you’ll also learn how to pan for gold. Any gold ore which you find is yours to take home as a souvenir.

So if you plan on visiting Boulder, Colorado in the near future it’s well worth touring a historic gold mine, trying your hand at dog sledding, hiking the picturesque Seven Falls and attending a concert at the world renown Red Rocks Amphitheater.