Shopping in Boulder ranges from dirt cheap to high-end; but one thing is certain, whatever the condition of your pocket book you're sure to find quality apparel, outdoor gear, handcrafted accessories and locally-made trinkets at every turn. For those of you who'd like to pinch pennies while saving the environment, consignment stores abound in Boulder. The Buffalo Exchange, Common Thread, and Rags are just a few of the not-to-be-missed shops selling clothing, shoes, and accessories. For art lovers, Art Mart is your one-stop shop for local craftsmanship: paintings, prints, handcrafted jewelry and even furniture can be found at this Pearl Street art mecca. Finally, if you need to purchase some gear before venturing into Boulder's great outdoors, stop into REI, Neptune Mountaineering, or Patagonia to find everything you'll need to equip you for the ultimate Colorado adventure. Outdoor apparel, camping goodies, rock-climbing accoutrements, and much more can be found in abundance and at reasonable prices.
Hope Gately should have a bumper sticker proclaiming "Not a Native...But I Got Here as Fast as I Could!" A transplant from the Midwest, Hope has fallen in love with Colorado's mountains playing in them as often as possible. When she's not lacing up her hiking boots or skiing pristine powder, enjoying the beer and attractions of the Front Range. Along with writing... Read More