This mountainous shop stocks clothing for Colorado's rugged terrain and Boulder's casual lifestyle. Popular for its prices and varied selection, the shop features brands such as Levi's, Columbia Sportswear, Woolrich, Dockers and Timberland. Peruse fleece wear, flannels, jackets, jeans, wool socks and other outdoor gear. The selection of shoes covers everything from terrain sandals to expedition mountaineering boots. The shop's clothing meshes both form and function. On-site parking is available.
Among all the used bookstores peppering Boulder, this intimate shop on the Pearl Street Mall, remains a favorite with locals. Stuffed to the rafters with classics, history, travel guides, biographies, sci-fi, romance, and the best in current and obscure fiction, the store buys and sells second-hand books. It is an economical place to update your bookshelf. Bring in the books you have already read and replace them with "new" ones.
This family owned and operated store offers mountain bike rentals, repairs and sales, as well as a full range of clothing and accessories in a friendly, non-intimidating atmosphere. Stop by and check out the latest offerings from Trek and Specialized. The shop also houses one of the best selections of BMX and children's bikes in town. Snowboards and snowshoes take over the inventory during winter months. The staff is knowledgeable and ready to assist you. There are six other Bicycle Village locations in and around Denver.
Twice a week local farmers from the surrounding area set up shop on the streets of downtown and offer loads of fresh produce, eggs, honey and other delicacies too good to pass up. On occasion Colorado wine, fresh roasted green chilies and tempting breads are also for sale. Bring an empty stomach and a full wallet, and spend the afternoon browsing and bartering, or enjoy a picnic in the park behind the market. In the fall, ripe Colorado peaches are an especially succulent treat.
Peddling imports from Tibet, Nepal and the small kingdom of Bhutan, Tibet Colorado offers a rare look into some of the world's most exotic countries. Plush hand-knotted rugs, intricate handicrafts, elegant silver jewelry and comfortable, colorful clothing are just a few of the exotic items filling the cozy shop. Founded by a member of Boulder's Tibetan resettlement program, the shop is a refreshing departure from trendier Himalayan import boutiques. The wares featured here are unusual and exquisite.
If you cannot make it to Nepal this is the next closest thing. An importer of Nepalese, Tibetan and Indian goods, this store displays the arts and crafts of Himalayan cultures. Browse Buddhist and Hindi statues, colorful clothing, intricate jewelry, incense, exotic knives and other artifacts. Silver bracelets laced with Tibetan prayers and hand-woven backpacks are popular gifts. The adjacent travel agency can even book you a trip to the Himalayas.
For visitors caught off guard by a snowstorm, this is the place to come for warm clothes at low prices. A large selection of fleece tops, ski jackets and goggles, as well as work boots and camouflage fatigues, line the shelves. Other items in this store, located one block east of the Pearl Street Mall, include pocketknives, jeans, western shirts and fishing equipment. Get a great deal on brand name sunglasses at discount prices.
This airy, two-story art and drafting store on the Hill, formerly Art Hardware, contains everything you need to put your creative vision on canvas. Browse over 14,000 square feet of colored pencils, fine art paints, brushes, multitudes of paper-even glow-in-the-dark body paint! It truly does cater to every art medium. The store provides custom framing, mail orders and discounts for members. The staff is knowledgeable and can assist you in any art-related questions. Free parking is also available.
Specializing in intricate and colorful kites, this store on the Pearl Street Mall inspires people of all ages to spend the day at the park. It also carries a large selection of imaginative toys designed to entertain and educate. Science gadgets, yo-yos, golf discs and juggling equipment line the walls of this long-time Boulder establishment. Call or visit the Web site for a mail order kite catalog.
One of Boulder's most treasured landmarks, this outdoor pedestrian mall boasts an array of boutiques and shops peddling an assortment of goods, from music to kites to trendy clothing. Located in the heart of the city, the tree lined, brick walkway also features a regular host of street performers and unusual Boulder characters. After shopping for the perfect present or browsing one of the art galleries, spend the afternoon on one of the many cafe patios. Sip your favorite beverage, soak in the sunshine and take in the street activity. A play area for children features an assortment of boulders to climb on.
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