All you need to know about Boulder

Boulder is a city in Boulder County, Colorado. It lies 1,655 metres above sea level and sits close to the Rocky Mountains. It’s located roughly 25 miles from Denver. The city has a population of over 97,000 and a total surface area of approximately 25.85 square miles. The city has a temperate climate, with sunny weather throughout the year. Boulder’s developed economy and education status makes it popular with business travel professionals in search of the best-serviced apartments and corporate housing that the city has to offer.

Boulder’s earliest settlers arrived to the area in 1858. However, Boulder wasn’t incorporated as a city until 1871. Originally part of Nebraska Territory, Boulder was a supply hub for miners visiting the Rocky Mountains. These miners are thought to be amongst Boulder’s earliest business travel professionals. A few years later, a new railroad service arrived in the city which helped connect Boulder to nearby Denver. In 1877, The University of Colorado opened and helped pave the way for a new student population in the city. By 1880, Boulder’s population had risen well beyond the 3,000 mark, anchored by better transport links and an improvement in the city’s living conditions.

The early 20th century is marked by several key legislative changes in Boulder including the adoption of an anti-saloon ordinance and the roll-out of Statewide prohibition. Alongside this, Boulder began to expand commercially with the development of new neighbourhoods and new housing, including corporate housing. Today, Boulder is a buzzing university city offering great art, wellbeing and quality of life. It boasts the 110th biggest metropolitan economy in the US and has previously been named one of the best places for business and careers, making it an excellent destination for business travel.

Its major attractions include Eldorado Canyon, Flagstaff Mountain and Boulder Creek Path. For shopping, head to Pearl Street Mall, and, for nature, check out Chautauqua Park. We offer corporate housing and serviced apartments close to many of Boulder’s top sights, ensuring you the best stay possible in the city.

Boulder is served by US Route 36 which runs east to west, past the Rocky Mountains. It has a comprehensive bus system which links to various nearby towns and communities and also boasts hundreds of bicycle pedestrians lanes, paths and routes. The closest airport to Boulder is Denver International Airport, at roughly 47 miles away. With a stay in a SilverDoor serviced apartment, you can have many of these transport links on your doorstep and be able to get about easily.

Add the finishing touches to your trip to Boulder with a stay in a SilverDoor serviced apartment. Our corporate housing in Boulder is perfect for business travel.