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Boulder was our last stop in Colorado. I had heard a lot about the town and thought it would be worth checking out. It was the first time it wasn’t at least 80 degrees and sunny on our trip, but we realized we had been spoiled up until that point. We went hiking around Chautauqua Park when we first arrived and got to take in some of the mountain views.
It started raining in the afternoon so we took a break and went to check into our AirBnB. It was Ton’s first time doing an AirBnB and he thought it was a little strange to just walk into a stranger’s house. In this instance, it was awkward as the AIrBnB owner’s roommate was sitting in the office by the front door and didn’t even look up to greet us. We had to fumble downstairs to the basement where we were staying in the dark. Once we were settled down there, all was good. It was a really unique space!
We wandered around Boulder that night and ate delicious Mexican food for the 4th day in a row. It wasn’t planned- it’s just that every restaurant that looked good to us at the time served Mexican food.
Then we found a really cool speakeasy bar in the basement of a fancy, historic hotel. It reminded us of The Port- a speakeasy style bar in the basement of the fancy and historic hotel we are getting married in. They had several different rooms with unique, ornate furniture. We even stumbled upon a photobooth and an arcade room with skee ball and pinball machines. Tony and I competed and I hopelessly lost. He’s always the champ when it comes to bowling or skee ball.
The next day I made a lot of pouty faces as we got ready to return the car and head to the airport. I definitely didn’t want to leave! We spent our last hours there driving through the mountains and enjoying many beautiful overlooks to hold us over until the next time we go back!