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Why Boulder Residents Should Visit Nederland

June 11th, 2023

Nederland, located just 20 miles west of Boulder, is a charming and picturesque mountain town that is well worth a visit. There are several reasons why Nederland is a good place to visit from Boulder. Firstly, Nederland is nestled in the beautiful Rocky Mountains, making it an ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts. There are numerous hiking and biking trails in the area, including the popular Indian Peaks Wilderness, which offers stunning alpine scenery and challenging trails for experienced hikers. Secondly, Nederland has a rich history that is well worth exploring. The town was founded... Read More

Top 3 Things to do in Nederland

September 8th, 2022

Motto: “Life Is Better Up Here” 1. Frozen Dead Guy Days Have you ever felt like your life was missing coffin racing, costumed polar plunging, frozen t-shirt contests and the celebration of a frozen man? If so, come to one of the most surreal festivals in the world, where locals and out-of-towners alike get together to celebrate Bredo Morstol, a frozen dead guy stored in a Tuff Shed in Nederland. 2. Experience happiness with the Carousel of Happiness The Carousel of Happiness is a restored 1910 Looff Carousel which was restored by hand by Vietnam vet Scott Harrison. His work represents... Read More

Boulder Memorial Day Weekend Events

May 21st, 2015

Although both the wind and rain are sticking around a bit longer this month, don’t let that hinder the possibility for shenanigans in Boulder County this Memorial Day weekend! Saturday May 23 Start the afternoon off whimsically celebrating the five-year anniversary of The Carousel of Happiness, a non-profit, donor-funded organization that donates to those with special needs. Celebrate the attraction that has won hearts since being hand-carved and released to the public in 2010. Carousel games will be offered for children, as well as free birthday cake for all to share. Scott Harrison, whose experience... Read More