Colorado has perhaps one of the most progressive weed-friendly policies in the United States and the world. In fact, hotels and private rentals can decide their own marijuana policies for guests. Before marijuana was legalized in the state, there was the mountainside utopia of Boulder. Here, droves of hippies found refuge during the hippie movement of the 1960s. It’s also home to the University of Colorado, whose campus plays host to the country’s largest 4/20 rally and smoke-out every April. It’s no surprise that there are many 420 friendly cabins in Boulder, Colorado, that cater to all kinds of travelers. And, thanks to the free-thinking and free-love spirit, Boulder has transformed into a mecca for outdoors lovers who can explore and explore weed friendliness in peace.
It’s no surprise that Boulder is an original epicenter of the ever-growing US cannabis industry. Additionally, it also happens to be one of the best places to visit in Colorado. So, whether you’re taking a short vacation or a dedicated 420-friendly trip to the notoriously blissful “Boulder Bubble,” here are the 6 best 420-friendly cabins in Boulder, Colorado.
A Lodge (Boulder Adventure Lodge)
The A Lodge, formerly the Boulder Adventure Lodge, is one of the most 420-friendly cabins in Boulder, Colorado. While smoking isn’t allowed in the rooms, there’s plenty of outdoor space where the hotel encourages guests to find their “high.” In fact, they even have cannabis packages that come with vaporizers. If you don’t find this information while booking, you can head directly to their website to find out more information about this. Since the lodge sits right next to the stream, chill chairs are set up beside the stream in a beachy area to find your own space. What’s more, there’s even a gazebo that’s away from the parking areas.
When it comes to cabins, they all have their own vaporizers, along with seating areas, flatscreen TVs, and modern bathrooms. In fact, some cabins even have kitchens or kitchenettes. And, of course, your day begins with a wonderful complimentary continental breakfast every morning.
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Arrowhead Manor, Morrison
If you’re looking for a 420-friendly B&B experience, then look no further than Arrowhead Manor in Morrison, around 30 minutes from Downtown Boulder. While this 420-friendly property doesn’t allow smoking indoors, many designated smoking areas exist. For instance, some rooms have a private deck where you can smoke. What’s more, the rest of the property has many porches and patios where one can smoke, as well as by the entrance and on the lawns outside. While there are many deluxe guest rooms and five suites, only a few have patios, so make sure you ask for them before booking. If that wasn’t enough, your day begins with a fabulous, hot breakfast with Community coffee, fresh fruit, cobbler/bread pudding, and made-to-order eggs.
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If you’re looking for 420-friendly cabins in Boulder, Colorado, that provide premium smoking products, look no further than this modern Four-Bedroom House in Boulder. This property provides premium joints with award-winning dispensaries just a few blocks away. While it doesn’t allow smoking indoors, smoking outdoors is more than fine. This is great since the property boasts gorgeous outdoors with amazing views that you can soak in as you consume edibles or smoke up a joint. You’ll love this modern home that’s styled with stone mason accents and hints of Victorian essence. The huge wraparound decks are also okay for smoking. The large and well-equipped kitchen is perfect for whipping up simple to lavish meals. Finally, there are 4 comfortable bedrooms that can easily accommodate 12 adults.
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Mountain View Inn, Lakewood
Mountain View Inn in Lakewood is perfect for stoners on a budget. While this property, like many others, doesn’t allow smoking indoors, it does allow smoking outdoors. What’s more, it offers a ton of amenities, despite being a budget hotel. These include free private parking, free Wi-Fi, and even a fenced outdoor pool where you can enjoy a swim and a lounge. While the pool is seasonal, it’s perfect for cooling off during the hot Colorado summers when the sun is beating down on you. What’s more, all air-conditioned rooms have modern bathrooms, iPod docking stations, and even balconies with pool views.
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St. Julien Hotel & Spa
St. Julien Hotel & Spa is, undoubtedly, Boulder, Colorado’s most luxurious base camp and also one of its best 420-friendly hotels rather than cabins. This 201-room property is a rather unique weed-friendly hotel, as it doesn’t;t allow smoking in the rooms or the property. Rather, it’s home to a 10,000-square-feet-huge spa with a series of “Colorado Bliss” treatments that use an array of CBD products from Cause + Medic. It’s the perfect addition to your cannabis-infused Boulder itinerary! Additionally, the spa also has a fitness center, a salon, two oversized hot tubs, and even a 50-foot indoor lap pool. Besides all of this, the hotel also has a lively cocktail bar, an award-winning restaurant, and a huge outdoor patio offering sweeping views.
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Rustic River Cabins
Tucked on the Big Thompson River, the Rustic River Cabins are one of the best 420-friendly cabins near Boulder, Colorado, in Estes Park. Choose from seven pet-friendly, all-seasons cabins that lie sprawled across a whopping 16 acres of land. Moreover, they also have flatscreen TVs, fireplaces, and kitchens, and five even have private hot tubs. Since they were built in the mid-1940s, it’s perfect for experiencing the rustic vibes that you want. But the best bit is that you can use vaporizers on the inside and even smoke joints right in the comfort of your porch. Finally, there’s a path leading down to the river, with a bench where you can sit and enjoy everything from your morning coffee to a joint.
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Where to Stay in Boulder?
Boulder might be one of Colorado’s smaller towns, but it’s large enough for you to have to decide on a neighborhood. So, where should you live while visiting Boulder? We begin with the main drag, the Pearl Street Mall Neighborhood, which is perfect for first-time visitors. This is not just Boulder’s historic center but is also home to most of its best dining, entertainment, and shopping. Secondly, the University Hill neighborhood is home to great dive bars and funky shops.
Next, there’s the National Historic Landmark of Colorado Chautauqua, which has hiking trails in the heart of the Flatirons. It also has many cottages dating back to the early 20th century that you can rent. South Boulder is pretty much the same, while North Boulder is more family-friendly. Finally, Gunbarrel is famous for its beer scene, while Twenty Ninth Street is an outdoor shopping mall that’s very popular with shopping aficionados.
Recommended Restaurants / Bars in Boulder:
- River and Woods: for dinner al fresco in the idyllic backyard of this house-turned-hot spot where executive chef Daniel Asher riffs on family recipes for what he’s coined as “Colorado comfort cuisine.” As an official part of the bar program, add on a CBD infusion to any one of mixologist Ian Mitchell’s creative craft cocktails.
- Wonder: Begin your mornings on a “high” note at Wonder, which is famed for its organic range of nut milk and cold-pressed juices. It’s especially popular with stoners as they can add a single (10mg) or double (20mg) CBD shot to any smoothie or coffee.
Recommended Activities in Boulder:
- Amazing Boulder Scavenger Hunt Adventure: What could be better than discovering the delights of Boulder via a fun scavenger hunt? This smartphone-guided walking tour-cum-scavenger hunt starts off on the Boulder Creek Path and takes you through its historic downtown. You get to explore the city’s rich art, history, and other hidden gems along the way. After this hunt, retire to one of the best 420-friendly cabins in Boulder, Colorado.
Best Cannabis Dispensaries in Boulder:
- Helping Hands: The “budtenders” here are beyond considerate, taking time even with inexperienced customers. This is one of Colorado’s first dispensaries to apply for a medical marijuana delivery license during the pandemic, even offering drop-off services for at-risk patients. Currently, they’ve even partnered with digital payment apps for the ease of their consumers.
- Native Roots: Tucked right on Boulder’s pedestrian-only main drag, this dispensary chain has more than 20 locations in the state. Its signature Shorties (five pre-rolled mini-joints) are a must-try.