A Desirable Location, A Dynamic Lifestyle
The majestic Rocky Mountains, a 21st century economy, a vibrant, growing community -- you'll find everything you're looking for in Boulder, Colorado. Consistently voted the "Best" nationally in categories covering outdoor activities, dining, raising a family, continuing education, environmental consciousness and many other areas, Boulder is a prime location for an outstanding lifestyle.
Culture and Entertainment
Home to the University of Colorado, Boulder offers the educational and cultural benefits of a college town. Annual events include the Colorado Music Festival, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, the Colorado Dance Festival and the Downtown Art Fair. Sporting events are always popular, as Big 12 Conference teams compete with CU. And, there are a lot of after-hours entertainment and musical venues.
Boulder is only 30 minutes from downtown Denver, so it's easy to take advantage of the city's cultural attractions, including museums, concerts and theater. Sports fans cheer on professional teams like the Denver Broncos, Nuggets, the Colorado Rockies, Rapids and Avalanche.
With 300 days of sunshine a year, a mild climate, thousands of acres of open space and hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, it's no wonder that Forbes Magazine rated Boulder #1 in "America's Top 25 Towns to Live Well". Recreational opportunities include:
- Skiing and snowboarding (just 30 minutes away)
- Mountain biking, hiking
- Snowshoeing, sledding
- Camping, backpacking
- Rock/ice climbing
- Boating, rafting, kayaking
- Fly fishing
More information about Boulder County and the Denver Metro Area:
Boulder County is large and diverse, featuring everything from the spectacular scenery of Rocky Mountain National Park (a national treasure) to lush farmland, and one of the nation's largest concentrations of research laboratories and high-tech industry.
Located just 25 miles north of Denver, Erie is the new Colorado Front Range - vibrant, diverse, and one of the most buzzed about exurbs in the western United States.
Just fifteen minutes from Boulder, Louisville was just recently voted as the 'Best Place to Raise a Family'.
Longmont, Colorado, located within Boulder County, is a city with 22 square miles, over 300 days of sunshine, and a spectacular view of the Rocky Mountains. Longmont sits at an elevation of 4,979 feet above sea level.