Boulder Colorado is located just 25 miles northwest of Denver Colorado, at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The Flatirons, giant slabs of tilted sedimentary slab rock formations, are widely recognized as a symbol of Boulder.
In 2017, National Geographic named Boulder "the Happiest City in the United States!" "Boulder, Colorado may have perfected the urban/outdoors balance: it’s close to Denver for big city benefits, it has its own smaller city personality, but then it focuses on outdoor activity in every other way." — Lonely Planet. And Forbes Magazine named Boulder America's number 1 fittest city.
What makes Boulder so amazing--well, everything!
Cycling in Boulder: Boulder is a special place for bicyclists. The Boulder Valley has more than 300 miles of bikeway, including 96 miles of bike lanes, 84 miles of multi-use paths, and 50 miles of designated bike routes. Boulder has had a Thursday night cruiser ride since 1992. Cyclists have gathered every Thursday night in spring, summer and fall to ride single-speed cruiser bikes through town spreading cheer by wishing everyone they meet "Happy Thursday!"
Boulder hosts the World's Best 10K (according to Runner's World) every Memorial Day. This event--the Bolder Boulder--draws more than 50,000 participants and has the largest collection of elite world runners other than the summer Olympics. The run ends inside of CU's (University of Colorado at Boulder) Folsom Field and guarantees a patriotic fun-filled day.
Unique shopping opportunities abound in Downtown Boulder including Pearl Street Mall, which is an outdoor walking mall. Street entertainers frequent the area and dining selections are plentiful. Boulder Arts and Crafts Cooperative, located on Pearl Street, is one of the oldest artist cooperatives in the U. S. Hundreds of local and national artists are represented.
29th Street Mall with more than 65 retail and dining options offers further shopping opportunities. Outdoorsmen will love shopping at REI Boulder. The Boulder Farmer's Market has been operating for nearly 30 years and everything found here is grown or raised in Colorado.
Boulder Parks and Recreation operates more than 60 parks, 155 miles of trails and 3 recreation centers. The city is also responsible for skate parks, sports fields, multiple swimming pools and Valmont Bike Park. Chataqua Park offers tennis courts, picnic grounds, playground facilities and is home to the Chataqua trailhead, which is the beginning of many trails in the Flatirons.
The Boulder Beer Trail features over two dozen craft breweries. Quality musical entertainment is provided by the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition to CU, Boulder is home to the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts.
Eldora Ski Resort is only 21 miles away!
Although the Boulder Municipal Airport does not offer any commercial airlines services, it does provide business, private, recreational and emergency aviation services to the City of Boulder and surrounding communities.
Celestial Seasonings was founded in Boulder and currently produces all of the Celestial Seasonings tea in the world.
Employment opportunities are abundant in Boulder. Many IT companies find their beginnings in Boulder. Included a mong the many employers are: the National Center for Atmospheric Research, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Spectra, Lockheed Martin, 862 IT firms, 45 aerospace companies, 17 federally funded labs, the National Solar Observatory, and Mike's Camera.
And that is just a sampling of the attributes that make Boulder so amazing! Many housing opportunities are available in Boulder.
Are you relocating to Boulder--searching for a new home or thinking about purchasing a new construction home in Boulder? Do you have a home in Boulder that you need to sell?
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This sprawling 6 bed, 5 bath home sits on nearly 1 private fully fenced acre w/in The City of Boulder. Inside you're greeted with an abundance of natural light & floor to...
Courtesy of The Landmark Group
Luminous interiors are matched by a serene setting in this ranch-style home. Poised on a quiet cul-de-sac in the desirable Heatherwood neighborhood, mature trees and pict...
Courtesy of milehimodern - Boulder
Endless charm and character radiate throughout this craftsman-style home nestled at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. Enveloped in a canopy of mature trees, residents revel ...
Courtesy of milehimodern - Boulder
Mountain life, close to town! Enjoy tranquil mountain living in a unique home on nearly 2 acres conveniently located just 10 minutes from downtown Boulder! Very private, ...
Courtesy of Colorado Landmark-Boulder
Luxury Mountain Lodge. Lux & cozy mountain feel w/wood paneled ceiling in a great South Boulder location. Newly renovated w/new exterior paint. Immediately upon entering ...
Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Realty-Boulder
Excellent investment opportunity or student housing in ideal location walking distance to CU campus. Top floor corner unit in good condition. Large bedroom with incredibl...
Courtesy of Estate Inventory Realty LLC
Welcome to this stunning garden level home in the quiet community of Aspen Grove Condos. Enter through your own private entrance and you'll find the interior is fully upd...
Courtesy of Your Castle Real Estate Inc
Incredible opportunity to own a historic piece of Boulder's Fourmile Canyon! While the property is only 20 minutes from Boulder, the 4 acres and mountain views truly prov...
Courtesy of Calibrate Real Estate LLC
Must See! - Peaceful Mountain Living with Stunning Views and only 12 min to Broadway! Situated on 33 secluded, wooded acres in a gated community, this light-filled home h...
Courtesy of RE/MAX Alliance-Boulder
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