Boulder County, Colorado, USA

Living in Boulder County, Colorado

Brittanny Havard

Located just 30 minutes northwest of Denver, Boulder sits at the cross-roads where the Colorado plains meet the Rocky Mountains.

The tech-savvy community with a small-town feel is characterized by the Boulder flatirons which flank the skyline and residents that embrace a healthy, culturally-enriched, lifestyle.

From 1859, when prospectors seeking the riches of gold first discovered Boulder, the stylish small city continues to maintain a natural charm. Situated at 5,430 feet above sea level, Boulder enjoys 300 plus days of sunshine a year and a moderate climate, attracting people that seek a very specific lifestyle.

Outdoor enthusiasts can hike, bike, or stroll among Boulder’s 300 miles of trails and 45,000 acres of open space, while some residents enjoy a mellower pastime- people-watching at one of many outdoor cafés or restaurants located along Boulder’s pedestrian-friendly Pearl Street.

A mecca for tech startups and innovators, Boulder plays host to a variety of intellectually stimulating experiences, including venture accelerator programs and TEDxBoulder.

Home to the University of Colorado, one of the most vibrant college campuses in the country, and considered one of the top research universities in the world, Boulder is a haven for both students and professors seeking to live the Colorado lifestyle.

Residence types of all styles and price ranges imaginable are found in Boulder. From modern lofts and condos, family houses, golf course properties, and luxury estates, to historic homes and new construction, Boulder living offers something for every lifestyle.