About Boulder, Colorado.
An outdoor enthusiast dream, Boulder, Colorado has an array of outdoor recreation and home to many professional athletes. Outdoor Magazine ranked Boulder as the number one Sports Town in America and National Geographic ranked Boulder as one of the "Best Small Cities in The U.S.” Boulder is located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, sitting at 5,430 above sea level. The Flatirons located to the West of Boulder are the iconic mountain range that frames Boulder.
With over 300 miles of multi-use trails and 45,000 acres of open space, Boulder is a paradise for hiking, mountain biking and rock climbing. People travel from all over the world to experience Boulder’s rock and ice climbing.
If you are looking for shopping and culture you can visit Boulder’s downtown area. Pearl Street Mall encompasses four streets from 11th to 15th street, consisting of art galleries, entertainment and local shops. During the summer months downtown Boulder is filled with street performers, a local farmer’s market and Pearl Street Arts Fest.
Celestial Seasonings is home to Boulder and it offers free tea tours where you can learn everything there is to know about the world of tea. The search engine giant, Google has just recently moved to Boulder and has built a brand new campus.
Boulder has a strong education presence from a high ranking public school district to the prestigious University of Colorado. According to Niche, Boulder Valley School District ranks 3rd out of 170 School Districts in Colorado and ranked 6th of 170 Schools District with the Best Teachers in Colorado. The University of Colorado has highly national ranked graduate programs in engineering, sciences, and education. The campus is intertwined throughout Boulder boasting a beautiful Tuscan Vernacular Revival architectural style.
There are 11 ski resorts within a 3 hour drive of Boulder and only 45 minutes to Rocky Mountain National Park. Boulder has strong educational presence, endless amounts of outdoor recreation and a unique downtown scene. There is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy calling Boulder, Colorado home.