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Evergreen

4.5/5
Evergreen
Ranked 1st best city in Colorado

"Forever Evergreen"

- Kate McCollum
Evergreen is a small town in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains just west of Denver Colorado. It is a very desireable area in which to buy and live. Notice the ratings. Community activities abound...
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Louisville

4.5/5
Louisville
Ranked 2nd best city in Colorado

"It Wasn't Rated The Best Place to Live in America for Nothin..."

- kgustafson
Having both lived and worked in Louisville, Colorado for many years, I found all the hype about why the community was voted the Best Place to Live by CNN’s Money Magazine twice, to be true. This comm...
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Arvada

4/5
Arvada
Ranked 3rd best city in Colorado

"Convenient to Everything - You'll Love It Here!"

- Anthony Rael
Nestled against the foothills just Northwest of Denver, this city has a lot to offer. My wife and I are both Denver natives and have lived in different parts of the city. However, Arvada was our cho...
39.8557849570999 -105.275157190984
Fort Collins
Ranked 4th best city in Colorado

"If I didn't live here already, I'd move here!"

- Hermi LaPoint
A good mix of country and city. The University provides rich diversity. Many energetic retirees move here to be closer to children and grandchildren, making the Fort Collins Senior Center a hub of f...
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Boulder

4/5
Boulder
Ranked 5th best city in Colorado

"My little big town of Boulder"

- JoyceAnn
Boulder is a place some love to hate and others just love, unfortunately it largely depends on your politics. Boulder is known a liberal, rich, granola drivin', bike riding, recycling town but it is s...
40.0353006729523 -105.246139742907

Parker

4/5
Parker
Ranked 6th best city in Colorado

"Small Town Feel with City Atmosphere! Love Parker, Colorado!"

- Natalie Carrado
I have lived in Parker, CO for 12 years and have certainly watched it grow. It still has that smaller town feel but a great city like atmosphere. Almost every restaurant that you would possibly need i...
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Westminster

3.5/5
Westminster
Ranked 7th best city in Colorado

"Westminster: Great Location and Awesome Amenities"

- jgustafson
I like living in Westminster for a variety of reasons and ultimately chose to buy my first home in this city a few years ago. Westminster has a great location and also has quality amenities for peopl...
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Colorado Springs
Ranked 8th best city in Colorado

"A great place to live or just visit"

- BroncoFan
Colorado Springs is a beautiful city located at the base of the mountains about an hour south of Denver, Colorado. A short drive can get you up to Pikes Peak or there are other numerous things to do...
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Denver

3.5/5
Denver
Ranked 9th best city in Colorado

"Cool off in the heat!"

- smh1182
If you are in the Denver area in the summer and need to cool down, try visiting Water World! AThis is one huge water park with many slides, rivers, pools, surfing, tubes and anything else water relate...
39.70464711161 -104.972486586753
Ranked 10th best city in Colorado

"Steamboat is a genuine Colorado town"

- LoganMntMan
Steamboat is top notch as far as mountain Colorado towns go. There is a great vibe here and I love visiting in the winter and summer months. Canoeing on Steamboat Lake and even better nearby Pearl Lak...
40.482352737804 -106.833055483244

Strasburg

3/5
Strasburg
Ranked 11th best city in Colorado

"A great small town feel with friendly people"

- BroncoFan
Strasburg is located 45 minutes east of Denver on I-70. It's a small town with a population of about 2,500 people. Much of the population lives in the outer lying areas on farms or in homes with some...
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Pueblo

2.5/5
Pueblo
Ranked 12th best city in Colorado

"A city with changing dynamics"

- BroncoFan
As a Colorado native I can say there's always been a stigma about Pueblo. It seemed like one of those cities you'd go to and see the state fair and then get out as quickly as possible. As a child, I...
38.2610666251077 -104.611997435854

Lakewood

2.5/5
Lakewood
Ranked 13th best city in Colorado

"A large suburb west of Denver"

- BroncoFan
Although I have never lived in Lakewood, I've had many friends who lived there over the years. There are many busy streets and getting to Denver if you need to commute for work can be very time consu...
39.6868228878134 -105.111931423225

Aurora

2.5/5
Aurora
Ranked 14th best city in Colorado

"Alameda Ave - for everything you might need in Aurora"

- KristinB
Alameda Avenue runs the length of Aurora, and as such there are a thousand things to do there. This street is mostly dedicated to businesses, including plenty of chain restaurants and retail stores, a...
39.682520239586 -104.727796192325

Thornton

2/5
Ranked 15th best city in Colorado

"Thornton is a popular place to by a home for a family near D..."

- HeatherS
Thornton is a large suburb north of Denver that straddles Adams and Weld counties. The population is about 120,000 making it one of Denver's largest nearby cities, Denver is only 10 mile to Thornton's...
39.930373373445 -104.945717068964

Bennett

2/5
Bennett
Ranked 16th best city in Colorado

"Bennett is a little farming town east of Denver"

- HeatherS
Bennett is 30 minutes from the eastern suburbs of Denver pretty much directly east of Aurora. This little farming community is a nice haven from Denver but close enough to commute. There are only abou...
39.7375801318229 -104.406175025523
Ranked 17th best city in Colorado

"A neighborhood bordered by busy streets"

- BroncoFan
Federal Heights is home to Water World, the largest water park in the nation. This area also has homes, apartments and a mobile home park. The median home price is around $175,000. The schools are...
39.8631039990424 -105.01321561115

Unranked Cities

"Acres Green is a mature, affordable subdivision"

- HeatherS
Acres Green is a small community or rather a subdivision that was created in the early 1970's. When first built the area was the southern edge of Denver's suburban sprawl, much has changed in 40 plus...
39.5559001514304 -104.892655388176

Aguilar

2.5/5

"Historic Aguilar"

- KristinB
Aguilar is a town with history. It seeps from every building, every home, every street. I didn’t mean to stay long in Aguilar; as a matter of fact, I only stopped to get a few things at the convenienc...
37.4030977965778 -104.655560859191

"An area exclusively for the Air Force and cadets"

- BroncoFan
I've had the pleasure of seeing a good deal of the Air Force Academy. Not only is it clean and green, but the beauty of this academy and school grounds is second to none. The campus here is so prett...
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