With 45,000 acres of preserved open space, over 150 miles of trails and 300-plus days of sunshine a year, Boulder offers scenic beauty and an ideal place to live, work and play. In addition to abundant recreational opportunities and an impressive variety of dining, shopping, entertainment and cultural offerings, the city is home to world-class research and educational institutions, a diverse mix of thriving industries, and a well-educated and highly skilled workforce.
Boulder is conveniently located within a 35-minute drive of downtown Denver and 45-minute drive of Denver International Airport. Rocky Mountain National Park is only an hour away and top ski resorts are within a 2- to 4-hour drive. Located in the 7-county Metro Denver region, Boulder is the largest city in Boulder County.
The city offers excellent schools, high quality healthcare, wide range of housing options and is ranked as one of the nation's healthiest places to live.