Colorado, USA
  • Denver The "Mile High City" offers an easy-going lifestyle and a lot of things to do.  Denver
    The "Mile High City" offers an easy-going lifestyle and a lot of things to do.

With the snow-tipped peaks of the Rocky Mountains visible much of the time, the Mile High City is one of’s super coolest places in the world. 

Home to a wide variety of national-recognized cultural venues (Denver Art Museum, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, and the Denver Performing Arts Complex), the city's dynamism and fun  With its culture, fun and dynamism captivates residents and visitors.  And with its nearness to the mountains, it has a deserved reputation as a community that offers a lot of active, outdoor options from skiing in the winter to hiking and kayaking in the summer. 

Regional powerhouse

A regional hub for business with a busy airport, Denver's metropolitan area pumped $158 billion into the nation's economy in 2010.  Well-known brands that make their home in Denver include Eagle Claw, Scotts Liquid Gold, The Shane Company, CH2M Hill, Coors, Chipotle Mexican Grill and Quizno's, as well as big offices for companies in the media and oil sector.



  • Dry

Physical Environment

  • Mountains
  • City with at least one 50-story building


  • Active club/bar/music scene
  • Local professional symphony
  • Local film festival
  • Fine art museum
  • Ethnic restaurants
  • Local community theatre
  • Major public college in downtown
  • Local professional ballet


  • Moderate


  • $$$ -- Prices seem reasonable


  • Downtown yoga studio
  • Biking, hunting, running trails
  • Snow skiing within 50 miles
  • Public golf course
  • Professional sports
  • Year-round fitness swimming center
  • Casino gaming within 25 miles


  • Safe bike corridors
  • Vibrant public transportation system
  • Lots of downtown living space
  • Mixed-use, mixed-income neighborhoods
  • Working farms within 25 miles
  • International airport


  • University teaching hospital
  • Community swimming pool
  • Emergency medical services within 25 miles
  • Community senior center