Desirable Quality of Life
Why do so many smart, creative and successful people call Boulder home?
Boulder isn't just a great place to do business. On top of our thriving economy, we offer a highly desirable quality of life and an environment that supports and nurtures Boulder's number one asset – our people.
Settled at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is surrounded by the scenic beauty and recreational opportunities afforded by over 45,000 acres of open space and 150 miles of biking and hiking trails. Living in Boulder offers an impressive choice of art, cultural, dining, entertainment and shopping options, as well as excellent schools, high-quality healthcare, and sustainable environmental policies.
Boulder's majestic setting, outdoor recreational amenities and emphasis on active, healthy living combine to rank it consistently among the healthiest places in the United States. But if you're more the indoor type, we also have 30 art galleries, four museums, 32 movie and stage theaters, and an impressive variety of cultural performances and events that nourish creative endeavors. Rated one of the foodiest places in the U.S., Boulder also has an impressive array of restaurants to compliment the many wineries, distilleries and craft breweries.