Benefits of Living in Boulder


Boulder is one of the most coveted cities to live in all of Colorado. Nearly everybody moving to Colorado has at least considered moving to Boulder at one point or another — and we can’t blame them. Boulder is a beautiful, one-of-a-kind city that has a lot to offer. In today’s blog here at Jenn Porter Group in Longmont, we go over a few of the many great reasons that you should consider Boulder when moving to Colorado. 


Interested in moving to other Colorado cities like Longmont or Fort Collins? Check out our other blogs to learn the benefits of many different northern Colorado cities and contact us today if you are moving to Colorado


The Great Outdoors

Boulder is far and away one of the most active outdoor communities in Colorado, and arguably the country. There are more than 300 miles of bike lanes for getting around the city and helping encourage its citizens to spend as much time enjoying the outdoors as possible. Additionally, there are tons of activities available for outdoor enthusiast such as: 


  • Hiking trails
  • Electric bike tours
  • Mountain bike paths
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Rafting
  • Climbing in Boulder Canyon or Eldora Canyon
  • BolderBOULDER and other races
  • Sports
  • And so much more! 


The above list is only a fraction of the outdoor activities available to you in Boulder, but we think you get the point. Boulder is excellent for people who live an active lifestyle. 


Moving to Colorado? Think Boulder might be the city for you? Contact a professional real estate agent here at Jenn Porter Group in Longmont today! 


Pearl Street Mall

Whether you’re moving to Colorado and visiting Boulder for the first time, or have lived in Boulder for years, the Pearl Street Mall is an excellent place to spend a day. There are tons of local businesses that you can support, in fact, a vast majority of the more than 1,000 businesses are locally owned and operated. 


Additionally, there are many shops, people, and restaurants at the Pearl Street Mall that are incredibly unique and eccentric. It’s hard to put into words the exact nature of Boulder — it’s something you’ll have to experience to understand. But, you are bound to find something you have never seen before, whether it be at a shop or a strange restaurant. If you are looking into moving to Colorado and are interested in a town that has a mall with a little character where you can spend some time people watching and discovery new, strange things, then Boulder is going to be a great place for you. 



It’s Where the Smart People Hang Out

Boulder is amongst one of the most educated cities in the United States. A large portion of its citizens holds Master’s Degrees and even Ph.D.’s. Not to mention that Boulder is home to one of the countries most prestigious colleges, CU Boulder (Colorado University). 


Boulder also has one of the highest concentrations of software engineers in the country, making it an attractive place to call home for tech startups and up-and-coming entrepreneurs. For those engineers and technologically advanced businesses moving to Colorado and looking for a place to call home, Boulder is the perfect option for you.


Contact our team at Jenn Porter Group in Longmont today to find your perfect home in Boulder! 

Environmentally Friendly

Boulder has built a reputation for itself as one of the most environmentally conscious cities in the country. Boulder has some of the most strict legislation in place to protect the environment. Everyone does their part by recycling, biking everywhere humanly possible, and getting involved with the city government to be as eco-friendly as possible. For people moving to Colorado who want to live a green lifestyle and are looking to surround themselves with other like-minded people, Boulder is going to be the place for you. 


Work With the Jenn Porter Group

Here at Jenn Porter Group in Longmont, we are real estate agents with years of experience working in the northern Colorado area. We know Boulder and other areas like Longmont, Greeley, Loveland, and Denver like the back of our hand! If you are moving to Colorado, give us a call! We would be happy to help you find the perfect place to call home.