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Best Places to Live in Colorado

The Centennial State is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and craft beer lovers. From bicycling and brewery tours to Red Rocks and Pikes Peak, Coloradans can enjoy recreation in sun and snow. Here are the best places to live in Colorado.

For more information on how we rank, read the Best Places to Live methodology.

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Here are the Best Places to Live in Colorado

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Denver, CO

badge #1 in Best Places to Live in Colorado

Founded in the mid-1800s as a mining hub during the gold rush, Denver has come a long way since its Wild West days. Over time, its re… more

  • 7.4 Overall Score
  • 7.0 Quality of Life
  • 6.7 Value

Colorado Springs, CO

badge #2 in Best Places to Live in Colorado

Colorado Springs might not jump off the map as an economic or cultural hub the way larger metro areas like Denver do. But in a quiete… more

  • 7.4 Overall Score
  • 7.0 Quality of Life
  • 6.6 Value