As the official ‘Gateway to the Rockies’, Denver offers both visitors and residents a majestic combination of outdoor escapes, western history, hipster nightlife, and a seemingly endless selection of trending career opportunities. Whether you’re just starting your career, looking at a corporate transfer, or simply giving thought to an adventure from relocating, the ‘Mile High City’ is replete with just about anything and everything you could want in a destination city.
An Outdoor Wonderland Awaits
From the Denver Botanic Gardens, which is also a charming outdoor concert and al Fresco dinner venue, to the Cherry Creek Bike Trail, if you’re into the great outdoors, then Denver is your ticket. And with the inspiring Front Range mountains bordering its’ western edge, picturesque peaks, many towering over 14,000 feet, are waiting to be tamed. Or perhaps it’s the frosty serenity of winter, with alpine or cross-country skiing that gets your endorphins buzzing. Whatever sparks your outdoor sport or activity senses, Denver and the surrounding area have it.
Fabulous Sunsets are Just the Beginning
When dusk arrives, the stars are not the only ones to come out. Denver knows how to play post-day as well as any other. From the popular Cruise Room Bar to the country and western infused Grizzly Rose Saloon and Concert Hall, after hours and after dark is when Denver starts to heat up. For the sports fan in you, try taking in an NBA Denver Nuggets game at the Pepsi Center, or for Broadway plays check out the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. You can also catch an eclectic mix of performing arts at the restored, art deco infused Paramount Theater. And don’t forget about the rich, well-deserved folk music roots this city has cultivated, thanks to the likes of Bob Dylan, Judy Collins and John Denver, who lived in Denver at various times, and performed at local clubs. Their brand of story-telling music lives on through a collection of other musical artists and they’re just waiting for you to discover their unique sound.
Your Career Move is in Sight
Named sixth on Forbes Magazine’s “Best Places for Business and Careers”, Denver and its’ surrounding communities offer excellent job and career opportunities for those seeking to improve their job status. Major employers in Denver include the University of Colorado, HealthONE Corporation, Lockheed Martin, Kaiser Permanente, United Airlines, and Wells Fargo Bank, to name just a few. Due to its’ proximity to the mineral-rich Rocky Mountains, Denver has long been a home for mining and energy companies such as EnCana, Halliburton, Smith International, Newmont Mining and Noble Energy. Denver’s west-central location within the United States makes communication with both North American coasts, South America, Europe and Asia ideal, and benefits telecommunications industries including Quest Communications, Dish Network Corporation, Starz-Encore, DirecTV and Comcast.
Neighborhoods that Reflect YOUR Sense of Style
With its 78 designated neighborhoods, you might say Denver has plenty to choose from when it comes time to get settled. For expert advice and personalized service in creating your own top 5, try connecting with RealtyONEGroup Premier, (www.realtyonegrouppremier.com) a popular first choice for many Denver area newcomers. Their experienced, locally-based team can provide up-to-date information about the Denver area, including which neighborhoods, from Bear Valley to Windsor, are right for you. From Denver Uptown, one of Sunset Magazine’s “hippest ‘hoods”, to the swank of upscale Cherry Creek, to the charm of Victorian-era homes in Highland, Denver has neighborhood vibe suited for everyone.
If a move to Colorado is in your future, check out all that this Rocky Mountain gem has to offer. With an elevation of 5,280 feet, it’s safe to say your life will be as elevated as much as everything else around you! If you’re a wine lover and looking for a city known for outrageously tempting vino, then check out Top 10 Cities for Wine Lovers.