Downtown Boulder: Home to the famous Pearl Street Mall
Home to the famous Pearl Street Mall—an outdoor pedestrian shopping, dining, street performers, and entertainment destination. For residential downtown you’ll find the Whittier and Mapleton areas, are two of the most sought after neighborhoods in Boulder. The area offers upscale condos and charming-but very expensive- bungalows. This is the most expensive zip code in Boulder. Visit Downtown Boulder.
University Hill aka “The Hill”
Although it’s probably the most popular part of Boulder for off campus student living, you will also find young professionals, families and retirees who have lived here all their lives near the heart of the University of Colorado. University Hill offers shopping, restaurants, and is a short walk to campus.
The gateway to the beautiful Flatirons hiking and climbing trails. Chautauqua Park is a great place to see an outdoor concert in the summer, or have brunch and gaze at the Flatirons. The park is a National Historic Landmark. The few rentals here are large single family homes & summer cabins. Visit Chautaqua.
North Boulder or “NOBO”
Spend the day in North Boulder Park or walking around Wonderland Lake. You can find apartments, condos and houses in this area. Outside of downtown Boulder, this area offers the newest construction within the city limits. Uptown Broadway and Dakota Ridge are two of the newest developments in the City of Boulder.
South Boulder or “SOBO”
Often referred to as Table Mesa, this is a great area to live if you like hitting the hiking and biking trails and want super easy access to the outdoor playgrounds in Boulder. Martin Acres, Shanahan Ridge and Table Mesa are just a few neighborhoods in South Boulder with more affordable housing rentals. The Bear Creek School district is located here as well as Fairview High School.
Gunbarrel, Boulder Country Club
A suburban area 7 miles northeast of Downtown Boulder with a country fee. Celestial Seasonings Tea , Crispin Porter & Bogusky, Lockhead Martin, GE, IBM, and Crocs are just a few of the companies that call Gunbarrel home. If you are looking for a quiet, affordable area, Gunbarrel is great for condos, apartments, and homes for rent.
With a population of over 81,000 people, Longmont is the second largest city in Boulder County. Longmont has delightful downtown area, golf courses, and the most diverse mix of housing in the area: brand new homes, older homes, upscale condos, and inexpensive apartments. It is also the most affordable area to live in Boulder County.
Voted the 5th best place to live in the country by Money magazine! Louisville is 6 miles east of Boulder and has its own downtown area with summer street fairs, fondue, and the best fish and chips in the area. The City of Louisville includes 1700 acres of open space for parks, walking and biking. A diverse mix of housing and rentals are available in Louisville more affordable rates than Boulder. Visit Louisville
Located on the south side of the highway from Louisville, Superior is a new suburban area with great Boulder County schools and parks. Superior is the closest residential area to the Flatirons Crossing Mall which is the premier indoor mall near Boulder. Rentals in Superior are newer and are a popular place to live. Visit Superior
A suburb of Boulder, Lafayette has a rich cultural heritage, unique neighborhoods, a vibrant economy, and easy access to an active lifestyle. Indian Peaks golf course in Lafayette is a popular spot and popular place to live for avid golfers.
A fast growing suburban town east of Boulder with lots of open space and new rental options from houses to apartments and condos. The Vista Ridge golf course is a popular location for larger executive homes