Greater Denver Lifestyles

Choose Your Own Adventure

Living in Broomfield, Thornton, and other communities in the Greater Denver area means you're never far from an exciting adventure. The parks, lakes, mountains, and trails are just waiting to be explored! So whether you're moving to a city in the Greater Denver area or just planning your next weekend excursion, use this lifestyles guide to find the perfect destination — and the perfect home close to your favorite activities. Want to learn more about Broomfield and the Greater Denver area? Call us at (303) 548-8231.

The Perfect Challenge for Avid Hikers

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Carpenter Peak

Location: Roxborough Park, CO

Head to Roxborough State Park if you want a moderately challenging trail that rewards you with incredible mountain vistas. The 6.4-mile Carpenter Peak trail takes hikers to the park's highest point.

pet-friendly trail

Lair o' the Bear

Location: Idledale, CO

Want to take your furry friend with you on your outdoor adventures? Lair o' the Bear Park allows pet owners to take their dogs with them to explore the creek, admire the wildlife, and enjoy a picnic.

forest hikes

Lost Falls

Location: Estes Park, CO

A hidden gem in Rocky Mountain National Park, Lost Falls is a worthwhile reward for hikers eager to test their endurance. The hike to the falls is a nearly 16-mile trek through the forest and over rocky terrain.

The Best Trails for a Leisurely Stroll

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Sand Creek Greenway

Location: Denver, CO

Eager to explore the city but still enjoy the "great outdoors"? Hop on the Sand Creek Regional Greenway, a 14-mile trail that meanders along Sand Creek through Commerce City, Denver, and Aurora.

fitness trail

Garfield Lake Park

Location: Denver, CO

A scenic lake, picnic tables, a paved half-mile trail, and sports fields make this Denver park a top pick. The Garfield Park Loop is also fitness trail with conditioning stations located along the route.

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Cherry Creek Trail

Location: Denver, CO

Eager to test your endurance? Denver's Cherry Creek Regional Trail winds 40 miles through the city, allowing residents to explore different parts of the city or hop on the trail wherever they please.

Top Destinations for Skiing

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Winter Park Resort

Location: Winter Park, CO

Besides a variety of winter activities (including skiing, tubing, and ice skating), Winter Park Resort has plenty of places to shop, eat, and explore.

popular destination

Echo Mountain

Location: Idaho Springs, CO

The closest ski resort to Denver, Echo Mountain features a challenging terrain park and breathtaking views.

a popular place to visit

Loveland Ski Area

Location: Georgetown, CO

While a bit of a trip from Denver, Loveland Ski Area has skiing terrain to appeal to all skill levels and hosts events throughout the year.

Popular Places to Go Biking

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South Platte Trail

Location: Denver, CO

History buffs and outdoor adventurers love this paved biking trail. The South Platte River Greenway cuts through Downtown Denver, meanders past historic markers, and offers 30 miles of pavement to explore.

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High Line Trail

Location: Littleton, CO

The High Line Canal Trail, one of the longest urban trails in the United States, spans more than 70 miles. It winds along flat terrain, through Denver's suburban communities, and along a beautiful canal.

biking event

Tour de Fat

Location: Denver, CO

If you love to bike, you'll love New Belgium Brewing's annual Tour de Fat, where you can bike through the the city, enjoy live music and entertainment, and sample craft beer. It's a fun-filled event for all ages!

Search Greater Denver Homes for Sale by Feature

Interested in living close to your favorite outdoor activities in Broomfield or another Denver suburb? Choose your favorite amenity and find the home of your dreams! If you want to view homes in person, just contact Advantage Realty Team.