An ideal combination of natural beauty, recreational options, and cultural attractions make Longmont an increasingly attractive destination. Longmont remains a close-knit community with a hometown feel whether you attend a performance by the local symphony, a high school football game, or a barbeque with friends. It won't take long for you to feel like you belong here.
Longmont is situated at the midpoint of the Front Range technology corridor, which runs from Denver to Fort Collins, and is home to many national high-tech, telecommunications, bio-tech, and scientific companies.
Just down the road...
The gem of the Front Range
- Denver: home to an array of arts, entertainment, cultural events, museums, professional sports (Broncos, Rockies, Avalanche, Nuggets and Rapids), and several universities, including Regis University, the University of Colorado at Denver, and the University of Denver
- Boulder: (Best All Around "Dream Town," Outside Magazine, Aug. 2006); a haven for sports enthusiasts; home to the National Center for Atmospheric Research, University of Colorado at Boulder, and the famous Memorial Day Bolder Boulder 10-k race; Pearl Street Mall is the place to be seen or just hang out
- Fort Collins: home to Colorado State University and 15 minutes from the Cache la Poudre Canyon (great fishing, rafting, hiking and more)
- Greeley: a glimpse of the contemporary American West - rodeos, open spaces and rolling prairies; home to the University of Northern Colorado and Aims Community College
Just 35 minutes from Longmont by car, Rocky Mountain National Park boasts 60 stunning peaks rising over 12,000 feet and 359 miles of trails. If you love nature, you'll be amazed and delighted by the variety of watchable wildlife throughout the park.