Arvada, Colorado


2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

2526 Votes - "Most Beautiful"
1707 Votes - "Friendliest"
63 Votes - "Most Fun"
24 Votes - "Best For Food"
19 Votes - "Most Patriotic"
18 Votes - "Best for Geocaching"
I grew up in Colorado and have lived in Arvada for going on 10 years. One thing that stands out for me is the many parks in Arvada and the bike paths taking you through them. Arvada also has a great view of and easy access to our beautiful mountains. A great place to call Home!
Reviewed by jhosman
on August 1, 2013
I miss Colorado so very much. Arvada is one of the coolest places to be with so much happening everywhere. And they have quite possibly, the best German Bakery ever> Rheinlander's!! The Olde Town part of Arvada is unique in every way and it's definitely a very family oriented place to live!!
Reviewed by soulflowers008
on August 1, 2013
I grew up in a very small town (29 kids in my graduating class), and my husband and I raised our kids in very small towns in western Montana and western Colorado. My husband accepted a position in the Denver area when our kids were in Junior High and High School, and needless to say they were quite chagrined to move to the big town. We let our kids choose the city we moved to and they chose Arvada. We were all welcomed with open arms and it has turned out to be the very best move we could have made. Arvada is a little big town with a really warm and friendly small town feel, yet offers the Majestic View Nature Center, the renowned Arvada Center, an artsy olde town, beautiful close to the mountain views, and soon to have light rail! We love Arvada!
Reviewed by leslieamcclure
on August 1, 2013
I too grew up in Arvada and proud to say that I still live in Arvada. I live on the western edge of the town and it is perfect for my lifestyle. I am close to a variety of open space parks, which are great for mountain biking, trail running and hiking with the dogs. I also have easy and quick access to numerous road bike climbs, like Lookout Mountain, Golden Gate Canyon, to name a few. West Arvada is about 20 minute drive to downtown Denver or to Boulder, with easy accessibility to the interstate for the weekend gateways to the mountains. I would call Arvada a grassroots kind of town...we have areas of suburbs, farmland and small town city life all within miles of each is fabulous!
Reviewed by susankylie
on August 1, 2013
This is an excellent town, a little bit of something for everyone. Olde Town is a great place to go and get a bite to eat or stop by the local brewery for a beer. Boulder and Golden are just a short drive down the road if you want to go hiking, visit the universities, or just get away for a while. Denver is also a short drive in the other direction if you want to go see a Rockies or Broncos game. The town is absolutely beautiful, lots of green and some of the best views of the Front Range around!
Reviewed by gus_bricker
on August 1, 2013
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