Bike-friendly living in Greeley, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Area Information
Greeley is a progressive city, recognized nationally for its economic growth and for creating the state's first "Go-Cup Entertainment District," where patrons are allowed to carry alcoholic beverages outside of bars and restaurants.
If you rent an apartment in Greeley, you'll have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the city's panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains and the 300 days of sunshine typically seen every year. A grid system, paired with 85 miles of designated bike lanes, makes it easy to navigate the downtown via bicycle. For a longer ride, you can continue on the 21 interconnected bike paths, which cover more than 50 miles.
For culture lovers, the Greeley Creative District is perfect. Enjoy concerts by the Philharmonic Orchestra and the Chamber Orchestra, plays produced by a community theater group or a traveling Broadway company, or stroll through the many art galleries.
When renting an apartment in Greeley, the amenities and attractions of Denver are only 50 miles to the northeast. Loveland sits just 20 miles east, while Fort Collins is 30 miles to the south.
Weekend getaways or business trips are easy for residents. Downtown Greeley is only an hour from the Denver International Airport, but corporate jets can use the Greeley-Weld County Airport, just three miles east of Greeley's central business district.
Friday Fest in Greeley (Courtesy of GreeleyDowntown.com) Renting in Greeley, CO
With a lower cost of living than nearby communities, including Boulder, Fort Collins, Denver and Loveland, Greeley is a hot market. The availability of apartments for rent in Greeley is generally good, and rental prices increase at a slower pace than the state and national averages.
Greeley Recreation Attractions Colorado Model Railroad Museum ? Considered one of the finest railroad museums in the world, featuring 20 scale miles of mainline track.
Poudre River Trail ? Offers 22 miles of trails for hiking, biking and blading.
Sheep Draw Regional Trail System ? This multi-use trail system stretches from the Greeley Family FunPlex through preserved open space and will ultimately connect to the Poudre River Trail.