ABOUT ARVADA, CO.
Arvada is located north west of Denver and spans across Jefferson and Adams Counties. It shares its west boundary with the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and is a great home base for over 115,000 residents who appreciate easy mountain access while still being just a short drive away from the city. It has some of the highest-rated public schools in the state and offers access light rail access on the G-Line from downtown Denver’s Union Station.
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Olde Town Arvada is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is home to a wide variety of boutiques, galleries, restaurants, breweries and even a winery. Olde Town, also known as the “Gateway to the Rockies,” is rich with historical landmarks such as the Arvada Flour Mill and Gallery 1874, the city’s oldest building and a popular event venue. It also offers family friendly activities such as art walks, a farmers’ market, outdoor movies and fun holidays events. Arvada is close to a number of attractions including Water World, the Colorado Railroad Museum and the Arvada Center for Arts and Humanities, which is the largest arts venue in Colorado outside of Denver. It features an outdoor amphitheater and shows throughout the summer with bands, the symphony orchestra, and even the Colorado Ballet.
Getting outdoors is a breeze with more than 125 miles of trails accessible to hikers, bikers, and horseback riders, and parks spread throughout the neighborhoods. You’re also in close proximity to Golden and Boulder, which has fabulous recreation areas such as White Ranch
Park, North Table Mountain, Eldorado Canyon State Park, and many other front range open spaces.