U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Colorado > Denver
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 06-27-2016, 10:55 AM
 
38 posts, read 62,636 times
Reputation: 30

Advertisements

So,

I think my wife and I have narrowed our 'places to retire' choices down to Los Alamos NM; Casper, WY; and Golden,CO.

Can anyone advise on pros and cons of living in Golden...especially the skiing{I'm an avid skier}?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 06-27-2016, 10:57 AM
 
Location: Colorado Springs
4,323 posts, read 1,786,159 times
Reputation: 3284
Colorado is full
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-27-2016, 11:13 AM
 
3,794 posts, read 3,984,910 times
Reputation: 2566
144 threads on Golden (in thread title) available via search tool.

To select Golden, I'd think access to Denver would have to a major "pro" to you. If it isn't or it is very mixed, might be less hassle to take one of the others.

Last edited by NW Crow; 06-27-2016 at 11:59 AM..
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-27-2016, 12:20 PM
 
38 posts, read 62,636 times
Reputation: 30
Borninthesprings.

Full?! Wow, must be a lot of folks there. Ok nevermind, I hear ext 4 off the New Jersey Turnpike is nice. Lol :-)
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-27-2016, 12:21 PM
 
38 posts, read 62,636 times
Reputation: 30
NW Crow...thank you.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-27-2016, 01:05 PM
 
Location: Colorado Springs
4,323 posts, read 1,786,159 times
Reputation: 3284
Quote:
Originally Posted by PepperDenise View Post
Borninthesprings.

Full?! Wow, must be a lot of folks there. Ok nevermind, I hear ext 4 off the New Jersey Turnpike is nice. Lol :-)
Actually I hear Hunting Park Philadelphia is really nice you don't even have to lock your doors.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-27-2016, 01:18 PM
 
Location: Ned CO @ 8300'
2,019 posts, read 4,323,062 times
Reputation: 2858
Quote:
Originally Posted by PepperDenise View Post
So,
Can anyone advise on pros and cons of living in Golden...especially the skiing{I'm an avid skier}?
No skiing in/near Golden but easy access to I-70 for skiing Winter Park, Summit County, Vail, etc.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-27-2016, 01:41 PM
 
38 posts, read 62,636 times
Reputation: 30
Neditate...thanks...looking at maps, i see what you mean
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-27-2016, 02:12 PM
 
3,794 posts, read 3,984,910 times
Reputation: 2566
What factors attracted you to Golden? What are your highest priorities in making the choice?

Some of the pros of Golden in my eyes are being close to Denver but fairly shielded from it by several mesas, the modest size, the abundance of parks / open space reserves nearby, the slight jump on getting to the mountains, the train, it already being largely what it will be, etc. If you were to pick a place near Denver, Golden is one of the better ones, imo.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-27-2016, 02:24 PM
 
Location: Ned CO @ 8300'
2,019 posts, read 4,323,062 times
Reputation: 2858
Quote:
Originally Posted by PepperDenise View Post
Neditate...thanks...looking at maps, i see what you mean
YW. Loveland ski area is the closest timewise (~50 min.?). Eldora ski area near Nederland is the closest in distance, but takes a bit longer on 2 lane highways (still less than an hour).
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Colorado > Denver
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:35 AM.

2005-2019, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top