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Winter Park Real Estate Tips for Deciding the Best Place to Live in Colorado

If you're thinking about relocating to a mountainous state, you probably wonder where to live in Colorado. There are so many beautiful towns throughout the state, but the Winter Park area is one of the best places to live. Just over an hour from Denver and an hour and a half from Boulder, Grand County gives you the best of both worlds--small-town charm just outside the city. Here are some Winter Park real estate tips for deciding where to live in Colorado! As you learn where to live in Colorado, check out our Winter Activities and Summer Activities pages. Here, you'll find tons of information on Winter Park year-round's best things to do. If you're not already itching to move to the area, you will be once you've read about all the fantastic activities available to residents!

Our Guide to Where to Live in Colorado

Winter Park

Winter sports enthusiasts and avid skiers will love the chance to live in Winter Park. Stay close to the ski resort and hit the slopes anytime with a season ski pass. Shuttles are located throughout the area to provide free transportation to and from the trails. In particular, downtownWinter Park, CO, is one area experiencing rapid growth. This exciting area of town has several new building developments in the works and plenty of shops and restaurants nearby. One downside of Winter Park is that it can get crowded with visitors during the peak season because of the proximity to the ski resort.

Fraser and Tabernash

As you travel down Highway 40, which runs through Grand County, you'll reach smaller, less busy towns. If you're looking for a quiet place to move, Fraser or Tabernash are the perfect places. These small towns have a combined population of fewer than 2,000 people but are centrally located near sites like the Rocky Mountain National Park and the Colorado River.


Granby is one of the best places to live in Colorado for families because this is where the county schools are located. One of the top things parents look for when relocating is a great education system. Luckily, the schools in Grand County have continually offered an excellent public school curriculum. The East Grand School District recently received "Accredited with Distinction," the highest accolade given by the Colorado Department of Education. Aside from the excellent school system, this area also has many residential homes with many families. Golfers will love residing in this town as there are several courses nearby.

Grand Lake

Though Grand Lake has a small population, it's a major destination in the area. Surrounded by stunning mountain scenery, the town is located at the Rocky Mountains National Park entrance. Here, you can take advantage of all the hiking and biking trails or spend the day by the beautiful lakes. In the winter, explore the 150 snowmobiling routes in this area. These great trails have even been named one of the "Top 10 Snowmobiling Areas in the U.S." by America's Best Online.

Make Grand County Your New Home!

Now that you've read all about where to live in Colorado, we'd love to help you find the perfect new home. With available properties in all of these areas, Real Estate of Winter Park enlists the help of knowledgeable agents to ensure that you find exactly what you're looking for. Whether you're interested in purchasing a vacation home or a full-time residence, you'll love our properties! This two-bedroom home located at 39 Elk Trail in Winter Park, CO, is the perfect ski condo. Enjoy gorgeous views of the Continental Divide from the two separate decks. The apartment features top-floor bedrooms, a two-car garage, and a gas log stove in its three levels. Browse our listingsand start planning your move to Winter Park, CO, today! Are you looking for more Winter Park real estate tips? Keep reading to find out more about buying a home in Winter Park!

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