This Colorado City Is the Most Peaceful Place to Live in the U.S.

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Known for its ski resorts and beautiful nature, Colorado is among Americans’ favorite destinations for thrilling adventures. However, the state also offers something for those seeking a quiet and peaceful vacation. This one city will quickly become your go-to place for serene weekend getaways where you can relax enjoy your surroundings and get involved in some local activities.

Colorado’s Most Peaceful City

Fort Collins was declared the most quiet and peaceful city in Colorado. It is an hour away from Denver and has low noise levels and beautiful outdoor spaces. The average noise level in the city is 38.03 dBA, almost the same as average room noise. Boulder, Colorado, announced as the second quietest city, has slightly higher noise levels but allows access to more outdoor areas.

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Public transport in Fort Collins has been fare-free for a few years now. If you visit the city, you’ll also see many riding a bicycle instead of driving cars. This, along with the low noise levels, makes the city one of the best car-free destinations.

What to Do in Fort Collins

Fort Collins deserves its title as the most peaceful city in Colorado, but that doesn’t mean it has nothing to offer. You can find small businesses to shop in, explore restored buildings and museums, and enjoy several cultural events. If you want to experience the calmness and serenity of the city, we recommend going for a walk to the Cache la Poudre River. The place is perfect for water sports lovers, too.

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Fort Collins residents have access to public swimming pools, golf courses, and ice skating facilities. If you prefer spending time surrounded by nature, camping, fishing, hiking, and birdwatching are among the activities you can try. Plus, Rocky Mountain National Park is only 35 miles away. All of these things make Fort Collins a perfect place to visit.