Buckley AFB, CO - Nearby Cities

    Denver, CO
    Denver is the capital of Colorado and has a population of 610,000 people. It is known as the "Mile-High City" because its elevation is one mile above sea level. The city is home to a very large central business district. It began as a mining town in 1858, but it has grown into one of the largest metropolitan cities in the United States. Denver is home to such corporations as Lockheed, United Airlines, Samsonite, and the Coors Distributing Company. Located just 22 miles away from the Buckley Air Force Base, Denver is a transportation hub and a thriving community for those looking to settle in the area.

    Homes for sale in the area start at $350,000 for a 4 bedroom, 2 baths home. Rentals in the area start at a monthly rate of $668 for a 1 bedroom, 1 bath residence. Hotels nearby such as the Warwick Denver and the Oxford Hotel offer temporary lodging for visitors. Nightly rates start at $250 a night. Amenities include a complimentary breakfast and free high-speed internet.

    Attractions in the area include many beautifully landscaped parks including the Washington Park, The Cheesman Park, and the City Park. It is also home to the Red Rocks Amphitheatre which is located in Red Rocks Park. Hiking, biking, and picnic areas are abundant throughout the park system as well as many other varied recreational activities. The Denver Art Museum is also in town and is a nationally recognized museum for its abstract artistic work and amazing architecture.

    Aurora, CO
    Aurora is home to 1,800 acres of developed park land and over 6,000 acres of natural open spaces. The city is home to many picturesque golf courses such as Aurora Hills, Springhill, and Murphy Creek and many other privately-owned golf courses. The town's population is 324,000 people, making it the third most populous city in the state of Colorado. Located just 4 miles from the Buckley Air Force Base, the town offers a thriving community environment for those looking to relocate to the area.

    Homes for sale in the area start at $195,000 for a 3 bedroom, 1 bath home. Rentals in the area start at a monthly rate of $600 for a 2 bedroom, 1 bath residence. Hotels nearby such as the Best Western Gateway Inn and Suites and the Comfort Inn offer temporary lodging for visitors. Nightly rates start at $89 a night. Amenities include a complimentary breakfast and free high-speed internet.

    Attractions in the area include the Cherry Creek State Park which offers biking trails, cross-country ski areas, and a nature center. The park is part of a state recreation area which offers miles of natural woods, and camping and picnic facilities. Numerous 18-hole championship golf courses are available throughout the area. More golf courses are offered in the small area than you will find most anywhere else. Golf lessons for beginners and golf cart rentals are also available as well as pro shops and convenient snack bars.

    Lakewood, CO
    Lakewood is the fourth most populous city in the State of Colorado and has a population of just under 142,000 people. The largest employer in town is the Denver Federal Center which employs about 6,000 people. The Jefferson School District employs another 3,000. The town has a modern downtown area with a mix of residential, retail, and cultural establishments. Located just 26 miles from Buckley Air Force Base, Lakewood offers a thriving community for those wanting to live close to where they work.

    Homes for sale in the area start at $272,000 for a 3 bedroom, 1 bath home. Rentals in the area start at a monthly rate of $520 for a 1 bedroom, 1 bath residence. Hotels nearby such as the Table Mountain Inn and the Hampton Inn offer temporary lodging for visitors. Nightly rates start at $135 a night. Amenities include a complimentary breakfast and free high-speed internet.

    Local attractions include Lakewood's Historical Belmar Museum which features antique and vintage farm machinery, history walks through the 127-acre park, changing art exhibits, and a picnic area. There is also an outdoor amphitheater which offers a summer concert series, state fair and many other celebrations throughout the year. The Hayden/Green Mountain Recreational Open Space offers a perfect setting for mountain biking, dog walking, and family picnics. The views are extensive and breathtaking.

    Englewood, CO
    Englewood has a population of 32,000 people and is located just south of Denver. The town was established during the gold rush era. The trolley was introduced soon after and was drawn uphill by horse and downhill by gravity. The town has its own park, library, schools, and public works system and offers full services to visitors and residents alike. Located just 17 miles from the Buckley Air Force Base, Englewood is a thriving community for those wanting to live close to where they work.

    Homes for sale in the area start at $200,000 for a 3 bedroom, 1 bath home. Rentals in the area start at a monthly rate of $509 for a 1 bedroom, 1 bath residence. Hotels nearby such as the Inverness Hotel and the Wingate Inn offer temporary lodging for visitors. Nightly rates start at $87 a night. Amenities include a complimentary breakfast and free high-speed internet.

    Local attractions include the Fantastic Fun Amusement Park which features 20 rides and attractions for both kids and adults. The rides include the Ferris wheel, a carousel, a teacup ride and a train. Englewood offers many championship golf courses including the Cherry Hills Course, the Englewood Municipal Golf Course, and even the Colorado Journey Miniature Golf Course.

    Thornton, CO
    Thornton sits 10 miles northeast of the city of Denver and has a population of 117,000. It is the sixth most populous state in Colorado. The town has 81 city parks and lots of rolling hills and open spaces. Recreational activities are plentiful as there are miles of hiking and biking trails as well as picnic area and camping facilities. Located just 22 miles from the Buckley Air Force Base, the town offers a wonderful natural setting for those looking to relocate to the area.

    Homes for sale in the area start at $275,000 for a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. Rentals in the area start at a monthly rate of $545 for a 1 bedroom, 1 bath residence. Hotels nearby such as the Fairfield Inn and the Comfort Suites offer temporary lodging for visitors. Nightly rates start at $89 a night. Amenities include a complimentary breakfast and free high-speed internet.

    Local attractions include Water World which offers many death-defying waterslides and a lazy river. The Bermuda Triangle and the Ragin' Colorado give riders a thrill for the whole family. Restaurants and picnic facilities are also on-site to allow for a full day of family entertainment. The Asylum Haunted House is located in nearby Denver and offers tours of the Asylum that was once used to house the mentally insane. Scary sights and frights are plentiful for visitors willing to take the risk.

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