Greeley is approximately 50 miles north of Denver. Residents of this city can easily access the amenities of a big city and outdoor recreational opportunities.
Many houses in Greeley have between two and five bedrooms. Amenities of these homes may include family rooms, finished basements or fireplaces. Wine cellars, gourmet kitchens and recreation rooms are some of the amenities prospective homebuyers will find in the city's luxury homes. Houses built in the early 20th century are available for those who want historic homes. People who want plenty of outdoor space can buy homes on 2 or 3 acres. Properties of more than 10 acres are available for those who have always wanted to own a country estate.
People who enjoy the outdoors can play ball, hike, swim or go boating in the city's parks. Families can spend a day enjoying the playgrounds and picnic tables at Westmoor Park or Coyote Run Park.
Greeley golfers can play at Highland Hills Golf Course or Boomerang Links.
Boyd Lake State Park approximately 22 miles from Greeley has a 1,700-acre lake with a sandy beach. Swimming, boating and fishing are permitted in the lake. There are trails for hikers and bicyclists. Those who want to spend more than one day in the park can camp overnight.
People who enjoy winter sports can ice skate at the Greeley Ice Haus or ski at Eldora Mountain Resort approximately 75 miles away.
History lovers will enjoy visiting the Greeley History Museum or the Meeker Home Museum in a house built in the 1870s. Centennial Village has historic buildings.
Greeley residents can attend plays and concerts at the Union Colony Civic Center. The city has several movie theaters.
There are department stores, specialty stores, a movie theater and restaurants at Greeley Mall. Grocery stores in the city include Sprouts Farmers Market, Safeway and Walmart Supercenter.
Public transportation in Greeley is provided by Greeley-Evans Transit buses. Travelers can fly out of Denver International Airport or take Amtrak from the station in Denver. The airport and the train station are approximately 56 miles from Greeley.
Public schools in Greeley are part of Greeley-Evans School District 6. There are 14 elementary schools, four middle schools and three high schools in this district. The district also has seven charter schools and three schools for students in kindergarten through the eighth grade. Greeley has several private schools.