20 Best Places To Retire In Colorado



Fort Collins

Fort Collins, once an under-the-radar choice for retirees, now stands proudly as the 17th best place to live in the U.S. It’s situated about 65 miles north of Denver, offering respite from urban congestion. Home to Colorado State University, this city is vibrant and bustling with activities. Known as the “Napa Valley of craft beer,” it’s a haven for beer enthusiasts. Outdoor lovers can relish the Horsetooth Reservoir and the nearby Rocky Mountain National Park. The town’s quaint and charming downtown reportedly inspired Disneyland’s Main Street, U.S.A. With 24.2% of its residents between 45-64 years old, Fort Collins is a retiree-friendly city.