Boulder was founded in 1858, at the point where the Rocky Mountains and the plains connect, by settlers prospecting for gold. The city is a world apart from the rest of the state, where residents have built a community centered on good health and culture. It offers visitors vast expanses of stunning landscapes, abundant local wildlife and quality education.

Over time, the city’s popularity as a university town has grown. As of 2011, about one-third of the city’s resident population comprised students. University heights is an area that caters specifically to the city’s student population. With everything from entertainment and recreation to shopping, the location is close to the university campus and offers attractive accommodation options. Here’s a quick guide to the area.

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