This Colorado city is tucked into the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and is conveniently located 15 miles southwest of Denver. With the mountains in the background, the homes have the feel most people think about when considering Colorado as their home. The easternmost area is the foothills overlooking Denver. Homeowners wanting a significant view choose homes here. Other mountain communities have homes ranging from summer cabins to log homes with million dollar views.
The famous "Red Rocks" amphitheater was built by the town's namesake, George Morrison in 1860. The famous amphitheater began as a stone quarry. The native sandstone is of great quality and much of it was used during the 1900's to build the beautiful red rock homes in Denver. Today as an amphitheater the stage welcomes world famous entertainers and the Colorado Symphony.
Done watching your favorite band and not quite ready to head home? There are plenty of options in this wonderful city. The city is home to Bandimere Speedway. Get your need for speed filled here. The area is also known for world class restaurants and its great down home feeling. For those that like looking deep into the past there is the Natural History Museum and Dinosaur Ridge, both with great dinosaur exhibits from the area.