Castle Rock: One Of The Top Places to Live in America

If you’ve lived in The Meadows and Castle Rock for a while, you know it’s a fantastic place to settle down. Well, we’re not the only ones who think so. Castle Rock has been named one of the best places to live in the country for 2023 by Liveability. If you’re new or considering moving to Castle Rock and The Meadows, here are a few reasons why we live in such a great place.

Small Town Charm

The town’s character is one of the best parts of living here in Castle Rock. It’s the small-town charm. Walk down Wilcox or Perry Street, and you’ll see historic buildings, locally-owned shops, boutiques, and restaurants. But what gives the town character are the events from the historic Starlighting to First Fridays and Wednesday Jazz in the Park. If you’re artistic, you can check out Artfest; if you’re into wine, you will want to experience Winefest. There’s always an event that showcases Castle Rock’s fun character.

Incredible Food & Drinks

You won’t go hungry or thirsty while living here. From breakfast to dinner, locally-owned restaurants offer many dining options for the whole family. Are you looking for a happy hour or a patio to hang out on? Grab a drink at some of the unique bars and breweries in town.

Shopping Extravaganza

If you’re a shopper, you’re in luck; there are plenty of shops for everyone. The North side of town features The Outlets at Castle Rock. It’s your spot for saving on top retailers. One of the best parts of any town is the small local businesses. They make up the culture, the attitude, and the incredible character of living in a great community. Walk downtown Castle Rock and pop in and out of the local shops, and you’ll have that wholesome feeling of what makes a great place to live.

Great Schools

From the Castle View and Douglas County High School to the many elementary, middle, and charter schools. Castle Rock schools consistently rank among the best in the state. Students can also locally continue their education at The ACC Sturm Collaboration Campus

Parks, Trails, and Open Spaces

With over 5800 acres of Open Space and 75 miles of trails, Castle Rock and The Meadows are the community for you if you’re into the outdoors. We have miles of paved and dirt trails for you to walk, run, hike, and bike year-round. Ride around Plum Creek Trail that connects the town. Visit Philip S. Miller Park or Ridgeline Open Space to explore miles of biking and hiking trails.

There are many reasons why living in Castle Rock is a great experience. Explore more about Castle Rock and The Meadows. Read the Livability Article about why they feel Castle Rock is Ranked as one of the best places to live.