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Photos: Movoto's top thirty reasons to move to Denver

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Would you love it if loads of people suddenly decided to relocate to Denver? If not, we have some bad news for you: The folks at the real estate website Movoto have just published "30 Reasons You Need to Move to Denver," which lays out a pretty damn good argument for heading this way immediately.

Continue to start counting down all thirty, complete with our photos supplementing headlines and text by Movoto contributor Jennifer Eakins. Check them out below.

30. There's a Demon Blue Horse to Welcome You

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While some call the blue horse statue located outside of Denver International Airport art, others are calling for its destruction. It has fiery red eyes and, to be honest, is kinda creepy. There was even a grassroots Facebook campaign to remove it, stating that it brings bad luck to the city.

29. Altitude Television

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Denver has its very own local sports television station, Altitude Sports & Entertainment. It is actually owned by the same person as the Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche and the Colorado Rapids, the major league soccer team in town. Therefore, you get the best local coverage of all the teams.

28. My Brother's Bar

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This Denver staple is so popular and has been around for so long that it doesn't even need a sign to let people know what it is. The food is incredible and so is the patio in the summertime. Beatniks like Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady used this bar as a hangout and it is known as the oldest bar in Denver.

27. Denver Nature and Science Museum

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This fun and highly educational museum covers everything from dinosaurs to the human body. It has an in house IMAX theater with rotating films as well. You will also find a kids zone where your little ones can experiment and play.

26. Rocky Mountain National Park

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America's national parks are truly awe inspiring and are a must-see. The beauty of the topography and animals in their natural habitat bring tourists from all over the world. Rocky Mountain National Park is a few short hours by car from Denver and can be accessed from either Estes Park or Grand Lake.

Continue to keep counting down Movoto's thirty reasons to move to Denver.



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Mohammed Z. Noufal
Mohammed Z. Noufal

I hope all the weed smoking bums, and people from other states move here. maybe then people here will learn how to drive in there stupid subarus

Katie Ann-Marie Ortado
Katie Ann-Marie Ortado

I think we should stop letting people move here. I am a native born and raised. Lived here all my life and traffic is bad enough

Tim Tindle
Tim Tindle

Folks always hate on the hipsters in denver. The dooshes and hood rats are the real blight. 70% of the crowd doing laps on market and larimer are discusting potential rapers and girls with daddy issues. Not all, just most. Scum.

Britt Mapes
Britt Mapes

Dang why are we giving up all our secrets! Everyone wants to live here now and now I cant afford to stay and ive lived here my whole life.

Steve Milligan
Steve Milligan

yes...plenty of water...water for everything and everybody. and traffic isn't as bad as LA's! Yet. and the mountains! some days you can even see them!

Virgil Dunn
Virgil Dunn

Yeah...for instance, commenters such as this guy here.^^^

Louis Cruz Jr.
Louis Cruz Jr.

I noticed the ones that moved here from California make the best neighbors. Keep them coming in Colorado needs better good people.

Sammy River
Sammy River

Trust me no one outside of Denver knows westword exists.

Sammy River
Sammy River

You look like a Rogue white cop that was in a bad porno playing a Chicano.

Jenn Cates
Jenn Cates

Denver is a shitty place, do not move to denver. I repeat, DO NOT MOVE TO DENVER. I'm looking at you, california.

Louis Cruz Jr.
Louis Cruz Jr.

Republicans don't like change or different colored people or marijuana use... It's too bad Denver's full of it so live with it or get out.

Charles Cusumano
Charles Cusumano

Let's see: park lane cafe, marijuana, healthcare, dry air, cherry creek mall. Haven't lived there in 23 years. It was better when we lived there. Remember the bumper stick craze that said, NATIVE, NAIVE, WELCOME TO DENVER NOW GET THE HELL OUT. We were witness the the oil and gas boom and bust; immigration from all over the country, strained services and the start of gangs in 5 points and west Denver . I really miss Denver but I can't imagine it's a whole lot better than when we left in 1991

Paul Kathol
Paul Kathol

Yea because the rental market is through the roof right now. Damn near LA prices. You can't afford it, stay home.

Jeremy Wolf
Jeremy Wolf

Now lets write a piece of all the people that have to leave Denver because their rent has went up so fricken high they can't do anything about it...

Jonathan Zertuche
Jonathan Zertuche

Did you ever even think that weed isn't important to the person who wrote the article?

Kirstie Nelson
Kirstie Nelson

Jill Spurlin Williams. Check this out. Great reasons to move to Denver.

Gus Hoffman
Gus Hoffman

Pushing up the rents. No more hipsters or at least none that disrespect the value of work.

Kan Axelrod
Kan Axelrod

Yes to Steubens very wonderful food. There's a ton of other places that didn't get mentioned that should be on here.....seriously a native needs to write this list.

Kan Axelrod
Kan Axelrod

Yes to My Brothers Bar a complete must to go to if you're in Denver and thirsty. No to the Cherry Cricket. More food violations than I can count and the food is crap. Seriously how did this place make the list? Oh yeah our piece of crap Governor owns it. Don't go there....

Cody Lott
Cody Lott

Yea but the goal is to not overfill not a local but I can understand wen other states rec out weed it will be a mass evacuation bak home it only takes one reason to moce to the co and its not for a good harvest

Bret Kantola
Bret Kantola

Saying "legal weed" thirty times is just silly.

Helen Russ
Helen Russ

I've been here a year. I've wanted to live here since childhood. ..goal reached.. ..love it here. ..

Mike Wall
Mike Wall

Stop telling people to move here.

Emily Oline
Emily Oline

No don't share this!! Then everyone will move here!!

Juan Rojas
Juan Rojas

If Colorado gets any more popular living expenses is definitely going to go up

psybrid.wesley
psybrid.wesley

So it's not expensive enough?  Let's get even more people to move here, let's drive up rental prices and housing costs even more!!!!  YAY!!!! 

Josh Kennedy
Josh Kennedy

Yes. I would say the people. I moved here having thinking Denver people were so nice, had manners and were just cool to be around.

Jason Wagner
Jason Wagner

Casa Bonita beats Rocky Mountain National Park? WTF!

Stephen Felt
Stephen Felt

Please stop posting these we have enough people here in Colorado. Send them back to Texas and California

Cheryl Jaremba
Cheryl Jaremba

I knew I lived here for a reason! \U0001f354\U0001f37b

Angela Suell
Angela Suell

Beware of street sweepers? Yep that's totally why I'm here.

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