Delta County is located on Colorado’s Western Slope at the base of Grand Mesa, the largest flat top mountain in the world. This region home to six delightfully diverse communities. Our story is one of agriculture pioneers, mining, land, and water development, and as a result, we are home to endless opportunities for family fun and adventure.
If you aren’t desperate to get out and explore after the last year, check your pulse. Your heart may encourage a five-hour flight to anywhere, but your head may say you’re not quite ready to leave the region. A whole new world waits for you just five hours south of the Mile High City in Santa Fe, New Mexico … no passport required. Dubbed “The City Different,” Santa Fe is primed for a long-awaited indulgence in adventure, culture, cuisine, and a stay that will stir up your wanderlust after a long year.
In recent years, Denver has made numerous appearances on lists featuring the best, most exciting places to live in the nation. So it’s no surprise that creative, forward-thinking entrepreneurs and professionals choose to call our city home.
Meet some of the brains behind local businesses and leaders in various fields. These game-changers are the Faces of 5280.
As the global Covid-19 pandemic stretches into its second year, more and more people have turned to the solace and comfort of the outdoors. Travel anywhere around Denver and it becomes abundantly clear that the outside is in vogue with bikers, hikers, walkers and runners letting off steam throughout the city’s parks and trails.
Your physical and mental health are impacted by where you live and who you interact with. Kaiser Permanente understands this and is working to tackle some of the state’s most pressing health issues through community initiatives.
Listen to the rustle of golden aspen leaves while strolling down streets full of Colorado history. Just a short drive from Denver, Central City offers a rich, historic getaway with a twist of adventure. Don’t forget to pack your love of learning and appreciation of historical tidbits! Much more than a short trip up I-70, it's a trip to a wilder time in our past.