There’s no doubt that Louisville’s a leader in the region for being one of the first towns near Boulder to revive its own downtown and embrace an identity of its own. This active and approachable community draws devotion from residents for its friendliness, safety, and smart development. It’s no wonder Louisville is often ranked a top place to live in the country.
Shhhh… Best-Kept Secret: Tilt Pinball arcade jingles and bleeps with rows of pinball machines and vintage video games, plus serves pizza and drinks, too.
Claim to Fame: 10 Best Towns for Families in the U.S. — Family Circle Magazine
Lay of the Land
An easy 15-minute drive down South Boulder Road or Highway 36 and you’ll be in Boulder—or head east 30 minutes to Denver. But know that everything you need is right here, from the independent businesses on historic downtown Main Street to the dining and big-box shops on McCaslin Boulevard to the big-sky views from Davidson Mesa on the town’s west side.
What Locals Love to Do
Discover Louisville’s downtown, a legit destination in itself and a true community gathering place, with top-notch eateries, coffee shops, bakeries, breweries, boutiques, ice cream shops, a library and a winter skating rink.
Take part in Friday-night street fairs and annual hometown parades that are the summertime norm downtown.