Lyons, Colorado, located in Boulder County, is an idyllic bedroom community that is home to approximately 2,000 people. It is nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Just 15 minutes to the east is Longmont, Colorado, and to the south is Boulder, home of the University of Colorado. In approximately 30 minutes, one can visit the quaint resort town of Estes Park, which is famous for, among other things, the Stanley Hotel, featured in the movie, The Shining.
Open Space within walking and biking distance of Downtown, Lyons has a well-deserved reputation as a recreational mecca for locals and visitors alike. Music lovers also know Lyons as the home of Planet Bluegrass and the RockyGrass and Rocky Mountain Folks Festival concerts. But Downtown Lyons has a soundtrack of its own; from the Sandstone Summer Concert Series to the commercial venues that feature live music year ’round, Lyons hums with musical talent.
Longmont and Boulder are favorite venues for shopping and dining. Lyons is also known for its fine dining experiences, due to its top-notch restaurants and dining establishments.
The Lyons schools, from elementary through high school, are considered to provide exemplary education, as part of the St. Vrain School District.
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