With a population that strongly supports environmental protections and farm-to-table restaurants, Boulder is considered one of the best cities for liberals. Residents here enjoy pristine natural surroundings which include mountain streams and lush forest areas that provide opportunities to hike, fish, bike and rock climb. The four-block Pearl Street Mall, a pedestrian mall, sits at the heart of Downtown Boulder, filled with shops and restaurants.
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