Don't get me wrong...I love summer. I may be biased because the season also contains my birthday month, but it does have a lot to offer — from sunny days on a brewery patio to outdoor concerts to dips in Horsetooth Reservoir.

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However, even I can admit that Northern Colorado truly shines in the fall. The coldest of temperatures tend to stay away until winter (knock on wood), and we get to enjoy crisp autumn days that pair perfectly with a pumpkin spice latte.

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If pumpkin spice lattes aren't your thing, don't worry. Our region is full of other fall delicacies — including seasonal beers, pumpkin patches, and of course, the beautiful red and orange leaves on the aspen trees — that make it the ideal place for fall living.

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So grab your coziest sweater and your warmest drink (or your pumpkin spice mask, if you really like autumn) and check out the seven reasons why Northern Colorado is the best place to live in the fall — and how to best experience them:

7 Reasons Why Northern Colorado Is the Best Place to Live in the Fall

Temperatures are cooling down, and autumn is slowly settling in. The fall season means sweater weather, pumpkin spice, changing leaves, and so much more — and there's no better place to take it all in than right here in Northern Colorado. Here are seven reasons why Northern Colorado truly is the best place to live in the fall.

Which of these is your favorite part about fall in Northern Colorado? Or, do you have others that you would add to the list? Let us know in the comments. Plus, don't forget to check out the most scenic fall color drives in Colorado in the gallery below.

The Most Scenic Fall Color Drives in Colorado

We're approaching peak fall color season in Colorado. Now is the time to pack up the car, and hit the road on one of Colorado's scenic highways.

We'll take you all over the state and through quaint little mountain towns on your fall color drive journey.

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