Nice Mountain Town
I still like Woodland Park, CO and despite the fact that I went through a terrible divorce there, its a beautiful and quaint little place to live.
You do need some money to live there. My spouse and I were moderate income and often found our income inadequate there.
I never made close friends there which was a problem. But I did love the nature and forest and mountain settings - plenty of places to retreat when things were not going too well.
I also had some volunteer work in nearby Divide, CO that I enjoyed. And you do have easy enough access to a larger city, Colorado Springs. Many people work there, but retreat for their living to Woodland Park.
One drawback is that if there is a disaster or emergency, the town can be relatively cut off, although there is a "back way" to Denver as well.
I still enjoyed living there mostly. Read More