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What Do I Need To Know About Moving to Denver?

Altitude

The Mile High City lives up to its name. Denver really is a mile (5280 feet) above sea level. Thus, your adjustment to the area may take several months.

  • One of the easiest things you can do to facilitate your move and adjustment to the higher elevation is to drink plenty of water before your trip. Colorado has low humidity, so you’ll need about twice as much water during this adjustment period.
  • Because of the altitude, alcohol will feel much more intense here, so it’s important to monitor your alcohol intake.
  • Watch your physical activity! Higher altitude means thinner air, and less oxygen, so your usual workout will be harder for you.

Moving Companies Denver

With a growing city, there are more moving companies than ever before. But at the end of the day, you want an experienced moving company with full-time employees who work diligently to make your move amazing. You want a moving company in Denver that is dedicated to providing the highest standards of customer service and dependability while putting you, the customer, first.

Weather

The weather in Denver is often times described as too nice. After all, we do get on average 200 days of sunshine a year. However, the altitude can make the weather here unpredictable. One day it can be cold and snowy, the next it can be a comfortable, sunny day at 70 degrees. The city does receive over 50 inches of snow a year. This means that dressing in layers is important. The morning can start off very chilly; it can get very warm in the afternoon, and then cold again in the evening. In addition, bring sunglasses, sunscreen and lip balm. With less water vapor in the air due to the altitude, there’s less protection from the sun, so these are a must year-round.

Colorado Fitness

Colorado is a lean, fit, and healthy state. In fact, according to the CDC, Colorado remained the leanest state in the nation in 2015. Denverites are notoriously active, whether it’s hiking, biking, skiing or snowboarding. Colorado residents are usually up for anything that gets them outside.

Other Recreational Activities

You should also know that Denver has a vibrant micro-brewery scene. There are 348 breweries to be exact, making Colorado the state with the second-most breweries in the nation. (California has 687.) And of course, there is legal marijuana in Denver and plenty of dispensaries that sell specialty strains.

Denver awaits with all these amazing experiences, so choose Amazing Moves, the best moving company in Denver, to make your move amazing. Contact us today for a free estimate!