|Laramie is a college town in southeastern Wyoming, home to the University of Wyoming. It is a vibrant place to live and wonderful place for people who love the outdoors, thanks to nearby mountains and wilderness. The ruins of Fort Sanders, an old army fort, lie just south of the city. There are a number of locations on the National Register of Historic Places, including the Downtown Historical District. Located in the Laramie Valley. The population is about 30,000, with many more when the university is in session.
The Community Recreation Center features outdoor and indoor swimming pools, an eight-lane lap pool, a full-court gymnasium, cardio equipment, an indoor playground, along with regular fitness classes. There is also an Ice Arena.
In 2011, Laramie was named as the best city to retire by Money Magazine due to its scenic location, low taxes and educational opportunities. Photo of downtown historic district courtesy of Wikipedia by Nyttend.