While the nickname "The Celery Capital of the World" might be a little off-putting, this Colorado city of some 100,000 people is an affluent, comfortable destination with a strong community spirit and a lively events calendar. Expatriates living in Arvada have plenty to explore in the city, including the Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities and the Apex Center, a popular water park. Olde Town is the pride of the city – it's a historic shopping district and a great place for expats in Arvada to get a taste of the city's character. There's plenty else besides to attract global minds – Arvada has a high quality of life, a very low crime rate and striking natural surroundings. All this makes it a great location for expats.
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Relocating to most American cities tends to be a comfortable experience for expatriates and moving to Arvada is no exception. The city is well connected, with a number of interstate highways and two airports within easy reach. Newly arrived expatriates in Arvada can find plenty of trustworthy know-how and information on the InterNations website, where we have content from other members, for a taste of expatriate life in cities like Arvada, as well as the Expat Magazine, a section full of great articles for expats on everything from expatriation and living abroad to expat finance and insurance. With InterNations' support, you should find moving to Arvada an easy and enjoyable transition – and it shouldn't be long before you've got to grips with the lively city's character and community life.
Expatriates working in Arvada can enjoy living in a proud, comfortable city with beautiful surroundings, a great quality of life and a close proximity to the large cities of Denver and Boulder. A humid continental climate adds to a sense of the good life in Arvada, and for keen cyclists, the city has been designated a Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists. InterNations members may also like to use InterNations discussion groups, forums and private communications to get in touch with other expatriates in the area. For those looking for an international network, InterNations makes organizing a meet-up or social event easy and you'll be sure to find expats in Arvada or close-by Denver. The latter has a sizeable international community to socialize with, should you have a taste for a larger urban community. Whatever your preferences, though, this is a comfortable location for expats and it shouldn't be long before you're fully settled in and describing yourself as a proud international resident of the celery capital of the world.