When you have a family, choosing a place to live becomes a far different matter than if you were still on your own. If you have kids, you need to make sure that you are choosing a place that will cater to their needs and provide them with a great education as well. Fortunately, Grand Junction is a wonderful place to raise a family, as you will see.
There are plenty of great opportunities for a stellar education in the area. Those in the area will be in the Mesa Valley School District No. 51. Some of the elementary and middle schools include Appleton Elementary, Chatfield Elementary, Fruitvale Elementary, and Pomona Elementary. Middle Schools include East Middle and Orchard Mesa Middle, among others. High Schools include Fruita Monument High, Grand Junction High, Central High, and Palisade High.
In addition to getting a good education, the kids who live in the town will find that there’s quite a bit to do. You can check out the recently remodeled Canyon View Park. Kids will find playgrounds, skate parks, parking facilities, and more. There are also some dinosaur themed attractions in the area, including Dinosaur Digs. Dinosaur Journey Museum is just a short distance away in Fruita. Spin City is a fun location, which offers skating, bowling, laser tag, a playground, arcade, and much more.
While the kids are sure to have a great time while living in Grand Junction, the parents can rest easy knowing that it’s a safe place to live too. The crime rate is low, and the kids should not have any trouble adjusting to the new area. So, take some time to look at some of the different properties that are available in the area right now and see if something strikes your fancy. You might just find your brand new home.