College Values Online, a publication dedicated to providing researched-based information on college selection, has awarded Laramie, WY, home of the University of Wyoming, as the #1 Best Small College Town in America.
With the accessibility of outdoor recreational opportunities, city parks, as well as its closeness to the beautiful Snowy Range and Laramie Range, it’s no surprise it was voted #1 best small college town.
“Located on the Laramie River and between Snowy Range and Laramie Range, the number one small college town on our list is a hotspot for outdoor enthusiasts who find it ideal for recreational activities such as skiing, snowmobiling, mountain biking, and trout fishing,” the post states. “Laramie has 14 city parks as well as a community recreation center. It is also a great place for sightseeing; the Highway 130 corridor which crosses Snowy Range has been designated a National Scenic Byway. In addition to beautiful scenery, Laramie has impressively low crime and unemployment rates.”