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Sports Bars For Transplanted NFL Fans

If you're from out-of-state (a safe bet), we've got the bar where you can root for your home team—and likely get a taste of your old stomping grounds at the same time.


Last year, 145,308 newcomers exchanged their out-of-state driver’s licenses for Colorado IDs, but we can’t expect everyone to trade in their NFL team colors too. So here’s our better-than-cookies welcome gift: a guide to the unofficial watering holes for transplanted fans.

*Teams were chosen based on the states that exported the most residents to Colorado in 2014—not including those without NFL teams (sorry, Kansas and New Mexico).


(Find more transplant NFL fan-bars here)

This article appeared in the September 2015 issue of 5280.

Mary Clare Fischer, Assistant Editor

Mary Clare Fischer co-edits 5280’s Compass, Adventure, and Culture sections; writes for multiple sections of the magazine; and blogs weekly about health and wellness for 5280.com.

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