July 13, 2017

Should you move to Highlands Ranch?

Are you new to the Denver Metro area? Looking to move to Highlands Ranch, or as the locals call, “The Ranch”? Making the transition from city to suburb? If you fall into any of these categories then you’ll want to read on to learn about Highlands Ranch and all it has to offer.

Highlands Ranch has become its own little community about 20 minutes south of Downtown Denver. Its inhabitants rarely even need to leave the city to get the best out of the Denver Metro Area. Highlands Ranch has more shopping and restaurants each year. It’s packed with parks and trails that are great for biking, hiking, and just getting out some energy.  Redstone Park has fishing and Fly n’B park has crawdads (don’t forget your fishing license).  Are you the parent to a four-legged baby? Highlands Ranch has 4 dog parks so you can get in some fetch.


Highlands Ranch Film in the Park Series begins in August. Located at Civic Center Park, 9370 Ridgeline Blvd, on select Friday evenings in August. The schedule is as follows: Finding Dory (Aug 4), Secret Life of Pets (Aug 11), and Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Aug 18).

Additionally, Highlands Ranch Days is September 7-10. This is a popular annual festival that has historical reenactments, indian fry bread, an authentic tipi, pottery, and more! You can find more details at Another fun thing to do is visit the Highlands Ranch mansion. It offers 27,000 square feet and is over 100 years old.  Admission is free; you can check hours here and print out this fun kids’ activity page if you have little ones. 


On the whole, you can live in Highlands Ranch and pretty much not leave there and still get nearly everything you need and want. With the exception of the professional sports teams and their games and some other attractions in the Denver Metro area, Highlands Ranch pretty much fills your needs, especially if you have a family. If you were unsure about buying a home in Highlands Ranch, hopefully this blog has answered some of your questions.


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