Highlands is a thriving residential neighborhood overlooking downtown Denver with a vibrant atmosphere and hidden gems at every turn. Home to many families, professionals, and artists, this vibrant community boasts trend-setting restaurants, art galleries, hip shops, and Victorian-era architecture at every turn. The tree-lined streets boast historic charm, with many well-maintained homes having been built in the 1900s. Residents enjoy a high quality of life, as the community offers everything they need without ever having to stray too far from home.
Any walk down the historic Highlands Square reveals just how much this neighborhood has to offer. Residents enjoy the pleasures of small-town living, such as peace, quiet, and privacy, while still benefiting from all the conveniences of big city life. In addition to all of its fabulous features, Highlands’ convenient location makes it even more attractive, keeping commuters and travelers happy. Carving out a reputation for itself as one of the most desirable areas to live in all of Colorado, Highlands is a wonderful place to call home.
The Highlands lifestyle is a perfect blend of lively and serene. Residents are provided with a refuge from the hustle and bustle of downtown but still have no shortage of places to explore and events to attend throughout the community. The vibe here is very neighborly, with locally owned businesses all over town and community events always occurring.
Highlands is bursting with restaurants, venues, and shops just waiting to be explored. When it comes to the dining scene, El Five provides one of the best experiences in the neighborhood. With unobstructed views of the fantastic downtown Denver skyline, it attracts residents and visitors from all over the state. Another hotspot loved by locals is FNG. Serving up comfort food in a rock n’ roll atmosphere, this modern bar and grill has not only a delicious menu but a fabulous outdoor patio to enjoy.
At Avanti, this bi-level food hall features an eclectic mix of food vendors selling everything from sushi to pizza. For rich coffee, homemade pastries, and a great cocktail selection in a comfy setting, Café Zuri is the place to be. To satisfy a sweet tooth, Little Man Ice Cream’s unique homemade flavors always do the trick.
When it comes to shopping, Highlands offers a fabulous selection of shops to choose from. Ruby Jane is a popular boutique in town that’s always carrying the latest women’s trends. There’s also Strut for all the fashionistas out there.
For beautiful flowers and unique artisan gifts, The Perfect Pedal is a charming shop loved by locals. Wordshop is another lovely specialty store in town, selling stationery, journals, gifts, and customized items. Then, of course, there’s Sol Shine, with its focus on elevating the mind, body, and spirit.
As a bustling neighborhood with so much to do, there’s always a fun activity for residents of Highlands to partake in with family and friends. Heading to the commercial strip of the community, the historic Highlands Square, always guarantees a good time. This is where beloved events such as the Highlands Street Fair take place. With live music, locally made food, and great shopping, this annual event brings together people of all ages to create lifelong memories. The Highlands Square is also home to the Highlands Farmers Market, which is the perfect destination for a Sunday Funday full of locally-made food and artisan goods.
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