Highlands Ranch, a suburb community south of Denver founded in 1981, is a place to live peacefully with beautiful mountain views, good school districts and friendly neighbors. However once your settled in your going to want to explore what Highlands Ranch has to offer. Here are Highlands Ranch’s most popular pass times and events you need to experience yourself.
AMC Theatre 24
First we have AMC 24 (America Multi-Cinema) is the most popular movie theater in town. Located at 103 Centennial Boulevard, Highlands Ranch, this theater boasts over 20 movie rooms and has IMAX showings. This theater comes with anything you need for your movie experience from popcorn and candy to the more exquisite cakes and adult beverages. They also have 6 of the new Coca Cola Freestyle soda machines, this machine will give you any drink you could possibly imagine and is just a few steps away from the bar to add a little spice if you want to.
Highlands Ranch Library
Next is the Highlands Ranch Library, located at 9292 Ridgeline Blvd. Libraries don’t have the reputation of being fun, but when your a high schooler or in college this library is a blessing for when you need a place to study. And when books don’t work, this library is a great way to keep your kids entertained while you work on that masters. The Market is the children play area which is an interactive learning center with farm-to-table play market and kitchen, complete with all the shopping carts and utensils needed to create their master pieces. Along with mountain view reading rooms and free Wifi, this library also hosts a monthly artwork display and events which include reading for children and bookclubs for adults.
Highlands Ranch Recreation Centers
If your lucky to live in Highlands Ranch then you can be a part of any Highlands Ranch recreation centers. There are four centers located around town popularly known as South Rec, North Rec, ect. These centers provide basic equipment any gym would have so you don’t have to workout with an expensive gym membership. They also host community classes for specific sports such as archery to gymnastics class. These Rec centers have more classes dealing with arts from painting and drawing to theatre and pottery. Check out the Highlands Ranch Recreation Centers website to see lists of activities and learn about local business in the area.
Highlands Ranch Mansion
Everyone in Highlands Ranch knows about the famous Highlands Ranch Mansion. This is a destination every citizen of the city needs to see at least once. The mansion gives tours every Tuesday and Thursday between 9 am and 2pm. If your have friends in Highlands ranch then there may be a chance they could host their own private event at the mansion. The mansion is famous for hosting weddings or other events which provide catering in most events. Visit the Highlands Ranch Mansion website to learn about scheduling your own events in the beautiful mansion.
Highlands Ranch Parks
And finally was have Highlands Ranch collection of 25 parks. Like any park, each of these will provide a playground and lots of room to play sports. There are at least 4 major dog parks where your best friend can run in the open air and catch a frisbee. There are some parks that let you play in the fountains or streams and Red Stone Pond boasts great fishing at Red Stone Park. Some of the larger parks such as Falcon Park or Civic Green Park offer picnic tables and BBQ stations. Plus many of the parks have trails great for hiking and exploring undeveloped land.
Hopefully this page will provide great ideas for the next family outing.