Highlands Ranch is unincorporated community situated in state of Colorado, in the United States. This is a residential area serves as a bedroom community for Denver, located 16 miles away. The borders of the community are set by the US Census Bureau and have no legal standing, but they are County Line Road, the cities of Littleton and Centennial, Quebec Street, Lone Tree city, the Acres Green community, Santa Fe Drive, and Chatfield State Park.
Highlands Ranch serves Denver’s economy, which is primarily based on its geographic location and the transportation industry. Companies with office space or other facilities include Qwest Communications, Dish Network Corporation, Starz-Encore, DIRECTV, Comcast, Halliburton, Rio Tinto Group, the Denver Mint, Lockheed Martin Corp., United Airlines, and Ball Corporation.
Entertainment And Dining Out
One of the most unique landmarks in the area is the Highlands Ranch Mansion. The mansion has over 22,000 square feet, with 14 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, 5 fireplaces, a great room, a ballroom, a dining room, a library, a billiard room, a butler’s pantry and kitchen, and a private courtyard. It was built in the late 1800s, and is open to the public from Tuesday through Thursday. You can explore the grounds and gardens, read a book in the library, or take a walk through the extensive lawns. Guests can explore the historic building and grounds, lounge in the library, or walk around the manicured lawns. Dining options in Highlands Ranch include Lansdowne Arms, Romano’s Italian Restaurant and The Cheesecake Factory. Old Blinking Light is a popular eatery that serves authentic American food with a south western influence.
The closest major airport to Highlands Ranch, Colorado is Denver International Airport. This airport is located 40 miles from the city center. Colorado State Highway 470 runs across the residential area from east to west and connects to Interstate 25. This major roadway runs through Denver’s city center. The RTD bus service provides links to Highlands Ranch, where the Town Center acts as the area’s main transport depot. Bus routes 401, 402L and 403 all run from here to nearby Littleton, where you can connect to Denver’s light rail system.