The small-town suburb of Littleton is located about ten miles south of Denver near Highlands Ranch and Centennial It boasts miles of beautiful green space, excellent schools, a tight-knit community, and plenty of things to do and explore.
There is always plenty to do in historic downtown Littleton with more than 220 unique shops, boutiques, galleries, restaurants, and bars.
Visit South Platte Park and Carson Nature Center, where you can hike the eight-mile Mary Carter Greenway Trail. Head over to Chatfield State Park for horseback riding, camping, fishing, and kayaking. Spend some time among the geological wonders at Roxborough State Park, where you can get your fill of red rock formations. Or hike and bike your way across Denver on the High Line Canal Trail
Littleton was named among the five best family-friendly neighborhoods in the Denver area by House Digest, which noted the city's many high-quality offerings.
"Known for its genuine outdoor aesthetics, quality schools, sense of community, and local history, Littleton is an ideal neighborhood that offers a vast urban suburban living environment within minutes of downtown Denver," the listing says.
House Digest noted Littleton's stunning outdoor amenities, including South Platte Park, Writer's Vista Park, and the Littleton Museum's living history farms.
There are 33 miles from Denver International Airport (DEN) to Littleton by car which takes approximately 38 minutes.
According to a new study conducted by Commercial Café Littleton is first on the list for “Top 10 Best Commuter Towns Near Denver”.
Getting around is easy with quick access to I-25, C-470 and South Santa Fe Drive.
Littleton has two light rail stations operating as part of the Regional Transportation District’s (RTD) C and D Lines.
The Omnibus is an appointment-based transportation service that has been assisting Littleton seniors and people living with disabilities
The overall economy in Littleton is fantastic, known as a great place to work and own a business for a long time.
The locals love the art walks, and farmers' markets, and embrace a variety of Littleton boutiques offering everything from apparel to local artwork.
Several large companies call Littleton home including Clute Institute, Stillwater Mining, and Level 3 Telecom.
Littleton Public Schools are rated at the highest level in Colorado (Source: EdNews Colorado). About 85% of LPS graduates indicate they will continue to college or another form of post-secondary education, earning more than $40 million in college scholarships annually.
Arapahoe Community College is located just south of Downtown Littleton and offers 7 academic pathways with over 100 degrees and certificates for students to choose from. As of 2021, Arapahoe Community College retained 11,970 total registered students. This institution has maintained a steady annual increase in student population due to their ability to support students in discovering and achieving goals for their future. (source: littletonco.gov)