Retire in Highlands Ranch, CO

Livability Score
56
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Mama Sol Cocina

My husband and his co-workers go here once a week. I tried it and loved it then we took our extended family this past weekend and everyone loved it. My...

2. Zaika Indian Cuisine

Great Indian food! The owner greets everyone. In November he's celebrating his 1 year anniversary and giving 15% off all checks to celebrate and thank his...

3. Shawarma Mediterranean Grill

I can't say enough good things about this place! It's one of our very favorite places to eat! Everyone who works there is always amazing. And the food is...

4. Cub's Q Authentic Barbeque

Food truck/trailers at its finest! Probably some of the best brisket I have ever had and prices are well below the average for BBQ. Mom and pop BBQ...

5. Cuba Cuba Sandwicheria

First time! The food was so good! We got a to go order and our order was ready on time. We got an empanada appetizer and next time will get 4 of those...

Golf
1. The Club At Pradera

Wow, what a venue. I played a tournament there this summer and this place is top notch!. I can only speak for the golf course and staff, didn't eat. But...

2. Colorado Journey Miniature Golf

Great mini golf course! Wonderfully maintained with a lot of fun holes. The stand out of the day, though, was the young man at the front counter (Thomas?)...

3. Topgolf

You would likely visit Topgolf to rent a golf suite and swing away with your friends. I, however, have found one of the best kept secrets about Topgolf....

4. Harvard Gulch Golf Course

Alright I wasn't about to write a review until I saw a 2 star review complaining about mosquitos. I am just gonna say one little thing. This a solid par 3...

5. Arrowhead Golf Club

This is probably the most beautiful golf course in the entire world! The staff is very friendly the food is excellent and the view is just incredible! I...

Active
1. Liquid Descent

This was my first time going white water rafting. Since it was a family trip we took the beginner trip. This was very beginner but my seven year old had a...

2. Rocky Mountain Adventures

Had an awesome time rafting with Ben our guide! He was super fun and very knowledgeable! I would definitely go again!

3. Waterworks Aquatics Highlands Ranch

We love Waterworks Aquatics! I was a nationally ranked competitive swimmer and my in-laws live on a lake, so my daughter's comfort level and ability to...

4. iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Denver

So much fun to fly if you like to do something adventurous. Lots to learn and if you fall in love, you'll keep going back. Packages can get costly after...

5. Civic Green Park

Last summer I went to yoga in the park and it was great. The location was perfect! The only downside was it was hard to hear the instructors. They stood on...

Arts
1. Anthology Fine Art

Can't say enough great things about Anthology. Zach and Kendra are great to work with and experts in what they do. I've brought a variety of pieced to them...

2. Upstairs Circus - Denver Tech Center

I came here with a group of girls for an employee holiday party and we all had a really great time! It took me forever to decide which craft I wanted to...

3. Canvas and Cocktails

Wow!! My sister was in town for a few days so decided to bring her in and we had an absolute blast!! Kazan is amazing and so helpful and fun!! I live across...

4. InVINtions, A Creative Winery

We went for a two hour wine tasting and it was awesome! We brought our own snacks since they don't serve food, and we really got to enjoyed all of our time...

5. Water 2 Wine

Wonderful find! Best friends girls trip from Chicago and Charlotte. Decided to visit a winery on a rainy day. We were welcomed like family from the...

Shopping
1. Highlands Ranch HD Eye Care

The best experience with an eye examination. I even picked BRONCO color reading glasses! recommend to anyone. My husband was waiting for me and he ended up...

2. Enchanted Grounds

Very cool coffee shop! Solid prices and cool atmosphere with tables for chatting and quiet time and also larger tables for games and cards. Also carry...

3. Festive Cup Coffee

Great little place with a cute gift shop as well. Great service, very friendly! Definitely stopping back in next time I am in the neighborhood.

4. Smoking Cave Cigar Lounge

Awesome spot to pick up a couple of cigars and to enjoy them. I've been staying up the road from the Cigar Cave for work, and decided to pop in. Murph was...

5. Rocky Mountain Soap Market

This store has changed my mind on natural soaps and lotions! The women that work their are very friendly and helpful. I had always had a problem with...

Health
1. OnPoint Urgent Care

Being from out of state and terrified that I had busted my foot, I was incredibly pleased with the timeliness of the services. I was in and out in less than...

2. Highlands Ranch HD Eye Care

The best experience with an eye examination. I even picked BRONCO color reading glasses! recommend to anyone. My husband was waiting for me and he ended up...

3. Vision Care Specialists

Had a wonderful experience here today. My glasses broke last night (on a Friday night on Labor Day weekend) and we were leaving for vacation in 2 days. Even...

4. Highlands Ranch Family Dental

My family recently had to leave our dentist of 15 years due to changes in dental insurance. We loved our old dentist and staff - so anyone new had big...

5. Whole Health Center

I have nothing but great things to say about Dr. Asplin. Where MDs, DOs and specialists have failed me for most of my adolescent and entire adult life,...