Just a short light rail ride from Denver, Littleton has become one of the top destination spots along the Front Range. In downtown Littleton, enjoy cuisine from a variety of local restaurants that have raised the bar in neighborhood dining. Stop in the independently-owned high-fashion clothing stores, while enjoying the work of local artists. Experience over 35 miles of bikeways, including the Highline Canal, Columbine, Lee Gulch and Mary Carter Greenway Trails. Discover the city’s agricultural roots at the Littleton Museum, where you’ll find two working farms, complete with chickens, pigs, oxen, cattle and horses, making it a fun, educational family outing. Admission is also free to Hudson Gardens, a beautiful outdoor setting that features unique flowers, trees, ponds and wildlife.
Where to Find It
About 12 miles south of downtown at Santa Fe and Littleton Blvd.
CAB FARE FROM DOWNTOWN: $38.00 (approx.)
RTD: Take the C or D Light Rail train from 16th and Stout Sts. south to the downtown Littleton Stop.
Littleton is becoming a craft brewing hub for Colorado. There are three local breweries within the city limits, including Locavore Beer Works, Saint Patrick's Brewing Company and 38 State Brewing Company. Breckenridge Brewery recently moved its headquarters and opened the 200-seat Farmhouse restaurant in the city. Littleton also has an independently-owned and operated winery and distillery downtown.
There are special events nearly every weekend in the summer months. Highlights include the Littleton Twilight Criterium, a national bike race sanctioned by USA Cycling, First Friday Art Walks, Little Jam concerts in Bega Park, Western Welcome Week and the Downtown Littleton Block Party. More information is available at littletonrocks.com.