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What Is Considered The Highlands in Denver?

The stunning views, charming architecture, and peaceful atmosphere of The Highlands neighborhood make it an ideal stopping point for travelers. Victorian-era houses and structures; beautiful gardens and parks; trendy independently owned businesses; art galleries; and eateries, among other things, attract tourists to the neighborhood. Here you'll find three distinct neighborhoods: Highlands Square, Tennyson Street, and Lower Highland (LoHi).

On West 32nd Avenue and Lowell Boulevard, you'll find a number of specialty shops, wine merchants and bookstores, as well as high-end eateries and watering holes. In the Tennyson Street Cultural District, you may spend an afternoon browsing antique prints, photographs, and paintings by Colorado Artists while also discovering live music venues and fantastic ethnic cuisines. LoHi is home to a unique combination of ancient and cutting-edge architecture, some of the city's most creative restaurants and bars, and stunning vistas of the Highland Bridge and downtown Denver. See Highlands neighborhood map for further information.

Restaurants In The Highlands Denver

Lounge on the rooftop with views of London's iconic landmarks and enjoy a wide range of drinks and dishes from around the world!

The Avanti F and B collective is made up of a number of different restaurant ideas, each housed in a modified shipping container. It's the ideal location to sample an interesting variety of inexpensive, chef-driven tastes all under one roof.

At restaurants like Linger, Ale House at Amato's, and El Five, you can sample a variety of cuisine and take in the spectacular city sights.

Root Down, for example, is a globally renowned restaurant that serves food sourced locally. And don't miss out on favorites like Acova, The Bindery, Lola Coastal Mexican and Illegal Pete's.

Exploring The Denver Highlands

Sloan's Lake Park

Take in the views from this quiet lake park, where you can go stand-up paddle boarding and walk along the water. You can enjoy a nice bike ride around the lake, or just enjoy the grass area with your family, friends, and pets.

Enjoy Craft Beer?

There are a few of good options for dessert. Check out the Graham Cracker Porter from Denver Beer Co., try German-style brews at Prost Brewing, or experience a guest brewer's talents at Factotum Brewhouse. For additional breweries to try in the area, see the Denver Beer Trail.

Order Crafted Cocktails

At The Family Jones' Spirit House or Mythology Distillery, create your own custom cocktails and small plates. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, take a tour and see how the spirits are made.

What Do The Locals In The Highlands Do?

The first Tuesday of each month, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., families may play for free at the Children's Museum of Denver in Marsico Campus. Create in The Art Studio, fly a hot air balloon, or create huge bubbles!

The huge milk can, in which Little Man Ice Cream serves up an ever-changing menu of locally crafted ice cream, is hard to miss. With each scoop produced, Little Man donates a portion of the profits to communities in need all around the world.

This little book store called The BookBar on Tennyson Street is a bookstore for wine enthusiasts, or a wine bar for book buyers! This independently owned bookstore on is the ideal place to stop by and pick up some reading material as well as some snacks.

As you can see The Highlands offers a ton of different things to do for families and individuals alike. If you have any interest in buying or selling a property in this area, you should reach out to our expert real estate agents at Denver Home Lifestyles!

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