Explore Historic Downtown Littleton

The city of Denver is much more than the popular downtown neighborhoods filled with restaurants, businesses, and other urban amenities. Each of Denver’s outlying suburbs boast its own personality and vibe. Littleton is no exception. This historic southern suburb is home to charming shops, beautiful residences, tasty restaurants, and plenty of things to do for visitors and residence of all ages. Explore downtown Littleton with this handy guide.

Breckenridge Brewery

Chill out on the outdoor patio at this well-known brewery. As one of the first craft breweries in Colorado to gain national attention, Breckenridge Brewery fills up quickly on weekends. Breck Brewing often has live music, food trucks, and other events happening all year long. Fall can be enjoyed around the outdoor fire pits with a nice, pumpkin ale in hand.


Explore rainforests and learn about the unique  desert ecosystem during an interactive tour at SeaQuest in Littleton. This organization prioritizes providing a home to injured or ill animals so they can live out their days in a habitat as close to their natural ones as possible. Wade into the shallows with stingrays and check out numerous species of snakes, caimans, and lizards. This is a unique Denver experience you won’t get in any other suburb.

St. Patrick’s Brewing Company

For almost a decade, this Irish bar in downtown Littleton has been brewing up top-quality craft beers in true Irish style. The laid-back taproom welcomes regulars and tourists each afternoon and evening. Visitors can sample a variety of Colorado-inspired beers as well as traditional Irish stouts, reds, and ales. Beer lovers looking to kick back with some Littleton locals should work in a visit to St. Patrick’s Brewing Company next time they’re south of the Mile High City.

Depot Art Gallery

Art collectors and novice art fans alike are sure to enjoy this gallery located in the old Littleton Train Depot. Local artists showcase their original paintings, watercolors, and photography on the walls of the Depot Art Gallery. Perhaps the coolest spot to check out some unique pieces is in the old caboose that dates to the 1890s.

Grande Station

This Littleton bistro sports a relaxed neighborhood atmosphere, but its food is anything but low key. Delicious seafood dishes pepper the menu alongside traditional, Colorado-style comfort foods like a bison burger and green chile stew. Each week, Grande Station offers fantastic drink specials, making this the perfect spot for a night on the town with friends.

Café Terracotta

If you’re in the mood for a romantic meal or meaningful dinner celebration, reserve a spot at Café Terracotta. This top-rated restaurant serves tasty meals out of a welcoming historic home in downtown Littleton. Feast on mahi-mahi or barbacoa tacos while watching passersby enjoy the likes of downtown Littleton, as well.

The Littleton Museum

Learn about the culture and history of this southern Denver suburb at the Littleton Museum. The town has an interesting past and was one of the first developments to crop up outside of downtown Denver. Explore interactive exhibits that show how this tiny agricultural town grew into the innovative and bustling city it is today.

Living in Littleton offers residents fantastic access to many amenities, including great restaurants, fun bars, and cultural activities. Plus, living south of Denver means you don’t have to deal with the headaches of the big city like traffic, noise, and expenses. Windermere Apartments’ 55+ community is close to downtown Littleton and an easy commute into Denver. Contact us today to learn more about our apartments.  

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