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Friendly Highlands Ranch will entice you

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Highlands Ranch. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, sporting events and restaurants. Denver Botanic Gardens and Molly Brown House Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Highlands Ranch

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Highlands Ranch a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Denver Zoo (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Elitch Gardens Theme Park (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Denver's Downtown Aquarium (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Pirates Cove Water Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Wildlife Experience (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Cherry Hills Country Club (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Highlands Ranch

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Highlands Ranch is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Denver Botanic Gardens (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • South Platte Park and the Carson Nature Center (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Hudson Gardens (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Westlands Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Centennial Center Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Kennedy Soccer Complex (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Highlands Ranch

Fly into Denver, CO (APA-Centennial), the closest airport, located 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Denver, CO (DEN-Denver Intl.), which is 26.4 mi (42.5 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Highlands Ranch?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,422 house rentals around Highlands Ranch. From 628 Houses to 526 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Highlands Ranch is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Highlands Ranch?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Highlands Ranch:

  • Westridge: 18 vacation rentals
  • Five Points: 200 vacation rentals
  • LoDo: 526 vacation rentals
  • Highland: 457 vacation rentals
  • Capitol Hill: 272 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Highlands Ranch?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Highlands Ranch. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Red Rocks Amphitheater: 1,509 home rentals
  • Colorado Convention Center: 691 home rentals
  • Aurora Reservoir: 851 home rentals
  • WA Park: 1,567 home rentals
  • National Jewish Health: 1,568 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Highlands Ranch listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Highlands Ranch?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 628 Houses in Highlands Ranch. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Highlands Ranch include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 526 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 140 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 29 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Highlands Ranch?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 313 vacation homes with pool available in Highlands Ranch.

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