Welcome to Westminster
A family-friendly area with beautiful surroundings and tons to do
Situated on the border of both Denver and Boulder, Westminster is a growing community that has attracted several families and established professionals. Known for its beautiful natural surroundings and impressive amenities, this suburban area is highly sought-after. Home to a tight-knit, family-friendly community, locals adore this area and tend to settle down here for long periods of time.
Westminster neighborhoods tend to be very well-maintained, and many homes in these communities boast large lots with expansive views. Some parts of the area feature restored historic homes with tons of character, whereas newly-developed areas have grand single-family homes with tons of stylish finishes.
What to Love
- Family and kid-friendly atmosphere
- Sweeping views of scenic natural surroundings
- A rapidly-growing community that attracts new residents and businesses
Locals of Westminster live an active and social life. The area has several parks and green spaces, and plenty of locals can be found at these spots during their leisure time. Hiking, biking, and strolling through neighborhoods with friends are also common activities here, all while taking in the stunning mountain views that this area offers.
Residents also enjoy spending time at the Westminster Recreation Centers
. With several recreational facilities throughout the community, locals can easily take advantage of amenities like a swimming pool, golf courses, athletic fields, a disc golf course, and more!
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Westminster is home to several impressive restaurants that residents enjoy visiting. There are tons of upscale options for those who want to celebrate special occasions or date nights, and there are also tons of casual grab-and-go options as well. One well-known upscale spot in the area is Law’s Chop House
. This modern American restaurant is an ideal spot for those who want to enjoy a fine-dining experience in a sleek and contemporary setting. Guests here can expect prime cuts of meat, expertly-prepared seafood, and tons of savory sides. Menu highlights include the Prime Porterhouse and the Lobster Risotto, and many guests choose to enjoy their meal with a bottle off of the restaurant's extensive wine list.
Another exceptional dining option in the area is Hideaway Steakhouse
. A ritzy spot known for its steak and seafood dishes, Hideaway is a high-end spot that is great for a celebratory dinner or romantic date night. Must-try dishes here include the Double-Cut Colorado Lamb Chops, the Jumbo Diver Scallops, and the 12-oz Dry-Aged Ribeye. This restaurant also has a piano lounge and patio, so guests have several different settings to pick from while enjoying their exquisite meals!
Westminster also has plenty of shops that locals can easily access. The Orchard Town Center
is home to several major retailers and popular brands. Visitors can check out shops like Lululemon, Sephora, Macy’s, Sunglass Hut, and more. This center also has salons, a movie theater, and a gym, making it a one-stop spot where residents can find practically everything they could ever need.
Things to Do
Westminster also has a wide array of activities that locals love to participate in during their free time. One popular pastime is booking a tee time at any of the several golf courses in the area. Legacy Ridge Golf Course
is one great spot. Each hole boasts an exceptional mountain backdrop, making for a scenic and unforgettable experience. Also featuring a bar and grill, this is a great spot to spend a sunny weekend morning. The Ranch Country Club
and Walnut Creek
also boast incredible courses as well.
For those who desire a kid-friendly activity, be sure to visit the Butterfly Pavilion
. This zoo is home to hundreds of native Colorado butterflies. With several exhibits showcasing an array of different wildlife, this is a unique experience that parents and children alike enjoy!
Westminster also has plenty of schools for local parents and students to consider. Westminster High School
is one popular public school in the area, and several older students attend classes here. This school boasts a strong academic curriculum, and it also has various other programs for students to consider, such as International Baccalaureate, Project the Lead Way, and Career & Technical Education classes. An encouraging and well-known school, Westminster High is one strong option for local students.
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