Westminster is part of the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield metropolitan area, and exists as a northwest suburb of Denver. Easily accessible via major highways, Westminster also boasts great public transit options. The Flatiron Flyer is a rapid bus transport system that takes passengers easily to Denver, Boulder, and anywhere in between. Because of its central location and living amenities, Westminster was ranked by Money magazine to be the 24th best place to live in the United States in 2006 (1).
Its beautiful hiking and vast open spaces contribute to this ranking, as the Big Dry Creek stretches 12 miles to Standley Lake— further trails include Farmers’ High Line Canal, Walnut Creek, and Little Dry Creek (2). Parks and recreation centers are also plentiful in each neighborhood, and several golf courses are beloved by Westminster’s residents. Located at I-25 and 144th avenue is The Orchard Town Center, an outdoor mall featuring an assortment of retailers and restaurants. From hickory smoked barbecue at Gque BBQ, to unbeatable Southwestern Cuisine at Kachina Southwestern Grill, Westminster is a food-lover’s paradise. Not only that, but it’s within close proximity to some of the most renowned Denver and Boulder restaurants. Furthermore, it’s only 20 miles to the University of Colorado at Boulder, and 11 miles the other way to the University of Colorado at Denver.
There are an abundance of modern, newly constructed homes in Westminster in varying price ranges (3)— come see why Westminster is one of the premiere places to be in the United States!