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What leisure activities and attractions do you enjoy in Littleton? What are your thoughts on promoting Littleton to visitors?

79 registered responses


Which of the following describe you? (Please check all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
I live in the City of Littleton 87.3% 69
I work in the City of Littleton 16.5% 13
I am a business owner or commercial property owner in the City of Littleton 8.9% 7
I regularly visit attractions, businesses or other destinations in the City of Littleton 57.0% 45
Other 6.3% 5

What are your favorite places to visit in Littleton for leisure activities (dining, entertainment, recreation, taking an outing, etc.)?

Response Percent Response Count
Historic Downtown Littleton 88.5% 69
Hudson Gardens 56.4% 44
Littleton Museum 52.6% 41
Breckenridge Brewery 41.0% 32
Mary Carter Greenway 53.8% 42
Aspen Grove 51.3% 40
Town Hall Arts Center 34.6% 27
Carson Nature Center 29.5% 23
South Platte Park 47.4% 37
Ice Ranch 3.8% 3
Littleton Golf and Tennis Club 14.1% 11
South Platte River 62.8% 49
Other 23.1% 18

Which of the following special events in Littleton do you enjoy attending? (Please check all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
A Paris Street Market at Aspen Grove 44.2% 34
Brews & Views Beer Fest 28.6% 22
Candlelight Walk/Winter Holiday Events 58.4% 45
Elf Crawl 5.2% 4
Friends of the Littleton Library and Museum Craft Fair 31.2% 24
Holiday's Evening at the Littleton Museum 19.5% 15
Little Jam Concerts in Bega Park 35.1% 27
Littleton Museum Exhibits 29.9% 23
Littleton Museum Summer Concerts 42.9% 33
Littleton Twilight Criterium 26.0% 20
Main Street Block Party 54.5% 42
Mardi Gras 7.8% 6
Metro Denver Farmers Market at Aspen Grove 50.6% 39
Turkey Leg and Wine Hoedown 11.7% 9
Western Welcome Week 68.8% 53
Zombie Crawl and Pig Roast 15.6% 12
None of the above 2.6% 2

Do you have any comments or suggestions about Littleton’s special event offerings?

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What words or phrases would you use to describe the character and “feel” of Littleton, particularly its attractions and destinations?

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What makes Littleton different and distinctive as a place to visit from other cities in the Denver metro area?

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Which of the following thoughts come to mind when you think of leisure activities and offerings in Littleton? (Please check all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
Natural beauty/scenery 71.8% 56
Openness/open spaces 69.2% 54
Parks and trails 83.3% 65
A real town/city 62.8% 49
Unique downtown character 84.6% 66
Attractive appearance of city 50.0% 39
Historical sites 48.7% 38
Distinctive special events 42.3% 33
Recreation opportunities 51.3% 40
Arts and culture opportunities 37.2% 29
Dining opportunities 71.8% 56
Entertainment opportunities 33.3% 26
Unique shops and restaurants 56.4% 44
Calm/relaxing environment 52.6% 41
Fun place to be 53.8% 42
Sense of adventure 5.1% 4
Authentic character 44.9% 35
A sense of community 55.1% 43
Small town spirit 73.1% 57
Main Street America 53.8% 42
Distinctive neighborhoods 19.2% 15
Other 2.6% 2

What are the top 3 experiences you seek to have when you visit destinations and attractions in Littleton? (Please check up to three.)

Response Percent Response Count
Experience a real town 22.4% 17
Relax in peace and quiet 26.3% 20
Enjoy a comfortable break/getaway 26.3% 20
Experience new places and things 11.8% 9
Seek out a new adventure 7.9% 6
Indulge my passion for the outdoors 19.7% 15
Enjoy exciting entertainment 14.5% 11
Reenergize myself 10.5% 8
Feel connected (whether to nature, history, culture, etc.) 28.9% 22
Obtain good value for the money 9.2% 7
Spend quality time with my family 31.6% 24
Connect with my spouse/partner 21.1% 16
Enjoy time with my friends 32.9% 25
Enjoy special events which are out-of-the-ordinary 21.1% 16
Enjoy “local” attractions such as unique shops and restaurants 48.7% 37
Appreciate the history/heritage of the area 18.4% 14
Gain perspective 2.6% 2
Enjoy a special night out 21.1% 16
Have an enjoyable weekend experience 7.9% 6
Partake in a fun family outing 22.4% 17
Have an enjoyable change of pace 9.2% 7
Enjoy the charm of a small town 46.1% 35
Experience a Littleton “staycation” 6.6% 5
Other 5.3% 4

Please rate how much you agree or disagree with the following statements: “Littleton …"

Is a city I enjoy visiting
Response Percent Response Count
1-Strongly Disagree 8.0% 6
2-Somewhat Disagree 1.3% 1
3-Somewhat Agree 22.7% 17
4-Strongly Agree 69.3% 52
Has a wide array of activities/things to do
Response Percent Response Count
1-Strongly Disagree 2.7% 2
2-Somewhat Disagree 20.0% 15
3-Somewhat Agree 32.0% 24
4-Strongly Agree 45.3% 34
Provides diverse offerings for visitors of all ages
Response Percent Response Count
1-Strongly Disagree 2.7% 2
2-Somewhat Disagree 17.3% 13
3-Somewhat Agree 46.7% 35
4-Strongly Agree 30.7% 23
Appeals to many types of people
Response Percent Response Count
1-Strongly Disagree 4.0% 3
2-Somewhat Disagree 17.3% 13
3-Somewhat Agree 40.0% 30
4-Strongly Agree 37.3% 28
Has distinctive, genuine and unique experiences
Response Percent Response Count
1-Strongly Disagree 5.3% 4
2-Somewhat Disagree 12.0% 9
3-Somewhat Agree 34.7% 26
4-Strongly Agree 46.7% 35
Is easy to get to
Response Percent Response Count
1-Strongly Disagree 5.3% 4
2-Somewhat Disagree 6.7% 5
3-Somewhat Agree 22.7% 17
4-Strongly Agree 64.0% 48
Is a destination
Response Percent Response Count
1-Strongly Disagree 14.7% 11
2-Somewhat Disagree 22.7% 17
3-Somewhat Agree 32.0% 24
4-Strongly Agree 28.0% 21
Has a remarkable past/history
Response Percent Response Count
1-Strongly Disagree 10.7% 8
2-Somewhat Disagree 14.7% 11
3-Somewhat Agree 40.0% 30
4-Strongly Agree 36.0% 27
Has welcoming residents who make visitors feel comfortable
Response Percent Response Count
1-Strongly Disagree 2.7% 2
2-Somewhat Disagree 14.7% 11
3-Somewhat Agree 37.3% 28
4-Strongly Agree 45.3% 34
Has diverse retail choices
Response Percent Response Count
1-Strongly Disagree 9.3% 7
2-Somewhat Disagree 24.0% 18
3-Somewhat Agree 40.0% 30
4-Strongly Agree 26.7% 20
Has a thriving arts and culture scene
Response Percent Response Count
1-Strongly Disagree 6.7% 5
2-Somewhat Disagree 26.7% 20
3-Somewhat Agree 48.0% 36
4-Strongly Agree 17.3% 13
Has superior food/culinary offerings
Response Percent Response Count
1-Strongly Disagree 5.3% 4
2-Somewhat Disagree 29.3% 22
3-Somewhat Agree 40.0% 30
4-Strongly Agree 22.7% 17
Has an enjoyable bar, club and late-night scene
Response Percent Response Count
1-Strongly Disagree 8.0% 6
2-Somewhat Disagree 29.3% 22
3-Somewhat Agree 28.0% 21
4-Strongly Agree 26.7% 20
Offers a lot to do in one town/in a concentrated area
Response Percent Response Count
1-Strongly Disagree 6.7% 5
2-Somewhat Disagree 22.7% 17
3-Somewhat Agree 29.3% 22
4-Strongly Agree 40.0% 30
Is a vibrant place
Response Percent Response Count
1-Strongly Disagree 6.7% 5
2-Somewhat Disagree 16.0% 12
3-Somewhat Agree 41.3% 31
4-Strongly Agree 34.7% 26
Has a distinctive city identity
Response Percent Response Count
1-Strongly Disagree 5.3% 4
2-Somewhat Disagree 17.3% 13
3-Somewhat Agree 34.7% 26
4-Strongly Agree 44.0% 33
Has a good reputation
Response Percent Response Count
1-Strongly Disagree 5.3% 4
2-Somewhat Disagree 8.0% 6
3-Somewhat Agree 33.3% 25
4-Strongly Agree 53.3% 40
Is interesting to visit
Response Percent Response Count
1-Strongly Disagree 4.0% 3
2-Somewhat Disagree 16.0% 12
3-Somewhat Agree 41.3% 31
4-Strongly Agree 36.0% 27
Is a mix of old and new, historic and modern
Response Percent Response Count
1-Strongly Disagree 2.7% 2
2-Somewhat Disagree 12.0% 9
3-Somewhat Agree 42.7% 32
4-Strongly Agree 40.0% 30
Has a pleasant, warm and friendly personality
Response Percent Response Count
1-Strongly Disagree 2.7% 2
2-Somewhat Disagree 6.7% 5
3-Somewhat Agree 37.3% 28
4-Strongly Agree 52.0% 39
Has great wedding venues
Response Percent Response Count
1-Strongly Disagree 6.7% 5
2-Somewhat Disagree 37.3% 28
3-Somewhat Agree 33.3% 25
4-Strongly Agree 8.0% 6

When you partake in leisure activities in Littleton (dining, entertainment, festivals, etc.), who do you most commonly go with? (Please only check one)

Response Percent Response Count
My spouse/partner 55.1% 43
My children 10.3% 8
My grandchildren 1.3% 1
Other relatives 1.3% 1
Friends 14.1% 11
Business associates 1.3% 1
I go on my own 1.3% 1
Other 15.4% 12

Statement: The City of Littleton has special events you can’t find elsewhere. From city-sponsored events like the Twilight Criterium to privately organized events like Western Welcome Week, to exciting outdoor concerts, there are special events here you simply can’t find elsewhere.

Response Percent Response Count
I strongly dislike this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal 1.3% 1
I somewhat dislike this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal 5.2% 4
I am neutral about this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal 9.1% 7
I somewhat like this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal 15.6% 12
I strongly like this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal 67.5% 52
Other 1.3% 1

Statement: When visiting Littleton, there's a lot to enjoy. It’s amazing how many activities, offerings & attractions are provided. From the Littleton Museum to beautiful Hudson Gardens, to the historic downtown district, to expansive parks and open space, there are so many things—all in one place.

Response Percent Response Count
I strongly dislike this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal 1.3% 1
I somewhat dislike this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal 1.3% 1
I am neutral about this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal 9.3% 7
I somewhat like this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal 20.0% 15
I strongly like this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal 68.0% 51

Statement: Visiting Littleton is a comfortable getaway from the everyday. Spending an afternoon, evening or even a weekend in Littleton is a great change from everyday life. With its historic downtown, unique shops, parks & trails, museums & attractions, Littleton is a close, convenient, getaway.

Response Percent Response Count
I somewhat dislike this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal 2.6% 2
I am neutral about this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal 7.8% 6
I somewhat like this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal 31.2% 24
I strongly like this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal 57.1% 44
Other 1.3% 1

Statement: When visiting, you come for the event, but should stay to explore the city. The City of Littleton has awesome events, but there’s so much more to do. Like experiencing the historic downtown area, the Museum, or the South Platte Park/Mary Carter Greenway. There’s so much more in Littleton.

Response Percent Response Count
I strongly dislike this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal 3.9% 3
I somewhat dislike this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal 6.5% 5
I am neutral about this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal 10.4% 8
I somewhat like this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal 29.9% 23
I strongly like this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal 49.4% 38

Overall, what strengths, attractions, or distinctive aspects of Littleton do you think the City should focus on when promoting Littleton?

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Do you have any other thoughts or suggestions about attracting visitors to Littleton?

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Skipped
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Anything else you would like to share?

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If you are a Littleton resident, how long have you lived in Littleton?

Response Percent Response Count
1-5 years 18.9% 14
6-10 years 20.3% 15
11-15 years 6.8% 5
More than 15 years 54.1% 40

What is your home zip code?

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How many people (including yourself) live in your household?

Response Percent Response Count
One (myself only) 10.7% 8
Two 41.3% 31
Three 14.7% 11
Four 17.3% 13
Five 10.7% 8
Six 5.3% 4
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June 23, 2020, 5:23 AM
  • Which of the following describe you? (Please check all that apply)
    • I live in the City of Littleton
    • I regularly visit attractions, businesses or other destinations in the City of Littleton
  • What are your favorite places to visit in Littleton for leisure activities (dining, entertainment, recreation, taking an outing, etc.)?
    • Historic Downtown Littleton
    • Hudson Gardens
    • Littleton Museum
    • Mary Carter Greenway
    • Aspen Grove
    • Carson Nature Center
    • South Platte Park
    • South Platte River
  • Which of the following special events in Littleton do you enjoy attending? (Please check all that apply)
    • A Paris Street Market at Aspen Grove
    • Candlelight Walk/Winter Holiday Events
    • Little Jam Concerts in Bega Park
    • Littleton Museum Summer Concerts
    • Main Street Block Party
    • Turkey Leg and Wine Hoedown
  • Do you have any comments or suggestions about Littleton’s special event offerings?
    Love Hudson Gardens concerts
  • What words or phrases would you use to describe the character and “feel” of Littleton, particularly its attractions and destinations?
    quaint, friendly
  • What makes Littleton different and distinctive as a place to visit from other cities in the Denver metro area?
    it's cute and ckean
  • Which of the following thoughts come to mind when you think of leisure activities and offerings in Littleton? (Please check all that apply)
    • Natural beauty/scenery
    • Openness/open spaces
    • Parks and trails
    • A real town/city
    • Unique downtown character
    • Attractive appearance of city
    • Distinctive special events
    • Recreation opportunities
    • Arts and culture opportunities
    • Dining opportunities
    • Entertainment opportunities
    • Unique shops and restaurants
    • Calm/relaxing environment
    • Fun place to be
    • Authentic character
    • A sense of community
    • Small town spirit
    • Main Street America
    • Distinctive neighborhoods
  • What are the top 3 experiences you seek to have when you visit destinations and attractions in Littleton? (Please check up to three.)
    • Relax in peace and quiet
    • Experience new places and things
    • Enjoy exciting entertainment
  • Please rate how much you agree or disagree with the following statements: “Littleton …"
    • Is a city I enjoy visiting - 4-Strongly Agree
    • Has a wide array of activities/things to do - 4-Strongly Agree
    • Provides diverse offerings for visitors of all ages - 3-Somewhat Agree
    • Appeals to many types of people - 4-Strongly Agree
    • Has distinctive, genuine and unique experiences - 4-Strongly Agree
    • Is easy to get to - 4-Strongly Agree
    • Is a destination - 3-Somewhat Agree
    • Has a remarkable past/history - 4-Strongly Agree
    • Has welcoming residents who make visitors feel comfortable - 4-Strongly Agree
    • Has diverse retail choices - 4-Strongly Agree
    • Has a thriving arts and culture scene - 3-Somewhat Agree
    • Has superior food/culinary offerings - 4-Strongly Agree
    • Has an enjoyable bar, club and late-night scene - 4-Strongly Agree
    • Offers a lot to do in one town/in a concentrated area - 4-Strongly Agree
    • Is a vibrant place - 4-Strongly Agree
    • Has a distinctive city identity - 3-Somewhat Agree
    • Has a good reputation - 4-Strongly Agree
    • Is a mix of old and new, historic and modern - 4-Strongly Agree
    • Has a pleasant, warm and friendly personality - 4-Strongly Agree
    • Has great wedding venues - 3-Somewhat Agree
  • When you partake in leisure activities in Littleton (dining, entertainment, festivals, etc.), who do you most commonly go with? (Please only check one)
    • My spouse/partner
  • Statement: The City of Littleton has special events you can’t find elsewhere. From city-sponsored events like the Twilight Criterium to privately organized events like Western Welcome Week, to exciting outdoor concerts, there are special events here you simply can’t find elsewhere.
    • I strongly like this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal
  • Statement: When visiting Littleton, there's a lot to enjoy. It’s amazing how many activities, offerings & attractions are provided. From the Littleton Museum to beautiful Hudson Gardens, to the historic downtown district, to expansive parks and open space, there are so many things—all in one place.
    • I strongly like this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal
  • Statement: Visiting Littleton is a comfortable getaway from the everyday. Spending an afternoon, evening or even a weekend in Littleton is a great change from everyday life. With its historic downtown, unique shops, parks & trails, museums & attractions, Littleton is a close, convenient, getaway.
    • I strongly like this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal
  • Statement: When visiting, you come for the event, but should stay to explore the city. The City of Littleton has awesome events, but there’s so much more to do. Like experiencing the historic downtown area, the Museum, or the South Platte Park/Mary Carter Greenway. There’s so much more in Littleton.
    • I strongly like this description of Littleton's offerings and appeal
  • Overall, what strengths, attractions, or distinctive aspects of Littleton do you think the City should focus on when promoting Littleton?
    No response.
  • Do you have any other thoughts or suggestions about attracting visitors to Littleton?
    No response.
  • Anything else you would like to share?
    No response.
  • If you are a Littleton resident, how long have you lived in Littleton?
    • 11-15 years
  • What is your home zip code?
    No response.
  • How many people (including yourself) live in your household?
    • Four
  • How many children age 17 or under live in your household?
    • Two
  • What is your gender?
    • Female
  • Which category includes your age?
    • 45 – 54
  • Do you rent or own your home?
    • Own
  • What do you anticipate your household’s total income before taxes will be for the current year?
    • $100,000 - $149,999
  • Which of the following best describe your race/ethnicity? (Please check all that apply)
    • White
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1-Strongly Disagree
2-Somewhat Disagree
3-Somewhat Agree
4-Strongly Agree
Is a city I enjoy visiting
Has a wide array of activities/things to do
Provides diverse offerings for visitors of all ages
Appeals to many types of people
Has distinctive, genuine and unique experiences
Is easy to get to
Is a destination
Has a remarkable past/history
Has welcoming residents who make visitors feel comfortable
Has diverse retail choices
Has a thriving arts and culture scene
Has superior food/culinary offerings
Has an enjoyable bar, club and late-night scene
Offers a lot to do in one town/in a concentrated area
Is a vibrant place
Has a distinctive city identity
Has a good reputation
Is interesting to visit
Is a mix of old and new, historic and modern
Has a pleasant, warm and friendly personality
Has great wedding venues

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