Aurora is the third largest city in the state, with around 325,000 people. It encompasses a big area just east of Denver. The downtown section of Aurora is located on East Colfax Avenue.
This city offers a lot of activities and recreation. There are more than 100 parks that are managed by the city. It also boasts a diverse demographics, with a variety of dining choices.
Aurora Reservoir – A large lake for fishing, boating and swimming. It’s open year round for outdoor recreation.
Arapahoe Park Racetrack – Located next to the Aurora Reservoir is a season racetrack. Bet on live horses from late May to mid August.
Colorado Freedom Memorial – When you need to take a breather from the present age and take a moment to look back for those people who risked their lives for the whole world’s freedom.
12 Mile Stable – Meets the needs of groups who wants to go horseback riding in Cherry Creek State Park.
Things To Do near Aurora, CO
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