A gorgeous, laid-back golf hub an hour from the Rockies
Just southeast of Denver lies the city of Aurora, the third most populated city in the state of Colorado and one of the fastest-growing cities in the area. Even though it’s a part of the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood Metropolitan area, Aurora tends to lean more relaxed, spacious, and suburban. That's not to say the shopping, dining, and nightlife are any less enticing. With three major shopping centers, there are more than enough options for all your needs and wants.
The city of Aurora is home to amazing recreational programs for all ages. Youth, adult, and adaptive sports, camps, and classes are available year-round throughout the city. Aurora’s multiple pools and waterparks provide residents with ways to beat the heat, while its 7,500 acres of open space are perfect for picnic lunches, exercising, and enjoying Mother Nature.
Aurora also offers outstanding cultural experiences like the Aurora Symphony Orchestra, which holds concerts year-round and has 27 historical sites to learn about and enjoy.
Life in Aurora is the perfect balance of outdoor recreation and the best shopping, dining, and entertainment around. The area is home to many families and young professionals. In Aurora, residents work hard and play harder. The city boasts six award-winning public golf courses and several upscale, private options as well. Days are spent teeing off while surrounded by panoramic views of the Colorado mountains.
Stanley Marketplace’s 50-plus independent businesses combine together to create one convenient place to meet all shopping needs. From a diverse dining scene to ultramodern fitness centers and entertainment venues, Stanley Marketplace has it all and then some. The center’s community events play a huge part in Aurora, offering longtime favorites like costume parties, the Back To School Family-Friendly Silent Disco, and Rescue Puppy Yoga Fundraisers. If that’s not enough for you, stop by Southlands. This newly-renovated outdoor mall offers the best in shopping, dining, and play. Their community spaces and play areas are perfect for guests of all ages to enjoy. Stop in one of Southlands’ fashion boutiques or health and wellness establishments or enjoy a culinary experience at one of its many on-site restaurants.
Deep Roots Winery and Bistro RiNo provides hand-crafted wines and delectable bites. Deep Roots Winery and Bistro RiNo is a family-owned establishment focused on longtime winemaking traditions. The values, memories, and love put into every aspect of this gorgeous establishment can be seen, felt, and tasted by all. The Wine Experience Cafe is a family-operated establishment that ensures a delicious and educational experience for all. This inviting cafe and wine shop has fresh seasonal menu items and hundreds of options for wine and spirits.
The Valley Country Club offers the best in golf, tennis, swimming, and dining. Their stunning 18-hole golf course and practice facilities are the best and biggest in Colorado. The golf staff consists of four PGA and one LPGA instructor.
Blackstone Country Club's facilities are some of the most beautiful around. With a state-of-the-art fitness center, various basketball and tennis courts, a private golf course, and several sparkling pools, you will never run out of things to enjoy.
One of the most anticipated events in the area is Global Fest. Presented by the city, the Global Fest is a celebration of the various cultures and communities that have come together to make Aurora all it is today. This multicultural gathering is fun for all ages and includes music and dance performances, a parade of nations, and an international marketplace with vendors offering food, crafts, and more.
Enjoy a day of Mother Nature at the Aurora Reservoir. The reservoir has an eight-mile-long loop trail primarily used for walking, biking, and fishing. While there, rent a boat or try your hand at archery at the on-site range.
With so many options for outdoor recreation, there is endless fun for all ages. Cherry Creek State Park is a longtime local favorite. This stunning 4,000-acre park and campground is home to a diverse range of Denver wildlife. Watch a stunning sunset along the Rocky Mountains at the gorgeous Cherry Creek Reservoir inside the park.
For a combination of education and nature, the Star K Ranch’s Morrison Nature Center is the perfect place to go. Known for its diverse plant and animal life, the nature center will provide you with all of the tools you need to further learn about the wildlife you see on the property. Families especially enjoy the center’s library of kids' books, field guides, and manuals as well as a variety of seasonal, interactive shows, including animal dress-up and puppet shows.
Aurora Public Schools proudly serves the community of Aurora.
369,230 people live in Aurora, where the median age is 35.8 and the average individual income is $34,231.4. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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