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Things to Do in Denver, Colorado - The Mile High City

Just east of Denver's city center, let Colorado's breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains serve as the backdrop for all of the fun and adventurous things to do in Aurora, Metro Denver, and the surround area. Explore the beauty of Colorado's great outdoors at one of the dozens of parks, 60 miles of trails, six public golf courses, and two gorgeous reservoirs. Hit the hiking trails at the Cherry Creek State Park, discover the natural wonders of Colorado at the Morrison Nature Center, kick back on the sands of Aurora Reservoir, and hop aboard a cockpit of a jet fighter plane at Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum. Joined at the hip to the famed Mile-High City, discover Aurora's cultural art district and visit one of the many theaters, museums, craft beer breweries, and family-friendly attractions this city has to offer. Shopping enthusiast will love the mix of retail stores at the open-aired Shops at Northfield Stapleton that is filled with plenty of entertainment.
 

Cherry Creek State Park

From water sports and hiking in the summer to cross-country skiing in the winter, this 4,000-acre scenic park offers year-round recreation in Aurora, Colorado.

Mile High Stadium

Cheer on the NFL's Denver Broncos at this sports and entertainment venue in the Sun Valley neighborhood of Denver. Mile High Stadium also hosts concerts and events.

Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Experience an outdoor concert at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre while surrounded by the Rocky Mountains, or enjoy hiking or biking the park's rocky trails.

The Shops at Northfield Stapleton

Take care of all of your shopping needs in this 1,200,000-square-foot, open-air shopping and dining destination, complete with movie theater and comedy club.

Aurora Reservoir

Whether you want to catch some sun, go for a boat ride, fish, kayak or swim, head to Aurora Reservoir in any season to enjoy Colorado's great outdoors.

Star K Ranch

Walk, tour, go birding, and explore the Aurora Nature Trails at Star K Ranch. Discover the indigenous wildlife and lush greenery amidst the Rocky Mountains.

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

Located on the former grounds of Lowry Air Force Base, tour dozens of historic airplanes, space vehicles, and interactive exhibits including a thrilling flight simulator ride.