- The list below includes 281 free or cheap things to do in or near Thornton, Colorado, including 92 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Parks, Ziplines and Maze.
- From Pecos Park to Thornton Veterans Memorial, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Thornton and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Golden, Boulder, Littleton and Denver.
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2150 Centre AVenue, Building E, Fort Collins, CO 80526 MoreLess Info
Encompassing over 1 million acres of pristine forest and grasslands, Arapaho National Forest, is an outdoor enthusiast's dream. Recreation activities include camping, hiking, hunting, fishing, horseback riding, water sports activities and more.
90% 293 votes
2206 South Overland Trail, Fort Collins, CO MoreLess Info
Holiday Twin is a local drive-in theater with two different screens which play first run double features. Opened in 1968, the theater continues to be a local attraction with its recently upgraded digital projection.
The Gardens on Spring Creek is a natural park that offers yoga classes, summer camps for children, and youth birthday parties. The park also rents out outdoor classrooms that can seat up to 45 guests at a time.
98% 286 votes
1401 Remington Street, Fort Collins, CO 80525 MoreLess Info
Flower Trial Garden is a local horticulture facility which focusses on the cultivation and growth patterns of a wide variety of plants in the environment of the Rocky Mountains. The gardens are open to public for self-guided tours.
Now called the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, visitors will be enthralled with the unique combination of science and history creating a unique learning experience. See an Ice Age era Bison, watch a presentation in the 360-degree theater or visit the music and sound lab.
Located on Lake Granby, Highland Marina & Trailer Park offers boat rentals ranging from four-person power boats to large-capacity pontoon boats. It also offers camping for both RVs and tents, and year-round boat storage.
Established in 2003, the Fort Collins Brewery is a local microbrewery that produces a number of high quality craft beers. The brewery also contains a tavern that serves a variety of food options as well as a full beer menu.