- Our list of the best things to do in Thornton, Colorado, features the top 364 nearby activities — including 143 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Thornton, CO has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Amusement, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 16 things to do within the city of Thornton, CO , followed by 348 popular activities in nearby cities, including Boulder, Golden, Denver, Littleton, Aurora, Longmont, Wheat Ridge, Broomfield, Arvada, Westminster, Morrison, Englewood, Evergreen, Commerce City, Lakewood, Brighton, Centennial, Highlands Ranch, Parker, Fraser, Westminster and Northglenn
Measuring 3,000 acres, Standley Lake Regional Park serves as a water storage facility providing drinking water for nearby cities. It can be used for water skiing, boating, swimming, fishing, picnics, wildlife viewing, camping and walking along the park's trails.
Goldstrike Adventures recreates the 19th-century experience of gold prospecting at reserved sites, with options of using both old and new panning methods and equipment. They have half-day, full-day and specialty packages.
7190 W 38th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 MoreLess Info
Teller Street Gallery is an art gallery and gift boutique featuring artwork by notable local artists, as well as select national and international artists. The gallery also hosts various special events and several art classes.
Constructed in late 19th-century, Colorado State Capitol today is home to the Colorado General Assembly and serves as the offices of the Governor and the Lieutenant Governor. The building resembles the United State Capitol and comprises of a golden dome in memory of the Colorado Gold Rush.
As a music venue, Bluebird Theater hosts performances from nationally recognized rock, blues, and jazz bands. The theater was built in the early 20th century and features some of its original architectural features.
A self-described Martial Archery studio, Golden Archery offers archery training combined with martial arts instruction and philosophy. The studio emphasizes physical fitness and general self-improvement, and offers training in outdoor survival techniques, as well.