- 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.
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Fresh hand-crafted premium beers are always on tap for guests of the Barrels & Bottles Brewery. The brewpub and restaurant also offers guest taps, wine by the bottle or tap, and a food menu featuring tapas style fare.
Offering a western heritage exhibit, History Park features monuments and sculptures including those of Jim Bridger and Jeremiah Johnson, a cougar on a rock and a Buffalo Soldier. The park also offers walking trails that provide access to the exhibit.
Life at the turn of the century is in full view when you visit Astor House Museum in Golden, Colorado. The self-guided tour features audio stations explaining the history of the 1867 boarding house and the trail-dusted visitors who stayed there.
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710 10th Street, Golden, CO 80401 MoreLess Info
Open in 2008, the Bradford Washburn American Mountaineering Museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting the heroism, technology, and history of mountaineering. Visit today and learn about the world of rock and mountain climbing.
The main building at Foothills Art Center is housed in a gothic church that was constructed in 1872, but this award-winning gallery was founded in 1968. Dedicated to exhibiting art in all its forms, the FAC is a gem waiting to be discovered.
A visit to the Golden History Center offers a unique look at a truly American city, Golden, Colorado. Learn about the first T-rex discovery, the history of the world's largest brewery site and more, this is a visit worth making.
Miners Alley Playhouse features plays, musicals, comedy and improv nights, live music and a children's theater program in their 130 seat theater. They have a full bar and lounge in the lobby that opens one hour before showtime.
1111 Washington Ave, Golden, CO 80401 MoreLess Info
Since 1990, the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum has been dedicated to promoting and preserving the art and beauty of quilt-making. Featuring a permanent collection of more than 250 quilts in all styles and techniques, the museum is a must-visit for quilting enthusiasts.
While considered a mecca for hiking enthusiasts, White Ranch Park, offers outdoor adventures for everyone. In addition to the 20 miles of trails, camping sites are available for visitors who want to experience wildlife up close and personal.
Golden City Brewery is a local brewing facility which is famous for its Red and Pale Ales among a variety of other beers that it offers. The brewery also maintains a beer garden which offers scenic views of the Lookout Mountain and the historic district.