- 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
77% 65 votes
1225 W. Belleview Avenue, Englewood, CO 80120 MoreLess Info
Open seasonally, Pirates Cove Family Fun Aquatic Center offers outdoor water fun for all ages. The center features a leisure pool with play structure, a six-lane pool, multiple slides, a lazy river and concessions.
A part of the Morrison Fossil Area National Park, the Dinosaur Ridge is a great place for people to see actual dinosaur footprints sealed by time. Dinosaur Ridge is famous for its Exhibit Hall and summer camps where young people can learn more about paleontology.
91% 22 votes
5150 S Windermere Street, Littleton, CO 80120 MoreLess Info
Colorado Journey Miniature Golf features two 18 hole miniature golf courses. Each course has a different theme, offering scenic decorations and landscaping. Colorado Journey also maintains a shop and snack bar.
71% 42 votes
987 Lookout Mountain Road, Golden, CO 80401 MoreLess Info
Buffalo Bill Memorial Museum is features a variety of exhibits and artifacts about the history of Native Americans and cowboys. The museum features exhibits on Wild West performers and the grave site of Buffalo Bill.
86% 1493 votes
987-1/2 Lookout Mountain Road, Golden, CO 80401 MoreLess Info
Buffalo Bill Museum houses William F. Cody memorabilia who was nicknamed 'Buffalo Bill' for his buffalo hunting skills, as well as a number of other exhibits which feature Native Indian artifacts and old Western firearms. The Grave offers scenic views of the nearby Great Plains and the Rockies.