- 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!
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8141 East Arapahoe Road, Englewood, CO 80112 MoreLess Info
A 12-screen movie theater, UA Greenwood Plaza Stadium 12 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, arcade games, a party room and a concession area with food and drinks.
With a few locations including a main branch downtown, Boulder Public Library has an expansive catalog. Along with both fiction and non-fiction books, their collection further includes movies, audio books and music.
Flagstaff Mountain offers spectacular views of Boulder. The Flagstaff Summit Nature Center is located at the summit and provides a place for guests to familiarize themselves with wildlife, plants and the history of Boulder Mountain Parks.
Spread over 2,330 acres, Mount Falcon Park offers many nature-based activities like hiking through 12 miles of trails, horseback riding trails, picnic tables, shelters, and restrooms. The west side of the park also details the ruins of several buildings owned by John Brisben Walker.
Centennial Canoe Outfitters provides fully outfitted and guided boat trip adventures on rivers in three states. They also offer sea kayaking in the islands and multi-sport excursions internationally with zip lines, rafting and jungle hiking.
Recommended for intermediate to advanced hikers, Mt. Sanitas Trail offers visitors a scenic dirt trail that leads up the side of the mountain. Visitors are welcome to bring their dogs on the trail if they are leashed.