- 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
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3000 W Carson Dr, Littleton, CO 80120 MoreLess Info
South Platte Park & the Carson Nature Center are located adjacent to the South Platte River and encompass multiple walking and biking trails, lakes which are open for fishing and a wildlife reserve. At the Center, one can find many informative wildlife exhibits.
New releases along with family and independent films are shown at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema which offers seven individual screens. The theater is also equipped to handle 3-D and high-frame-rate showings when they are available for select movies.
Centennial Center Park is an 11-acre area that features a coffee shelter, large shelters, and an amphitheater. Guests may reserve the facilities at this location, which also hosts large events throughout the year.
St. Vrain State Park is a family-friendly outdoor destination that educates those who visit. The park features a friendly staff who helps visitors learn about the local wildlife, and the park is a popular spot for photography, bird watching and sight-seeing.
Permanent exhibits at Longmont Museum include the Interactive Gallery which offers many hands-on activities for kids, a pocket exhibit about space exploration and a gallery which features works by regional and national artists. The Cultural Center nearby houses waterslides and pools.
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19192 Highway 8, Morrison, CO 80465 MoreLess Info
As an annual event hosted by the Tesoro Cultural Center, 1830s Rendezvous & Spanish Colonial Art Market features live entertainment and goods from local vendors. The market has historical reenactments of life in the 1830s with live actors.