- 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
Devil's Backbone Nature Trail is a less than three miles stretch of a well-maintained dirt path which is good for a number of outdoor activities such as hiking, jogging, mountain biking and more. The trail also offers scenic views of Devil's Backbone and multiple rock formations.
Chippers Lanes is a bowling alley offering both standard and cosmic bowling. Attractions and available activities include bowling, several bowling leagues for various skill levels, volleyball, laser tag, live music, and event rooms.
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Set beneath the beautiful and rugged Rocky Mountains, the Georgetown Loop Historic Railroad offers a 7.2kilometers tours to tourists aboard an old-time steam locomotive. Tourists pass by the Clear Creek Canyon and some of the gold and silver mines that were once flourishing during the gold rush era.
A small neighborhood park, City Park features a large children's playground with a structure made to resemble real buildings along with slides and tire swings. The park provides open grass fields, trees, picnic tables and a gazebo.
Hotel de Paris Museum used to be the first-class French restaurant during the silver mining boom in the 1800s. Now, it operates as a museum is a great place for people of all ages to learn about old innovations in domestic science and culinary history.
Located in a modern hydroelectric plant, the Georgetown Energy Museum is dedicated to the history of energy production in and around Georgetown, Colorado. It features historical documents, photos, energy production equipment, appliances and more.
The public can come see original, 19th-century, firefighting artifacts at the Georgetown Firefighting Museum. Patrons can view an interpretive exhibit, appreciate the historic furnishings and learn what firefighting was like before modern equipment.