- 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
Staffed by experienced and trained gymnasts, Lake's Gymnastics Academy offers individual and group instruction in gymnastics, tumbling, and cheerleading for students of all ages. The school also offers karate lessons and dance classes.
Established in 1896, Denver Zoo today is home to more than six hundred different species of animals including many exotic species such as bloack rhinos, coral reef fish, amur leopards and more, in their naturalistic habitats.
Initially known as Colorado's Ocean Journey, Downtown Aquarium now, is a local aquarium and restaurant which features a range of interactive exhibits such as the horseshoe crab tough tank, the stingray touch and feed tank and many different ecosystems.
At Panorama Park, visitors can play a game of soccer on the multipurpose field or enjoy a picnic under a covered pavilion. The playground area has wood chip flooring, and features a climbing structure with slides, monkey bars, and more.
70% 23 votes
5901 W 38th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO 80212 MoreLess Info
The Silver Bullet Shooting Range is open to the public every day of the week with five shooting lanes available. The facility also has an on-site gun shop and multiple gun safety courses that can lead to certification.
92% 5550 votes
2001 Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80205 MoreLess Info
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is a natural history and science museum housing a wide range of exhibits about native american culture, the universe, minerals, wildlife and more, coupled with a planetarium and an auditorium.
Operating over a land space of 63 acres in the middle of downtown Denver, Elitch Gardens Theme Park is the only downtown theme and waterpark in America. It is open from May through October and has live entertainment, dining, shopping, and 50 different rides.
83% 324 votes
1430 Larimer St (between 14th and 15th St), Denver, CO 80202 MoreLess Info
An early section of downtown Denver, Larimer Square has become a chic shopping district for both locals and out of town guests. Walk and take in the sights while exploring its many specialty boutiques and restaurants.
With a theme park, water park, and live entertainment from new teen stars, Elitch Gardens has something for everyone. The park hosts school trips, company picnics, and offers season passes for fun throughout the whole summer.