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Thornton is one of the populous cities of Colorado. It is known for the mix of attractions for visitors. You can also enjoy several activities like skiing, hiking, fishing, camping during the summer. Check out some popular attractions below to enjoy a fun-filled summer.
For a quality family time
The Prairie Playhouse is famous for encouraging the regional works of artists, broadway-style performances. You can plan a day within your budget for this playhouse. You can also spend a day exploring the agricultural products of Colorado, like maize at Maize Maze. Climbing, hiking, fishing, other water sports are some prime attractions in summer. You can enjoy all the summer activities at Platte River Trail. Also, enjoy the scenic landscape and diverse flora fauna while at Platte River Trail. Thornton offers several parks across the city. One of the well-known parks is Broomfield Community Park. It offers playgrounds, ball fields, swimming pools, batting cages, amphitheater, skate rink, paved walkways, and various other amenities for you and your family. You can also enjoy the day viewing the scenic beauty of Marshall Lake accompanied by watching golf at Springvale Park Disc Golf Course. For a more sophisticated golf experience, you can visit Legacy Ridge Golf Course.
Enjoy Thornton under your budget
One of the most popular and oldest attractions in Thornton is Elitch Gardens Theme & Waterpark. It offers several activities like water rides, slides, tubing areas, kid zones, movies, live entertainment, budget-friendly tickets, and many more. If you are on time during Colorado Shakespeare Festival, do not miss a chance to witness this event. If you love exploring history, the military, and aviation, your one-stop should be at Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum. Enjoy the rich collection of exhibits in this famous museum. Enjoy the diverse natural attraction of Colorado at Denver Botanic Gardens. The botanical garden has many Asian and Mediterranean-themed parks. You can enjoy your day exploring the diverse flora - fauna, trees, flowers, cacti, and many more. Do you want to witness cowboy, mountain, and life-inspired art? Visit the American Museum of Western Art to get enchanted by the works of eminent artists in the country. To engage your child with interactive exhibits, science, nature, take your kids to the Children’s Museum of Denver.
Experience shopping and dining
Enjoy the local produce of Thornton like fresh vegetables, fruits, seasonal organic produce, cherries, peaches, lettuces, pumpkins, gourds, and many more at Hill’s Harvest, a local meeting, and shopping attraction. A day out exploring some expensive brands could be an ideal option for many. Enjoy browsing through popular brands like Michael Kors, Kate Spade, and many more at Denver Premium Outlets. After a satisfying shopping experience, enjoy munching on some delicious snacks like sushi, pretzels, cheesesteaks, Starbucks coffee, and many more.
For the drinks lover, enjoy a wide range of drinks from vodka, tequila, whiskey at State 38 Distilling. To know more about spirits, their makings, you can explore the guided tours. Thornton is also known for its rich flavors and array of food items.
Explore the restaurants in Thornton
Explore some restaurants in Thornton like Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen, The Egg and I, United Chinese Restaurant & Sushi, Bachir’s Soul Food, Today Hawaii BBQ, Root Down Denver, CInzzetti’s, Vietnamese Cafe, El Mirador Mexican Restaurant, El Mirador Mexican Restaurant, Teale Cafe and Catering, The Valley Restaurant, Phoenix House Chinese Restaurant, Sangerz Real Food, Woody's Cafe & Conference Centre, Fibonacci, Ducks in the Field, and many more. You can also experience a shopping spree at Sam's Club, Flatiron Crossing, The Orchard Town Centre, Northglenn Marketplace, The Shops at Northfield, Thornton Shopping Centre, Stanley Marketplace, Denver Pavilions, Larimer Square, and many more.
Plan your summer with your family and friends and enjoy the rich cultural heritage, flora- fauna, urban amenities of Thornton. Make new memories with your family and friends this summer.