EXPLORE DENVER FROM OUR CONVENIENT AURORA HOTEL
Make time to visit these great nearby attractions:
- Cherry Creek State Park (1.5 miles)
Covering more than 4,000 acres, this scenic park offers year-round entertainment in the form of water sports on the 880-acre reservoir, 12 miles of hiking and biking trails, and cross-country skiing in the winter.
Phone: +1 (303) 690-1166
- Heather Ridge Golf Course (2 miles)
Challenge yourself or a friend to a round of 18 at this beautiful course featuring a mix of mature trees and plenty of rough.
Phone: +1 (303) 755-3550
- Kennedy Golf Course (2.7 miles)
Visit one of Denver’s golf giants to experience fun and challenging opportunities for golfers of all abilities and ages.
Phone: +1 (720) 865-0720
- Aurora Reservoir (3 miles)
Whether you want to catch some sun, go for a boat ride, fish or swim, this 800-surface-acre body of water is one of Aurora's finest city parks.
Phone: +1 (303) 326-8425
- Town Center at Aurora (5 miles)
With more than 150 stores and restaurants, including Dillard's, Macy's and Victoria's Secret, this indoor mall has everything you need for an afternoon of retail therapy.
Phone: +1 (303) 344-9764
- Del Mar Park (7 miles)
Pack your swimsuit to enjoy an afternoon at this sprawling park complex, which includes a water park, tennis courts, pools, baseball diamonds, basketball courts and more.
- Denver Museum of Nature & Science (10 miles)
Take a prehistoric journey with the dinosaurs, roam the galaxies of space or marvel at the life and art of North American Indian cultures. Kids won’t want to miss Discovery Zone.
Phone: +1 (303) 370-6000
- Aurora Sports Park (10.4 miles)
Have fun on the soccer, football, softball and baseball fields at this local park.
- Denver Zoo (10.7 miles)
With more than 3,500 animals that represent more than 650 species, the Denver Zoo is a great spot to learn about the natural world first-hand. Watch sloths take it easy, chill with the penguins or look at the majestic lions at this 80-acre animal refuge.
Phone: +1 (720) 337-1400
- Denver Botanic Gardens (13 miles)
Denver's Botanic Gardens inspire researchers, families and solo travelers alike with beautiful displays of rare flowers and plants, plus local flora, sculpture exhibitions and much more. Find out what's happening during your stay to enjoy one of the current shows.
Phone: +1 (720) 865-3500
- Pepsi Center (15.3 miles)
The biggest names in music swap out with sporting legends week to week at this massive events center. Check the calendar for live music and sporting events with home teams like the Denver Nuggets, the Colorado Mammoth and the Colorado Avalanche.
Phone: +1 (303) 405-1100
- Downtown Aquarium (15.7 miles)
After you watch more than 500 marine animals live their aquatic lives, enjoy a snack from the excellent on-site dining options, or head to the full bar for a drink.
Phone: +1 (303) 561-4450
- Sports Authority Field at Mile High (15.7 miles)
Paint your face in orange and blue to cheer on the NFL Denver Broncos at the one-and-only Mile High Stadium, now called Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
- Denver Art Museum (16.1 miles)
Art lovers shouldn't miss a visit to the Denver Art Museum, known as one of America's foremost homes for American Indian art and as home to a diverse collection spanning more than 70,000 works that cover a huge variety of cultures and time periods.
Phone: +1 (720) 865-5000
- Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park (16.4 miles)
Get splashed, launched from a giant slingshot or thrown for a loop at Elitch Gardens, where the whole family can enjoy a day of thrills and adventure.
Phone: +1 (303) 595-4386
- LoDo (16.6 miles)
LoDo is Denver's oldest neighborhood and draws in crowds for delicious eats, beautiful architecture and exciting art galleries.
- Coors Field (18.4 miles)
Listen for the crack of the bat as you root for the home team Colorado Rockies at this baseball stadium.
Phone: +1 (303) 292-0200
- Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre (28 miles)
This geologically formed, open-air amphitheater offers an excellent roster of live music options set against a stunning scenic backdrop. Past artists have included Elephant Revival, Odesza and Widespread Panic.
Phone: +1 (720) 865-2494
Directions to the hotel
From Denver Airport: Exit the airport onto Pena Blvd. Travel 12 miles and then take the left ramp onto I-70W for 1.6 miles. Take Exit 282/Colorado Springs/Peoria St onto I-225 south toward Aurora/Colorado Springs. Go 8.7 miles and take Exit 4/Parker Rd (CO-83S). The Parker Rd exit becomes two lanes. Stay in the left lane to exit. The exit loops and puts you into the far-right lane of Parker Rd, heading south. From the right lane, exit onto Vaughn Way/Dam Road. The exit loops around. Turn right at the stop light onto Vaughn Way. Cross under Parker Rd and the hotel is on the left, just past the first light.