The City's Local Guide


If you really want to know a place, you must explore and live like a local. Aurora has miles of trails, independent microbreweries, amazing local restaurants, a thriving cultural scene, and popular festivals and events to keep you busy all season long. Do as the locals do and check out some of our top hot spots. 

Do it all at Aurora's Stanley Marketplace 
The Stanley Marketplace is home to over 50 independently owned Colorado businesses all in one place—a true locals spot. Renovating the old Stanley Aviation building located in the northwest tip of Aurora, this unique place is quickly becoming a hot spot in the now up and coming Stapleton Aurora area. With like-minded restaurants, shops, and services all dedicated to embracing the idea of sustainability, creativity, and community, this marketplace is a must destination!

Check out all the #StanleyFamily happenings at

Stanley Marketplace

Outdoor Adventures for Everyone
With over 97 parks and over 5,000 acres of open space, it's no wonder people keep saying Aurora's got space. From playgrounds to bike trails and sports parks to fishing, there is a whole lot going in Aurora's active side. Here's a few resources to take note of to help you find the best spot for you:

200+ Parks Listing
10 Bike and Trail Maps
3 Nature Centers
13 Open Space Areas
2 Reservoirs

For more information, visit 
Morrison Nature Center
Six Reasons to Golf Aurora's Five
Public Courses

Whether you're a golf enthusiast or just like to get out and hit a few balls, we've got you covered. From beginner to expert, with five year-round spots around the city, Aurora is where it's at. Here's more reasons to set a tee time at one of our courses:

1. Some of the lowest green fees in the region.
2. A discount Premier Card that never expires. 
3. Lessons available from PGA and LPGA pros. 
4. Kids play FREE with an adult.
5. Events to keep you busy all year. 
6. An easy to use mobile app that let's you book your tee time anytime and anywhere from your mobile device. 

Visit to stay up-to-date on all things golf.
Golf  Course

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