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THINGS TO DO

Winter

Spring

HOLIDAY MAGIC Not only does the new Gaylord Rockies

FOOD TOUR Spend a day eating your way through the city.

Resort & Convention Center offer an all-in-one vacation with
accommodations, eight restaurants, an indoor/outdoor water
complex, spa and more, the property transforms into a holiday
wonderland from November to January. marriott.com

From Korean BBQ and taiyaki ice cream to Ethiopian eats and
hole-in-the-wall taquerias, Aurora has more than 250 ethnic
restaurants to discover. If you only have an afternoon, visit
On Havana Street, Aurora's international foodie destination.
onhavanastreet.com

ICE SKATING Lace up your skates for an afternoon or evening
at The Pond, located at Southlands from the end of November
through early February. Bring skates or rent them at the door.
Warm up with hot chocolate or a cup of joe at Legends Coffee
and make an afternoon or evening of it by catching a movie and
dinner at AMC Dine-In Theatre. shopsouthlands.com

Activities: Snowshoe around Pronghorn Natural Area; attend
a performance at Vintage Theatre or Aurora Fox Arts Center;
savor the sounds of the Aurora Symphony Orchestra; take a
day trip for skiing at Winter Park Resort.

AURORA HISTORY MUSEUM Learn about Aurora's past
at the history museum. This admission-free museum is open
to the public, is great for kids and has a vintage trolley trailer.
Rotating exhibits, such as Powered by Science: Technologies
of the Past and Future, artfully examine innovations from
today and yesterday. auroragov.org

Activities: Hike around Cherry Creek State Park with

more than 20 mapped trails and mountain views; play golf on
one of Aurora's terrific public golf courses; see what shows,
exhibitions, and events are happening at The People's Building.

Four-Season GUIDE
The change of seasons keeps things exciting, and
here's how to embrace the options.

Summer

Fall

WATER FUN Summer and water activities just seem to

BREWERY HOP Aurora has more than a dozen breweries

go hand-in-hand. It's especially true in Aurora with large
reservoirs to utilize for floating, fishing, and swimming.
The stand up paddleboarding, boating and fishing at Quincy
Reservoir keeps all ages happy, while sunbathing at Aurora
Reservoir is pure relaxation. Don't forget a picnic!

FALL FESTS Nick's Garden Center & Farm Market offers

to create your own self-guided brewery tour. The breweries
have trivia and bingo nights and other fun events. If breweries
are not your speed, consider stopping by Haykin Family Cider.

than 80 combined vendors at the Southlands and Stanley
Marketplace farmers' markets. Look for fresh produce,
baked goods, locally made crafts, unique eats, and more.
stanleymarketplace.com, shopsouthlands.com

pumpkin picking, a straw maze, and many more activities fit
for the whole family. Southlands and Stanley Marketplace
host Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch events on two separate
October weekends and provide plenty of fun for all ages with
happenings such as food markets, craft activities, pumpkins
for purchase, costume contest, photo backdrops, and more.

Activities: Bike around the paved trail at Aurora Reservoir,

Activities: Create your own foodie tour by checking out

FARMERS' MARKETS Enjoy the local flavors of more

check out the archery range and stop for a swim or throwing
in a line to fish; horseback ride in Cherry Creek State Park; fish
at Quincy and Aurora Reservoirs; stroll the Aurora sections of
High Line Canal Trail.

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ethnic eateries On Havana Street and Celebrate National
Aviation Month by visiting Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space
Museum and strolling Stanley Marketplace, originally home to
Stanley Aviation.


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Bring YBring Your Appeour Appetittitee – Tips for the best picnic spots and patios, where to dig into oodles of noodles, a craft beverage finder, and Aurora’s best takeout places.
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