Aurora is a city like no other, but where can you find the hidden gems?
Whether you’re visiting or a life-long resident of the area, here are 4 places in Aurora you can’t find anywhere else.
If you’re looking to add something new to your wardrobe, check out the Goose & the Goat. This one-of-a-kind boutique specializes in shoes and other fashion-forward jewelry, accessories, clothing and unique pieces for kids and adults! Local business owners, Danielle and Jeff, opened the shop inside the Stanley Marketplace earlier this year and have been supporting their neighborhood ever since. Here you’ll find trendy pieces, helpful staff, and quality shoes that will make you question why you’ve been buying them from anywhere else!
Almost every city in Colorado has their own brewery to sport, so what would make Dry Dock any different? Aside from their multiple award-winning beers, Dry Dock has an act for community events. Between beeryoga, annual cornhole tournaments, and wood art there’s always something to do while enjoying a brew! Take a tour around their original facility, South Dock, or head over to their newest location, North Dock and spend some time tasting beers at the Canoe Room. Headed out of Denver International Airport? You’re in luck! Their North Dock Taproom is the closets taproom to DIA, making it easy for you to grab a drink before heading out.
Digging for treasures is every thrifter’s dream! Heirlooms Antique Mall has over 100,000 truly individual pieces that will make a statement. Their two-story facility is filled with books, collectibles, furniture and other delightful knick-knacks. Located off of Havana Street in Aurora, there’s always something new at their storefront. Between decorating your home, searching out a gift, or just looking around you’ll never find the same thing twice at this unique place.
In-house roasted coffee with a wholesome message, that can’t be beaten. Jubilee Roasting Co.’s founding platform is to make great coffee while fostering growth in their community and it rings true. Grab a quick cup while enjoying their creative space, a dedicated gallery for local artist to showcase their work. With unique flavors, a cozy atmosphere and friendly staff, it’s the perfect place to spend an afternoon.
If you’re sick of the wasteful packaging of everyday household items, then Zero Waste is for you. Zero Waste is the only package free store in Colorado! Complete with household cleaners and natural cosmetics, this place is perfect for the environmentally friendly shopper. Feeling crafty? Zero Wastes also offers workshops for homemade soap, toothpaste, composting and more! It’s a good way to channel your green side.
While there are dozens of ways to occupy your time in Aurora, seeking out the one-of-a-kind places always provides a little bit of an adventure. Curious about what our city has to offer? Take a look around.