6 Instagram-worthy Places in Aurora

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STANLEY MARKETPLACE
2501 Dallas St.| get directions

One of Colorado’s indoor marketplaces is filled with colorful murals, beautiful food, and crafty beverages. Snap some pictures beneath live-sized murals, grab dinner at the Denver Biscuit Company and document your attempt at eating one of the largest sandwiches ever, or hang out in the swanky taproom at Infinite Monkey Theorem to for a more sophisticated look. Check their online schedule for pop-up performances – you might see live dancing, art, or craft festivals.

CHERRY CREEK STATE PARK
4201 S Parker Rd.| get directions

If you’re searching for the perfect Colorado-style picture, make your way over to Cherry Creek State Park where the horizons are decorated with the Rocky Mountains. Snap a sunset shot over the blue water or take a hike while discovering furry or feathered creatures. In the warmer months, rent a SUP (standup paddleboard) and enjoy the sandy beaches. Cherry Creek State Park is filled with picture opportunities including landscape, activities, and mountain views!

SOUTHLANDS LIFESTYLE DISTRICT
6155 S Main St.| get directions

Spend the afternoon buzzing around Aurora’s “Main Street”. Southlands Lifestyle Center is an indoor/outdoor shopping area complete with a photo wall for awesome pictures. Rent electric bikes and take pictures while you cruise around the city. Grab a flight of craft beers from Bent Barley Brewing Company. Shop around to find the perfect Colorado-casual outfit for your next outing. When you’re ready for a beverage, head upstairs for Bar Louie’s outdoor patio and watch the sunset.

VOLCANO TEA HOUSE
2781 S Parker Rd.| get directions

Boba tea and Instagram have always been a good pair. Stop by Volcano Tea House in Aurora to partake in the trend. With geometric patterned walls, pastel paints and lots of interesting looking chairs, this is the perfect place for showing off a new outfit or mini photoshoot with friends. Volcano Tea House is a Korean-style tea restaurant serving boba milk teas, colorful blended slushies and one-of-a-kind house drinks, like the Summer Shortcake. Happy sipping!

PUNCH BOWL SOCIAL STAPLETON
3120 Uinta St.| get directions

If you’re looking for larger-than-life outdoor games, cool photo walls, glowing outdoor furniture, and the cutest house cocktails – we have just the place. Punch Bowl Social Stapleton is located in a converted airport control center (neat, huh?) and has floors of fun things to do. Their lawn is scattered with life-size Jenga and bean bag games. Take some pictures of your crew bowling the evening away or throwing darts. Don’t forget to snap a photo near the “I love you so much” mural, an iconic feature of Punch Bowl Social.

DRY DOCK BREWING COMPANY NORTH DOCK
2801 Tower Rd.| get directions

If you’re into the craft beer scene, visit Dry Dock Brewing Company. Their North Dock location includes a newly remodeled taproom complete with a branded photo wall. Not to mention their beer comes in a variety of flavors. Stop by on Saturdays to partake in a free tour of their production facility. During the summer, check out their patio and disc golf course.

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