Day Trips & Nearby

Let Aurora serve as your basecamp for adventure

Looking to explore beyond city limits? With easy access to both the Rocky Mountains and the Eastern Plains, Aurora is your basecamp as you explore the territory. Gear up for a day of discovering Colorado with these trip-starter ideas. Perfect for families, discover why our state is known for its beautiful views, a sense of adventure, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Learn more about Aurora and the surrounding areas through our curated itineraries.

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Ground Transportation With easy access to the city, Aurora is home to the R Line light rail, RTD bus system and a variety of other private ground transportation options that make it easy to get around.

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Hotels Partners With more than 13,000 hotel rooms in Aurora and the Greater Metro Area, Visit Aurora has accommodations for every visitor.

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