Aurora, a city on the edge of the plains, has been home to military bases, medical centers, 6 golf courses, and over 100 parks and natural spaces.
Cherry Creek State Park is a 4,200-acre park with an 850-acre reservoir. There are many things to do at this park with such a convenient location right in the city. The miles and miles of multi-use trails are perfect for hiking, biking, and horse riding. There are great camping areas. The reservoir is open for boating, fishing, and swimming.
The CU Anschutz Medical center is home to education, research, and patient care. People are attracted from around the world to work and learn on this 230-acre campus. This is not just a hospital. It is a whole community with restaurants, parks, and gardens.
The cultural diversity and heritage of Aurora make this community unique. The vibrant energy of the community is evident in its ethnic restaurants and shops. With a number of shopping and dining areas, you will find small boutiques and dinners, to large national brand stores and restaurants.