Aurora, Colorado

Aurora lies just East of Denver and is home to over 300,000 people. Originally developed as a military town and home to Buckley Airforce Base, this diverse city has over 100 parks, six public golf courses, two recreation friendly reservoirs, and continues to be one of our nation's fastest-growing cities. With moderate home prices and new housing developments being constructed, Aurora is popular for all ages. Many of Colorado's most popular 55+ active adult communities are located in Southeast Aurora with access to golf and close proximity to neighborhoods popular with young families due to it's convenient to access to I-70, E470, and DIA.

Aurora

Nicknamed the "Gateway to the Rockies," Aurora, CO, has long welcomed visitors and families who are relocating to Colorado. Aurora, CO is located in Arapahoe County. It has a population of 345,867, and ethnically diverse. The city has a vibrant arts scene, generous outdoor recreation opportunities and access to the highest quality health care. It's also home to Southlands mall, featuring almost 2 million square feet of retail and dining, a movie theater and an outdoor splash pad turned ice skating rink in the winter months. Access to The Children's Hospital Colorado, Anshutz Medical Campus, and the University of Colorado Hospital is a huge draw for many people moving to the area as well as the quick commute to Buckley AFB and DIA. The city of Aurora boasts some 100 parks and more than 5,000 acres of protected open space that encourage residents to enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle. The city's golf trail includes nearly a dozen courses, including six award-winning municipal courses open to the public. It's also home to Aurora Reservoir which offers a wide range of outdoor recreation opportunities including kayaking, sailing and many miles of trails as well as a "lakefront" lifestyle to its many residents. Aurora is one of the fastest-growing communities in the country and its affordability and development of many 55+ active adult communities make it a popular choice for families with young children who want to live close to their retirement-age parents.  

 

Attractions:

Cherry Creek State Park

Southlands Mall

Wings Over The Rockies

Arapahoe Park (Horse Track)

Aurora Reservoir

12 Mile Stables (Horseback riding)

Aurora School Information: 

Aurora School District is split between Adams/Arapahoe County School District and Cherry Creek School District. There are many award-winning schools in Aurora.

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About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
Great for retirees
Car is needed
It's walkable to grocery stores
It's walkable to restaurant
Easy commutes
Good transit
Parking is easy
There are sidewalks
Yards are well-kept
Streets are well-lit
Great hospitals
Parks and playgrounds
Lots of wildlife
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Great nightlife
Beach life
Golfing
Walking / Hiking trails
55+ Active Adult Communities
Close to Denver International Airport (DIA)
Cherry Creek School District
Close to Buckley AFB
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