Aurora is the third largest city in the state of Colorado, USA, following behind Denver and Colorado Springs. Situated between the counties Arapahoe, Adams, and Douglas, it is part of the Denver Metropolitan Area. In terms of demographics, the city ranks amongst the sixty most populated cities in the US, although it has only about the half of the population of Denver. The area offers three public reservoirs and a number of parks.
Aurora’s major industries include aerospace, defense, medical science, health care, and transportation. Some of the largest public employers include: Buckley Air Force Base, the University of Colorado Denver at Anschutz, the University of Colorado Hospital, Children’s Hospital Colorado, the Fitzsimons Life Science District and ADT Security Systems. There are many locations for office space to let in the Aurora area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Aurora has a lot to offer in terms of entertainment, with its park areas and seven golf courses. Among the biggest attractions in the city are the Cherry Creek State Park, Aurora Reservoir, Aurora Skate Park and Arapahoe Park Racetrack, presenting visitors with the options to go sailing, fishing, swimming, biking, walking, horse-riding, and skating. The lovers of art, music and history will find many options for entertainment at the Aurora Fox Theater & Arts Center, the Aurora History Museum or they can attend one of the concerts of the Aurora Symphony Orchestra. Major annual events in the city are the Fourth of July Spectacular, JavaFest, Asian Annual Film Festival, and KidSpree. Aurora is a home to a vast array of ethnic and American cuisine restaurants. Dining options include, PHO – a budget chain of restaurants around the city, offering Vietnamese food, Carrabba’s Italian Grill – midrange priced fresh Italian foods, and The Summit Steak and Seafood House – an upscale restaurant famous for its steaks.
Aurora is served by the Deventer International Airport (DIA), which is only about twenty miles away and accommodates domestic and international carriers. The city is extremely well connected with Interstate 470, 70 and 225 all running through Aurora. Besides driving, access to the area is made possible by the RTD light rail and bus networks. Auroroa is serviced by the H-line on the light rail network, which stops at Nine Mile Station in the city’s south. The major bus stops in the city are at Alameda/Havana, Centrepoint/Sable, Olympic Park and Nine Mile stations.