Destination guide

The friendly area of Aurora awaits your stay

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Aurora. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, shopping and wildlife. Dick's Sporting Goods Park and Denver Museum of Nature and Science are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Aurora

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Aurora a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Denver Zoo (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Elitch Gardens Theme Park (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Denver's Downtown Aquarium (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Centre Hills Disc Golf Course (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • CommonGround Golf Course (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Golf Club At Heather Ridge (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Aurora

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Aurora is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Denver Botanic Gardens (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Aurora Sports Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Garland Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Cherry Creek State Park (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Four Mile House Historic Park (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Aurora

The nearest airport is in Denver, CO (DEN-Denver Intl.), located 11.1 mi (17.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Denver, CO (APA-Centennial), which is 11.8 mi (19 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Nine Mile Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay near Aurora?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,337 house rentals near Aurora. From 675 Houses to 25 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Aurora for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Aurora?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Aurora:

  • Five Points: 183 vacation rentals
  • Jefferson Park: 168 vacation rentals
  • Capitol Hill: 250 vacation rentals
  • LoDo: 490 vacation rentals
  • Cherry Creek: 451 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Aurora?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Aurora. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • University of Colorado Hospital: 1,353 home rentals
  • Aurora Reservoir: 731 home rentals
  • Red-Tailed Hawk Park: 808 home rentals
  • The Children's Hospital: 1,349 home rentals
  • Blackstone Country Club: 484 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Aurora listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Aurora?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 675 Houses in Aurora. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Aurora include:

  • Cabins: 25 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 395 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 25 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Aurora?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 181 vacation homes with pool available in Aurora.

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