In Aurora, Colorado residents are not just simply a part of the city. They are not only the people who live, work and play in the city. Instead, the city is a part of them. The culture and spirit of Aurora seeks into their heart and souls and turns individuals into a community. That is why over 325,000 people consider Aurora "home sweet home".
A home city should create stability in one's life, and Aurora can do just that especially financial stability. Some of the top employers are Buckley Air Force Base, Anschutz Medical Campus, The Children's Hospital, Raytheon Company and more. The job opportunities expand across different industries, and anyone can find work they are passionate about. What ensures a successful career? A top-notch education. Here students start their educational journey at 1 of 5 school districts. Once they cross that graduation stage and toss their cap, they have the choice of attending 13 universities that are nearby.
When you and your family are not working or going to school, there are plenty of other ways to spend your days. For active residents, there are 7 public golf courses, over 100 parks and 2 reservoirs to fish and explore with non-motorized boats. Beck Recreation Center is always buzzing because they have something for everyone. Their features include a weight and cardio room, gym, indoor swimming pool, racquetball courts and a variety of fitness lessons.
For residents with an artistic side, there are many ways to embrace Aurora's unique culture. All across the city, art can be found in public places. You might see a "Steel Stampede" in the Colorado countryside, or "Gemstone" towering high above. Original Aurora recently created the eight-block Aurora Arts District. Here you can visit the Aurora Fox Arts Center, Downtown Aurora Visual Arts, Sunrise Artworks, Red Delicious Press and more.
Everyone is a foodie. Even if you love to cook at home, the Aurora restaurants will have you unexpectedly leaving your apron in the kitchen! Many start their day off at the locally owned Bean Tree. Grabbing lunch or dinner at Rosie's Diner is a favorite way to end the day. This 1950s diner with poodle skirts, and the All-American classic burger and shake will have you satisfied. For a little slice of Italy, enjoy everything from fettuccini alfredo to a Tuscan Pot Roast at The Bent Noodle. If you want to treat yourself to a drink, The Wine Experience Cafe & World Cellar and The Brew Hut are the places to go!
No matter what your interests are, the residents here are a close-knit community. They come together during annual events to celebrate friendship, family, holidays and the city they all call home. Some of the most popular festivities include Banks in Harmony Summer Concerts, Fourth of July Spectacular, KidSpree at YumFest, Punkin Chunkin Colorado and Veterans Salute.
Aurora wants to become a part of your life! If this city suits you, check out the new home listings on New Home Source. Finding your ideal home is easier than ever before.