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Things to do in Thornton

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Water Park
“One of the largest water parks in the US. Dozens and dozens of rides, wave pool with beach.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Playground
“Outdoor shopping and food. Friday nights in the summer free concerts. Rock Bottom Is one of our go-to’s for comfort food. Multiple places to choose from to eat and shop.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Outlet Store
“Brand new outlet mall. Kind of a drive, but awesome shops and deals! Very kid and pet friendly. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Arcade
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“Amusements include laser tag, an arcade, a roller coaster simulator & mini-golf plus grill eats. Very close to the home!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Italian buffet style restaurant. (not your typical buffet, very good food, nicer atmosphere, great for families)”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“If you enjoy great pizza and a pint, check out Parry’s. They have 120 taps to choose from! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Great time to watch a game and smack some balls! Good food and drinks. They have heaters for winter season as well. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 2 locals recommend
Flea Market
“They are open year-round—every Friday, Sat & Sunday from 7am to 5pm, and the cost is between $2 - $3 per person (free for kids under 12). They also have an adjacent year-round Farmer's Market, live entertainment & a kids' rides area, where they have an ever-growing amusement park.”
  • 1 local recommends
Brewery
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“Frolic Brewing Hours Sunday - Thursday 11 AM - 10 PM Friday - Saturday 11 AM - 11 PM They have all kinds of beer & ciders on tap. Plus they serve food too.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Sports Bar
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“Awesome restaurant!!!! Scratch kitchen everything made fresh - wide variety of food, tvs at the bar, located in the shopping center parking lot. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Family-friendly chain serving American comfort food with a Texas twist, plus cocktails.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Nice comfy local bar with good food and service. Summertime head out to the beer garden out back. They also do trivia and karaoke if that’s your thing!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“With a piano lounge & patio, this ritzy affair features chops, seafood & a full bar.”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Italian Restaurant
“Italian buffet style restaurant. (not your typical buffet, very good food, nicer atmosphere, great for families)”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“If you enjoy great pizza and a pint, check out Parry’s. They have 120 taps to choose from! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Great time to watch a game and smack some balls! Good food and drinks. They have heaters for winter season as well. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Brewery
“Frolic Brewing Hours Sunday - Thursday 11 AM - 10 PM Friday - Saturday 11 AM - 11 PM They have all kinds of beer & ciders on tap. Plus they serve food too.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Sports Bar
“Awesome restaurant!!!! Scratch kitchen everything made fresh - wide variety of food, tvs at the bar, located in the shopping center parking lot. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“With a piano lounge & patio, this ritzy affair features chops, seafood & a full bar.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Family-friendly chain serving American comfort food with a Texas twist, plus cocktails.”
  • 4 locals recommend

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