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Thornton overview

Thornton is a budget-friendly place unique for its library and shops. You're sure to appreciate the ample coffee and café options. Families will find plenty of fun at Denver Zoo and Elitch Gardens Theme Park. Make some time to see popular sights such as Dancers and Coors Field. A family- and business-friendly area, Thornton also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Thornton

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Thornton has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Thornton with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Thornton hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Thornton hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Thornton

Fly in to Denver, CO (DEN-Denver Intl.), 15.3 mi (24.6 km) from downtown Thornton.

What to see around Thornton

Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Water World
  • • Butterfly Pavilion
  • • Bay Aquatic Park
  • • Lakeside Amusement Park
  • • Denver Zoo
It's notable for its mountain views, hiking trails, and top spots for nature lovers that include:
  • • Springvale Park Disc Golf Course
  • • Broomfield County Commons Open Space
  • • Denver Mountain Parks
  • • Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuge
  • • Majestic View Park and Nature Center
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Dancers
  • • Coors Field
  • • Denver Museum of Nature and Science
  • • Elitch Gardens Theme Park
  • • Denver's Downtown Aquarium

When to visit Thornton

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 61°F day, 18°F night
  • April-June: 90°F day, 31°F night
  • July-September: 92°F day, 42°F night
  • October-December: 74°F day, 18°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 1.50 inches
  • April-June: 5.71 inches
  • July-September: 4.41 inches
  • October-December: 2.24 inches