Head out of your Thornton apartment and onto Interstate 25 south to reach Denver just 11 miles away. Your commute there will only take about 20 minutes by car. However there are Regional Transit buses that will take you there as well. Thornton is located fairly close to the Denver International Airport making it a convenient location if you plan to do much travelling.
The city is situated next to the South Platte River and close to the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge where you can explore 15,000 acres of plains and over 300 animal species. The North Suburban Medical Center is located on Grant Street near the center of town. Vibra Hospital can be found a little further south.
Residents can utilize the Thornton Recreation Center along with more than a dozen other park areas in and around the city. The area has a bowling center and movie theaters. For the more adventurous, you'll want to check out X-treme Challenge Gladiator Arena. The city hosts a bunch of annual events such as a summer concert series, Winterfest and Trunck or Treat.
You will find an abundance of apartments in Thornton Colorado. One place to consider starting your search is near the medical center which is near shopping and has easy access to I-25. Also, check all along E 104th Ave.
Average Rent in Thornton, CO
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