Those who find a home for rent in Thornton, Colorado, will find their proximity to secluded, mountainous parks is complemented by the small city's eclectic community traditions. Come see what rental homes in this charming suburb of Denver have to offer for your family.
Each May, renters and homeowners alike gather on the city's athletic fields for the annual Thorntonfest, a gathering that includes live entertainment from bluegrass bands and local dance troupes, as well as a Battle of the Bands that features different music acts from throughout the region. Local food vendors also set up shop in the fields for the day, letting residents at the festival sample Thornton's various cuisines. For those living nearby who want to see more of Thornton than just these fields, however, there's a Cottonwood Classic 5K, which traverses through the city and hands out awards in different race divisions. After the 5K, many Thornton runners like to go carbo-load at Papa Mazzotti's, a downtown Thornton restaurant known for its friendly atmosphere and authentic meatball recipe.
Many renters in Thornton also like to take advantage of the area's beautiful scenery and exotic natural fauna. At the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, visitors can see over 12,000 acres of grassland and mountain territory, all of which is a protected home for native species like bison, bald eagles, coyotes and owls. Anyone in a Thornton rental home that has a fishing license can sit shoreline on one of the park's many lakes for catch-and-release fishing. Those who like to spend the day exploring an unfamiliar wilderness, though, will want hop onto the park's nine miles of trails.
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