The Denver suburb of Aurora possesses a distinction that few cities can claim: it made the Rosenbergs' list of "50 Fabulous Places to Raise a Family." Aurora ranked ninth, probably because of the standard of living in South Aurora, which features excellent school districts, more upscale Denver homes, and planned communities that offer parks and other amenities. In some neighborhoods in South Aurora, local schools send more than 90% of their graduates to college. North Aurora, in contrast, is an area characterized by a greater proportion of rental homes and lacks the single family home focus of South Aurora.
Located south and east of Denver's downtown area, Aurora is a city that offers abundant entertainment and cultural events. The Aurora History Museum features a sampling of Colorado history and for those interested in the arts; the Aurora Asian Film Festival and the Fox Art Center are just two of the venues that celebrate high culture.
Aurora lifestyles, however, are not limited to indoor activities. The city has an excellent network of hiking trails which are also ideal for other outdoor activities such as mountain bike riding and horseback riding. Water sports are available on the Quincy Reservoir and the Aurora Reservoir -- a unique feature of Aurora, as many municipalities have long since closed their reservoirs to the public. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy no fewer than seven courses in the local area. Denver real estate in Aurora includes homes, lofts, and condominiums.