The City of Brighton, CO
Brighton is a popular city in the state of Colorado with a total of 32,281 residents living there. Brighton is ranked as the nineteenth most populated city in Colorado and the 996th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Adams County. The largest nearby city to Brighton is Denver, approximately 9 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Brighton, including Rosa's Restaurant, Asia Inn Restaurant, Del Taco, Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar and Dominos Pizza. For a larger selection of Brighton restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Brighton Golf Courses and/or Zoos, including the Box Elder Creek Golf Course, Dunes Course at Riverdale Dunes Knolls Public Links, Thorncreek Golf Club, Buffalo Run Golf Course and Coyote Creek Golf Club. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Brighton please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 6 airports are located in or near Brighton:
- Boulder Municipal Airport (WBU)
- Broomfield Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (BJC)
- Denver Centennial Airport (APA)
- Denver Intl. Airport (DEN)
- Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport (FNL)
- Greeley Weld County Airport (GXY)
Brighton, Colorado Climate and WeatherIn the month of February, Brighton experiences an average high temperature of 47 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in February are usually about 17 degrees with an average rainfall of 0.38 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Brighton with daytime temperatures averaging 84 degrees in the summer, and 44 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Brighton to receive an average of 0.45 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 1.4 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 105 degrees in the summer and as low as -26 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Brighton should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 63 degrees, and nighttime lows of 33.
Brighton, Colorado Attractions
1Andrews Arboretum - Boulder,
Andrews Arboretum is a small arboretum that can be found on the east side of Broadway between Grandview and Marine Streets in Boulder, Colorado in the US. It is open every day free of charge.
2Antelope Hills Golf Course - Bennett,
The Antelope Hills Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Adams County Colorado. Built in 2002, this Bennett course designed by Dick Phelps is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 2 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 303-644-5992. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no other requirements.
Address: 600 Antelope Dr W, Bennett, CO 80102
3Applewood Golf Course - Golden,
The Applewood Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Jefferson County Colorado. Built in 1961, this Golden course designed by Press Maxwell is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 303-279-3003. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 14001 W 32nd Ave, Golden, CO 80401
4Arrowhead Golf Club - Littleton,
The Arrowhead Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Douglas County Colorado. Built in 1974, this Littleton course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. is open mar 1 to nov 30. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 303-973-9614. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda short required.
Address: 10850 W Sundown Trl, Littleton, CO 80125
5Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities - Arvada,
The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is a multi-use cultural facility operated by the City of Arvada, Colorado. The Arvada Center is located 7.8 miles northwest of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver, . The Arvada Center comprises the Arvada History Museum, three theaters, art galleries, music, dance, and theater rehearsal rooms, classrooms, and a conference center. The expansion was designed by Curtis W.
6Arvada Flour Mill Museum - Arvada,
Arvada Flour Mill, which is also referred to as Tiller's Moving & Storage, Inc. is a vacant flour mill in Arvada, Colorado that is or was owned by Tiller's Moving & Storage, Inc. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. The Arvada Historical Society owns the mill and provides tours of the Arvada Flour Mill Museum by appointment.
7Astor House Hotel - Golden,
The Astor House is a historic stone hotel from the earliest years of Golden, Colorado. Associated with prominent area pioneers, it was also a pioneering effort in historic preservation in the region. Today it is a museum open to the public, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
8Aurora Hills Golf Course - Aurora,
The Aurora Hills Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Arapahoe County Colorado. Built in 1968, this Aurora course designed by Henry Hughes is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 4 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 303-364-6111. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 50 S Peoria St, Aurora, CO 80012
9Avoca Lodge - Denver,
Avoca Lodge, known as The Molly Brown Summer House, is a Registered Historic Place in southwest Denver, Colorado near Bear Creek. The home served as a summer retreat for philanthropist, socialite, and activist Margaret Brown and her husband James Joseph Brown.
10Bandimere Speedway - Morrison,
Bandimere Speedway, also known in the NHRA as Thunder Mountain, is a quarter-mile dragstrip located just outside Morrison, Colorado and Lakewood, Colorado. It opened in 1958 and hosts the NHRA's Mile-High Nationals. The facility has a seating capacity of 23,500 spectators.
Brighton, Colorado Hotels
5Candlewood Suites Denver Northeast - Brighton
2204 S Medical Center Dr
Brighton, CO 80601
6Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites Brighton
2180 S Medical Center Drive
Brighton, CO 80601
10Sleep Inn Thornton
12101 N. Grant St.
Thornton, CO 80241
Brighton, Colorado Restaurants
This is a list of Brighton Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!
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