As the second largest city in the state of Illinois, there are plenty of exciting activities waiting for you in Aurora. Nicknamed the City of Lights, Aurora sits on the waterfront and is home to tons of fun, with the stunning Paramount Theater, museums, casinos, fine dining experiences and shopping extravaganzas in Downtown Aurora. Alternatively, escape the bright lights of the big city and enjoy hiking and biking among lush and green scenery. There is truly someone for everyone in Aurora!
Top things to do in Aurora include Philips Park Zoo. Here you can observe the wildlife, admire a beautiful waterfall and enjoy a round on the golf course. For hiking, head to the Red Oak Nature Center and the Oakhurst Forest Preserve. To see a spectacular show, visit the Paramount Theater. For fun with all the family, head to the SciTech Hands on Museum where you can enjoy the interactive exhibits and try some experiments for yourself. Blackberry Farm is also a history museum that gives you an insight into 19th-century life. For shopping, make your way to the Chicago Premium Outlets to grab a bargain.
To be near to all of the action, you can stay in anything from a budget to luxurious hotel in Downtown Aurora.
The summer months are the best time to visit Aurora, when the sun is out and the skies are blue.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Aurora. The warmest months in Aurora are April and July, when temperatures reach 94 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -8 ˚F. The wettest month in Aurora is October with 8.29 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.3 inches of rain.
Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, priceline, Agoda and more. Aurora has 154 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Aurora comes in at $20 per night. On average, a place to stay in Aurora will cost you $71 per night.
If you need an internet connection during your stay in Aurora, then you can choose from over 45 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. We have 14 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 11 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Aurora by car, be sure to choose from 41 accommodations that provide parking. 7 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.
If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 4 pet-friendly accommodations available.
In Aurora AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 37 places to stay from Airbnb, 5 accommodations from priceline and 5 places to stay from Agoda.
75 accommodations in Aurora have been reviewed: 62% are rated excellent or good. 36 accommodations allow instant booking.