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.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Aurora is in October, while the cheapest month is in April. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Aurora is in the high season in June. Aurora has its low season in March, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Aurora tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Aurora tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Aurora. The warmest months in Aurora are July and June, when temperatures reach 93 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -8 ˚F. The wettest month in Aurora is March with 8.29 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 0.63 inches of rain.
Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, priceline, Agoda and more. Aurora has 146 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Aurora is available at $20 per night. A typical accommodation in Aurora costs on average $73 per night.
If you need an internet connection during your stay in Aurora, then you can choose from over 42 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 12 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 10 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Aurora, you'll want to pick from 38 places to stay that provide parking. 6 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 4 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
In Aurora AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 34 places to stay from Airbnb, 5 accommodations from priceline and 5 places to stay from Agoda.
72 accommodations in Aurora have been reviewed: 64% are rated excellent or good. 30 places to stay in are instantly bookable.