Discovering Commerce City, Colorado: A Guide to Living in the Heart of the Denver Metro Area - Reunion CO

Discovering Commerce City, Colorado: A Guide to Living in the Heart of the Denver Metro Area

Our beloved Reunion community is nestled in the heart of the Denver Metro Area, offering the perfect blend of suburban charm and urban convenience. Whether you’re already a Reunion resident or plan to make Reunion your home, you’ll discover an abundance of activities and attractions within minutes of your elegant residence. Read on and allow us to be your virtual tour guide as we showcase what makes life in and around this real Colorado hometown so very special.

Outdoor Recreation

A significant perk of Colorado living is the abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities. If you want to adventure beyond our community’s lovely parks and trails, you can easily embark on an invigorating hike, set out on an exhilarating bike ride, or enjoy a tranquil day of fishing and birdwatching nearby. Regardless of how you choose to spend your time outdoors, below are a few destinations you’re sure to love. 

  • Explore Barr Lake State Park: Experience the breathtaking beauty through spectacular hikes, energizing bike rides, and serene fishing and birdwatching.
  • Discover the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge: Enjoy scenic trails and encounter diverse wildlife in this nearby sanctuary.
  • Wander along the South Platte River Trail: Take a leisurely stroll or bike along this picturesque trail to make the most of your natural surroundings.
  • Visit Riverdale Regional Park: Engage in a variety of outdoor activities from picnicking and fishing to playing sports in this expansive park.
  • Hit the links at Buffalo Run Golf Course: Tee off and appreciate the scenic views while challenging yourself on this well-regarded golf course.

A statue commemorating the Pony Express outside the Colorado Welcome Center in Julesburg

Local Culture and Entertainment

Immerse yourself in the Denver area’s rich cultural scene and diverse entertainment options. From museums that delve into local history to world-class performing arts venues, your whole family will find something to captivate every interest. Take a look at the following highlights to discover cultural treasures to check out.

  • Attend a performance at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts: Delight in captivating shows including Broadway plays, musicals, and experimental theatrical performances.
  • Experience live music at the renowned Red Rocks Amphitheatre: Witness concerts across all genres in this iconic and world-famous outdoor venue set amidst stunning natural rock formations.
  • Discover the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum: Marvel at the impressive aircraft displays and delve into the fascinating world of aviation and space exploration.
  • Visit the Aurora History Museum: Learn about the local heritage through exhibits, interactive displays, and educational programs.

Sports Enthusiasts

Our area is a haven for sports enthusiasts and offers an array of exciting options. With professional sports teams (baseball, basketball, hockey, football, soccer, and lacrosse), community programs, and unique recreational facilities, you’ll find something to enjoy no matter your personal athletic preference. Whether you’re cheering on your favorite team or actively breaking a sweat yourself, explore the thrilling options below to find your next weekend activity.

  • Cheer on the Colorado Rapids at DICK’S Sporting Goods Park: Immerse yourself in the electric atmosphere of a professional soccer match and enjoy a pregame tailgate with the official supporters group.
  • Catch a game at Coors Field (home of the Colorado Rockies) or Ball Arena (home of the NBA Champion Denver Nuggets): Experience the excitement of the MLB and NBA (or NHL!) and root for the home team.
  • Play a round of disc golf at the Village Greens Park: Enjoy this unique twist on traditional golf and navigate through a scenic course with flying discs.
  • Join a community sports program at the Reunion Rec Center: Engage in various recreational activities in the comfort of your own neighborhood, from basketball and volleyball to more general fitness training.
  • Go ice skating at the Family Sports Ice Arena: Glide on the ice and enjoy skating sessions or take lessons at this family-friendly ice rink.

Shopping and Dining

Satisfy your retail therapy cravings and indulge in delectable cuisine at the diverse range of shopping centers and restaurants in our vicinity. From trendy shopping districts to culinary delights spanning world cuisine, our area truly has it all. Discover the following destinations that will satisfy your shopping cravings and tantalize your taste buds.

  • Dine at the variety of restaurants in The Shops at Northfield: Savor delicious cuisine ranging from local favorites to international flavors.
  • Visit the 16th Street Mall in downtown Denver: Experience a bustling pedestrian mall lined with shops, restaurants, and entertainment options.
  • Shop for fresh produce at the Central Park Farmers Market: Discover a vibrant market offering locally-grown fruits, vegetables, and artisanal products.
  • Enjoy a meal at the unique Stanley Marketplace: Enjoy a collective of eclectic dining establishments (like 2022 James Beard award winner Annette!) plus boutique shops housed in a repurposed aviation manufacturing facility.

As a Reunion resident, you get the best of both worlds — convenient proximity to the bustling Denver Metro Area and the warm embrace of a welcoming suburban atmosphere. This means our residents enjoy an extraordinary lifestyle surrounded by breathtaking landscapes, cultural landmarks, thrilling sports, and a flourishing community spirit. 

Interested in making Reunion your family’s hometown? Explore our available homes and discover the exceptional amenities that make living here an absolutely unparalleled experience.

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