Aurora Highlands is a residential neighborhood of Aurora, Colorado, that is located approximately 15 miles east of Denver. Aurora Highlands lies north of East Iliff Street, between Buckley Road and Tower Road. The area has a northern boundary at East Mississippi Avenue. Other major motorways include Uravan Street and Telluride Street. From Aurora Highlands, downtown Denver averages a 40-minute commute by car. Public transportation by bus is also available.
Aurora Highlands holds coffeehouses, grocery stores, banks and ice cream shops. The neighborhood also features a martial arts studio. Several recreational parks lie within Aurora Highlands, including Highland Hollows Park and Panorama Park. Highland Hollows Park boasts tennis courts, a picnic shelter, a basketball court, a playground and sand volleyball courts. Panorama Park features inline hockey rinks and a playground.
The area surrounding Aurora Highlands has many amenities as well. The neighborhood is within close driving distance of several more local parks, numerous golf courses and the Cherry Creek Reservoir. Cherry Creek Park includes a unique array of recreational options including horseback riding, range shooting and boating. National forests and mountain ranges are also nearby to Aurora Highlands, providing many outdoor destinations for any avid hiker, skier or backpacker.