Destination guide

Travel to lively Golden

Come and experience Golden and its live music, museums and theatre scene. This city's university setting, mountain views and local tours draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include Coors Brewery and Red Rocks Amphitheater. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Golden

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Golden a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Denver's Downtown Aquarium (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Elitch Gardens Theme Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Denver Zoo (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Apex Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Lakeside Amusement Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Indian Tree Golf Course (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Golden

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Golden is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Denver Botanic Gardens (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Chautauqua Park (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Clear Creek History Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Mount Galbraith Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Apex Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • William Frederick Hayden Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Golden

The nearest airport is in Broomfield, CO (BJC-Rocky Mountain Metropolitan), located 12.2 mi (19.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Denver, CO (APA-Centennial), which is 23.6 mi (38 km) away.

Where to stay near Golden?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,104 holiday rentals near Golden. From 507 Houses to 50 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Golden for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Golden?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Golden:

  • Kinney Runn: 16 holiday homes
  • Lower Chautauqua: 39 holiday homes
  • Washington Park: 367 holiday homes
  • Berkeley: 459 holiday homes
  • West Highland: 126 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Golden?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Golden. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Colorado School of Mines: 1,716 holiday rentals
  • Clear Creek History Park: 1,677 holiday rentals
  • National Earthquake Information Center: 1,711 holiday rentals
  • Matthews Winters Park: 1,496 holiday rentals
  • Daniels Park: 1,594 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Golden listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Golden?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 507 Houses in Golden. Our other popular types of Golden holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 50 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 50 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 359 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Golden?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 137 holiday homes with pool available in Golden. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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