- Our list of the best things to do in Golden, Colorado, features the top 383 nearby activities — including 154 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Golden, CO has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Sports & Fitness, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 33 things to do within the city of Golden, CO , followed by 350 popular activities in nearby cities, including Boulder, Denver, Littleton, Idaho Springs, Wheat Ridge, Broomfield, Arvada, Westminster, Aurora, Evergreen, Morrison, Englewood, Thornton, Lakewood, Central City, Commerce City, Black Hawk, Centennial, Highlands Ranch, Brighton, Fraser, Westminster, Estes Park and Northglenn
State 38 Distilling 400 Corporate Circle, Golden, CO MoreLess Info
Up to 50 guests enjoy a one-hour tour and 2.5-hour party with tastings and cocktails at a small-batch, organic agave–based distillery
Denver Adventures is a local establishment which organizes a variety of outdoor adventure activities ranging from snowshoeing, skiing and snowboarding in winters to rafting, trail running and rock climbing in summers, on and around the Rocky Mountains.
Golden Gate Canyon State Park was established in 1960 and is home to a variety of wetland and riperian plant species, multiple forrested picnic areas, campsites, small creeks and ponds as well as a number of hiking and biking trails.
Lookout Mountain, reached via a scenic drive to the top, offers panoramic views of the town of Golden, the Coors Brewery and distant downtown Denver. Visitors can also explore the gravesite and museum of Buffalo Bill which is located on the top.
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13th and Maple St., Golden, CO MoreLess Info
With multiple displays of diverse fossils, minerals, meteorites and gems as well as moon rocks from the Apollo missions, Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum offers an informative and educational experience to visitors. There is also a walk-through mine comprising of UV minerals.
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987-1/2 Lookout Mountain Road, Golden, CO 80401 MoreLess Info
Buffalo Bill Museum houses William F. Cody memorabilia who was nicknamed 'Buffalo Bill' for his buffalo hunting skills, as well as a number of other exhibits which feature Native Indian artifacts and old Western firearms. The Grave offers scenic views of the nearby Great Plains and the Rockies.
The regional division of Coors Brewing Company in Golden, Colorado, is the largest single brewing facility in the world. The company is known for its quality beer as well as for its vintage aluminium can designs.
Established in 1959, the Colorado Railroad museum owns a collection of narrow gauge locomotives including vintage engines, coaches and cabooses. The museum also features a model railroad, a roundhouse restoration facility with a working turntable and offers scenic train rides.
Mother Cabrini Shrine is a memorial erected in the memory of Mother Cabrini who established the order of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The site includes a statue of Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Stone House which hosts summer camps and prayer gatherings.
Golden City Brewery is a local brewing facility which is famous for its Red and Pale Ales among a variety of other beers that it offers. The brewery also maintains a beer garden which offers scenic views of the Lookout Mountain and the historic district.
Experience first-hand, life in the pioneer era when you step back in time to visit Clear Creek History Park. Stroll around and explore the shops and buildings that are maintained as they were when the first brave settlers lived there.