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Travel to lively Golden

Come and experience Golden and its live music, museums and theater 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 vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Golden

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

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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

Traveling 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 center. 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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Golden?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,171 house rentals around Golden. From 503 Houses to 53 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Golden is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Golden:

  • Kinney Runn: 16 vacation rentals
  • Five Points: 200 vacation rentals
  • Highland: 457 vacation rentals
  • LoDo: 526 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln Park: 98 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Golden?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Golden. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Red Rocks Amphitheater: 1,520 home rentals
  • Red Rocks Park: 1,482 home rentals
  • Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave: 1,604 home rentals
  • Clear Creek History Park: 1,769 home rentals
  • Matthews Winters Park: 1,530 home 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Golden?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 503 Houses in Golden. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Golden include:

  • Cabins: 53 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 53 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 430 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Golden?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 164 vacation homes with pool available in Golden.

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