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Choose a vacation rental for your Golden getaway

Enjoy the museums and other features of Golden. This city has something for everyone. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Golden

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Golden a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Promised Land Zoo (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Persimmon Hill Farm (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Pivot Rock and Natural Bridge (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Cosmic Cavern (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Cassville Golf Club (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Golden

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Golden. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Onyx Cave (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Lake Leatherwood (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Dogwood Canyon Nature Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Pivot Rock (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Blue Springs Heritage Center (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Roaring River State Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Golden

Fly into Branson, MO (BKG), the closest airport, located 24.8 mi (40 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Harrison, AR (HRO-Boone County Regional), which is 33.4 mi (53.7 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Golden?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 343 house rentals around Golden. From 158 Houses to 30 Condos/Apartments, 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 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:

  • Golden Pioneer Museum: 642 home rentals
  • Roaring River State Park: 452 home rentals
  • War Eagle Mill: 687 home rentals
  • Dogwood Canyon Nature Park: 2,543 home rentals
  • Indian Point Park: 2,330 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 158 Houses in Golden. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Golden include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 30 lodging choices
  • Villas: 2 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 133 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Golden?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 86 vacation homes with pool available in Golden.

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