Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Golden that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including kitchens and WiFi. Prices start at $95 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Golden. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore Golden from vacation home rentals

Snug in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Golden, Colorado is a magnet drawing beer lovers from all over the country. It's the home of Coors beer, the largest single-site brewery in the world. And there's plenty to do here to work up a serious thirst. Try whitewater rafting on Clear Creek, hiking and biking through the rugged Golden Gate Canyon State Park, or visit Buffalo Bill's final resting place in Lookout Mountain Park. Book a Golden vacation rental and live out all your country and western dreams.

History

History and culture near Golden vacation rentals

As a former gold rush town, Golden offers many fascinating historic sites to explore on your trip. Vacation homes are available near places like the Colorado Railroad Museum, an indoor/outdoor history museum with vintage trains, a miniature railroad, and exhibits, and the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum, a museum with thousands of geological and paleontological specimens on a display. You'll also like the Golden History Museum, a learning center devoted to local history and culture with inventions, music, memorabilia, and events.

Things to do

Attractions near Golden vacation homes

Buffalo Bill's Museum and Grave is also a big draw to the area, and celebrates the life and times of Colorado homeboy, William F. Cody. Built on his grave site on Lookout Mountain Park, it displays plenty of Bill memorabilia, including his stetson and saddles. Perhaps all that history has worked up a thirst? The Coors Brewing Company has been brewing Colorado's favourite beer overlooking Golden's Clear Creek since 1873. One way to learn about the fascinating beer-making process is to take the free brewery tour, which ends with a beer tasting.

Activities

Things to do near Golden getaway cabins

Golden is an outdoors city and a veritable playground for thrill-seekers. Don't be surprised to see whitewater rafts being carried through the streets from the doorstep of your Golden vacation rental. The city is surrounded by a myriad of canyons, creeks, and forests, all of which offer an abundance of extreme fun. Start off gently by spending a leisurely afternoon kayaking through the Clear Creek, while hiking in Mount Falcon Park is a great way to explore the foothills of the majestic Rockies.

Weather

Local weather for your stay in Golden vacation homes

Boasting more sunny days than Florida, there's no bad time to go to the greater Denver region. It's sunny and blazing hot in the summer, with temperatures reaching 90°F in July. In winter, the skies are still laser-blue and the temperature in the foothills is a mild 45°F, although the Rockies still see plenty of the white stuff on higher peaks. It's best to book Golden vacation rentals ahead of the busy periods, although the shoulder seasons of April and May, and September to October, generally offer the pick of the rentals.

Natural features

Embrace Golden's wild west vibe in the Golden Gate Canyon

Tucked away in the foothills of Colorado's Rocky Mountains, Golden has a real wild west vibe going on. Book a Golden vacation rental and be within easy reach of the Golden Gate Canyon State Park within minutes. It has 36 miles of hiking, biking, and horseback-riding trails through lush forests of Douglas fir, Ponderosa pine and Rocky Mountain juniper. The 12,000-acre state park is also a natural habitat for America's mountain wildlife, with black bears, elks, and mountain lions no strangers to these parts.

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.

Good for couples

Romantic retreat near Golden vacation homes

Golden is an ideal destination for a romantic retreat. Vacation homes can be found near idyllic locations like Downtown Golden, a notable downtown area with shops and dining, and Foothills Art Center, a regional art gallery with exhibits, studios, and classes in a Gothic church. You can also visit Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, a reserve with hiking trails through red cliffs, a café, and an amphitheater with big-name acts.

How many vacation rentals are available around Golden?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,169 vacation rentals around Golden. From 466 house rentals to 49 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a city-center property in Golden?

Roll out of bed and stroll to those must-see sights. Or simply experience the thrilling pace of city life! Spend your next escape in the heart of all the action, with a city centre vacation rental. Vrbo has 232 city center vacation homes available. Open to more suggestions? Vrbo has heaps more property options to explore, including:

  • 196 mountain-view vacation rentals.
  • 39 mountainside vacation rentals.
  • 29 rural vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Golden?

Rather than staying in a cookie-cutter hotel room this vacation, you could just go for a whole house. You'll be part of the neighborhood before you know it! There are 521 houses available on Vrbo. Prices start at $70 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather choose one of the area's other popular property options, such as:

  • Apartment: 242 vacation homes. Prices start from $53 per night.
  • Condo: 150 vacation homes. Prices start from $35 per night.
  • Townhome: 106 vacation homes. Prices start from $78 per night.

Can I stay in Golden in a large group?

It can be tricky finding time to catch up with your closest family and friends. A vacation is a fantastic opportunity to be reunited. If you were hoping to kick back together, Vrbo has options to suit. House vacation homes are the most popular option here for big groups of guests. Our worldwide database currently has 96 available. Rental options around here that are suitable for large groups include:

  • Are you on the hunt for vacation homes that can sleep 6 guests? We have 366 that will be suitable. Prices start from $70 per night.
  • If you have 8 in your crew, you'll be thrilled to discover that there are 204 vacation homes that are suitable. Prices start at $104 a night.
  • Seeking rental properties catering to 5 people? You'll be happy to know we have 181 that'll be ideal. You can get one for as little as $55 per night.

You and all your mates will be more than satisfied when you plan your Golden escape through us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Golden?

Pint-sized hotel rooms are no place to spend your precious vacation moments! Discover our value-for-money rentals now and make sure everyone in your crew has room to move. When it comes to seeking out a fantastic deal, your first stop ought to be Stapleton. Here, Vrbo has 19 rentals at an average price of $130 per night. There are another 8 Vrbo rentals awaiting you in or around Applewood West. The average price here is $182 a night.

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