Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Golden, CO 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 WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $106 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, CO?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,196 vacation rentals around Golden. From 581 house rentals to 43 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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

Whether you're traveling 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:

  • Applewood West: 15 vacation rentals
  • East Old Golden Rd: 16 vacation rentals
  • Pleasant View: 16 vacation rentals
  • Whittier: 59 vacation rentals
  • Five Points: 179 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Golden?

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

  • Red Rocks Amphitheater: 1,537 vacation rentals
  • Red Rocks Park: 1,514 vacation rentals
  • Genesee Park: 1,422 vacation rentals
  • Colorado Mills Mall: 1,681 vacation rentals
  • Coors Brewery: 1,766 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Golden listed on Vrbo 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. Vrbo has 581 Houses in Golden. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Golden include:

  • Cabins: 43 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 530 rentals available
  • Cottages: 43 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Golden?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 192 vacation rentals with pool available in Golden. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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