Visit Golden

Golden has many claims to fame from the famous Coors Brewery to the home of the Jolly Rancher hard candy, and we feel very lucky to live, work, and play in such a special small town.  As the base of our operations, Golden has a little something for everyone.  Whether you are new to town, just visiting, or a longtime local, we recommend checking out the following restaurants, shops, attractions, and hotels.


We love the Windy Saddle! This cute cafe is located on the main drag through town and has great coffee, delicious breakfast, and is the perfect place to get geared up for the day’s activities. Find them online HERE.

Conveniently located a block from Golden Mountain Guides headquarters (translation: we regularly eat here) and the Coors Brewery is Bob’s. Check out their build your own burgers, awesome outdoor seating and delicious onion petals. Find them online HERE.


This boutique hotel is the best place to serve as “basecamp” during your visit to Golden, CO. The Eddy is “built for adventure, but outfitted with all of the modern items that today’s explorer needs including WiFi for scouting your next great excursion.” From the owners: “We love this addition to the Golden community. Cute rooms, great food in the restaurant and lovely staff!”

This trendy hotel is minutes away from Golden, the mountains, and Red Rocks Amphitheater! Great for families traveling and within walking distance to delicious breweries and eateries!   Find them online HERE.


Your one stop shop for all your outdoor gear needs. From skis and hiking equipment to new climbing gear, you can find it at Bentgate Mountaineering. Find them online HERE.

Need to get out of the summer heat? Look no farther than a fun float down Clear Creek. Rent tubes and e-bikes from Adventure West. Find them online HERE.

Need more ideas? Visit Golden has many ideas and upcoming local events. Check them out HERE to see what’s going on while you’re in town!

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