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.

Great for lunch or dinner, dine at Bridgewater Gill! With great views of Lookout Mountain and dining by the river, this restaurant is a Golden must! We recommend the Brussels sprouts and the bison burger! Find them online HERE.


Looking to stay in the heart of downtown Golden? The Golden Hotel will put you at ease with their luxurious mountain lodging and scenic views of Clear Creek and the foothills. Find them online HERE.

This historic Bed & Breakfast features unique and classy rooms, a relaxing patio, and continental breakfast/fun coffee bar with your stay. Recently renovated, this cool old Victorian house has Golden written all over it! Find them online HERE.

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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