Golden, Colorado, founded in June of 1859 during the golden rush, is nestled within the Foothills of the majestic Rocky Mountains. Location of the Territorial Capital from 1862-1867, Golden is well known for the “Howdy Folks Welcome to Golden” arch that spans across Washington Avenue as well as being the home to the Coors Brewery and the Colorado School of Mines.
Golden boasts a wide variety of recreational activities including kayaking, mountain biking, rock climbing, paragliding and hiking. The Clear Creek Path situated right outside of The Golden Hotel; is a great place to run, walk or bike. A children’s play area, community parks and tennis courts are also just a short walk from the hotel. The Golden Community Center, located less than two blocks from the hotel, is over 71,000 square feet and has two pools, an indoor climbing wall and more. The award-winning Fossil Trace Golf is less than 3 miles from the hotel, Red Rocks Amphitheatre is just 7 miles away and Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave is just over 3 miles from the hotel.
Golden, Colorado proudly features several special events throughout the year – all sure to please the entire family.
- Golden Farmer’s Market
- Buffalo Bills Days and Parade
- Movies & Music in the Park
- Golden Fine Arts Festival
- Knock Your Boots Off -Chili Cook-off
- Candlelight Walk
- Olde Golden Christmas on Parade
For more information visit the Golden Visitor Center at 1010 Washington Avenue – just steps from the hotel or go to VISITGOLDEN.com