Want to get Dad out of town for Father’s Day but don’t have time for a multi-day mountain trip? Come to Golden! Here are a few recommendations for a perfect day with Dad...Hiking Golden View From Top

Get Active With Dad- Golden’s packed with all the best activities for sporty fun with Dad. Book a tee time, hike a trail, bike along Clear Creek, climb a nearby mountain. Create your own adventure, rent e-Bikes from Adventures West or book a climbing excursion with Golden Mountain Guides. You’ll feel like you’re in a mountain resort with all the fun outside activities to enjoy.

Game ON, Dad! - Check out the new Golden Game Guild, a Board Game Library located downtown. Or plan an escape room adventure in Golden’s Puzzle Room. You can also pick up a great selection of classic games and new challenges at Golden Goods. 

Donuts with Dad - No doubt about it, Dads love donuts. Golden hs two donut shops, the newly opened Back Alley Donuts and Peak Donuts. Pick up a half-dozen and head to a park with a picnic blanket. Listen to all of Dad’s stories and nosh on donuts -- heaven!

Back Alley DonutsStroll the Town & Pick up a Present - Stroll around beautiful downtown Golden and let Dad pick out his own gift at one of the many unique shops that line Washington Avenue and all the little side streets. Mountain bikes, fishing poles, sunglasses, some new tools or even an “I love Golden” t-shirt (everyone’s favorite!)

Smile Together on a Sunny Patio- In Golden, there’s no shortage of places to smile. But Dad might enjoy cracking a grin on a sunny patio while he tells you his favorite dad joke - again! Here’s a list of Golden restaurants with plenty of patio space. And don’t forget, Golden is the world’s biggest little beer town - there are plenty of places to toast to your old man!

Cruise around the VisitGolden.com site for more ideas to honor your father—and then come cruise around Golden with Dad!