Places to Go in Golden, Co
Golden's Top Attractions
Whatever your style, we've got an activity for you, from white water kayaking to fine dining to shopping. Spend an afternoon hiking on North Table Mountain, climb aboard the trains at the Colorado Railroad Museum or drive the Lariat Loop National Historic Byway and visit Buffalo Bill's Museum and Grave and the Lookout Mountain Nature Center.
Lookout Mountain & Lariat Loop National Historic Byway
The drive up the Lariat Loop Trail from downtown Golden to the top of Lookout Mountain is pure Colorado. It’s no wonder this road, that gains 1,300-feet in just 4.3 miles, is one of the classic bike rides in the state, featured twice in the US Pro Challenge. It’s also one of the state’s best scenic drives, climaxed at the 7,379-foot summit of Lookout Mountain with 360 degree views.
The Coors Brewery in Golden is the largest single-site brewery in the world. On the Coors Brewery Tour get an up-close look at what goes on inside the brewery. The 30-minute tour highlights the malting, brewing and packaging processes before finishing off with a cold sample fresh from the tap.
Historic Downtown Golden
Downtown Golden is at the heart of the City located along the banks of Clear Creek between the foothills of the Rocky Mountains to the West and two ancient mesas to the East. While walking through our charming downtown you'll see the iconic “Howdy Folks! Welcome to Golden” sign spanning the city’s main street. It's the perfect spot for a photo op.