The Best Golden, CO Attractions, At Your DoorLocated in historic downtown Golden, Table Mountain Inn puts you close to exciting Colorado attractions. Walk to the charming shops, galleries and spas of downtown, or explore Coors Brewery and the Foothills Art Center, just steps away. Explore Clear Creek Park, a three-acre historical education site devoted to "hands-on history". Demonstrators perform pioneering skills and activities, and actively encourage visitors to try their own hand at various demonstrations as they change from day to day. Soak up even more history at the Astor House Museum, or set out for a mountain adventure with rafting, kayak and mountain bike rentals just down the road. From historic homes and museums to boutique shops, local artwork and outdoor excitement, Golden is the gem of Colorado.
American Mountaineering Center
This library is the largest mountaineering library in the Western Hemisphere with more than 17 thousand volumes.
Explore artifacts, art, climbing gear, and maps that are a historical testimony of mountaineering since the late 19th century.
710 10th Street, Golden, Colorado
Astor House Museum
Built in 1867 to accommodate legislators, this museum lets visitors experience frontier boarding house life.
Museum & Gift Shop open Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm Admission. Located in historic downtown Golden. Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
822 12th St., Golden, Colorado 80401
Clear Creek History Park
This three-acre experiential education site consists of original 1870s homestead cabins, and a one room school house.
Mailing Address: 822 12th St., Golden, CO 80401 Hours: Summer Hours: May 31 - August 31, open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm May and September open Saturdays, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm Winter Hours: October through April, tours by appointment.
11th & Arapahoe St., Golden, Colorado 80401
This museum houses an extraordinary collection of mineral specimens and historical mining artifacts.
Visit the reconstructed underground gold mine. Hours: Monday - Saturday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Sunday 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (through the school year, closed Sundays through the summer)
Colorado School of Mines, 16th and Maple Streets, Golden, Colorado
Golden Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center
The Greater Golden Area Chamber of Commerce promotes the commercial, industrial, and civic interest of the city.
Further, the Chamber encourages integrity and responsibility in the business community, and cultivates a spirit of cooperation within the community. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
1010 Washington Ave., Golden, Colorado
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
RMQM exhibits change four times a year, so come back often! Go to http://www.rmqm.org for the latest exhibit schedule and information about classes, programs, and events. Be sure to visit the museum shop for unique pieces by local artists and gifts to nurture the creative spirit. Hours: Monday - Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Sunday: 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
1213 Washington Avenue, Golden, Colorado
Twelfth St. Historic District
Set out on a walking tour of these homes, representative of the type of homes built by Colorado's pioneer entrepreneur.
If you're interested in visiting modern shopping centers while you're here, we can point you in the right direction. The Denver area features a number of popular malls, and Table Mountain Inn is centrally located so you can easily visit them all. We're within a ten-minute drive to the Colorado Mills Mall. We are also within a 30-minute drive to the famous Cherry Creek, Park Meadows, and Flatiron Crossing shopping centers. Stop by the front desk on your way out and we'll give you directions.
Golden River Sports
Purchase rafting tubes from $20 to $30. Open Monday-Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm.
806 Washington Avenue, Golden, Colorado 80401
Clear Creek Rafting Company
Rafting trips start at $45 and go up to $105. Open every day May through Labor Day.
350 Whitewater Road, Idaho Springs, Colorado 80452
Peak to Peak Paragliding, LLC
Rate is $175 for a tandem paraglide off Lookout Mountain. Contact the company for more information.
1035 Utica Avenue, Boulder, Colorado 80304
Renaissance Adventure Guides
Offer private kayaking lessons for individuals or for groups. Beginner/ Intermediate classes- $129 per person