38 miles, Denver International Airport (DEN)
The Best of Golden
Attend a concert, enjoy the great outdoors, and sip local brews
Picture-perfect central Colorado offers plenty of history, cultural attractions, and outdoor adventures, and our Do List highlights the best of the area. Catch a concert under the stars in an awe-inspiring setting at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, explore more than 100 vintage trains at the Colorado Railroad Museum, and learn about the legendary cowboy at The Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave. Dinosaur Ridge is a famous dinosaur fossil site while Mines Museum of Earth Science features moon rocks and more must-sees. If you’re all about staying active, hike Mount Galbraith Park for spectacular views of the Continental Divide, go canoeing or kayaking at Clear Creek White Water Park, and mountain bike on the scenic Apex Park Trails. Downtown Golden is home to a variety of breweries, distilleries, boutiques, and restaurants. You can also easily head into Denver, just 14 miles away, for draws like the Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver Art Museum, and Coors® Field, home of the Colorado Rockies baseball team.