Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Coal Creek

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Coal Creek. This city's mountain views, restaurants and hiking attract many visitors, and its relaxing and welcoming location add to the charm. National Center for Atmospheric Research and Chautauqua Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Coal Creek

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Coal Creek a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Carousel of Happiness (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • North Boulder Park (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Eldora Mountain Resort (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Flatirons Golf Course (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Gateway Fun Center (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Coal Creek Golf Course (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Coal Creek

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Coal Creek. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chautauqua Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Eldorado Canyon State Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Golden Gate Canyon State Park (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Flagstaff Mountain (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Carousel of Happiness (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Flatirons (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)

Transportation to and around Coal Creek

The nearest airport is in Broomfield, CO (BJC-Rocky Mountain Metropolitan), located 14.1 mi (22.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Denver, CO (APA-Centennial), which is 36.6 mi (58.8 km) away.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Coal Creek?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Coal Creek:

  • Golden Gate Canyon: 18 holiday homes
  • North Central Westminster: 27 holiday homes
  • Kerr Gulch: 15 holiday homes
  • Gunbarrel: 258 holiday homes
  • South Westminster: 29 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Coal Creek?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Coal Creek. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • University of Colorado-Boulder: 822 holiday lettings
  • Clear Creek History Park: 1,750 holiday lettings
  • Fox Theater: 811 holiday lettings
  • CU Museum of Natural History: 806 holiday lettings
  • Belmar Shopping Mall: 1,559 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Coal Creek listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Coal Creek?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 260 Houses in Coal Creek. Our other popular types of Coal Creek holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 71 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 43 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 43 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Coal Creek?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 41 holiday homes with pool available in Coal Creek. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.