Destination guide

The majestic setting of Golden is ready to explore

The mountains and riverfront create a pretty picture of Golden. This city's horseback riding, biking and skiing draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Golden

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Travelers enjoy fun activities like horseback riding, biking and skiing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Golden a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Golden Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Kicking Horse Mountain Resort (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Northern Lights Wildlife Wolf Center (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)

Seasonal weather in Golden

Golden is well known for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in February, January, March or December, when snowfall averages 83.00 inches and temperatures average 20°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Golden

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Golden is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Burges and James Gadsden Provincial Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Wapta Falls Trailhead (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Three Island Lake (20.8 mi / 33.4 km)
  • Parson Recreation Park (21.2 mi / 34.1 km)
  • Yoho National Park (22 mi / 35.5 km)
  • Glacier National Park (23.7 mi / 38.1 km)

Where to stay around Golden?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 179 holiday lettings near Golden. From 70 Houses to 29 Chalets, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Golden for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Pioneer Chair Lift: 178 holiday lettings
  • Edelweiss Village: 168 holiday lettings
  • Golden and District General Hospital: 178 holiday lettings
  • Golden and District Recreation Centre: 178 holiday lettings
  • College of the Rockies Golden Campus: 178 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Golden 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 Golden?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 70 Houses in Golden. Our other popular types of Golden holiday rentals include:

  • Chalets: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 14 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Golden?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 170 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Golden. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.