The picturesque town of Golden rests approximately 28 minutes southeast of Eldora Lodge. The greater Denver area is one of the best metropolis’ in the United States because it’s encircled by charming towns, beautiful mountain ranges, and a never-ending wave of outdoor activities. Our four-season, cabin-style lodge overlooks the breathtaking Rocky Mountains to the north. Regardless of the season, there’s never a dull moment here in peaceful Wondervu. Whether you’re in town to hike through Rocky Mountain National Park, whitewater raft on Clear Creek, or explore the city of Denver, Eldora Lodge is minutes from the best things to do in Golden CO.
Lookout Mountain Park
After a delicious and hearty homemade breakfast at Eldora Lodge, travel to nearby Golden for a full day of excitement, history, and exercise. Lookout Mountain Park is a short yet beautiful drive from downtown Golden. This 7,377-foot peak offers sweeping views of Denver, the Rocky Mountains, and the sprawling valley. Visit the onsite Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave, and take a leisurely mountain-top stroll before traveling to your next destination.
Colorado Railroad Museum
Climb aboard a Rio Grande Southern Railroad motorcar at the Colorado Railroad Museum. This extensive museum has over 100 locomotives, passenger cars, and cabooses inside the 15-acre railyard. Learn about the unique history of the railroad and how it helped shape the greater Denver area. The meticulously-constructed model train set is a beautiful, hand-crafted work of art.
What began as a small beer enterprise between two German immigrants has blossomed into one of the world’s largest mass distributors. Coors Brewing Company (branded initially as Schueler & Coors) began operations in 1873 and is now known as the joint venture “MillerCoors.” Coors Banquet remains one of the great American lagers. Embark on a free brewery tour to learn about their malting, brewing, and packaging processes. The Coors Brewery tour remains one of the top things to do in Golden CO.
Things to Do in Golden CO
Eldora Lodge is the perfect escape for Denver residents looking for a change of pace or out-of-town tourists hoping for a taste of “Colorado hospitality.” Our guests have exclusive access to our decks (which overlook the Rocky Mountains), relaxing outdoor hot tubs, romantic wood-burning fireplaces, and a smoke-friendly TeePee. We take great pride in our pristine log-cabin guest rooms, caring service, and delicious homemade breakfast! Dial 1-303-642-7181 to book a once-in-a-lifetime escape in our charming Honeymoon Suite.