People from all around the country love to visit the beautiful state of Colorado. When you’re planning your next visit, you’ll find that there are many unique cities and towns to explore. However, one of the first places that should be at the top of your list is Golden, CO. From historic breweries to hiking in the mountains, Golden, CO, is hands down one of the best places to experience Colorado.

Let’s take a look at some reasons why people love visiting:

You Can Explore the Mountains Without the Altitude

Dizziness, headaches, and nausea are a few of the symptoms you can experience when you’re exploring a mountain at a high altitude. Luckily, Golden, CO, is only 5675 feet high, making it the perfect mountain town! Guests can enjoy their time hiking, biking, and exploring through the town without the frustrating symptoms that often come with a high-altitude environment.

You’re Surrounded by Gorgeous Mountain Views

Everywhere you turn in Golden, CO, you’ll notice some of the most breath-taking views. Visitors love driving up the Lariat Loop Trail from downtown Golden to the top of Lookout Mountain. Although it may be a little scary at first, the views are completely worth it. Once you reach the top of the lookout mountain, you’ll find hiking trails, a hands-on playroom, tours of the foothills’ ecosystem, wildlife viewing, and an observation room.

Taste Test Different Craft Beers

Colorado is not only home to the historic Coors Brewery, but it is also home to six other popular breweries in Golden, CO. There are even three located within walking distance of the Coors Brewery! Overall, Colorado is home to over 400 breweries, so if you’re a beer lover, there will be plenty of new beers for you to try.

Check out our previous blog post about creating a self-guided brewery tour near Eldora Lodge.

Outdoor Dining in Golden, CO

Another reason why people love visiting Golden, CO, is that it offers plenty of outdoor dining. Enjoying dinner on a beautiful patio is the perfect way to end your day. No matter what you’re craving, you’re likely to find a restaurant with delicious foods and a gorgeous atmosphere.

If you’re looking for a place to stay when you visit Golden, CO, check out our available rooms at Eldora Lodge. We are located within a great distance from all of the excitement of Golden, CO. Contact us today to start planning your next visit!