- Things to Do
- Living in Golden
- About Golden
- Visiting Golden
With several major employers in the area, including MillerCoors, Coors Tech, the Colorado School of Mines, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden is a frequent stop for business travelers. The scenery, cultural scene, and natural amenities also make it popular with tourists.
If you’re planning a visit to Golden, check the City’s tourism site, www.visitgolden.com, for a full run-down on places to go, things to do, where to stay, where to park, etc. In the meantime, here are some quick links that may be helpful:
From Denver International Airport, take the A Train to Union Station in downtown Denver, then catch the W light rail line to Golden. From the station, you can take the Golden Call-n-Ride shuttle to several places around town. Be aware that the shuttle doesn’t operate on Sundays.
From Boulder, take the GS Bus. It will drop you at Ford and 13th Streets.
From Denver or Lakewood, take the Route 16 bus, which stops at Parfet Park, 10th and Washington.
Golden is easily accessible by Highway 93 from Boulder, Highway 6 from Denver, C-470 from the southern suburbs and the Denver Tech Center, and Interstate 70 from Denver and the mountains. Click the map below to get driving directions from Google.