TOP 10 THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS
Golden offers ample entertainment for families and is filled with a variety of activities to help you savor summer. Golden features all the fun of a mountain town without the drive up I-70 – perfect for a quick adventure with kids no matter where you are coming from in the Denver Metro area. Our favorite type of summer escape – fun, affordable (or free) and nearby. What’s not to love?
Here are some of our top kid-friendly summer activities in Golden:
1. Dazzle and inspire at the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum
2. Ride the Rails Saturdays at the Colorado Railroad Museum
3. Explore and experience Clear Creek
Explore and experience Clear Creek – Just off Washington Avenue and adjacent to Parfet Park, families can experience the beauty of Clear Creek with its wooded walking paths and perfect picnic spots. Visitors enjoy scenic and historic bridges, bronze sculptures and babbling of the creek and the beauty of the foothills, as well as the professional kayakers and fly-fishermen who flock to the area. Don’t miss the twisting slide next to the Washington Avenue Bridge.
4. Step back in time at Clear Creek History Park
5. Buckets of Water fun
6. Inspire Your Little Artist
7. Take in Colorado at Golden’s City Parks and Surrounding Open Space
9. Get in touch with the natural world at the Lookout Mountain Nature Center and Preserve
Need a place for the little ones to rest their heads after a long day of fun? Check out these family packages from two of Golden’s top hotels:
Family Fun Package from The Golden Hotel
The Family Fun Package at The Golden Hotel includes overnight accommodations in a Deluxe Room with two queen sized beds. Upon check-in, kids will discover a specialized welcome amenity with their name on a cookie and milk, a children’s refillable cup for use during their stay, and a complimentary children’s meal for breakfast, lunch or dinner in the Bridgewater Grill. This package starts at $169 and includes a late check-out for the family.
Family Package at the Table Mountain Inn
The Family Package from the Table Mountain Inn includes early check in and late check out, a full day admission to Splash Waterpark and a $25 Grill & Cantina Voucher. The package is available Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend 2015. Rates start from $239 and are based on one to four guests in the room. Pricing varies based on availability and room type