Comfort Suites Golden West on Evergreen Parkway
29300 US Highway 40
Evergreen, CO 80439
Phone: (303) 526-2000
Fax: (303) 526-0330
Situated on 43 acres of mountain and meadows, the Humphrey Memorial Park and Museum is a historic homestead and the location of such outdoor summer events as the "Summer under the Stars" series, which includes plays, concerts, dance recitals, poetry readings, a writer's festival and more. Filled with antiques, collectibles, art and artifacts from the family
Provided with Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Viognier, and Muscat grapes from Vinelands, Creekside Cellars' vineyard in Palisade, CO that is situated on 10 acres immediately adjacent to the Colorado River in the Grand River Valley A.V.A; the wine is made from the fruit that is harvested and trucked to the winery in Evergreen, where it is crushed, cellared and bottled for sale exclusively at Creekside Cellars. "More than a winery, Creekside Cellars doubles as an Italian caf
Built in 1917, Boettcher Mansion was the residence and hunting lodge for Charles Boettcher. The home and estate is now visited for its unique past and is also available for rent for weddings and other events. Call ahead for more details or check out their website.
William F. Cody, known to the world as “Buffalo Bill,” was buried here on Lookout Mountain above Golden in 1917. He attained fame through his “Wild West” shows which he performed all over the world. The Memorial museum displays articles from the life and times of Buffalo Bill's adventurous life. Souvenirs and snacks are in abundance at the nearby Pahaska Tepee Gift Shop. Views of Golden and downtown Denver from Lookout Mountain are outstanding.
This shrine serves as a place of annual pilgrimage and prayer for thousands of visitors. Built in 1954, it pays tribute to Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini, the first American citizen canonized as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church. Here, 400 steep steps meander to the top of Mount Sacred Heart. Spectacular mountain and city scenery await those who reach the summit. For others, the shrine offers a peaceful stroll through the convent and the beautiful flower gardens. Comfortable shoes are a must.
This park is a throwback to the days when theme parks were more than corporate carnivals seeking to build the biggest roller coaster. It is set in the guise of an old Victorian town and provides old-fashioned fun for the whole family. Rides abound, including the merry-go-round and alpine slide. Numerous shops carry everything from candy to souvenirs. The acclaimed Music Hall offers a variety of entertainment ranging from vaudeville to mystery plays. There is even a wedding chapel. General admission is free, but the rides and the Music Hall have separate fees. Outdoor rides are only open during the summer.
Take your pick of adventures at this venue including riding 490 feet to the top of the mountain and sledding down one of the two half mile tracks, ride down one of two 330 foot water slides that ends in a heated pool, or try a bungee jump that includes a 10 foot high airbag below for first time jumpers.
The Clear Creek History Park are open grounds that offer a peak into the beautiful ancient buildings it is known to house. Visitors can explore life in the 19th Century.
Calvary Episcopal Church has a longstanding history, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is one of the oldest Episcopal churches which is still in use in Colorado. The vibrant church is conveniently located in downtown Golden, and is designed in a Gothic Revival style. It is Christ-oriented, and engages in helping the society and sharing joy with the community.
Constructed in 1867 by Seth Lake, the Astor House was the first stone hotel built west of the Mississippi River. It provided lodging for the legislators holding meetings in the Loveland Building. The historic hotel also served settlers in need of temporary shelter while moving west across the continent. The house is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places and recently underwent restoration by adding period furnishings.
The Henry S. Hall Jr. American Alpine Club Library in Golden specializes in alpine culture books. It houses over 20,000 books on mountaineering, mountain climbing routes, bouldering and the routes of locations of all over the world. Information can be found on anything from Mt. Everest to the Alps. It also has rare and limited editions of various collections on the subject. Visit website for more details.
Housed in the former historic Golding High School building and home of the Colorado Mountain Club and the American Alpine Club Museum and Library, this Center features the largest mountaineering library in the Western Hemisphere with more than 17,000 volumes available. The museum features artifacts, art, climbing gear, and maps dating back to the late 19th century as well as meeting and auditorium space for conferences and an indoor climbing gym.