Christmas Tree Cutting in Winter Park

One of our favorite things to do during the Christmas season is find our Christmas tree.   We typically avoid the big box stores, or even Christmas tree lots to get our tree.  Instead we love to cut our own tree down.  In the Denver area, there are several cutting areas that the Forest Service…

The Windy Saddle

Named after the actual windy saddle just up the road on Lookout Mountain, The Windy Saddle is definitely a great option. This coffee shop and gathering place is a favorite of many local Golden residents.  Its unique charm, exposed brick walls, and old wood floors give it a cozy and historic charm that woos many…

Golden Holiday Events

Hello all, the holiday season is fast approaching here in Golden, and there are plenty of events coming up.  With its quaint historic charm, Golden is a great place to visit for some holiday fun.  There are activities for the whole familiy, including caroling, running races, shopping, parades and more. Golden and the Neighborhood Rehab…

Golden Gate Canyon State Park

Another one of my favorite places is Golden Gate Canyon State Park.  This state park is approx 15 miles from Golden up Golden Gate Canyon Rd.  This is a favorite spot for hikers, bikers, wildlife lovers, flower watchers, campers and much more.  What is great about this area, is that it is not that well…

The Golden Diner-a local favorite

On a cold and snowy november morning, I have to say that The Golden Diner hit the spot!!  I just met a friend there for breakfast before starting my day in downtown Golden.  It is a favorite of locals and tourists alike here in Golden.  Located on 12th St., a half block East of Washington ave,…

Best Burgers in Golden, CO

Golden has lots of great options for food, but I have to say that one place has risen above the rest when it comes to a classic American burger!  Of course this is my opinion, but because I work right in the heart of downtown, you can bet I have tried everything!  I hate to…

Halloween Crazy Days in downtown Golden

Halloween Crazy Days are back in downtown Golden, Friday Oct 31st.  The Golden Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Merchants Association have teamed up to offer safe trick-or-treating in downtown Golden.  Most of the shops and restaurants stay open and pass out candy to families that come to Golden from all over Denver.  Kids are…

Fall Happenings in Golden Colorado

Fall in Golden Colorado   It feels like yesterday when I was finally seeing the green shoots come up from the thawed ground.  Now, leaves are beginning to fall, the Aspens are turning in the mountains, and there is a chill in the air.  Just today weather reports indicate measurable snow falling in the higher…