Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Do List

Our favorite things to see and do near Origin Hotel.

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Nomad Taqueria & Beer Garden

Nomad is the perfect gathering spot: whether it’s over breakfast enjoying an area roaster’s brew, at the bar during happy hour or outside in the beer garden sampling a one of 20 local brews or custom cocktails.

Woody's Wood Fired Pizza

Located just one block west of the Coors brewery parking lot, Woody’s is the ideal stop for lunch or dinner during your visit to beautiful downtown Golden, Colorado. Family owned and operated restaurant offering patrons “so much more than just great pizza!”

Maki Sushi + Grill

Right in the heart of downtown Golden, you’ll be able to soothe your sushi cravings. Enjoy their happy hour menu Mon-Fri from 3-6pm.

Mac Nation

At the base of the mountain and gulch of Indian Hills, this hidden gem features a long, long list of mac and cheese dishes — upwards of 20 versions of the iconic dish.


New Terrain Brewing Co.

With a taproom, food trucks, and brewery tours, this is a great stop of your weekend excursions outdoors. There you’ll find a team dedicated to the science & craft of small batch, high quality, creative beers. Be sure to try the Cruise Ride!

Indulge Bistro + Wine Bar

Offering a great balance of food + drink options, stop by for a solid brunch spot in the heart of downtown Golden.

Stranahan's Distillery

Located on the west side of Denver, the Stranahan’s Distillery is a whiskey lover’s promised land. Reserve your spot on a Distillery Tour to discover the brew house, bottling room, and more.

Golden Moon Speakeasy

This speakeasy style cocktail lounge and distillery tasting room offers an extensive cocktail menu featuring classic and modern craft cocktails, pre-prohibition style punches and long drinks, all made solely with the spirits produced by Golden Moon Distillery. Here you can also enjoy cheese, charcuterie and a variety of other small bites + desserts.


Red Rocks Ampitheatre

From the hiking the Trading Post trail, to a challenging stair workout, to catching your favorite concert, Red Rocks is certainly a site to see. Be sure to add tis to your DoList for your visit to Colorado!

Hike Mt. Galibrath Park

Mount Galbraith Park is a hiker-only destination, with nearly five miles of steep, rocky trails that reward with commanding views of Golden, the plains and the Continental Divide. The Mt. Galbraith Loop circles 1.6 miles around the top of the 7,260-foot peak.

Tony Grampsas Dog Park

Head to Tony Grampsas Memorial Sports Complex for some wooded off-leash fun. Located at the north end of the ballfields and just behind New Terrain Brewing, the enclosed area is a 2.5 acre site, 300 yards north of the main parking lot. Just follow the sidewalk to it’s end past the ballfields!

Bike Apex Trails

Apex Trail is the main trail connecting many of the Apex park trails to one another. You can start on the west end off of Lookout Mountain road or from the east off of the Heritage Park parking lot depending on the day.