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Golden, Colorado… a treasure trove when it comes to fun day trips. There is so much to do here and it is just minutes outside of the city. It is often overlooked as it is on the way to more sought-after places, but I encourage you to take a hard right as you approach the uphill climb of i-70 and make a detour to visit this sweet little city at the base of the mountains.

Golden has been my ideal spot for girls’ trips. Really it is fun for the whole family. If you are into the outdoors there are hiking trails, tubing, fishing, walking paths, farmers markets, you name it! There are also a ton of places that are good for family trips. Dinosaur Ridge, museums, and art walks.

We stuck with the girl’s trip. The last adventure we took up here included cold beers, live music, lots of shopping, and of course, dining at some of the most delicious restaurants in town……

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