You need a car to get around. It is 7 min drive to downtown Golden where you'll find fun on the river, free Coors tours, restaurants, festivals, and museums. Enjoy rafting, mountain biking, paragliding, mountain climbing. It is also only 2 miles from I- 70, which will bring you to DIA, Denver, and mountains. Colorado School of Mines is 10-12 min. drive. 30 min. to get to Indian Hot Springs or to enjoy a mountain getaway at Evergreen lake.