Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Wheat Ridge

The mountains and lake provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Wheat Ridge. Well known for its restaurants, shopping and biking, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Sports Authority Field at Mile High and Denver's Downtown Aquarium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Wheat Ridge

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Wheat Ridge has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Denver's Downtown Aquarium (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Elitch Gardens Theme Park (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Denver Zoo (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Lakeside Amusement Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Indian Tree Golf Course (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Adams Mystery Playhouse (4.3 mi / 7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wheat Ridge

Travelers enjoy Wheat Ridge for its mountain views and lakeside setting. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Wheat Ridge is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Denver Botanic Gardens (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuge (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Civic Center Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Clear Creek History Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Apex Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • William Frederick Hayden Park (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Wheat Ridge

The nearest airport is in Broomfield, CO (BJC-Rocky Mountain Metropolitan), located 9.5 mi (15.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Denver, CO (APA-Centennial), which is 19.5 mi (31.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Wheat Ridge?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 859 vacation rentals near Wheat Ridge. From 368 Houses to 320 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Wheat Ridge for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Wheat Ridge?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Wheat Ridge:

  • LoDo: 544 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Denver: 174 vacation rentals
  • Cherry Creek: 503 vacation rentals
  • Five Points: 232 vacation rentals
  • Highland: 427 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Wheat Ridge?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Wheat Ridge. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Red Rocks Amphitheater: 1,490 vacation rentals
  • Red Rocks Park: 1,446 vacation rentals
  • United States Mint: 1,536 vacation rentals
  • Coors Field: 970 vacation rentals
  • Denver's Downtown Aquarium: 945 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wheat Ridge listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Wheat Ridge?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 368 Houses in Wheat Ridge. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wheat Ridge include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 320 rentals available
  • Cottages: 19 rentals available
  • Cabins: 19 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Wheat Ridge?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 61 vacation rentals with pool available in Wheat Ridge. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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