Why Black Hawk is the Best Summer Vacation Destination

Things to do in Black Hawk this Summer

Feel like summer is almost over? There is no time to waste, start planning your escape to Black Hawk today! Just 40 miles from Denver––you can start enjoying all the various activities Black Hawk has to offer in no time. Enjoy beautiful mountain views, indulge in delicious food, relax at the spa, test your luck at one of our casinos and much more. Check out some of the fun things you can do on your summer vacation in Black Hawk!

Explore the Town

Summer is a great time to get out and explore our little mountain town. Take a stroll around Main Street where you can enjoy beautiful flowers, check out public art sculptures, and learn more about Black Hawk’s history. Go back in time with a self-guided walking tour to experience the history and interesting historic buildings that give you a feel for life during the gold rush.

Get Active

Find some adventure on your summer vacation! Black Hawk is surrounded by the amazing Maryland Mountain trail system.  Spend a day on the mountain––hiking and biking––and discover some hidden gems and gorgeous views from the mountain tops.

Cool Down

Escape the heat of the city and cool down in Black Hawk. The town is located along side Clear Creek, where you can hang out by the water.

Eat and Drink

What’s a vacation without good food and drinks? Black Hawk has many different options for dining—from casual to gourmet, and everything in between! You can find burgers, steak, seafood, pizza, and more. You can even stop by a buffet for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Whatever you’re craving, you are sure to find it here!


Last but not least, try your luck at some of Colorado’s best casinos in Black Hawk! Make sure to check out our monthly promotions to stay in the know about our latest casino giveaways, discounts and cash prizes!

With such a wide variety of activities to enjoy, Black Hawk is the perfect summer vacation getaway for everyone! What are you waiting for? Plan your next escape today, and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay updated on all the excitement going on in Black Hawk.