Things to Do in Black Hawk Besides Gamble

Guide to Your Black Hawk Vacation

While Black Hawk has always been Colorado’s premier destination for casino gaming, there’s so many other activities you can enjoy too! Just 40 miles from Denver––you can start enjoying the endless possibilities in no time. Check out this list of things to do on your next escape to Black Hawk.

Have a Spa Day

What’s better than spending your vacation relaxing at the spa? Head up to Black Hawk and visit the Ara Spa. You can book traditional spa services like massages, scrubs, facials, pedicures and manicures, as well as enjoy the hot tubs, saunas and steam rooms. After spending an afternoon unwinding you will feel refreshed and stress-free.

Spa Day

Explore the Town’s History

Black Hawk is full of history dating back to 1859 when the city was founded by John H. Gregory. He discovered lode gold in the area, which drew in thousands of miners seeking their fortunes. Since then Black Hawk has continued to prosper, becoming Colorado’s destination for adventure, excitement and gaming.

Historic Photos

Channel Your Inner Foodie

In BlackHawk you will find a wide variety of dining options to choose from. With options ranging from casual to gourmet, and everything in between! Explore as many different restaurants and dining options as you can on your next trip to Black Hawk!


Try New Outdoor Activities

Black Hawk is located in a valley surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery. Whether you’re looking for hiking trails in the summer, or skiing in the winter, Black Hawk is just minutes away from all these fun outdoor activities.


Take a Scenic Drive

If you’re looking for beautiful mountain scenery, breathtaking views, and perfect photo opportunities––a scenic drive is a must while you’re staying in Black Hawk. The Peak-to-Peak Highway and Mount Evans Scenic Byway are just a few of our favorites! Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride!

Scenic Drive

Plan Your Escape to Black Hawk

What are you waiting for? Start planning your next trip to Black Hawk today. Choose from one of our many lodging options and get ready for a weekend filled with adventure, relaxation and indulgence. Be sure to stay up to date on our monthly promos, and follow us on Facebook and Instagram to see what’s happening in Black Hawk all year long!