Old Colorado City, Colorado Springs

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Historic Walking Area · Neighborhood
Old Colorado City offers over 100 shops, dining spots, and attractions hidden behind brick facades. Founded in 1859, the town was a major gold-processing hub during the Gold Rush era and hosted strikes that led to Colorado Labor Wars. Today it presents venues that serve gourmet meals--Greek, French, Ethiopian, and Mexican specialties--and treats like frozen yogurt and chocolate confectionaries. Spend some time at the local wine bars, art cafes, and live entertainment pubs, or shop for antiques, clothes, and jewelry. You can also browse through collections of fine art and pottery designed by local artists. Among the activities here, you can take up horseback riding, taste British treats and teas, and visit reportedly haunted places. Using our online itinerary creator, Colorado Springs attractions like Old Colorado City can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The collection of shops in Old Colorado City provide a quaint shopping experience with a wide variety. This is a don't miss area.  more »
  • Fun for shopping, picking up souvenirs, meeting the locals, and eating good ice cream and lunch. Nice to walk and just chill out.  more »
  • We decided to walk down the main portion of Old Colorado City since we were in the area. It was not crowded which made it nice. My friend said it can be in the evenings when people head to dinner and....  more »

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