Old Colorado City Historic District, Colorado Springs

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Old Colorado City Historic District 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. Plan to visit Old Colorado City Historic District during your Colorado Springs vacation using our convenient Colorado Springs itinerary maker.
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  • August 14, 2017
    I am older so altitude was a problem for me...even though I don't have chest issues, breathing was hard for me. My family enjoyed the shopping experience.  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Don't forget to stop for a great historic walk with nice shops and a park. Tired of paying big dollars for places in Colorado Springs. Here you can picnic and shop. Then Stop in and for a few dollars ...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    A little afternoon rain didn't stop us as we ducked in and out of the shops. The shops are unique and we spent a few dollars. Stopped for dinner at a nice tapas bar, which was relatively inexpensive a...  more »

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