Old Colorado City, Colorado Springs

4.0
#1 of 11 in Neighborhoods in Colorado
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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  • Old Colorado City is a quaint little town full of shops and restaurants all while just down the base of Pike Peak area. Also just a couple miles from Manitou Springs. Go visit and just walk the...  more »
  • Came here for dinner, spent close to an hour walking around. Walked around Bancroft Park, which explained the history of old Colorado city, and there many shops and restaurants in downtown.  more »

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