Old Colorado City, Colorado Springs

4.0
#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in Colorado Springs
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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  • A nice area for a meal and/or to stretch your legs. Use the Colorado city historic district app for a self-guided tour. I recommend Details: Single street is lined with retail shops and a few...  more »
  • After we visited Pikes Peak, we were quite hungry and decided to travel back towards the city. We saw the sign pointing us towards the old Colorado city historic district and decided to try it. The...  more »

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