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. Using our online itinerary creator, Colorado Springs attractions like Old Colorado City Historic District can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The sidewalks are just wide enough to allow uncongested strolling as you meander down the street peaking into different shops that catch your eye.  more »
  • When there is warm weather, sidewalk cafes springs up, and the window shopping is a lot of fun. We love going to "territory days" when the block out the street ... love the Turkey Legs, and all the st...  more »

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