Old Colorado City
Spend the day discovering the rich culture and colorful past of Old Colorado City, the first permanent town in the Pikes Peak region. Just a few minutes west of downtown Colorado Springs, you can still see reminders of the past as you walk through the tree-lined sidewalks of the present day district. Discover over 100 fien art galleries, restaurants, gift shops, attractions, and boutiques that now fill the turn of the century buildings, which once house saloons, brothels, grocery stores, churches, and the Colorado Midland Railroad company headquarters. Enjoy a day in Old Colorado City. Come for the shopping! We boast the largest concentration of independent retail establishments in Colorado Springs, including over 15 art galleries, with many lives demonstrations. Explore our history by strolling through Bancroft Park, visiting Carnegie Library or the History Center museum. Finish your day dining at one of Old Colorado City's diverse and delicious restaurants featuring regional and international cuisine; fine wine bars, patio dining and gourmet restaurants. Easily accessible along West Colorado Avenue, west of I-25 in Colorado Springs. Come Shop, Dine & Discover Historic Old Colorado City!