Old Colorado City is at the top of our list of great Colorado Springs places to visit.
Old Colrado City: The historic city was first founded in 1859 and can be found on the west side of Colorado Springs. With a colorful history, Old Colorado City was the first capital of the Territory of Colorado as well as the center of early settlement in the region of Pikes Peak. Today, the town is a National Historic District.
There are plenty of Colorado Springs places to visit, and a trip to Old Colorado City is a must. This charming area is filled with quaint local shops, an abundance of history and great architecture, and irresistible restaurants. There is always something going on in the town, too, with a range of seasonal events such as the Old Colorado City Farmer’s Market, the First Friday ArtWalk and the annual Territory Days.
This part of family-friendly Colorado Springs offers an abundance of retail therapy, galleries, fine dining, and more. A trip into the old city is a truly rewarding experience.
If you’re coming over to Colorado, book a stay with us at Cheyenne Mountain Resort. You can look forward to being surrounded by the incredible scenery of Colorado Springs while having the choice to do as little or as much as you like. Book a service or two in our spa or relax by the lake, or if you’re feeling adventurous you can take full advantage of climbing the Rocky Mountain Peaks.
With so much to see and do in Colorado, book your family trip today and start planning a fun itinerary the entire family will love.