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Old Colorado City Historic District

Address: West Colorado Ave & 24th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Phone Number: 719 577 4112
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Other, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Other, Sights & Landmarks

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Bryan, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I enjoyed casually walking the streets lined with shops. Beautiful weather for a nice relaxing browsing day. Good for families, couples, really anyone. You can find unique items here.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Wish I had more time to explore but got a little time to walk around and hit up a few of the local shops. Very neat. Would love to go back when it's a little warmer. Lots of walking but parking is a pain.

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Sweden
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182 reviews 182 reviews
98 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Ton's of artisan shops and galleries, plus a bunch of specialty stores such the Mountain Chalet which is a local 'REI' with better selection and prices of many items. While I do not enjoy puppets our 7-year old daughter really enjoyed the Simpich Museum which is puppet, er marionette, museum of hand-crafted puppets.

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Bedford, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The Old Colorado City Historic District is fun to stroll around. We especially enjoyed the Simpich Museum. This used to be a family who made hand-crafted character dolls. The dolls are beautiful and the displays are lovely. There is a marionette show there also and it is worth taking the time to see. The marionettes are beautiful and the presentations... More 

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Branson, Missouri
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55 reviews 55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

If you are looking for that gift for the person who has everything. Come here. There are some interesting shops, galleries and eateries. Prices vary. Some are expensive, some are not. But its fun to look and shop.

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Lacey, Washington
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The 4 block area consists of various artists shops, galleries, restaurants and several Colorado speciality stores. If you take the self guided history stroll, you can get a glimpse into CO Springs past. If you are not a person who likes to stroll and browse the shops, you probably will want to pass this up..and go to the Manitou Springs... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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90 reviews 90 reviews
19 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I'm so glad I read about this area on TripAdvisor before going to Colorado Springs. There are lots of unique shops so it makes for a great place to stroll around and shop. Couple of bars and restaurants as well, but I didn't try them. The whole area is just a few blocks long, there's lots of free parking and... More 

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Colorado Springs, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The old Colorado city is like a quaint historical district it reminds you of a quaint European village.You see all kinds of people from everywhere walking on the sidewalk from all cultures.. The charm of this day is you get to sample all kind of foods , coffee ,music, and culture.When you walk down the street you see beautiful art... More 

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Dallas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Like a step back into old Colorado. Loved the ambiance and the shops. Only problem is the limited parking, but visiting in the less busy times of the day is optimal.

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Colorado
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Old Colorado City is a well kept secret. While Colorado Springs concentrates on the downtown corridor, this gem of locally owned, unique shops sits just minutes away down Colorado Avenue. The historic nature of the West Side has been preserved (unlike downtown) and the chains have not taken over the landscape (unlike downtown). Here you'll find one-of-a-kind items to fill... More 

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