Castle Rock from Perry Street Inside La Dolce Vita From old courthouse square

Castle Rock, Colorado is a historical town built along the railway that settled most of the Front Range Communities in Colorado.  Visitors must take a trip downtown - exit on Wilcox Street from I-25 and check out the Chamber of Commerce on Jerry Street, then make sure to take the historical tour.

THE OLD:  It is slowly being renovated, one section at a time, the old stays and is being fixed up. 

THE NEW:   is built to look historic and ends up being a friendly town to visit and especially to live.

The climbable butte is a rock formation called Castle Rock; visible right off the freeway, Castle Rock, Colorado, is located half-way between Denver and Colorado Springs along the front range corridor freeway, I-25. Castle Rock is worth a stop to shop and dine. You will find the Outlets at Castle Rock and many fine dining establishments downtown. So often, vacationers will choose a chain restaurant because it's easy to find, and a known quantity. But, that's why there is Tripadvisor.com where  you can plan on going to the best places virtually before you arrive. Castle Rock is like a ski resort town without the mountain drive especially Perry Street. There are many locally owned restaurants like Pegasus Restaurant on Jerry Street or Union Bistro on Wilcox Street. If you do decide to climb Castle Rock, you'll get a beautiful view.

Eating:  There are a variety of restaurants in Castle Rock ranging from chain favorites to locally owned restaurants such as Pegasus on Jerry, Union Bistro on Wilcox and near the Outlet mall there is a local brewery, Rockyard American Grill. 

Shopping: The Emporium and The Barn on Perry Street offers a great variety of collectibles and antiques. There is also the Outlet Mall on the north side of town off I25 and Founders/Meadows Parkway. 

You can also check out TripAdvisor's listing of Castle Rock Restaurants for reviews and location information.