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Old Colorado City Historic District

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Address: West Colorado Ave & 24th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904
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Fun small shops and galleries

If you enjoy shopping local this is a great neighborhood to visit in the Springs. There are small fashionable shops and galleries along with western art and a few t shirt/tourist... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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63 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live outside of Colorado Springs and generally get to Old Colorado City a couple times a year for shopping and browsing. There are some wonderful "Shop Small" businesses here with an eclectic variety of clothing, jewelry, housewares, and gifts. Many surprisingly affordable options! They could use a few more casual dining options for shoppers. Metered street parking, but free... More 

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Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Today, you can travel to any state in USA, get off the highway, and find the chain stores and restaurants all look alike, you can't tell the difference between Alabama and Maine. The old city, and Manitou Springs have shopping unlike other areas of Colorado. Eclectic shops line several streets, if you are without kids, you can shop all day,... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you enjoy shopping local this is a great neighborhood to visit in the Springs. There are small fashionable shops and galleries along with western art and a few t shirt/tourist spots. Something for everyone. Plus several good lunch options including nearby Garden of the Gods deli. No chains.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This part of town is a warm and inviting area. It has various shops that will appeal to about everyone. They offer many things from the "t-shirt deal" to the expensive piece of art. The people there are friendly and knowledgeable about the community. There are several different places to eat along the way. We enjoyed the area just know... More 

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Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So many unique shops with beautiful items. Candy store, boutiques, artsy items. But bring lots of $$$!

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Tucson, Arizona, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The two blocks of the city is mostly shops and a few restaurants. It was s nice stroll but something seemed a bit off. I felt more like I entered a 1960 hippie zone than an old time city. The shop owners were all friendly. We were walking with our two dogs and many of the shops allowed them to... More 

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Thank CarlK56
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you walk, or drive through Old Colorado City (OCC) it will put a smile on your face. OCC a historic district that is always a great place for locals, or tourists. Many places to eat, and plenty of shopping down their streets. Definitely a must see if in Colorado Springs because OCC is absolutely awesome!!!!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a cool place to spend a couple of hours walking around. A great selection of small shops, cafes and restaurants. I wouldn't say its an absolute must if you're short on time in Colorado Springs but if you have a few days here I'd recommend coming here in the late afternoon, get your shopping done and then stay... More 

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Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cute and sleepy town. There are just a few shops and restaurants but not much else. You can cover it all in about 2 hours and that's taking your time. Dont miss the Saturday Farmers market. It's not huge but there are alot of very good vendors with great products. The Pacific food vendor has awesome Hawaiian or Philipino chicken... More 

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Dallas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything from the historic district, the Garmen Gallery mixed in with cool local restaurants, bars and cool coffee shops.

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