Old Colorado City

Interesting
Before Colorado Springs there was El Dorado, settled in 1859 and soon renamed Colorado City. It became part of Colorado Springs in 1917. The Old Colorado City History Center, in an 1890 church, exhibits historic photographs, documents and memorabilia. Colorado Avenue is lined with restaurants, artists' studios and Western collectibles galleries in charmingly restored commercial buildings. Van Briggle Art Pottery is a century-old facility whose works have been displayed at the Louvre and Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Nearby tourist attractions

Garden of the Gods
Garden of the Gods
Fabulous red-rock formations within this
240 minutes
Manitou Cliff Dwellings Museum
Manitou Cliff Dwellings Museum
The 40 rooms and towers in Phantom Cliff
15 minutes
Miramont Castle
Miramont Castle
Visitors to this Victorian castle can
60 minutes
Cave of the Winds
Cave of the Winds
After two boys discovered a cavern
60 minutes
Pikes Peak Cog Railway
Pikes Peak Cog Railway
The Pikes Peak Cog Railway remains a
World Figure Skating Museum and Hall of Fame
World Figure Skating Museum and Hall of Fame
Just one block north of The Broadmoor,
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Manitou Cliff Dwellings Museum
Manitou Cliff Dwellings Museum
The 40 rooms and towers in Phantom Cliff
15 minutes
Miramont Castle
Miramont Castle
Visitors to this Victorian castle can
60 minutes
Pikes Peak Cog Railway
Pikes Peak Cog Railway
The Pikes Peak Cog Railway remains a
See all