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Historic charm, unique locally owned shops, and eclectic mix of artisanal goods and vintage finds.

Local's tip:

Don't miss the opportunity to explore the many art galleries showcasing works by local artists, offering a unique glimpse into the vibrant creative community.

Past meets present in this charming old-town shopping district

The charm of Old Colorado City lies not only in its diverse shopping options but also in the rich history that surrounds the district. As you explore the area, you’ll find yourself transported back in time, imagining the bustling community that once thrived here during the gold rush era. Many of the buildings, with their carefully restored facades and intricate architectural details, serve as testament to the district’s storied past.

Take a moment to appreciate the craftsmanship and dedication that went into preserving these historic structures, now home to an array of independent businesses. From the creaking wooden floors to the antique light fixtures, each shop offers a unique ambiance that complements the distinct character of Old Colorado City.

As you wander from store to store, you’ll encounter friendly and knowledgeable shopkeepers who are passionate about their wares and eager to share the stories behind them. Engage in conversation and learn about the local artisans, the history of the district, and the community’s commitment to supporting small businesses. This personal touch adds depth and meaning to your shopping experience, making it more than just a transaction – it becomes a connection to the heart and soul of Old Colorado City.

Beyond the shopping, Old Colorado City also offers a host of dining options, ranging from cozy cafes to elegant restaurants. Take a break from your retail adventures and savor the flavors of the local cuisine, whether it’s a steaming cup of artisanal coffee, a delicious farm-to-table meal, or a sweet treat from a beloved bakery. The district’s culinary scene is a perfect complement to its shopping experience, allowing you to refuel and relax while soaking up the charming atmosphere.

In the end, a visit to Old Colorado City is more than just a shopping trip – it’s a journey through time, a celebration of local entrepreneurship, and a testament to the enduring spirit of this historic community. As you leave the district, with your treasured finds in hand and a newfound appreciation for the past, you’ll carry with you the memories of a truly unique and enchanting experience that seamlessly blends the best of yesterday and today.

Shopping district with a variety of stores
Old Colorado City boasts a diverse array of shops, including art galleries, boutiques, antique stores, specialty food shops, and more, all housed within beautifully preserved historic buildings.
What you will find here
  • Art
  • Collectibles
  • Clothing
  • Jewelry
  • Toys
  • Gifts
  • Specialty Gifts

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