Historic Old Colorado City - Discover the Area's History

Historic Old Colorado City

Founded in 1859, Old Colorado City was the first capital of the Territory of Colorado and the center of early settlement in the Pikes Peak region.


Designated a National Historic District in 1982, restoration efforts have resulted in a physical and cultural renaissance of the area. Fine old brick structures, quaint alleyways and territorial charm provide the setting for small thriving shops, boutiques, fine & cultural jewelry, galleries and restaurants with cuisine from all over the world. Lovely bed & breakfast inns and other fine accommodations in the area make Historic Old Colorado City a choice destination site for getaway weekends and extended-stay vacations.

The Old Colorado History Center, located in the historic district at 24th Street and Pikes Peak Avenue, contains a remarkable collection of artifacts and photographs and a written, oral and electronic history of Old Colorado City. It is a model research center, active in recovering the past and aggressive in making it available to the general public as well as to history buffs.
 


FREE VACATION PLANNER

Create your own custom vacation in Olympic City USA with more than 55 attractions, craft beverage tours, money-saving coupons, top parks and trails and more.

MORE INFO
Tuesday, Sep 22, 2020
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
High 79°
Low 53°
Chance of Rain 24%
Wind NW at 6 MPH
Wednesday, Sep 23, 2020
Clear throughout the day.
High 82°
Low 53°
Chance of Rain 5%
Wind NW at 7 MPH
Thursday, Sep 24, 2020
Clear throughout the day.
High 86°
Low 54°
Chance of Rain 0%
Wind SW at 6 MPH
Friday, Sep 25, 2020
Clear throughout the day.
High 90°
Low 57°
Chance of Rain 0%
Wind W at 8 MPH
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020
Overcast throughout the day.
High 88°
Low 55°
Chance of Rain 2%
Wind NW at 6 MPH
Sunday, Sep 27, 2020
Overcast throughout the day.
High 83°
Low 53°
Chance of Rain 0%
Wind E at 5 MPH
Monday, Sep 28, 2020
Clear throughout the day.
High 82°
Low 50°
Chance of Rain 0%
Wind E at 5 MPH
Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
High 71°
Low 49°
Chance of Rain 5%
Wind E at 5 MPH