There Is No Better Way To Spend A Weekend Than By Exploring Colorado’s Original Capital City

Everyone who has ever taken a U.S. history or geography class knows that Denver is the capital of Colorado, but did you know that this has not always been the case? While the Mile High City has officially been the state capital since 1881 (and the temporary capital for five years before that), the original capital was, in fact, Old Colorado City, which is the perfect place to spend a weekend:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

What is your favorite thing to do in Old Colorado City? Let us know in the comments! For one of our favorite places, check out This Epic Ice Cream Buffet In Colorado Is Everything You’ve Ever Wanted.

Address: Old Colorado City, Colorado Springs, CO 80904, USA