It’s easy to #ShopSmall in Downtown Colorado Springs, where nearly all the unique boutiques and shops are locally owned. Whether you’re looking for a leisurely afternoon of browsing or on a mission to find the perfect gift, there’s something for everyone with the added knowledgeable and friendly service you expect from owner-operated businesses.
Boasting the largest concentration of locally owned restaurants in the Pikes Peak Region, the Downtown culinary scene is abuzz with award-winning chefs, creative craft brews and distilled spirits, and established longtime favorites. Whether you’re looking for breakfast or a late-night snack, you’ll find everything from American classics to international inspirations and fine dining, as well as coffee shops, candies, and handmade ice cream. Gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian and meat-lovers alike will find something to satisfy at one of the many downtown eateries.
For business travelers, family vacationers or the weekend getaway couple, Downtown lodging options provide variety. Choose from quaint bed & breakfasts within easy walking distance to the core of Downtown, or urban-chic suites in the middle of it all. And, because you’re right in the core of the city, you’re only minutes away from some of the area’s most popular tourist destinations. See below for lodging options as well as visitor information sites.