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Avid shoppers don’t even have to clear the premises to get their fix: The Broadmoor has 26 unique boutiques around the property that include a jeweler, a gourmet shop, multiple clothing retailers and the seasonal Christmas House. Among the highlights is Gibson’s Mineral Gallery, a browse-worthy collection of minerals, gems and fossils. There, you’ll find slabs of Chinese serpentine, spheres of Brazilian quartz and petrified wood tabletops. And across from the natty Haberdashery is the posh Cosmetic Shop, carrying Trish McEvoy, Laura Mercier, Mason-Pearson and other favorites; it also books makeovers. If you’ve got a touch of the old wanderlust, however, arrange for transportation to Manitou Springs, a nearby artists’ colony with a charming shopping district, or to Old Colorado City, full of funky finds. You’ll find plenty of shopping in and around the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel.
Downtown Colorado Springs and nearby Old Colorado City and Manitou Springs offer unique clothing, food and unique boutique shopping. Further north, the Shops at Briargate is an exhilarating, open-air shopping experience boasting surroundings every bit as stunning as the incredible stores and restaurants it showcases. Briargate’s lifestyle center allows storefront shopping and dining in a beautiful setting with unobstructed views of the mountains. Further north than that are the Outlets of Castle Rock that boasts a strong list of more than 110 stores and is the No. 5 top tourist destination in the state. It offers pedestrian-friendly, open-air shopping in a community setting to residents and visitors alike.