Quality Inn & Suites
3075 E. US 50
Canon City, CO 81212
Phone: (719) 275-8676
Fax: (719) 275-8675
Located adjacent to The Cotton Club, a women's apparel boutique, Manitou Cactus is a delightful shop selling succulents. If you're looking for something to spruce up your garden at home, pay this cactus boutique a visit. You'll be able to choose from small plants that you can carry home and six-foot (1.8 meter) giants that require a little more planning to transport. The plants come in all shapes and sizes, and make great gifts!
When you enter this shop you immediately ponder: "So, this is what a dulcimer is, huh?" Then once you get over the shock that a shop can exist by selling dulcimers, you begin to finally appreciate what a great little throwback store this is for the sense of earnest and honest craftsmanship that it exudes. The store brims with a hefty variety of dulcimers and dulcimer kits, tuned Native American flutes, drums, songbooks, tapes, CDs, tie-died shirts and incense.
Leather clothing is a pretty hot fashion statement, so if you have something to say with your wardrobe, drop by this store for a visit. Expressing yourself has never been classier. Men's styles include western wear and classic coats, jackets and vests along with bomber jackets, cargo pants and even a suede baseball shirt. The women's department includes western wear, capri pants, regular pants, tube tops, camisoles, mini skirts and long skirts.
Goldminers Nuts & Candy is a family owned business, passed down from parents to the second generation in 2007. Here, you'll find a variety of fresh fudge made in loaf pans. Flavors include vanilla, jalapeno, raspberry chocolate swirl, and many more. They also offer an amazing selection of licorice from around the world that you can combine and purchase by the pound. Visit the store and you're sure to find something to satisfy your sweet tooth!
Western artifacts are not restricted to cowboy goods, but also include items from the people who were actually here first. This family-run store and gallery features incredible Native American artifacts and gift items—most of which revolve around the Navajo culture. You will be amazed at the sculptures, blankets and beaded items that fill the gallery, and include leather moccasins, belts, a dream catchers and jackets. You will also find an impressive collection of pots, bows, arrows and authentic sand paintings that celebrate the Native American experience.
Whether you're looking for something professional and chic, or a fun dress to wear on the weekends, you'll find what you're looking for at Eve's Revolution. The store specializes in women's apparel, and only sells pieces that exemplify quality and style. Walk through the wrought iron gate, and you'll know you're in for a treat when you see the exterior. The adorable house is painted black and white with a pink door. Inside you'll find the latest styles displayed beautifully, with a chandelier hanging above. This boutique truly makes shopping an experience.
This is one of those rare handcraft specialty shops that merge style with function. All of the stock is made by artisans from Southeast Asia, and best of all are sold at wallet-happy prices. Silver jewelry, mobiles and chimes, candles, incense, war masks, pictures and frames, and Batik clothing and bags are just some of the inventory. Wood is the dominant feature and the cabinets and CD shelves come in one-of-a-kind styles.
For what it is worth, this massive shop wears the arcane throne of being Colorado's largest trading post. It caters to both souvenir hounds and art buyers. The souvenir section sells all the usual items including T-shirts, mugs, caps and postcards, and the store's Southwest Gallery serves as a monument to the creative genius of Native American artists. Shelves are filled with Navajo rugs and weavings, sand paintings, jewelry, Taos drums, decorative and functional gourds, baskets and Cosanti windbells.
Yobel Market is a great place to buy gifts. Not only do they have a great selection of jewelry, bags, blankets, and clothing, but everything they sell is fair trade. This means that the workers who make these beautiful items, often residing in impoverished areas, earn a fair price for their goods. Items like the jewel bouquet necklace have a story: the women making these necklaces in India and Nepal earn a fair wage and are provided with health care.
Finding interesting books at reasonable prices can be like looking for the proverbial needle in a haystack. In order to keep costs down, this bookshop has bypassed the fancy furnishings and gourmet coffee shop, and instead offers stacks of books at excellent prices. Covering different categories and titles from children's to fiction, religion and travel, the shop specializes in locating any hard-to-find book you might want. Simply ask for assistance and you will receive service with a smile. Audio books are also available.
If you're a comic book nerd, or just shopping for one, Escape Velocity Comics & Graphic Novels is a must-see in Colorado Springs. You'll find a great selection of new and used comic books as well as T-shirts, mugs, action figures, and other merchandise. They offer popular titles like Watchmen. but they also offer material from independent publishers. The staff is knowledgeable and will be able to help you find what you need.
Terra Verde is a hip women's clothing boutique in downtown Colorado Springs. You'll find great gift ideas and probably some items you simply can't live without. Besides selling amazing tops, dresses, and other apparel, they sell books, home decor, and accessories. You might spend hours here browsing the scarves, necklaces, rugs, plates, and earrings. There's a lot to see in this stylish boutique!