Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Fort Collins

Enjoy the live music and other features of Fort Collins. This city's university setting, biking and mountain views draw many visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Fort Collins

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Travelers enjoy fun activities like biking and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Fort Collins has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fort Fun (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Environmental Learning Center (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Collindale Golf Course (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Greeley Country Club (20.5 mi / 33 km)
  • Greeley Ice Haus (23.1 mi / 37.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Fort Collins

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Fort Collins is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rotary Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • South Bay Campground at Horsetooth Reservoir (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Horsetooth Mountain Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Boyd Lake State Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Benson Sculpture Garden (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Carter Lake County Park (19.9 mi / 32 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Fort Collins

Fly into Broomfield, CO (BJC-Rocky Mountain Metropolitan), the closest airport, located 46.9 mi (75.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Denver, CO (DEN-Denver Intl.), which is 55.3 mi (89 km) away.

Where to stay around Fort Collins?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 276 vacation rentals near Fort Collins. From 143 Houses to 13 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Fort Collins for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Fort Collins?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Fort Collins:

  • Old Town: 138 vacation rentals
  • Old Town North: 30 vacation rentals
  • Old Town West: 102 vacation rentals
  • University Park: 88 vacation rentals
  • Historic Fort Collins High School: 46 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Fort Collins?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Fort Collins. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Colorado State University: 184 vacation rentals
  • Northern Colorado Ice Center: 293 vacation rentals
  • Horsetooth Mountain Park: 332 vacation rentals
  • South Bay Campground at Horsetooth Reservoir: 314 vacation rentals
  • Fort Collins Lincoln Center: 273 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fort Collins listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Fort Collins?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 143 Houses in Fort Collins. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Fort Collins include:

  • Cabins: 13 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 71 rentals available
  • Cottages: 13 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Fort Collins?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 27 vacation rentals with pool available in Fort Collins. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.