Fort Collins, CO, USA

Fort Collins, CO, USA

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Beautiful Homes in Fort Collins

Fort Collins is a perfect spot for your next family vacation. Many have amenities like pools, fireplaces and outdoor grilling areas. There are also many available that are children and pet-friendly. Bring your entire family to enjoy the fun in Fort Collins.

Enjoy All the Outdoors Has to Offer

Fort Collins is a beautiful area. The scenery is breathtaking while the weather is perfect for outdoor adventures. Be sure to try some of these popular ideas below during your stay.

  • Biking: This is an insanely popular activity in Fort Collins. The area is absolutely loaded with areas that are perfect for a cyclist. You will find over 285 miles of trails that are perfect for a variety of skill levels. If you forgot your bike, check out the Fort Collins Bicycle Library. They are the best place to borrow a bike while visiting the area.
  • Fishing: There are plenty of top picks for fishing in the area. Located just west of nearby Bellvue is the Cache la Poudre River Canyon. This is the perfect spot for fly fishing. The area is surrounding by majestic mountains on all sides. You can catch salmon and many other game fish in the area.
  • Golfing: There are several popular spots to golf while visiting Fort Collins. There are two 18-hole courses located in the area. They are the Collindale and Southridge. There is also a 9-hole course, the City Park Nine. Do not worry if you forgot your gear, all the facilities offer equipment rentals for your convenience.
  • Horseback Riding: This is one of the most popular ways to explore the amazing trails in the area. The trails offer some of the best views in the area. There are many different tour options available, some of which include guides to teach you about the area and the wildlife. If you need to find a stable rental, travel to nearby Red Feather Lakes. They have many stables and tour guides to choose from.

Water Sports Enthusiasts Rejoice

Fort Collins is loaded with a range of watersports activities. Some of the most popular include whitewater rafting, kayaking and boating. If you’re looking for the perfect place to try some of these out, then check out A Wanderlust Adventure in Laporte. They offer a wide selection of activities to choose from. Another popular rafting attraction in the area is A1 Wildwater. They offer half and full day trips for your enjoyment.

Explore the Local Art

If you want to explore the local artistic flare, then look no further than The Downtown Artery. This is the perfect place to check out a wide range of artistic talent. They regularly host artist events and receive new submissions frequently. You will find a growing selection of traditional and modern paintings and sculptures here.

Shop Until You Drop

Fort Collins has plenty of places to do your shopping. One of the largest is the Foothills Mall. This mall has some of the biggest name brands sold internationally. It also has an impressive food court. The food court consists of a wide selection of sit down and takeout restaurants for your enjoyment. There is also a movie theatre here that is perfect for those rainy evenings.

When to Plan Your Visit

If you want to maximize the outdoor activities available, then you will likely want to plan your vacation from June to September. The snowfall is usually lightest then. During this time, the temperature averages in the high 60’s to low 70’s.

Reaching Your Destination

If you are traveling via private or rental car, then take I-25 to exit 269B. Continue to follow east Mulberry Street for approximately five miles to reach Fort Collins. If you are traveling by air, then the Denver International Airport is the closest major airport. They have weekday rail service, as well as taxi and shuttle service for your convenience.

Attractions In and Around Fort Collins (and vicinity)

First time in Fort Collins (and vicinity) and looking for things to do? Local attractions include Fort Fun and Environmental Learning Center. Don’t miss cultural highlights like Nonesuch Theater, Fort Collins Museum & Discovery Science Center and Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for green spaces such as Blue Lakes Trail.

If you have extra time, you might want to explore the campuses of Colorado State University and Canyon Concert Ballet and the Canyon Concert Dance Center North Studio. Fun activities in the city include Roaring Creek Trail, Horsetooth Mountain Open Space and Bobcat Ridge Natural Area. Also while in town, you can visit Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, Avery House or Fort Collins Lincoln Center.