Fort CollinsUnited States of America

Fort Collins featuring outdoor art and a square or plaza

4.5/5Top Destination

Get away to Fort Collins! Enjoy the university life, beer, and mountains.

Visit Fort Collins to discover a downtownprecinct dotted with historic monuments, early 20th-century architecture andsome of the most cherished breweries in the U.S. Fort Collins is a tight-knitcommunity of 150,000 residents, centered on Colorado State University.

The town is regularly praised for itshigh quality of life and its picturesque gardens. Follow its winding networksof bike paths and sample delicious local produce. As you navigate the pavedroutes you’ll come across gourmet restaurants, boutique retail stores andmountainous landscapes surrounding the town.

Rent a bicycle from the Fort Collins bikelibrary, free of charge, to get around the city. Clever city planning meansthat cyclists have the right of way at most intersections. Biking is usuallythe fastest means of transportation for crossing the city. Those who don’tenjoy traveling on two wheels can use the convenient Fort Collins bus system.

Explore the downtown region on foot tosee why locals are so proud of their city. Outdoor restaurant patios areprevalent on the main streets, along with fresh produce stores and independentcultural institutions. Take the kids to the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery. Spend time in scenic public spaces such as Old Town Square and Oak Street Plaza and see the campus of Colorado State University on aguided tour before you settle back with locals over a beer.

Colorado has long had a reputation for excellentbeer. Allow enough time to visit some of the craft breweries in town and samplethe local varieties. Try New Belgium Brewery’s Fat Tire, one of America’s mostpopular craft beers.

Cycle outside the city center to seeColorado’s rugged beauty. Go whitewater rafting through the Roosevelt NationalForest or mountain bike in Spring Canyon Park. Find tour guides and outdoor sports stores in the downtown areato prepare for your adventures.

Fort Collins is a laid-back townthroughout the year. For a relaxed visit, come during the holidays when bars,restaurants and cafés are much quieter with the university population reduced. Justa short drive from the Denver International Airport, the town can be reached bycar or bus.

Known for

Beer, Live Music and Mountains

Top Hotels in Fort Collins

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Fort Collins
2.5 out of 5
3709 E Mulberry St, Fort Collins, CO
$79
per night
Sep 29 - Sep 30
4.2/5Excellent! (1,430 reviews)

"Nice clean property. Convenient location and comfortable room."…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2019

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Fort Collins
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Fort Collins Marriott
4 out of 5
350 E Horsetooth Rd, Fort Collins, CO
$125
per night
Oct 23 - Oct 24
4.2/5Very Good! (864 reviews)

"The staff was super friendly and my room was spacious, elegant, and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2019

Fort Collins Marriott
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Americas Best Value Inn & Suites Ft. Collins E at I-25
2 out of 5
4333 East Mulberry Street, Fort Collins, CO
$58
per night
Oct 7 - Oct 8
3.5/5Good! (905 reviews)

"1st room bed had hair and coffee pot had old coffee in it. Management made things right by putting us in a different room"…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2019

Americas Best Value Inn & Suites Ft. Collins E at I-25

Popular things to do in Fort Collins

Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
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Fort Collins Museum of Discovery

4.5/5 (42 Ratings)

Get hands on with science, explore space, discover the material culture of early settler and indigenous Americans, meet wildlife and play in a music and sound lab.

Top activities in Fort Collins

Operation City Quest of Fort Collins, CO
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Operation City Quest of Fort Collins, CO

$10

Using an app on your smartphone, you'll be given nearly 120 objects to find during your scavenger hunt. You'll then wander throughout the downtown area searching for the items. Once you've found the object, you'll send a photo in to score points.

Outlets at Loveland Shop & Play
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Outlets at Loveland Shop & Play

$25

Shop America's Shop & Play (Outlets at Loveland) tour package offers great deals on brand name shopping at outlet prices at more than 50 stores, 10.00 Tommy Gift Voucher, 10.00 Outlets at Loveland Gift certificate, tote bag, free gifts, discounts and more.

Rocky Mountain National Park Full-Day Tour
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Rocky Mountain National Park Full-Day Tour

$129

Make the most of Colorado’s 300 days of sunshine with a journey into the beautiful Rocky Mountains. This tour shows off some of our favorite sights, with a comfortable ride in an upscale vehicle and plenty of time to stop and admire the incredible views.

Rocky Mountain National Park Tour from Denver
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Rocky Mountain National Park Tour from Denver

$115

Join us on a magnificent day tour of the Rocky Mountain National Park from Denver. We will experience the subalpine and alpine worlds, many overlooks to take your breath away. On this day trip from Denver, we will take you to the “top of the world” in the park, filled spectacular vistas.

Rocky Mountain National Park Hiking Tour
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Rocky Mountain National Park Hiking Tour

$149

Overview Escape into nature with our full-day adventure! Our friendly, fun tour guide will highlight all points of interest as you make your way to Estes Park, gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Estes Park 2 Hour Ride
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Estes Park 2 Hour Ride

$60

Our 2-hour ride has an outstanding view! Climb another 800-900 ft in elevation from our 1-hour ride to enjoy spectacular views of the Continental Divide, Long’s Peak, and the Estes Valley. On this journey, you'll trek deep on into forest for amazing views of Big Thompson Canyon and continue down to Eagle Valley.

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