Leisure and Travel Blog https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/ Thu, 11 Aug 2022 02:15:59 +0000 11 Patios Worth a Perch in Fort Collins https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/11-patios-worth-perch-fort-collins/ https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/11-patios-worth-perch-fort-collins/#comments https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/11-patios-worth-perch-fort-collins/ Tue, 09 Aug 2022 10:00:00 -0600

There’s something about warm sunny days that make you crave a patio seat, a cold drink and some good company. Thankfully Fort Collins has a plethora of options from which to choose. You could spend all spring, summer, and fall patio hopping in pursuit of the holy grail.

Here are a few spots to get

Take an Art Tour via Bike in Fort Collins Colorado https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/take-an-art-tour-via-bike-in-fort-collins-colorado/ https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/take-an-art-tour-via-bike-in-fort-collins-colorado/#comments https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/take-an-art-tour-via-bike-in-fort-collins-colorado/ Wed, 03 Aug 2022 14:00:00 -0600

There’s perhaps no better spot in Colorado to take an art tour via your bike than the Choice City. Fort Collins is a Platinum-rated Bicycle Friendly Community and maintains more than 200 miles of dedicated bike lanes and 50 miles of marked or signed bike routes. What’s even better is the city is

8 Facts You Didn’t Know About Fort Collins https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/8-facts-you-didnt-know-about-fort-collins/ https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/8-facts-you-didnt-know-about-fort-collins/#comments https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/8-facts-you-didnt-know-about-fort-collins/ Tue, 02 Aug 2022 13:00:00 -0600

When it comes to interesting facts about Fort Collins, Colorado, you might be surprised to find out that there is a lot you didn't know about the Choice City. Our charming town has quite the history and allure. Here are the 8 Facts You Didn’t Know About Fort Collins.

1. Our Historic Old Town
Best Things to do on Labor Day Weekend in Fort Collins https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/spend-labor-day-weekend-fort-collins/ https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/spend-labor-day-weekend-fort-collins/#comments https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/spend-labor-day-weekend-fort-collins/ Mon, 01 Aug 2022 15:00:00 -0600

Labor Day Weekend in Fort Collins is a near-perfect time to visit our city. It is essentially the unofficial closing of summer and jam-packed with events and things to do. This three-day weekend in Fort Collins is filled with entertaining activities like the 53:14 Music Video Experiment Premiere and

5 Unique Places for Date Night in Fort Collins https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/5-unique-places-date-night-fort-collins/ https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/5-unique-places-date-night-fort-collins/#comments https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/5-unique-places-date-night-fort-collins/ Mon, 01 Aug 2022 15:00:00 -0600

We understand how hard it is to think of fun and unique places for date night. So, we thought we would help and give you five places in Fort Collins that stood out in our minds as unique and original. Please feel free to comment and add to our list so others can find a variety of places when they

Nostalgic NoCo: Fuel Fond Memories in Fort Collins This Summer and Fall https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/nostalgic-noco-fuel-fond-memories-in-fort-collins-this-summer-and-fall/ https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/nostalgic-noco-fuel-fond-memories-in-fort-collins-this-summer-and-fall/#comments https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/nostalgic-noco-fuel-fond-memories-in-fort-collins-this-summer-and-fall/ Mon, 01 Aug 2022 14:00:00 -0600

A nostalgic Fort Collins fixture, Totally 80's Pizza, boasts the world’s largest collection of ‘80s pop culture memorabilia in its impressive restaurant museum, including rare vintage arcade games, cereal boxes, autographed photos, computers, and original hand-written lyrics from the biggest names

August Fun in Fort Collins: Where to catch live music or a fun event this month https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/august-fun-in-fort-collins-where-to-catch-live-music-or-a-fun-event-this-month/ https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/august-fun-in-fort-collins-where-to-catch-live-music-or-a-fun-event-this-month/#comments https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/august-fun-in-fort-collins-where-to-catch-live-music-or-a-fun-event-this-month/ Tue, 26 Jul 2022 09:00:00 -0600

This August in Fort Collins is booming with exciting concerts, shows, and events you don’t want to miss. From nationally renowned talented musicians and comedians to the diversity of performing arts and theatre, you’ll undoubtedly find an entertaining and memorable event to attend.

The Performing
Best Ways to Cool Off in Fort Collins https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/best-ways-to-cool-off-in-fort-collins/ https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/best-ways-to-cool-off-in-fort-collins/#comments https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/best-ways-to-cool-off-in-fort-collins/ Mon, 18 Jul 2022 14:00:00 -0600

Though Colorado is a land-locked state, you’ll find plenty of options for adventure that feature water. In Fort Collins, there are many ways to play in the water year round: Rafting and fishing the Poudre River in the spring and summer; SUP’ing and boating at Horsetooth Reservoir in the summer and

Fort Collins is the Colorado Getaway You Didn’t Know You Needed https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/fort-collins-is-the-colorado-getaway-you-didnt-know-you-needed/ https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/fort-collins-is-the-colorado-getaway-you-didnt-know-you-needed/#comments https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/fort-collins-is-the-colorado-getaway-you-didnt-know-you-needed/ Mon, 18 Jul 2022 14:00:00 -0600

Fort Collins is the jumping-off point where your urban oasis vacation meets your rural outdoor adventure escape. Called vibrant, eclectic, and authentic, Fort Collins tops “best of” lists year after year thanks to its myriad of cultural opportunities. A thriving arts and music scene, diverse and

Top 5 Parks in Fort Collins to add to your Family Summer Bucket List https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/top-five-parks-in-fort-collins-to-add-to-your-family-summer-bucket-list/ https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/top-five-parks-in-fort-collins-to-add-to-your-family-summer-bucket-list/#comments https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/top-five-parks-in-fort-collins-to-add-to-your-family-summer-bucket-list/ Mon, 18 Jul 2022 13:00:00 -0600

Fort Collins is home to a plethora of fantastic parks, 50 to be exact (seven community parks and 43 neighborhood parks). Here are five (plus a bonus!) that kids adore and deserve a spot on your family’s summer bucket list.

1. Twin Silo Park

Twin Silo Park Overview

Located in southeast Fort Collins, Twin Silo Park