Leisure and Travel Blog https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/ Thu, 11 Aug 2022 02:54:19 +0000 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

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

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

11 Frugal (and Fun!) Fort Collins Adventures https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/11-frugal-and-fun-fort-collins-adventures/ https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/11-frugal-and-fun-fort-collins-adventures/#comments https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/11-frugal-and-fun-fort-collins-adventures/ Mon, 11 Jul 2022 13:00:00 -0600

You can travel to Fort Collins and uncover plenty of fun without the hefty price tag. We're sharing 11 frugal and fun Fort Collins adventures for you and the whole family. Watch an outdoor film with friends under the stars at The Lyric or at The Twin Holiday Drive-In; go biking or bison watching at

Outdoor Summer Concerts in Fort Collins https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/outdoor-summer-concerts-in-fort-collins/ https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/outdoor-summer-concerts-in-fort-collins/#comments https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/outdoor-summer-concerts-in-fort-collins/ Thu, 02 Jun 2022 14:00:00 -0600

Summertime in Fort Collins is about good times spent groovin' with friends and family to live tunes outdoors while taking in all the beauty that is Fort Collins, Colorado. With events being back in full swing, we're sharing with you the outdoor concert series and community live music events that you

Engage with Arts, Culture, and History in Fort Collins https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/engage-with-arts-culture-and-history-in-fort-collins/ https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/engage-with-arts-culture-and-history-in-fort-collins/#comments https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/engage-with-arts-culture-and-history-in-fort-collins/ Tue, 24 May 2022 11:00:00 -0600

Fort Collins shares a culture of learning, discovery, and celebration of diversity. There are a number of must-visit museums, enriching attractions, and fun cultural events to attend in Fort Collins this summer and all year-round. We’re sharing a few ways to engage with arts, culture, and history

Best Places to Enjoy a Picnic in Fort Collins https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/best-places-to-enjoy-a-picnic-in-fort-collins/ https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/best-places-to-enjoy-a-picnic-in-fort-collins/#comments https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/best-places-to-enjoy-a-picnic-in-fort-collins/ Mon, 23 May 2022 13:00:00 -0600

Channel your inner Yogi Bear and grab the picnic basket, fixings, and your favorite Boo Boo, too. Summertime means dining al fresco and Fort Collins is a picnicking paradise that is flush with fabulous foodstuffs and idyllic spots to lay out your spread.

Opt for the Whole Shebang

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Reasons to Spend Your 4th of July in Fort Collins https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/reasons-to-spend-your-4th-of-july-in-fort-collins/ https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/reasons-to-spend-your-4th-of-july-in-fort-collins/#comments https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/reasons-to-spend-your-4th-of-july-in-fort-collins/ Mon, 23 May 2022 12:00:00 -0600

Celebrating Independence Day in Fort Collins is a sure way to make the most out of the holiday. There are festivities for everyone to enjoy: a food truck rally, live music, fireworks, a parade, and even a 5K all take place in Fort Collins honoring the 4th of July.

Independence Day Parade

4th of July Parade

The City

7 Memorial Day Weekend Activities in Fort Collins https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/7-memorial-day-weekend-activities-in-fort-collins/ https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/7-memorial-day-weekend-activities-in-fort-collins/#comments https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/7-memorial-day-weekend-activities-in-fort-collins/ Mon, 02 May 2022 14:00:00 -0600

Memorial Day Weekend in Fort Collins is a near perfect time to come visit our city. It is essentially the unofficial start to summer and the weather has finally given in to being consistently beautiful. This three-day weekend in Fort Collins is filled with thrilling activities and meaningful

Experience Fort Collins in Bloom: Where to find botanical gardens and more! https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/fort-collins-in-bloom/ https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/fort-collins-in-bloom/#comments https://www.visitftcollins.com/blog/post/fort-collins-in-bloom/ Wed, 27 Apr 2022 10:00:00 -0600

More than one-third of the state of Colorado is preserved within national forests, national parks, and open spaces regulated by state and local governments for everyone to enjoy. Once known as the "Lilac City," Fort Collins also has a beautiful and rich horticultural history that still thrives today