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Fort Collins Attractions & Fun

Fort Collins Colorado Attractions and FunLocated north of Denver and close to Rocky Mountain National Park and Colorado’s Wild and Scenic Cache la Poudre River, Fort Collins is the perfect base camp for wide range of tastes and vacation plans.  There are enough Fort Collins attractions and activities to keep you occupied for months at a time.

Head 35 miles from town to Rocky Mountain National Park and take on over 400 square miles of stunning scenery, abundant wildlife, and plenty of hiking.  For a quick trip, you can’t miss Trail Ridge Road, the highest paved road in the United States. 


Alternatively, head to the Cache la Poudre River, Colorado’s only river to have received a “Wild and Scenic” designation.  The scenery is unbelievable, and the ways to explore – from hiking and biking to kayaking and rafting – seem almost endless.

After you’ve spent a day enjoying the natural beauty around Fort Collins, spend some time enjoying the heart of the city.  Old Town is Fort Collins’ historic district with 23 historic buildings and a quaint ambiance.  From antique stores and candy shops to a wide range of different restaurants, you’ll have no trouble filling an afternoon or an entire day taking it all in.

Fort Collins also boasts impressive botanic gardens, theatre and arts, shopping, and much, much more!

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