Fort Collins

Travel Guide
Fort Collins showing outdoor art and a square or plaza

Cycle your way around this thriving university town to discover northern Colorado’s famous local food, beer and wine.

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

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

Rent a bicycle from the Fort Collins bike library, free of charge, to get around the city. Clever city planning means that cyclists have the right of way at most intersections. Biking is usually the fastest means of transportation for crossing the city. Those who don’t enjoy traveling on two wheels can use the convenient Fort Collins bus system.

Explore the downtown region on foot to see why locals are so proud of their city. Outdoor restaurant patios are prevalent on the main streets, along with fresh produce stores and independent cultural 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 a guided tour before you settle back with locals over a beer.

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

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

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

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Fort Collins
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Fort Collins
2.5 out of 5
The price is HK$506 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan
Situated in Fort Collins, this hotel is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Fort Fun and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Edora Pool Ice Center. Old Town Square and Colorado State University ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,240 reviews)
"Was a great property for the price"

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2022

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Fort Collins
Hilton Fort Collins
Hilton Fort Collins
4 out of 5
The price is HK$856 per night from 25 Jan to 26 Jan
Situated in the shopping district, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Colorado State University, Fort Collins Lincoln Center and Old Town Square. Fort Collins ...
4/5 Very Good! (938 reviews)
"Staff was very friendly. Room and facility was clean. Attendant in the executive lounge breakfast area was extremely friendly, helpful and knowledge of the area."

Reviewed on 19 Jan 2022

Hilton Fort Collins
The Armstrong Hotel
The Armstrong Hotel
3 out of 5
259 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO
The price is HK$834 per night from 23 Jan to 24 Jan
Located in Old Town West, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Fort Collins Lincoln Center and Colorado State University. Old Town Square is 0.5 mi (0.8 ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (713 reviews)
"Great staff in this charming boutique hotel. Restaurant / Bar attached was a lot of fun for us while we were in Ft.Collins. It’s a bit older, but really presents well…loved the unique art on walls throughout the entire hotel."

Reviewed on 11 Jan 2022

The Armstrong Hotel
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Home2 Suites by Hilton Fort Collins
Home2 Suites by Hilton Fort Collins
3 out of 5
The price is HK$786 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan
Situated in a national park, this aparthotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Collindale Golf Course, Banner Fort Collins Medical Center and Swetsville Zoo. Colorado ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (653 reviews)
"Nice property centrally located."

Reviewed on 15 Jan 2022

Home2 Suites by Hilton Fort Collins
Homewood Suites by Hilton Fort Collins
Homewood Suites by Hilton Fort Collins
3 out of 5
The price is HK$786 per night from 28 Jan to 29 Jan
This family-friendly Fort Collins aparthotel is located in the business district, within 3 mi (5 km) of Collindale Golf Course, Foothills Mall and Banner Fort ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (677 reviews)
"I know it’s not a concern for all visitors, but the swimming pool is not heated and is very cold. We stayed at this hotel 6 months ago or so and the pool temp was the same then which has made it unusable both times we’ve stayed. Otherwise, good breakfast options, clean rooms and comfy beds."

Reviewed on 17 Dec 2021

Homewood Suites by Hilton Fort Collins
 Beautiful cottage - great location in Old Town near Colorado State University!
Beautiful cottage - great location in Old Town near Colorado State University!
This family-friendly Fort Collins cottage is located on the riverfront, within 1 mi (2 km) of Fort Collins Lincoln Center and Colorado State University. Old ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (98 reviews)
Ft Collins Cottage
"Cute, charming, private cottage. Felt just like home. Near Old Town in Ft Collins, CO."

Reviewed on 14 Jan 2022

Beautiful cottage - great location in Old Town near Colorado State University!
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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