4 days in Fort Collins & Rocky Mountain National Park Itinerary

4 days in Fort Collins & Rocky Mountain National Park Itinerary

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Fort Collins
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Rocky Mountain National Park
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Fort Collins

Fort Collins ©
Called vibrant, eclectic and authentic, Fort Collins tops “best of” lists year after year thanks to its myriad of cultural opportunities.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): trek along Horsetooth Mountain Open Space, then contemplate the waterfront views at Cache La Poudre River, and then sample the tasty concoctions at New Belgium Brewing Company.

To find ratings and tourist information, go to the Fort Collins online driving holiday planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Fort Collins. In June, daily temperatures in Fort Collins can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Parks · Trails · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 28 — 29:
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Cache La Poudre River ©
Cache La Poudre River
Horsetooth Mountain Open Space ©
Horsetooth Mountain Open Space
New Belgium Brewing Company ©
New Belgium Brewing Company

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Alluvial Fan, admire all the interesting features of Trail Ridge Road, and then hike along Emerald Lake Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Sprague Lake, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bear Lake, then admire the sheer force of Alberta Falls, and finally appreciate the views at Many Parks Curve Overlook.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Rocky Mountain National Park road trip planning app.

Getting from Fort Collins to Rocky Mountain National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 1:
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail

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