5 days in Fort Collins Itinerary

5 days in Fort Collins Itinerary

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Fort Collins
— 4 nights

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.
Kids will enjoy Trail Ridge Road and Cache La Poudre River. Explore Fort Collins' surroundings by going to Rocky Mountain National Park (Many Parks Curve Overlook, Emerald Lake Trail, &more). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Annual Flower Trial Garden, stop by Vern's Toffee House, trek along Horsetooth Mountain Open Space, and get curious at Fort Collins Museum of Discovery.

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Denver to Fort Collins is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

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Rocky Mountain National Park
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Fort Collins Museum of Discovery ©
Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
Cache La Poudre River ©
Cache La Poudre River