6 days in Fort Collins & Red Feather Lakes Itinerary

6 days in Fort Collins & Red Feather Lakes Itinerary

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Start: Fort Collins
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Fort Collins
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
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Red Feather Lakes
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Fort Collins

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures as well as Social. Get out of town with these interesting Fort Collins side-trips: Rocky Mountain National Park (Alluvial Fan & Old Fall River Road). There's lots more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at New Belgium Brewing Company, contemplate the waterfront views at Cache La Poudre River, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and admire the natural beauty at Annual Flower Trial Garden.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort Collins trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Fort Collins. In October, daytime highs in Fort Collins are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Red Feather Lakes.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
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New Belgium Brewing Company ©
New Belgium Brewing Company
Cache La Poudre River ©
Cache La Poudre River
Horsetooth Mountain Open Space ©
Horsetooth Mountain Open Space

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Red Feather Lakes

Red Feather Lakes ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): tee off at The Golf Club At Fox Acres, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shambhala Mountain Center, and then don't miss a visit to Deadman Lookout.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Red Feather Lakes holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Fort Collins to Red Feather Lakes takes an hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Fort Collins in October; daily highs in Red Feather Lakes reach 58°F and lows reach 30°F. On the 22nd (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Red Feather Lakes

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 22:
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Shambhala Mountain Center ©
Shambhala Mountain Center
The Golf Club At Fox Acres ©
The Golf Club At Fox Acres

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