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Take The Best 3 Hour Drive From Fort Collins to Steamboat Springs

Driving From Fort Collins To Steamboat Springs Along The Cache la Poudre River The last car passed 30 minutes ago. Since then the only life along this lonely length of highway has been four-legged or feathered. Even the radio offers nothing but crackling static. In this high chaparral landscape more suggestive of Outer Mongolia than Colorado, antelope outnumber people. To…

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Classic Meets Modern: The Edwards House in Fort Collins

Being a bustling college town and having more restaurants per capita than any other place in Colorado, there is a lot to see and do in Fort Collins during your Colorado vacation. With several dozen different lodging choices, there are just a few that stand out as exemplary. One of these is the Edwards House, a historic Bed and Breakfast….

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Red Feather Lakes: Northern Colorado’s Best Kept Camping And Fishing Secret

Your Red Feather Lakes Camping Vacation Starts Here After two epic years of road-tripping across America by RV, we found our perfect spot for a summertime base camp in Red Feather Lakes near Fort Collins. Between 2007 and 2009, we passed the turnoff to this hidden gem at least three times. Whenever we traveled to points north on U.S. Highway…

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The Top 5 Must Visit Restaurants In Fort Collins

Five Must Visit Restaurants In Fort Collins Dining out is easily one of the best parts of vacation. It’s fun to try new restaurants and eat at the spots locals go to. Even if you’re not on vacation, taking a day trip to a nearby city or town is a great excuse to hit up some of the area’s best…

MouCo Cheese Co.: Fresh from Fort Collins 1

MouCo Cheese Co.: Fresh from Fort Collins

No matter the time of year, foods are everywhere…fresh strawberries, Rocky Ford melons, Palisade peaches, freshly collected honey. Fresh local food finds in Colorado are plentiful this time of year. MouCo cheeses from Fort Collins, Colorado, are a perfect addition to a locavore’s year round spread. The creators of MouCo Cheese Co., husband and wife Robert Poland and Birgit Halbreiter,…

Fort Collins: More Than a College Town 2

Fort Collins: More Than a College Town

The northern Colorado town of Fort Collins may not be the first place that pops into mind when you think “weekend getaway,” but maybe it should. This Front Range college town, home to Colorado State University, is accessible – close to the mountains without the tricky mountain driving – and has lots of good shopping and dining, as well as…

The Cellar: A Boutique Wine Shop in Fort Collins

Nestled in the charming town of Fort Collins lies a boutique gourmet wine shop called The Cellar. I went to their popular wine tasting event they host every Saturday and, needless to say, I was not disappointed. This charming boutique wine cellar opened in August 2011, and is stocked with over 500 unique wines from all areas of the world…

Fun in the Sun in FoCo 3

Fun in the Sun in FoCo

School is out and the weather is warming up, that means one thing: Summer is coming.  As with every summer that rolls around, people are looking to get outdoors and enjoy the sun and some fun.  Being a college town, Fort Collins doesn’t disappoint.  Whether you’re a resident or visiting on your Colorado vacation there is plenty to do in…

Enjoy a True Historic Experience at the Fort Collins Armstrong Hotel

Sometimes, figuring out where to stay in Colorado is the trickiest part of planning your Colorado travel experience. Staying in a historic hotel can add a touch of nostalgia and character to your trip, especially if you love the ambiance of visiting a place where people have been receiving excellent hospitality for multiple generations. If your travel plans are bringing…

The Inn at City Park: A Vibrant Getaway in Fort Collins

When it comes to bed and breakfasts, they tend to have a somewhat subdued nature, oftentimes airing towards earthy tones and décor from eras gone by.  On the other hand, there are times when establishments, such as the Inn at City Park, break these trends and present guests with a completely different atmosphere by blending the new with the old….