Red Feather Lakes: Northern Colorado’s Best-Kept Secret

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  Your Red Feather Lakes 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 … Read more Red Feather Lakes: Northern Colorado’s Best-Kept Secret

The Top 5 Must Visit Restaurants In Fort Collins

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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 … Read more The Top 5 Must Visit Restaurants In Fort Collins

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

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

MouCo Cheese Co.: Fresh from Fort Collins

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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 … Read more MouCo Cheese Co.: Fresh from Fort Collins

Fort Collins: More Than a College Town

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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 … Read more Fort Collins: More Than a College Town

Classic Meets Modern: The Edwards House in Fort Collins

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 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 historic Edwards … Read more Classic Meets Modern: The Edwards House in Fort Collins

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 … Read more The Cellar: A Boutique Wine Shop in Fort Collins

Fun in the Sun in FoCo

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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 … Read more Fun in the Sun in FoCo

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 … Read more Enjoy a True Historic Experience at the Fort Collins Armstrong Hotel

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

d’Vine: A Heavenly Bistro and Wine Bar in Fort Collins

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Although I have a pretty broad range of interests, wine is one of those things I know very little about. Fort Collins is a town known more for its beer and breweries, and while I know plenty about the local beer, I have never been to a wine bar. So, when Travis and I ended … Read more d’Vine: A Heavenly Bistro and Wine Bar in Fort Collins

Colorado Distilleries Run Deep

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On December 9th, the Dancing Pines Distillery hosted the first annual Liquid Arts Festival at the Bonnell Building in Loveland to invite people to discover a few local Colorado distilleries. Although it is the event’s debut year, the Fest opened to a sold out crowd. A few members of the Go Colorado crew and I … Read more Colorado Distilleries Run Deep

Big City Burrito: Fast, Fresh and Sloppy

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Every town has a legendary restaurant. It’s the place where every visitor aspires to stop, whether staying in town or just passing through. Many travelers devote entire trips to the discovery of such legendary establishments. Fort Collins has one such place. It’s simple and beautiful and called Big City Burrito. The restaurant’s creators came to … Read more Big City Burrito: Fast, Fresh and Sloppy

A Yurt for the Night: In Colorado’s Snow Country

Like diamond dust sprayed on black velvet, shattered particles of light glisten in a crystalline winter sky. Overhead, the Milky Way spills a swath of creamy luminescence that flows through the celestial hemisphere. Stars glimmer with galactic intensity, undimmed by the glare of civilization. I stand mesmerized by the spectacle so seldom seen by city … Read more A Yurt for the Night: In Colorado’s Snow Country

Cambria Suites: Fresh in Fort Collins

The first thing you notice when you walk into the Cambria Suites in Fort Collins is that the air smells as fresh inside as it does outside. That’s because this is a 100 percent non-smoking property. And it doesn’t hurt that it also is fairly new. What’s also fresh is the attitude of the staff … Read more Cambria Suites: Fresh in Fort Collins