About Fort Collins
Vibrant, active and communal, Fort Collins, the capitol of Northern Colorado, is the epicenter of culinary richness, craft beer, great people and an unmatched quality of life. Monthly events are hosted downtown, such as the city's famous Tour de Fat and NewWestFest. With over 20 breweries within city limits, including nationally known New Belgium and Odell's, there is no shortage of locally crafted beer. For those looking to enjoy city life and minimize commute, 25 miles of paved paths (and more to come!) weaving through the city make traveling by bike a preferred method for many. Fort Collins' Colorado State University is situated in the heart of the city boasting a young, bustling shopping and dining community. Perfect for leading an active, outdoor community-based lifestyle, it's clear why Fort Collins has grown immensely over the past few years. With explosive growth and an influx of various cultures, Fort Collins has grown as a unique city, welcoming and seeking new residents.
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Fort Collins has fantastic public and charter school options for all ages. The city is also home to Front Range Community College and nationally renowned Colorado State University.
Fort Collins School Districts
Parks and Recreation
Parks and recreation are the bread and butter to living in Fort Collins. New trails are being created every year within the city, expanding into parks and protected open spaces. Just outside of the city lies hundreds of miles of dirt trails designed for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and more. In about 30 minutes, you can be on the water at Horsetooth Reservoir, boating, kayaking, swimming and sunbathing. As a homeowner in Fort Collins, you will have endless recreational opportunities available to you, many just a few steps from your back door.
Fort Collins Natural Areas
Natural Areas Surrounding Fort Collins
Dining and Shopping
Fort Collins boasts a one-of-a-kind dining experience. With well over 50 restaurants in downtown alone, ranging from authentic Italian and Middle Eastern cuisine to casual American eateries, you are guaranteed to always have new bites to try. Along with an unparalleled number of dining options, Old Town is home to a plethora of unique shops including fine jewelry design, creative oddities and homemade western decor. Located in Midtown, the core of Fort Collins' community, you will find large retail stores including Bed Bath and Beyond and Target as well as the newly remodeled Foothills Mall. Head over to the city's east side to Jessup Farms Artisan Village where you'll find a farm to table restaurant, cozy coffee shop, barrel-aged brewery and more all nestled within the highly sought-after Bucking Horse neighborhood. And don't worry, no matter your location in this widespread city, there is sure to be a grocery store within biking distance.
Downtown Fort Collins
Midtown Fort Collins
Jessup Farms Artisan Village
Rich in a community of artists, Fort Collins plays host to a slew of nightlife and entertainment options. From music venues such as the historic Aggie Theatre and the Mishawaka, to themed tours of the city and a vibrant bar scene, there is a form of entertainment for everyone. Check out the links below to see more of what Fort Collins has to offer.