Welcome to Fort Collins, “one of the best places to live, work and play in America.” For years we have been known as the 'Choice City' and for visitors, this means many choices on how to spend your leisure activities. it’s the city of choice for 143,000 residents who are proud to call Fort Collins home. We’re students, families, professionals, retirees and everyone in between, sharing a love for our hometown and a friendly,
Catch a first-class performance in one of our many theatres, explore history in our remarkable Old Town, tour a local brewery, ride a restored trolley car, discover science at the museum, attend one of our many festivals and celebrations.
Play a round of golf year round, raft whitewater, hike a canyon, ride a bike or a horse along miles of trails through city and state parks, soar in a hot air balloon, cheer on the CSU teams.
When it comes to dining and entertainment, the choices go on. Cuisine from traditional to novel, fast-food to fine dining, symphony concerts to ballroom dancing, opera to salsa, and local bands you may soon see on national tour.
Explore many unique shops in Fort Collins while you’re here too! From our major shopping center in the south part of town, Front Range Village, all the way to Downtown, you’ll discover friendly, fun local shopping choices throughout the community.
There's always something interesting going on in Fort Collins. Tour the craft breweries, bike the 280+ miles of bike lanes and trails, watch a live theatre production, listen to a symphony orchestra, wander through the many galleries and museums, and enjoy the rich history of the Old Town district.