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Fort Collins, population over 115,000, lies north of Denver on Highway 87. The city serves as the seat of Larimer County in northern Colorado and enjoys a scenic location on the Cache La Poudre River.

In 1864 the area was settled around a stockade erected to defend an important trading post; the city was named after its military commander.

The tourism and agriculture oriented region of the Front Range foothills that Fort Collins occupies has become home to many high-tech research firms and industries. The community is home to Colorado State University. Other points of interest include the Anheuser-Busch Brewery and Fort Collins Museum. Nearby recreation abounds at Horsetooth Reservoir, Lory State Park and several scenic drives. The community enjoys 300 days of sunlight a year.

Fort Collins is part of the Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado metro area.

Ramada Ft. Collins | Taste of Fort Collins |
Art Benson Gallery | Celtic Harp |
Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns Helmshire Inn |
Education Colorado State University | Farm at Lee Martinez Park | National Technological University |
Golf La Quinta Inn Fort Collins |
History Fort Collins Museum |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts AmericInn Motel & Suites Fort Collins | University Park Holiday Inn |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Agri - Enterprises | Scott Beasley, REALTOR | Sunray Apartments |
Shopping Foothills Fashion Mall | Four Season Hammocks | Mosaic Mills |
Sports and Sporting Events Epic Ice Arena | Rocky Mountain Fly Shop |
Transportation Fort Collins Downtown Airport |
Wildlife Viewing Animal Eye Center | Black Elk Outfitters |

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03/03 Coming to The area
Denver Greek Festival Denver CO June14-17 Traditional Greek dancing by the Hellenic Dance Academy of Denver and music by Etho Ellas. There is plenty of homemade food and pastries from throughout Greece to satisfy any appetite.
Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival Breckenridge CO July13 This event offers brews, views and free live music and features unlimited beer tasting from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Winter Park Alpine Artaffair Winter Park CO July20-21 Featuring Fine Arts & Fine Crafts, Jewelry, Photography, Metalwork, Mixed Media, Pottery, Painting, Glass, Wood, Fiber and More.
Keystone Bluegrass and Beer Festival Keystone CO August3-4 Down-home cooking, frothy flavors and mountain music are just a piece of the pie. In a whirlwind of hillbilly luxuries, folks gather while 30 microbreweries from Colorado and beyond showcase their unique blends of hops and barleys.
Steamboat Wine Festival Steamboat Springs CO August7-11 Experience more than 100 food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries, epicurean purveyors, and locally-made products at this ultimate food and wine experience.
Lafayette Peach Festival Lafayette CO August17 500 fresh peach pies and individual servings of peach cobbler while supplies last, are available for sale at Festival Plaza and in front of the Main Stage near Lafayette Florist.