A longtime ranching and farming community, Ft.Collins is also well known as the home of Colorado State University and as a growing technology center. It is located on the Cache La Poudre River 60 miles north of Denver.

Visitors and locals are attracted to the city’s charming Old Town, which provides classic turn-of-the-century architecture, accented with colorful landscaping.

Located just off the main street in the north end of
the downtown district,
Old Town is a lively shopping and entertainment center. You can browse in bookstores, shop in upscale clothing boutiques and antique shops, visit art galleries and partake of a tasty variety of food and drink offerings from local saloons, microbreweries and restaurants.

Coopersmith’s Brew Pub specializes in a varied selection of interesting beers, which might include: Scottish Ale, Oatmeal Stout, India Pale and special experiments, such as Jalapeno beer (it was good, but
you wouldn’t want to drink it all night, unless a fire hydrant was nearby).
The restaurant serves fish and chips, bratwurst, burgers, stir fry, steaks and salads and homemade

Other establishments include, Linden’s Brewing Company – where you can also enjoy open jam sessions on Wednesday nights, Pasta Jays, Beaujo’s Pizza and Austin’s American Grill – which specializes in salads, burgers, steak and chicken dinners. And, if your taste is ice cream, the Walrus, a local ice creamery serves large, tasty ice cream treats.

The Silver Grill Cafe has been serving breakfast and lunch since the 1930's. Sit at the counter under the skylight and try their huge cinnamon rolls and old-fashioned American lunches.