Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Fort Collins

Enjoy the live music and other features of Fort Collins. This city's university setting, biking and mountain views draw many visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Fort Collins

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Travelers enjoy fun activities like biking and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Fort Collins has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fort Fun (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Environmental Learning Center (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Collindale Golf Course (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Greeley Country Club (20.5 mi / 33 km)
  • Greeley Ice Haus (23.1 mi / 37.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Fort Collins

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Fort Collins is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rotary Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • South Bay Campground at Horsetooth Reservoir (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Horsetooth Mountain Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Boyd Lake State Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Benson Sculpture Garden (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Carter Lake County Park (19.9 mi / 32 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Fort Collins

Fly into Broomfield, CO (BJC-Rocky Mountain Metropolitan), the closest airport, located 46.9 mi (75.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Denver, CO (DEN-Denver Intl.), which is 55.3 mi (89 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Fort Collins?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 290 house rentals around Fort Collins. From 150 Houses to 16 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Fort Collins is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Fort Collins?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Fort Collins:

  • Old Town West: 93 vacation rentals
  • City Park: 41 vacation rentals
  • University Park: 86 vacation rentals
  • Historic Fort Collins High School: 45 vacation rentals
  • University Acres: 39 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Fort Collins?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Fort Collins. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Edora Pool Ice Center: 290 home rentals
  • Collindale Golf Course: 294 home rentals
  • Avery House: 285 home rentals
  • Nonesuch Theater: 284 home rentals
  • Gardens on Spring Creek: 288 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fort Collins listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Fort Collins?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 150 Houses in Fort Collins. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Fort Collins include:

  • Cabins: 16 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 72 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 16 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Fort Collins?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 19 vacation homes with pool available in Fort Collins.

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