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 property listings offer a large selection of 290 vacation rentals around Fort Collins. From 152 house rentals to 74 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Fort Collins?

Check out that view! That's what you'll be exclaiming when you head for the hills and treat yourself to a dreamy high-altitude escape. Vrbo has 89 mountain rental options available. Open to more ideas? Vrbo has tons more property options to discover, including:

  • 67 city-center vacation rentals.
  • 44 town vacation rentals.
  • 25 rural vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Fort Collins?

Our house vacation rentals are real properties for real travelers. With loads of room to move, they're perfect if you want to experience life like a local. There are 152 options currently on Vrbo. Prices begin at $45 a night. If that doesn't suit your group's taste, we've got a number of different property types to choose from, such as:

  • Condo: 41 vacation homes. Prices start from $60 per night.
  • Apartment: 30 vacation homes. Prices start from $90 per night.
  • Hotel: 29 vacation homes. Prices start from $54 per night.

Can I stay in Fort Collins in a large group?

Whether you're heading off on a getaway with the extended fam or spending a few nights away with your old school gang, it's always heaps of fun hanging out under the one roof! The great news is that Vrbo has options to suit you. Why not check out the 36 house vacation homes listed here? They're the top choice for big groups of visitors. If you're traveling in a large group, the properties for rent that can meet your needs include:

  • Looking for vacation homes that can house 6 guests? We have 76 that will be suitable. The prices start from $86 per night.
  • Need a vacation property for 8 guests? We have 40 that will be perfect. You can get one for as low as $143 per night.
  • Organizing a trip away with 10 guests? We've got 27 vacation homes that will meet your needs. Prices begin at just $75 per night.

You and the squad will be in good hands when you plan your Fort Collins vacation through us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Fort Collins?

Say goodbye to soulless chain-hotel rooms! Cherish the charm of living like a local in an affordable rental instead. Have a look at the fabulous options that can be snapped up now on Vrbo. Rigden Farm is perfect for bargain hunters. And with 11 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $134 a night, you can see why. City Park is another place to check out. Vrbo has 35 rentals here, and the average price is around $153 a night.

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