Move-In Myths & Tips

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Fall courses at Colorado State start in mid-august. This means if you haven’t already done so, you’re probably about to pack up your things and move into your new apartment here at the Cottages. Whether you’re a freshman or a returning sophomore, you’ve probably had your share of lists and advice about moving back in. Sound about right? Well, how … Read More

Best Places to Swim in Fort Collins

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Fort Collins might be in mountain territory, but it can get incredibly hot and dry come July and early August. In fact, this just might be the best time of the year to swim. But where to swim at? Well, there is, of course, the outstanding resort pool that’s right in your backyard! At the Cottages of Fort Collins, you … Read More

Get Ready for the 4th

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Okay, it may technically still be June, but with the 4th being on a Wednesday, you might be itching to celebrate early. Plus, it’s important to know the local rules and regulations before you get started planning your celebrations. This is key as, sadly, all fireworks are illegal in Fort Collins and Larimer County as a whole. This includes even … Read More

Party Games for College Students

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If this is your first year in Fort Collins, then you may be surprised by the weather we get come June. June is both one of the hottest and wettest months of the year. This means both gorgeous swimming days and days when you’d much rather stay inside. For those latter days, one great hang out place is the Fort … Read More

Fort Collins Day Trips

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Fort Collins is a great place to call home. That said, everyone wants to get out of town now and again — and this often goes double for college students stressed from exams and ready to enjoy the spring weather away from town. The good news is you don’t have to go far from your apartment at the Cottages of … Read More

Spring Grilling Tips

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The snow has melted and the weather is finally warm enough to start grilling and planning outdoor get-togethers. As a resident of the Cottages of Fort Collins, you’ll have access to the complex’s beautiful outdoor gathering areas featuring lounge chairs, fire pits, and, arguably most important of all, grills. But before you head down and fire the machines up, make … Read More

3 Venues Near Fort Collins Cottages

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Fort Collins might not be as renown as a music destination as Denver or Austin, but we still have some pretty good venues. Venues that regularly boast a variety of music genres and hosts musicians both from right here in Fort Collins as well as from throughout the country and beyond. Even better, most of the best music options are … Read More

Shopping & Cooking for One

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Each of the residences at the Cottages of Fort Collins boasts outstanding modern kitchens that are sure to inspire new cooking concoctions. Our rooms feature new and upgraded appliances, ample counter spaces, and plenty of room for you to move about to mix, bake, and create delicious culinary treats. Of course, if you are new to cooking, planning out meals … Read More

Cozy Cafes in Fort Collins

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Coffee shops and college students go together like peanut butter and jelly. Especially in cold winter college towns like Fort Collins. Cafes are places where you can study in comfort with easy caffeine access to keep you going plus they’re a great place to meet and linger with new and old friends. But if you’re new to town, you might … Read More