4 Hiking Tips for Beginners: Going Outdoors

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Undoubtedly one of the best parts about going to Colorado State University and living in Fort Collins is the environment. Here, you are within just a few hours of some of the most beautiful landscapes this country has to offer. And what better way to go out and explore than with a bit of hiking?  Hiking can be intimidating, especially … Read More

Off to the February Races

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Back in November, we wrote a Health Tips article about getting into running. Well, if that inspired you then this month has a whole lot to offer when it comes to running opportunities! And if you started but stopped, then there’s no better time than the present to get back in the Cottages of Fort Collins fitness center and on … Read More

Colorado’s Best Fall Hikes with Waterfalls

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Colorado's Best Fall Hikes with Waterfalls

The early weeks of October are hands down some of the best for heading out enjoying Colorado’s trails. This is when our region’s dense aspen groves change colors from green to a brilliant gold and orange. October is also when the weather gets cooler and all the summer tourists have gone and the winter snowboard and skiing tourists have yet … 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

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