From military outpost to popular college town, Fort Collins in Larimer County may initially attract the majority of its visitors as students, coming for the University experience, but so many have fallen in love with what they discover, it has quickly become the 4th largest municipality in Colorado!
Residents would insist that people flock here for what they believe can only be described as “the best of both worlds”. The large town amenities attracting diverse cultural events with appeal to a broad range of tastes that's really just a small town cultivating a homey atmosphere creating a deep desire to plant roots and raise one’s family within its borders.
Located about an hour north of Denver with easy highway access to all major points including the airport, Ft. Collins offers everything you might expect from a college town;
· an assortment of great restaurants to appease varying appetites
· day and evening entertainments across a broad spectrum of interests
· excellent bike paths, public parks and outdoor activities to engage a wide mix of lifestyles
to everything you’d want and expect to find in a big city;
· diverse employment opportunities
· superb shopping choices
· a multiplicity of housing options
Situated in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the wide streets planted with tall trees shading adorable houses beckons one to stay, settle down and add their own contribution to this flourishing Front Range college town that's grown into so much more.
CNN declared it One of the Best Places to Live in 2006, or as one new resident expressed it, “it’s just the perfect place!"
The experience of Fort Collins wouldn’t be complete without sampling the eats – and there are plenty to choose from! Old fashioned, thick and juicy steaks or burgers to vegan offerings, FIND THE EATERY to help you round out every visit.
Why might YOU want to call Fort Collins home? TAKE A LOOK- then contact your local RE/MAX Alliance Associate to make it happen!