Visit Fort Collins Itinerary – Girlfriend Getaway

Fort Collins has something for just about anyone and conveniently Visit Fort Collins has suggested itineraries to choose from. Whether you’re new to town, have someone visiting or want to rediscover this awesome town, check out the Visit Fort Collins website. See below for their Girlfriend Getaway itinerary.

Do you need a Girlfriend Getaway? Fort Collins is the perfect destination to get away with the girls and enjoy outdoor adventure, spa pampering, wine and chocolate and everything else in between.

GIRLFRIEND’S GETAWAY DAY 1

Morning:

Hike Arthur’s Rock in Lory State Park

Arthur’s Rock is one of Fort Collins’ most popular hikes and boasts magnificent views of Horsetooth Reservoir and Fort Collins from above. Located in Lory State Park, this 1.7 mile trail is easily accessible from town and puts you in open mountain space within minutes.

Afternoon:

Spa Treatment

There’s no better way to relax in Fort Collins than a nice spa treatment after some outdoor recreation. Have a girl’s day at one of our many local spas and enjoy treatments from massages, to pedicures, manicures and anything in between. This relaxing experience will get you set and ready to enjoy the rest of your vacation in Fort Collins, CO.

Cocktails at Coppermuse Distillery

At Coppermuse customers can tour the distillery and sample spirits in the tasting room, choosing from a menu of nearly 20 cocktails (and growing), showcasing Coppermuse Vertueux Vodka, whiskeys, rums and an assortment of infused vodkas – from vanilla to lemon to cucumber. Also enjoy great bites and a great environment in their comfy, lively tasting room.

244 N. College Ave
970-999-6016
www.coppermuse.com

Evening:

Dinner at Jax Fish House

Jax Fish House (not to be confused with Jax Mercantile, Co.) brings us fresh seafood with a special knack for oysters and cocktails. Chef de Cuisine, Kevin Grossi has an impressive dedication to quality. This is one of the few (if the only) kitchen staff that I know of taking a field trip to small Fort Collins farms to become familiar with our farmers, produce, community, and incorporating that in an ever changing seasonal menu. You want to support local food? Eat at Jax Fish House.

123 North College Ave 
(970) 682-2275
www.jaxfortcollins.com

Dessert at Kilwins Chocolates & Ice Cream

Offering a variety of handcrafted chocolates, homemade fudge, premium ice cream and many other sweet things in the heart of Old Town Fort Collins.

114 North College Ave
(970) 221-9444
www.kilwins.com

DAY 2

Morning:

Coffee and light breakfast at Little Bird Bakery

This neighborhood bakery and café is located in the heart of Old Town Square in a historic building. This quaint bakery is known for its decadent breakfasts including homemade quiche and croissants and their always perfect coffees, lattes, cappuccinos and more. Have a leisurely morning at this bakery, soaking in the views of Old Town Sq.

11 Old Town Square
(970) 568-8906
www.thelittlebirdbakeshop.com

Shopping in Old Town

The inspiration for Disneyland’s Main Street USA. Enjoy the ambiance of one of ‘America’s Best Downtowns and home to many Fort Collins local shops, restaurants, art and music. Local boutique shops offer the perfect trinket or gift for that special someone or even for yourself.

Afternoon:

Dinner at CooperSmith’s Pub and Brewing

One of Fort Collins’ first breweries, CooperSmith’s serves fine beer and fine food alike. Enjoy patio dining at its finest and the hustle and bustle of Old Town Square.

5 Old Town Square
(970) 498-0483
www.Coopersmithspub.com

Nuance Chocolate

Nuance Chocolate is a popular small batch business in Fort Collins, serving in-house crafted chocolate in an ever changing range of flavors to pair with the changing seasons and demands. One of the best ways to experience this fresh chocolate is in a thick, hot chocolate form known as sipping chocolate. This decadent treat is a perfect way to end a winter evening in Old Town or curb that sweet-tooth while sticking with the craft beverage theme.

214 Pine St
(970) 484-2330
www.nuancechocolate.com

Evening:

Lincoln Center Theatre Performance

As one of Colorado’s largest and most diverse presenters of professional theatre, dance, music, and visual arts, this Theatre Center is a crowned jewel for Fort Collins and the perfect place to spend an evening with your girlfriends. Enjoy Broadway right here in Fort Collins at this magnificent and newly renovated theatre.

417 W Magnolia St
(970) 221-6735
www.lctix.com

Late Night Drinks at Social

Social is the place in Fort Collins for properly crafted cocktails, sommelier selected wines, and charcuterie. Located underneath an Old Town shop, at the entrance into Old Town Square, Social is designed with a soft modern/industrial decor as to keep the focus on what they are best at…quality food and beverage.

1 Old Town Sq
(970) 449-5606
www.socialfortcollins.com

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