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Love Is In The Air

Whether venturing from afar or just up the road, Fort Collins is ripe with activities for every type of couple. We’ve compiled a few of our favorite itineraries for a romantic getaway to Fort Collins, from adventure-centric to romantic rendezvous. With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, let us help you craft the ideal couple’s getaway to celebrate the two of you.

Itinerary for the Adventurers

Breakfast down in Ace Caféthe bottomless mimosas & cinnamon wafnut are a must, or venture off property and check out Snooze or Little Bird Bakeshop.

Short drive up to Horsetooth Reservoir for a hike around the reservoir or challenge yourself with a hike up to Horsetooth Rock or try Blue Sky Trail.

Stop by Stodgy Brewing Company for a serious romantic vibe and try some local FOCO beers – remember to cozy up, Stodgy’s is nestled between the trees and it can get chilly at night.

Head back to the hotel for a bubble bath and some happy hour snacks (strawberries and champagne perhaps?).

Head down to Ace Gillett’s for a delicious meal, killer craft cocktails, and spin some vinyl records.

Itinerary for the Romantics

Wake up slow and enjoy brunch in Ace Café, or mosey on over to Little on Mountain or Ginger & Baker.

Take the complimentary bikes out for a few hours and ride around Old Town exploring the alleyways and popping into some shops.

Stop by the Welsh Rabbit for a lovely wine and cheese afternoon.

Head back to the hotel for in-suite massages courtesy Amara Massage & Wellness along with champagne. 

Head down to Ace Gillett’s and enjoy a romantic dinner in the Den, ‘It was always you’ vibes all night long.

Itinerary for the Beer Connoisseurs:

Turn those alarm clocks off and enjoy sleeping in!

Head downstairs for a late brunch and enjoy the dynamite tots and fried chicken sandwich…chefs kiss! Pair with a local craft beer to kick off your brewery tour right. Prefer heading out for breakfast? Head on over to Silver Grill Café – a staple good old diner in the community for 90 years.

Take our complimentary bikes on an epic brewery tour of Fort Collins:

New Belgium

Odell Brewing Co

Gilded Goat Brewing

Locust Cider

Hello Brew Co

Bike back to the hotel and get ready for an evening of live music and rotating local craft beers at Ace Gillett’s!

Itinerary for the Locals

Grab a coffee and breakfast sandwich and head out for the day.

Take a drive out to Estes Park and experience Northern Colorado in all of its Winter Wonderland Glory.

Hike Bear Lake in RMNP or just enjoy a scenic drive with your love.

Head back down and stop by Sweetheart Winery with your sweetheart for a wine flight.

Head back to the hotel for a romantic dinner and live music evening underground at Ace Gillett’s.

We hope this list has “sparked” your interest and given you a few ideas for a romantic getaway to Fort Collins. We hope to see you and your one & only soon!