About Fort Collins, Colorado
Fort Collins originally a military fort in 1864 and became a town in 1873. Situated in north of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver. It is the home of the Colorado State University and an excellent public school system. Located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, the city of Fort Collins provides exhilarating recreational activities, distinct cultural experience, and is a hub for shopping and employment. There are live performances and music all year round, and excellent local restaurants located in the historic downtown section as well. The City of Fort Collins can provide the comfort of a small city and the amenities of a big city. There is a wide range of national sellers and unique local shops for people who want to go shopping. Visitors can also experience the great outdoors in 36,000 acres of open space. The Farm at the Lee Martinez Park has farm animals, museum, hayrides, pony rides and more. From November to January, the Old Town Ice Rink can be utilized for skating. The Concert Hall at the Colorado State University is a venue for live performances. Every Tuesday night, Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant holds Salsa Dancing in the Agave Room where there are plenty of new and seasoned salsa dancers. The historic Avery House is an attraction spot for people who want to learn some unique bits of the Fort Collins history including the people's lifestyle over a hundred years ago. Antique from the 18th century can be found inside the house.