Fort Collins is a city in Colorado, in the United States. It is located on the Cache La Poudre River, 57 miles north of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver. It is nestled at the base of the Colorado Front Range. Fort Collins is an eclectic college town, home to Colorado State University.
The economy of Fort Collins is based on manufacturing, service-related businesses, education, and high-tech companies. Manufacturing concerns in the area include Woodward Governor and Anheuser-Busch. High-tech companies with office space or other facilities in the area Hewlett Packard, Intel, AMD, Avago, Beckman Coulter, National Semiconductor, LSI, Rubicon Water, and Pelco. Other industries include clean energy, bioscience, and agri-tech businesses. Other large employers in Fort Collins include Colorado State University, Poudre Valley Health System, Poudre School District, Agilent, the City of Fort Collins, and Eastman Kodak.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Running through Fort Collins you will find the Cache la Poudre River. This river is typically referred to as simply the Poudre River. The river is a popular summer destination for fly fishing, whitewater rafting, tubing, and kayaking through Poudre Canyon. Dining options in Fort Collins include Jay’s Bistro, The Crown Pub, Pizza Casbah, Coppersmith’s Pub & Brewing, and Lucile’s Restaurant. Bisetti’s serves delicious homemade Italian cuisine that has been feeding visitors and the locals since 1979.
Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport offers domestic flights 15 miles from the city center. There is a city bus service named ‘Transfort’ in Fort Collins and biking is very popular in this university town.