Top 15 Reasons to Love Fort Collins!

Are you new in town?  Are you a native?  Either way, I think it is always good to remember why we all love living Fort Collins.

#15 Voted “Top Downtown” in the country by livability.com November 2012

#14 Forbes rated Fort Collins 3rd in the nation for “Best Places & Careers”

#13 Green Fort Collins – Gold Level Certification for Solar Friendly Communities in 2013 from Solar Communities

#12 Fort Collins is the 4th healthiest mid size city in the US in 2013 in a 2012 Gallup-Healthways Survey.

#11 The beer capital of Colorado with multiple breweries to choose from including New Belgium, Budweiser, Odell’s, Fort Collins Brewery & Equinox to name a few of our favs! You can even tour breweries by bike! Fort Collins Breweries

#10 It is a bike friendly community with numerous bike lanes throughout the city & an awesome trail system.Biking in Fort Collins

#9 Colorado State University – provides numerous employment opportunities, adds diversity to the community & youthful energy CSU

#8 Dog friendly with community parks & designated dog parks Dog Parks

#7 Shopping & dining. Old Town Fort Collins offers over 84 bars & restaurants as well as a variety of Colorado art and craft offerings! (Don’t forget to check our website for “Featured Business of the Month”)Downtown Fort Collins

#6 Voted Number 13 in the Top 100 Best Places to Live by Livability.com in 2015

#5 Fort Collins is a festival town with events year round including The Taste of Fort Collins, Brewfest, New West Fest & Tour de Fat. Taste of Fort Collins, NewWestFest, New Belgium Tour de Fat

#4 Music – Fort Collins is the live music hub of Northern Colorado with our own local music association, FoCoMA and numerous, talented bands that perform all types of genres both at indoor and outdoor venues throughout the year.

#3 Arts – art galleries & sculptures everywhere!  Fort Collins even has custom painted electrical boxes throughout town as painted by local artists.  First Friday Art Walk

#2 The weather – 300+ days of sun every year! Bring your sunscreen

#1 THE #1 REASON TO LOVE FORT COLLINS IS…PEOPLE ARE FRIENDLY & HELPFUL!

What is your reason?  Comment below.