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Fort Collins, Colorado is nestled about 65 miles from Denver and has a gorgeous view of the Rocky Mountains. If you are lucky enough to work from there, we have some fun things for you to do once you check out of work!
When in Fort Collins, the #1 thing to do is go on a Beer Tour!
How to Get to Fort Collins, CO
You will probably be flying into Denver to get to Fort Collins. From there use Groome Transportation to get into Fort Collins by shuttle or take an Uber. Alternatively, rent a car from the airport so you have access to other transportation while in Fort Collins.
For getting around, I recommend renting a car or taking Uber.
If you will be in Denver, check out our post on Denver After 5:00 pm.
Where to Eat in Fort Collins, CO
Rare // Craving a great steak? Head to Rare Italian in the Old Town section of Fort Collins and enjoy an aged steak or try some of their pizza or pasta.
Ginger and Baker // Housed in an old grain mill, Ginger and Baker offers two restaurants to choose from. You can eat in The Cache for upscale, exquisite dining or stay downstairs in The Cafe if you want simpler food. Take a late night treat home from their Bakery.
Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant // If Mexican food is your thing, you will find Rio Grande a great choice. I recommend their steak fajitas – delicious! They are also known for their Margaritas.
Restaurant 415 // Restaurant 415 is known as the place to go for small plates. They also serve great pizza with the Woodland being my favorite.
Jax Fish House // It’s hard to believe that land locked Fort Collins has an amazing fish house but it does. Try the oyster bar or any of their rave reviewed fish dishes!
Get up early and head to Snooze for breakfast before your work day! Enjoy amazing takes on pancakes, eggs benedict and huevos rancheros – you’ll thank me later!
Things to See in Fort Collins, CO
Beer Tour // Colorado is known as one of the craft beer capitals of the world so the #1 thing to do after work in Fort Collins is go on a beer tour! We have a great tour for you that also combines dinner!
Go to the Drive-In // Head to the Holiday Twin Drive-In and give in to some nostalgia if you have a rental car. You can even order a burger or monster nachos, or a bratwurst and enjoy dinner while you watch the movie.
Take a Cooking Class // The Cooking Studio or Ginger and Baker offer night time cooking classes so you can work on your culinary skills. Conveniently located in the Old Town part of Fort Collins, you might want to get there early and stroll the area.
Visit the Exchange // A hip open-air plaza that offers music, outdoor games and food it is a great spot to chill after a busy work day.
Plan Your Escape // Head to Enigma Escape Rooms and use your brain for something other than work!
Also check out:
- River North, Chicago After 5:00 pm
- San Francisco’s Financial District After 5:00 pm
- Plano, TX After 5:00 pm
- Charleston, SC After 5:00 pm
- Charlotte, NC After 5:00 pm
- Kansas City, MO After 5:00 pm