Fort Collins Visit Information and Guide for our Franchisee Conference this August.Â We have 9 locations (one is a mobile coffee truck) in and around Fort Collins in Northern Colorado and just broke ground on a 10th.Â This will be where all of our franchisees from around the country will meet up for The Human Bean Franchisee Conference in 2019.
From the Denver Airport you will take a Green Ride shuttle to Fort Collins.They will take us to The Harmony Transportation station in Fort Collins. Â Green Ride pickup location at Denver International Airport is on the East Side of Main Terminal, go out DOOR 505, take the crosswalk to ISLAND 5, go RIGHT until you get to the SPECIAL PERMIT sign.Â You have a couple of options to get to the hotel from the Harmony Transportation station.Â Depending on availability when you arrive they can shuttle your party straight to the hotel.Â Otherwise, Uber is available and your best option.Â Lastly, if you would like a private ride they can link you up with a Charter service by calling 970-226-5533.Â https://greenrideco.com/schedules/
Weather & What to Pack
Weather in Fort Collins in the summer is around 80 degrees.Â They say it is generally warm in the summer and sunny with afternoon showers that cool things off.Â Expect 15 hours of daylight as well!Â And mind the elevation.Â Fort Collins is located at 5,000 feet above sea level.Â They recommend you take it slow the first couple of days to avoid elevation sickness and heat exhaustion; this isÂ where you feel naseous or have a bad headache.Â They recommend that you drink lots of water and always wear sunblock.Â Layers are also recommended as the weather can change quickly.Â Bring sunglasses, sun screen, lip balm, caps and a big water bottle.Â Also pack a light rain jacket for unexpected showers.
Things to do
Fort Collins is known for it’s expansive open nature spaces around town and it’s vibrant Old Town downtown plus it is the location of Colorado State University.Â There is white water rafting, wildlife watching, hiking and trail running, fly fishing, rock climbing and all kinds of winter activites.Â Fort Collins is an extremely bike friendly and dog friendly town as well.Â Dowtown Fort Collins is filled with art, museums, live music and good food.Â There are many craft breweries in the area, including Belgium Brewing Company.Â There is a new Poudre River Water Park that is opening summer of 2019 where you can kyak, tube and splash in the river.Â You can find all kinds of things to do at https://www.visitftcollins.com/.
Places to eat
Our hotel, The Elizabeth Hotel, has several places to eat.Â The Emporium Kitchen and Wine Market has a variety of quality local foods and is open every day serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, happy hour and brunch.Â The Sunset Lounge in their rooftop cocktail bar.Â They have craft cocktails and wines by the glass with an open air view of downtown Fort Collins.Â Lastly they have the Magic Rat Live Music bar and venue that hosts a variety of live musicians.Â And since the hotel is located in the center of Old Town you should be able to walk to many other restaurants and there are food trucks all over town as well.Â Both New Belgium Brewery and Odell Brewery are also within walking distance.Â We’ll be having dinner Saturday night at Ginger & Baker and it looks delicious!