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Days of Fun in the Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area

Days of Fun in the Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area
4 days
From Fort Collins to Greeley and the villages of Laporte and Windsor, this northern Colorado region is packed with expansive views, welcoming locally sourced restaurants, frontier history and much more.

Sustainability Activity

How to Give Back to These Special Places: There are special places and unique vistas around nearly every Colorado corner. You can help ensure these places exist for generations to come by staying on roads and trails, keeping speeds in check, leaving campsites and picnic spots just as you found them, and following instructional signs while you’re out and about in our state.
Day 1
Activity

Cache La Poudre/North Park - Scenic And Historic Byway

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This byway connects Fort Collins to North Park. Read More
Lunch

River Rock Cafe

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Where the world eats and greets on Main Street! Read More
Activity

Lions Open Space

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Located on the banks of the Cache La Poudre River, Lions Open Space offers day-use area picnicking, fishing, hiking, and biking.
Dinner

Vern's Place

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Here at Vern's Place, we've had the same goal for 70 years: dish up the best homestyle food in a family-friendly atmosphere with a commitment to great service. Read More
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Ten Bears Winery

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Introduce your palate to a truly superior Colorado wine experience. Our Winemaker handselects only the finest grapes. Using French Oak Aging and our exclusive Winter Hibernation Process we produce... Read More
Lodging

Edwards House Bed & Breakfast

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Victorian treasure in Old Town Fort Collins. Gourmet breakfasts, Fireplaces, Jacuzzis, TV, A/C, Wi-Fi. Conference and Special Event Center which can hold weddings, meetings and parties. Within... Read More

Day 2
Breakfast

Silver Grill Cafe

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Comfort, conversation and stories abound from the oldest restaurant in Northern Colorado... Silver Grill Cafe has that and more! From mouthwatering Signature Cinnamon Rolls to Savory Chicken... Read More

Activity

Global Village Museum of Arts & Cultures

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The Global Village Museum is dedicated to showcasing international folk art and artifacts.  Our 4 Galleries are created to engage and inspire visitors to learn more about world cultures, people,... Read More

Lunch

The Farmhouse at Jessup Farm

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Set in a 133 year-old building, The Farmhouse at Jessup Farm is a casual restaurant focused on elevated country and healthy farm fare. Read More
Activity

Poudre River Trail

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The Poudre River Trail is 21 miles of a well-maintained paved pathway for walking, cycling, running, rollerblading and more. The trail extends from Island Grove Regional Park in Greeley to Colorado Highway 392 in Windsor.
Dinner

Restaurant 415

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Restaurant 415 is founded and owned by The Mason Street Five, consisting of Seth Baker, Justin Bernhardt, Amelia Mouton, Andre Mouton & Sean Olander.  Our goal is to make a positive impact on... Read More

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Horse & Dragon Brewing Co.

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We're a family-run craft brewery making great beer, creating happy craft beer experiences, building community, and loving life here in wonderful Fort Collins.

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Lodging

Armstrong Hotel

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In 2004, we brought life back into this 1923 landmark hotel. We've designed 45 wonderfully unique and eclectic rooms and suites, each created with the best comfort and convenience in mind. Let... Read More

Day 3
Breakfast

J.B.'s Drive In

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Dog-n-suds style drive that has been family owned since 1937. Read More
Activity

Centennial Village Museum

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Centennial Village Museum is an 8-acre living history experience featuring over 35 architecturally unique structures, costumed interpreters, heritage farm animals, beautifully landscaped grounds... Read More

Lunch

Cranford Cove Tea Tavern

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Loose-leaf tea, live music, teaware, tea cocktails, lunch, beer, wine. Read More
Activity

Greeley's Great Escape

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We have designed our escape room to give you a fun, interactive challenge that will result in a sense of accomplishment. Read More
Dinner

Royal Nepal Restaurant

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Nepalese, Indian and Tibetan food in downtown Greeley. Read More
Activity

Kress Cinema & Lounge

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The Kress Cinema & Lounge, Greeley's only independent movie theater, is also a full-service bar and restaurant that provides movie-goers as well as bar patrons with high-quality beverages,... Read More

Lodging

Doubletree By Hilton Greeley At Lincoln Park

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Our DoubleTree by Hilton Greeley at Lincoln Park hotel is located next to the Union Colony Civic Center. With amenities designed for the savvy business traveler, we are the premier location for... Read More

Day 4
Breakfast

Mr. Yo's Donut

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Join us this morning for fresh Donuts and Coffee! We also serve Breakfast Croissants and Sausage Rolls. Read More
Activity

Frank State Wildlife Area

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This area has several ponds and is an excellent place for birdwatching. It is also an exceptionally pretty section of the Poudre River Trail.

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Lunch

Hearth Restaurant and Pub

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Hearth is the origin of warmth, light and food; the primary source of sustenance and milieu to countless memories. We intend to keep this tradition alive by creating a casual and warm gathering... Read More
Activity

No Worries!! Ballooning

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No Worries!! Ballooning is your ticket to enjoy the beautiful skies of Northern Colorado.  We begin our flights in the gorgeous Water Valley area of Windsor, and your journey may take you to... Read More

Dinner

Chimney Park

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Chimney Park Restaurant and Bar has a warm and inviting atmosphere combined with a straight forward approach to cuisine. The menu reflects seasonality and items produced within the region. Read More
Activity

The Summit Windsor

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The Summit is more than a bowling alley in Northern Colorado. It is a special place for friends and families to have fun bowling, playing laser tag, and competing in the arcade while enjoying... Read More
Lodging

AmericInn Lodge and Suites

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Beautiful property ideally located. Indoor pool and hot tub. Read More