Life in Fort Collins

Places to Eat and Shop

Fort Collins offers some great options for food, whether you’re shopping for ingredients to cook a healthy meal at home, or looking to dine out at one of the many establishments. Below are some resources to start your search.

Local Grocery Stores

Local grocery stores are the best place to find food and daily household items. They offer produce, meat, packaged foods, toiletries, cleaning products, pet products, medical items, and most have a pharmacy. Some grocery stores are also able to do special orders, so do not hesitate to call to inquire about what can be found at the different stores. Prices vary throughout town, and coupons can often be found online that will help to save money on certain items. Common grocery stores here include

  • King Soopers
  • Safeway
  • Sprouts – Specializes in produce and natural groceries
  • Wholefoods, Natural Grocers, and Trader Joes – Focus on local and organic groceries
  • Walmart – One stop shopping – Groceries, household goods, electronics, and clothing!

International Grocery Stores

Shopping in Fort Collins

There are small businesses in Old Town, big businesses in the greater Fort Collins area, and amazing thrift and second hand stores throughout. Here are a few local favorites:

Hiking Around Fort Collins

Visit Fort Collins provides suggestions for outdoor activities in the Northern Colorado region.

Use the AllTrails website to find the perfect trail for you - includes photos, maps, and reviews.

View an interactive map featuring the hiking trails around Fort Collins.

Fun Fort Collins Activities