Tag Archives: cheap date

49. Visit the CSU Flower Garden

The CSU Annual Flower Trial Garden is a must do for your list. Particularly if you’re looking for a way to spend a relaxing afternoon in Fort Collins without an agenda. Of course if you’re a flower lover or a horticulturalist, you probably know much more about the Flower Garden than I do. If you [...]

38. Visit South by Southwest and Zephyr Cellars

  Check out Fort Collins’ only winery-tasting room! Located inside South by Southwest folk art store is a tasting room for Zephyr Cellars, formerly known as Trail Ridge Winery and formerly located in Loveland. Zephyr is a true Colorado winery, the grapes come from the Western Slope and owner Tim Merrick makes the wine here on [...]

34. Have a Coney Island Hot Dog in Old Town Square

PJ, owner of PJ’s Curbside Grill, grew up in the Bronx around the finest hot dogs stands on the planet. When it was time for a major life change, he and his wife Auriel decided to bring those big city style dogs out here to the choice city! Thank goodness he did. Next time you’re in Old Town [...]

30. BBQ in the Poudre Canyon

So I know it’s a bit rainy and cool for a picnic today but I can’t help but think about one of my favorite passtimes which is a Poudre canyon bbq. Pick up some NY strips, a bag of charcoal and a cooler of beverages and head into the canyon. If you can think of [...]

25. Soapstone Prairie

The Soapstone Prairie is one of those places I would never have thought to visit if it hadn’t been suggested to me. I first heard about Soapstone from a very nice man at the Old Town Visitor’s Bureau when I asked him what his favorite thing to do in Fort Collins was. Of all the [...]

19. Visit the University Art Museum

One of the great benefits of living in a college town is the abundance of art and entertainment that are available to the general public. The University Art Museum is one of those places. It’s a perfect place to satisfy that artistic craving that pops up every once and a while. I know, for some [...]

17. See a $3 movie at Cinema Saver 6

Sometimes the newest, greatest, biggest, best isn’t what’ you need. Sometimes you’re just looking for good. Sometimes you’re sick of another Red Box rental, and you’ve already seen all the latest blockbusters. Sometimes you don’t want your date to cost more than $6. At these times Cinema Saver 6,  Fort Collins “dollar theater” (three in [...]