Fresh Place Friday: Fort Collins, CO

Ah, Fort Collins, Colorado. Easily one of the BEST places to live in the state of Colorado– well, we may be biased since Fort Collins, CO is one of two headquarters for Exodus and our team of Colorado movers. Still, Fort Collins, CO is the fourth most populated city in the state and is known for its lively atmosphere as it houses the one and only Colorado State University. If that’s not enough, Money Magazine voted Fort Collins, CO as the Best Place to Live in 2006, #2 in 2008 and #6 in 2010. Those are solid enough numbers for these Colorado movers.
Fort Collins, Colorado was originally founded in 1864 as a military outpost for the United State Army and was almost immediately settled. In 1867 the base was decommissioned while the town and its inhabitants remained. Today, the heart of Fort Collins, Colorado comes from Colorado State University, influencing everything from its college-aged population to the local music circuit. Fort Collins, CO is also home is a variety of microbreweries and festivals honoring the thriving beer culture. The Downtown Business Association hosts festivals in the Historic Downtown District each year that includes the NewWestFest that features local music, cuisine and businesses as well as The Colorado Brewer’s Festival held in June that features beers from up to 45 brewers in the state of Colorado and brings in an average of 30,000 attendees annually.
It is clear that Fort Collins, CO is really the place to be! So if you’re looking to relocate to a city full of fun, festivals and thriving culture set your sights on Fort Collins, Colorado.
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