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Top 5 Places to Fulfill your Chocolate Craving in Northern Colorado

  Nuance Chocolate | Fort Collins   Walking into Nuance Chocolate, located at 148 W Oak St, #D in Old Town Fort Collins, is a truly magical experience. Not only does it smell amazing, but everything looks — and tastes — amazing. A true bean-to-bar chocolate company, Nuance is one of few companies in the country that makes chocolate from raw cacao beans. They also have the largest selection of […]

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Top 5 Places to Beat the Winter Blues in Northern Colorado

The Forge Publick House | Fort Collins There’s something about stumbling upon a bar in an alley that makes everything seem a bit more magical. The lights sparkle brighter, the door seems to open on its own, the warmth engulfs you as you step inside and slide right up to the bar. The Forge, located in the Firehouse Alley in Old Town Fort Collins, feels like your best friend’s living […]

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Top 5 Winter Pastimes

Adorned with the beautiful Rocky Mountains, a turquoise blue sky that always seems sunny, hundreds of little lakes, natural hot springs, wildlife, hiking, and towns that come alive at Christmas time, it’s no shocker Colorado is one of the most visited states in America — especially in the winter time. Below is a list of 5 hidden treasures and activities Northern Colorado has to offer this winter.  1. Ice Skating […]

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Top Five Christmas Getaways in Colorado

Venture from Northern Colorado for a Colorado Christmas getaway. These are our top 5 picks in Colorado for a nice weekend or extended stay. 1 . Durango: A Classic Christmas Located in Southern Colorado near the New Mexico border is a small town known for whitewater rafting, skiing, biking, fishing, snowmobiling, and the Polar Express of course! Durango, Colorado is home to the Polar Express train ride – a famous […]

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Top 5 Things to Do This Fall in NoCo

The leaves have fallen, the snow is here and the pumpkins are ready. Check out our list of the top five this fall. #1. Jack Lantern’s Corn Maze, Fort Collins Jack Lantern’s Corn Maze has been Northern Colorado’s favorite corn maze and pumpkin patch for 15 years, offering over 90 acres of fear, fright and fun! There are plenty of activities and things to do for all ages.  Enjoy two […]

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Top 5 Places to Get Green Chili

While green chili is a popular food in the west, Northern Colorado is well known for having some of the best green chili recipes around. It’s in everything from breakfast burritos, to tacos, to beer and even cocktails, so whether you’re looking for a green chili beer or a dish to dip your enchilada in, look no further because here is a list of the top 5 places to grab […]

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Top 5 Food Trucks in Northern Colorado

1. The Waffle Lab (serving the Fort Collins surrounding area) Founded in April 2012 in Old Towne Fort Collins, The Waffle Lab specializes in gourmet Belgian-style Liege waffles. Using their signature “classic” waffle as the base, they then create amazing sweet and savory waffle combinations. Made from yeast-leavened dough (not a batter) and specially imported Belgian pearl sugar, the waffles are baked at the perfect temperature and are caramelized on […]

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Top 5 Ice Cream places in NoCo

1. Walrus Ice Cream: Fort Collins Is your day calling for something a little more than an ice cream cone? Then stop by Walrus’s Ice Cream in downtown Fort Collins and try a Saturdae— a banana split, milkshake, malt or float made with Coopersmith’s Pub and Brewing homemade root beer. Since 1987, Walrus’ has been creating premium ice cream and delectable treats by hand, right in their locally owned store […]

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NOCO Top 5: Best Patios

1. Illegal Pete’s, Fort Collins Located on Walnut street right in the heart of Old Town Fort Collins, Illegal Pete’s boasts a spacious dining and bar area with a huge rooftop patio and a fully stocked second bar. While it’s open most hours of the day and into the wee hours of the night for the weekends, Illegal Pete’s is ready for breakfast starting at 7AM on weekdays and 9AM […]

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NOCO Top 5: Best Mexican Food Restaurants

You don’t have to be Mexican to celebrate Cinco De Mayo, and Colorado has no shortage of great Mexican eats and Tex-Mex cuisine. So it might be a little overwhelming when trying to find a hot spot for May 5. But, not to worry, here is a list of the Top 5 best Mexican restaurants in northern Colorado. The New SCENE magazine took your votes and here they are! 1. […]