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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. […]

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NOCO Top 5 best lunch spots

Scene Readers! Thank you for your votes for top 5 best lunch spots in Northern Colorado. Sometimes a great lunch is all you need to improve your day. Congratulations to the top 5 winners! 1. Sala Thai, Windsor Endearingly called MOO and VAN, Sala Thai’s owners do their very best to present the best authentic Thai dishes that they can. Their menu includes everything vegan, gluten free and other special […]

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NOCO Top 5: Best Saint Paddy’s Day Events

Not sure how you’re going to spend St. Patrick’s Day yet? Not interested in beery gimmicks that go along with drinking outrageous amounts for the holiday? No problem. Here’s a list of 5 places you can hit to avoid that crazy scene on this upcoming green-themed day. 1. Lucky Joe’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Old Town Irish Party hosted by Wilbur’s Total Beverage Lucky Joe’s annual parade will be […]

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NOCO Top 5: Best places for a date in 2018

By: Lily Morford, the New Scene Feature Reporter With Valentine’s Day being the general theme for the month of February and the scent of red roses and chocolate candy lingering in the Northern Colorado air, we thought we’d present the top five places to take your honey on a date. #1 Downtown Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park (Rural)   If you and your partner are into hiking, (and even […]