6 days in Fort Collins & Phoenix Itinerary

6 days in Fort Collins & Phoenix Itinerary

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6 days in Fort Collins & Phoenix Itinerary

Start: Fort Collins
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Fort Collins
— Few hours
Drive:  15​h 15​min
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Phoenix
— 2 nights
End: New York City

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Fort Collins

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Fort Collins is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Larimer County, Colorado, United States. To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Fort Collins trip planner .

New York City to Fort Collins is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Fort Collins due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Fort Collins, with lows of 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Parks Museums

Side Trip

Benson Park Sculpture Garden
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Benson Park Sculpture Garden ©
Benson Park Sculpture Garden

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Phoenix

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Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): admire the architecture and history at Old Adobe Mission, head outdoors with Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ, then learn about winemaking at The Windmill Winery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Caywood Farms and then hike along Hieroglyphic Canyon Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Phoenix road trip site .

Getting from Fort Collins to Phoenix by combination of bus and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Fort Collins in January: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 68°F and lows are around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Florence, Old Adobe Mission, Caywood Farms, Hieroglyphic Canyon Trail, Spur Cross Ranch
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Spur Cross Ranch ©
Spur Cross Ranch
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Caywood Farms

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