Things To Do In Northern Colorado, From Denver to Boulder & Fort Collins

Northern Colorado has many interesting towns and attractions to visit. Below are some of our highlighted recommendations for things to do in Fort Collins.

Poudre River area attractions near Estes Park, Denver, Boulder, and Fort CollinsCache La Poudre River

This is the only national designated “Wild and Scenic” River in Colorado. Locals call it the Poudre River (pronounced “poo-der”) and enjoy the recreational activities in this exceptionally beautiful canyon. The Poudre River has some of the most fun things to do in Northern Colorado. From hiking to biking to rafting, the Poudre River really has it all! For more information on Roosevelt and Arapahoe National Forests click on the link below:

Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forest Visitor Guide


Before or after your rafting trip we highly recommend staying in Denver for fun things to do such as experiencing the local culture, shopping, restaurants, sporting events and many other activities.

Estes Park

The gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park offers all the amenities you will need for a fun filled Colorado vacation. The scenery is spectacular and there is always something to do in this quaint and colorful town.

Fort Collins

Fort Collins butterflyHome to our company, Fort Collins is a wonderful town to visit before or after a rafting trip with A Wanderlust Adventure. Our office staff is happy to helpΒ you find lodging, restaurants and other local activities in thisΒ unique Colorado town.


Nestled next to the scenic Flatiron Mountains, BoulderΒ offers many things to do for tourists on vacation. We highly recommend visiting Boulder after a rafting trip with our company.


Located only 45 minutes away from Fort Collins, Cheyenne offers many things to do near Northern Colorado and sites to see including: Cheyenne Frontier Days, the world’s largest outdoor rodeo and western celebration.