Stay at The Porter House Bed and Breakfast Inn, a Bed and Breakfast near Fort Collins for the 4th of July Holiday week end and walk to Windsor Lake only minutes away for the big holiday celebration. There will be activities at the lake all day long and a huge Fireworks Show following a concert. It’s a going to be a fun filled holiday week end in Windsor from beginning to end!
Archive for June, 2010
Tip number nine of Fun things to do in Windsor takes us to Chapman’s home grown produce and fruit farm. All the wonderfully fresh veggies, fruits, farm fresh eggs, are all grown locally. Stay at The Porter House Breakfast, a Bed and Breakast near Fort Collins and you will be minutes away from the Chapman Farm. Several varieties of tomatoes are always available, as well as crunchy fresh cucumbers picked the same day. Potatoes, onions, all varieties of peppers, wonderful corn, squash, and fresh herbs are available. There are also cantaloupes, watermelons, peaches from the Western Slope, as well as plums. Everything is priced so reasonably and is always so farm fresh.
Tip number eight of Fun things to do in Windsor, Colorado is Afternoon Tea at The Porter House Bed and Breakfast Inn, a Bed and Breakfast near Fort Collins. It is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon chattingwith friends or family over a beautifully presented Afternoon Tea. Enjoy delicate finger sandwiches, scones, Lemon Pecan Tea Bread, mini Quiche Lorrraine, award winning Orange Frosted Butter Tea Cookies, chocolate dipped strawberries, mini eclairs and cream puffs. A beautiful fresh fruit presentation is always included on the Tea menu. Herbal, imported, and domestic teas complete the exceptional Tea Service. The price and menu appear on porterhouseinn.com web site. Afternoon Tea is served on Fridays and Saturdays from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm by reservation only.
Tip number seven of Fun things to do in Windsor, Colorado will bring you to Lake Windsor. The lake is just steps away from The Porter House Bed and Breakfast Inn, a Bed and Breakfast near Fort Collins. Do you enjoy fishing? Windsor Lake is the perfect place to go fishing. Stocked with rainbow trout and many other varieties of fish , you are bound to catch a beauty.
After enjoying your breakfast at The Porter House Bed and Breakfast Inn close to Hotels in Fort Collins, take a scenic walk along the Poudre River Trail which follows the Poudre River for many miles beginning in Windsor and going all the way into Greeley, Colorado. Watch Mallard Ducks, Blue Heron as they feed on the fish in the river. The trail is marked well and is well maintained.
If you love antiques, Memory Lane Antique Shop is just a block away from The Porter House Bed and Breakfast Inn, a Bed and Breakfast near Fort Collins. Beautiful antiques brought to Windsor through out the US by Dan and Teresa Stauss. They also have a wonderful selection of unique gifts for someone special. After visitng Memory Lane Antiques walk over to Windsor’s one and only Old Fashioned Ice Cream Shoppe. The service is friendly and it’s fun to sit in the lovely courtyard and enjoy your ice cream cone or malt.
Staying at The Porter House Bed and Breakfast Inn near Fort Collins takes us to Tip number four of Fun things to do in Windsor.
If you enjoy musicial concerts, come to Boardwalk Park located on Windsor Lake on Thursday nights throughout the Summer. Concerts in The Park begin at 6:00 pm till dusk. A wide variety of music is scheduled and presented free of charge by the Town of Windsor for all to enjoy.
Staying at The Porter House Bed and Breakfast near Fort Collins Tip number three, fun things to Windsor, means you are minutes away from Windsor Lake, where you can walk the trail around the lake. This morning as I was walking around the lake I could enjoy the pelicans on the lake, as well as Canadian Geese . Windsor Lake is located on The Central Flight Path where many species of birds migrate. I was amazed as I watched the adult geese teaching their new goslings how to swim. Further down the trail a small bunny hopped across my path. The trail around the lake is about 2 .5 miles and affords the opportunity not only take a great walk and also to connect with nature. It is peaceful as well as scenic.
Over the next ten days I’m going to be providing ten fun things to do when you visit Windsor, Colorado.
Windsor has a wonderful gourmet restaurant called Chimney Park Restaurant and Bar. Jason the chef and owner trained under the famous chef Thomas Keller, brings a fresh new cuisine to Windsor. Show your room key to the staff at Chimney Park and receive a special discount for dinner.