Travel and Lodging


There are many hotels, motels, B&Bs and a few camp sitesin the area. Please visit the Fort Collins Tourism or your favorite travel website for details.

Air Travel

Denver International Airport (DEN) (70 miles away) is the primary airport serving the Fort Collins area. It is serviced by all the major airlines.

Cheyenne Airport (CYS) is closer (45 miles away), but has fewer direct flights.

Fort Collins/Loveland Airport (FNL) is serviced only by Allegiant Air.

Ground Transportation

Transportation from Denver International Airport to Fort Collins

All major rental car agencies are present at Denver International Airport. There are also a number of a shuttle bus services between Denver International Airport and Fort Collins including: Green Ride, and Super Shuttle.

Transportation from Fort Collins to Horsetooth Reservoir

Fort Collins has over 50 miles of bike paths and a public bus system. However, getting to the race start or swimmer pick-up area will require a car. None of the hotels, motels or B&Bs in the area are within walking distance of the swimmer pick-up area.