Royal Gorge Route Railroad, Canon City

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The Royal Gorge Route Railroad is a heritage railroad located in Cañon City, Colorado. The railroad transits the Royal Gorge on a 2-hour scenic and historic train ride along what is considered to be the most famed portion of the former Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad. The 1950s-era train departs the Santa Fe Depot in Cañon City daily.
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  • Starts off kind of slow and boring but as you get into the Gorge it is super fun! Gorgeous views, etc! I wish they had outdoor seating as the BEST experience by far is the outdoor car. The indoor...  more »
  • Really enjoyed this trip. The train is slow, but I enjoyed the scenery and the food arrived quickly. Both of the staff assigned to my car were extremely attentive and full of great information. They.....  more »
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  • My wife and I really enjoyed the train ride up that canyon. The rock formations are fantastic and the views are unbelievable. This is well worth the trip and we would absolutely do it again. The service was excellent. The drinks were very tasty. Everything about it was enjoyable. My neck is actually stiff from looking up at the mountains. Highly recommended.
  • The train ride was awesome. The scenery is beautiful. You can have a nice meal and a drink, if you would like. You can also go to an open train car during your ride. You have a wonderful view of the mountains and the opportunity to take some beautiful photos. It is family oriented.

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