Royal Gorge Route Railroad, Cañon 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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  • Over rated experience. Rather short train rides with no narration (except for an announcement at end of ride that everyone had to pay their food bill!)- we took the most expensive car (Vista Dome) at....  more »
  • We went on a lunchtime train ride and sat in the Vista Dome with 2 friends. The lunch food and craft beer flights were good. The train ride was a disappointment and not worth the $90+ per person we....  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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