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.Using our custom trip planner, Cañon City attractions like Royal Gorge Route Railroad can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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A friend and I went on the later afternoon Christmas experience. This was most definitely worth the money, and I am so glad we did this. We had tickets for the car with the dome windows- and wow... more »
What an amazing outing. Start to finish great experience. Easy website for buying tickets, great check in procedure, great wait staff, the seating in vista dome was great, food was good. The view..... more »
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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