Do something different, unique and fun for the whole family take a Train Tour., Train tours feature eight fascinating railroad excursion packages that combine the very best in family fun that the Rocky Mountain wilderness has to offer. Individuals and groups on 3, 5, 8 and 12-hour adventures in Colorado’s High Country.
All excursions have the advantage of complete door-to-door luxury van service that gets you to and from the historic train stations of Georgetown, Cañon City and Glenwood Springs, CO. You can experience all the majestic alpine scenery in a one-of-a-kind activity.
Whether you want to jump 120 years back into the pages of silver mining history on an old-time narrow gauge steam engine or cruise the canyons in a state-of-the-art Superliner,. All tour packages have additional options for even more fun; exploring natural scenic attractions, unique shopping opportunities and providing delicious picnic lunches or café dining in each town we visit!
Colorado’s trains combine three of the best aspects of vacationing here — history, scenic landscapes and plenty of fun for the whole family. Some Colorado train rides traverse still-wild terrain that can’t easily be experienced any other way.
Colorado’s historic railroads each have a different history and mystique. Restored and expertly maintained tracks and trains, and the beauty they provide access to, will bring you to your camera as your eyes open at the narrow ledges they wind around and the view of the dangerous drops to the deep canyons below.
Riding these railroads give you may options to choose from. Prepare to make some tough decisions when choosing your rides:
- The jaw dropping run toward Pikes Peak on the Pikes Peak Cog Railway or the unbelievable heights of the Devil’s Gate High Bridge on the Georgetown Loop?
- The route alongside the Arkansas River on the Royal Gorge Route Road or the Animas River on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad?
- The hairpin turns along the Continental Divide of the Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad or the panoramic Sangre de Cristo Mountain views on the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad?
- The ruins of historic mining camps on the Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge or the essentially unchanged 1880s Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad?
Nearly all of these Colorado trains offer seasonal trips, like winter Polar Express excursions and fall-color or spring-wildflower rides, as well as gourmet lunch rides, wine-and-dinner trains and murder-mystery events.
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