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Trains of the Colorado Rockies

Trains of the Colorado Rockies

Trains of the Colorado Rockies

Ride aboard the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad through Colorado's San Juan Mountains. Journey on the world's highest cog railroad to Pike's Peak, a stunning backdrop for Colorado Springs.

Day 1

Arrive Denver, Colorado, to start your journey through the Colorado Rockies.

Day 2

Travel to the resort village of Estes Park, before heading to Rocky Mountain National Park and the famous Trail Ridge Road*, the highest continuous highway in America, reaching heights of 12,183 feet. Today breakfast will be included.

* Trail Ridge Road may be closed at certain times of the year due to
inclement weather.

B

Day 3

All aboard the Georgetown Loop Railroad for our journey through the Rocky Mountains. We stop for lunch in the resort destination of Vail and later arrive in Grand Junction, home for the next two nights. Breakfast is included today.

B

Day 4

Today visit the Colorado National Monument before a trip to Colorado's wine country. Breakfast is provided, as is a winemaker's dinner at a vineyard.

B, D

Day 5

Today, drive south to the small mining town of Silverton, a national historic landmark. Then it's all aboard the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, an 1881 coal-fired, steam-powered locomotive. Today breakfast will be included.

B

Day 6

Today visit the Mesa Verde National Park, which preserves the 1,000-year-old culture of the remarkable Anasazi Indians. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

B, D

Day 7

Travel east to board Canon City's Royal Gorge Railroad for a 24-mile ride beneath the highest suspension bridge in the world, the Royal Gorge Bridge, which spans the gorge 1,053 feet above the railroad tracks. Today breakfast is included.

B

Day 8

Depart for Manitou Springs and embark on Pike's Peak Cog Railway, the world's highest cog railroad, to the top of Pike's Peak (approx 14,110 feet), before a trip to the Garden of the Gods. Today breakfast and dinner are included.

B

Day 9

Your tour ends today in Colorado Springs. Breakfast is included.

B

Day 10

Arrive home.

B=Breakfast Included , D=Dinner Included