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Royal Gorge Route Railroad

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Address: 3rd Street, off Highway 50 (Royal Gorge Blvd), Canon City, CO 81212
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F-7 streamlined locomotives follow a route along the "Grand Canyon of...

F-7 streamlined locomotives follow a route along the "Grand Canyon of the Arkansas River" and feature Twilight and Dinner trains.

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Amazing, relaxing, scenic train ride!

I researched various train rides, and 6 of us booked the Royal Gorge Train based on Tripadvisor recommendations. It's listed as one of the top 10 train rides in the country, and... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2016
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Cincinnati, Ohio

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I researched various train rides, and 6 of us booked the Royal Gorge Train based on Tripadvisor recommendations. It's listed as one of the top 10 train rides in the country, and I can now understand why. The scenery is unbelievable, as you slowly maneuver through a gorge next to a beautiful rushing river. You can either sit in your... More 

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Dixon, California
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

My friend and I boarded the Royal Gorge train in Canon City, Denver for the first time and a great time on June 10, 2016. I was celebrating my birthday and they brought me a rich delicious chocolate cake with ice cream drizzled with chocolate sauce. We ate our meal while riding and took tons of pictures. Our waitress was... More 

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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I called before booking our train ride. I was concerned about the heat in the vista dome cars. I was assured that all cars are temperature controlled and would be fine. I booked our tickets. Record temperatures had followed us from Az. It was suffocatingly hot in the car. We were told it would get better once we got moving.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

After reading the reviews, we chose to sit in the Coach class because you end up spending most of the trip in the open air portion of the train. The views are absolutely stunning. The seats were a bit sticky, but we only sat there about 20 min. There should be seating on the open air parts of the train.... More 

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Elkhart, Indiana
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

great ride in dome car and a great lunch. very good staff.Went on Friday lunch trip. Air cond. was not great but OK. Staff did a nice job telling what was going on around us.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I'm about to move out of Colorado after living here for nearly 9-years. The one thing I wanted to do before moving was take this train ride & as of May 24, 2016 ...I finally did! I brought a dear friend with me & we both enjoyed our experience immensely. I booked in advance & paid for the Vista Dome... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We tool the train and had the meal. All around an awesome experience. The A.C. did go out in our car, but the company was VERY accomodating with allowing us move. staff was friendly and informative.

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Camden
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141 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We took our family there for the 12:30 ride and it was great. Friendly staff and beautiful views made for a great trip. We did the club class which was nice and we got a reserved table...big plus. The car was air'conditioned which was great for a day that hit 102. My only gripe is that it's a little pricey.... More 

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Hayden, CO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We went on the Murder Mystery Train. Bought tickets as a Christmas present -- what a wonderful evening of fun! Wish we lived closer -- we'd go a couple times a year (although this is probably all we could afford it) -- There were 6 adults in our party. The evening included a 3 course meal -- salad, entree (chosen... More 

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Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

It was my first time in Colorado and wow what an amazing experience right from the beginning to end. The train was absolutely beautiful and the staff made you feel so welcomed and relaxed! A huge shoutout to our waitress/guide Reileigh she was so sweet and very attentive and beyond awesome! We definitely want to go for another ride in... More 

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