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Royal Gorge Route Railroad

3rd Street, off Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212
+1 888-724-5748
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A nice event for a family

A wonderful thing to do on nice day. In my opinion, it is a bit pricey for a large group outing... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mike S
SO worth it---

The views are so worth it-- Service and food were outstanding! Staff was wonderful! We had the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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F-7 streamlined locomotives follow a route along the "Grand Canyon of the Arkansas River" and feature Twilight and Dinner trains.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dome car” (158 reviews)
“open car” (198 reviews)
“vista dome” (194 reviews)
3rd Street, off Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212
+1 888-724-5748

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Reviewed yesterday

A wonderful thing to do on nice day. In my opinion, it is a bit pricey for a large group outing. The staff was friendly, but didn't care for the mandatory picture taking and sell. The scenery was nice and I am sure it is...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The views are so worth it-- Service and food were outstanding! Staff was wonderful! We had the car with the viewing dome and it was spectacular. If it is winter dress warm!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fun outing for my adult son and me. The glass roof car is enjoyable but we were seated in the last booth facing the wall so my view was nonexistent while seated. We didn't know our table mates but enjoyed speaking with...More

Thank conniewood55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our train ride experience! It was my second one, but my family’s first and they had fun! The staff was friendly and checked on us frequently. The food was ‘okay’, but the interactive staff made up for it. The...More

Thank ErnestoandKrista
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The train ride was amazing! We chose the first class dining cart for our lunch and the food was very tasty. The views...UNDESCRIBEABLE!!!! This is a must repeat trip <3

Thank Lois E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rode the train on the 1230 journey thru the Royal Gorge during late December. Amazing journey, much more than I actually expected! Started out with very comfortable seats and attentive wait staff in the vistadome car (Thanks Chris!), and the moved out to the open-air...More

Thank GHJr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Dome car was very cozy with great views. This is perfect for family with young children. Mine are a bit older (11, 12, 19) and still had fun. The night ride allows you to see the "north pole" all lit up and Santa is...More

Thank 911MommyW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well shame on us for coming to CO in December. We wanted to take a train ride during the day but all that was available was the Santa express at 6 PM. We took thinking maybe there would be lights along the way. Yeah no,...More

1  Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This was a family trip that started with a Christmas gift from my mom. She knows how my grandson and I love trains, so she sent me a gift certificate that I could use to take him on the Santa Express. My wife and several...More

Thank DorasCuilTravel
Reviewed 20 November 2017

I was very excited about the train trip but it was so much more than I expected. We chose the middle priced tickets so I wasn’t sure what to expect. We rode in the club car facing the creek and could not have had a...More

Thank James H
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10 November 2017|
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Response from RoadTrippersWA | Reviewed this property |
Vista dome seats are great if you are willing to pay for them. My recommendation is the club or coach seats - the windows are large in either case and you can walk to the open air car at your leisure for the best views... More
Barbara M
16 August 2017|
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Response from Liz H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, call...but according to laws accommodating folks, like the Americans with Disabilities Act, I can't imagine it being an issue. There is plenty of room where passengers sit inside the cabins - windows are huge! My... More
claudia w
15 August 2017|
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Response from Donna M | Reviewed this property |
No but it is a nice white table cloth type of lunch. Casual dress