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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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Ride and dine in style

We took the vista dome to get a panoramic view. I recommend this. You are allowed to wander out... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ALH972
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Dallas, Texas
via mobile
Best Adventure Ever! Murder Mystery Train

I've lived here many decades and right before my last trip I decided to take some visitors to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mowermutt
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Colorado
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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.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dome car” (144 reviews)
“open car” (172 reviews)
“train ride” (291 reviews)
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3rd Street, off Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212
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+1 888-724-5748

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the vista dome to get a panoramic view. I recommend this. You are allowed to wander out on the adjacent open air car for standing and taking pictures. The comfort of the ride was smooth, the food was good, and views of the...More

Thank ALH972
Reviewed 3 days ago

I've lived here many decades and right before my last trip I decided to take some visitors to something different than the boring mountains sitting in hours of traffic. Decided on the Royal Gorge Mystery Train. I cannot tell you how wonderful these people are....More

Thank mowermutt
Reviewed 3 days ago

OMG! The views are nothing short of spectacular in the same fashion as the Grand Canyon itself! This is no exaggeration. You could even count how many times you or a member of your party say "WOW". i suggest you take the early train as...More

Thank 409josephk
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a super time. The staff was excellent and the food ever better. Our hostess Alyssa was extremely attentive, very customer orientated and very well trained to answer the many questions we asked. The food was exceptional with the chicken the best I've ever...More

Thank rggardner
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We chose to ride with two tickets in the club car so we could enjoy lunch at a table if we ate. We did enjoy our lunch and had a great server named Winter Shufelt who was also a narrator guide for our ride through...More

Thank norske_7
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What an experience, young man by the name Johnny was extremely attentive and knowledgeable of the area, bob was the funniest person and very friendly he greeted us at the entrance of the gate, I must say the food, we were impressed how well prepared...More

Thank Yolima R
Reviewed 5 days ago

we chose to "ride" the train as a birthday treat for my wife. We booked tickets for the restaurant car that also offers the best viewing form the train. The best seats ae on the left side of the train going up the gorge. The...More

Thank RichardGoddard
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Winter was our server and she was spectacular, she was very helpful and genuine. Trip was amazing: definitely recommend

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 6 days ago

The scenery wasn't nearly as good as those in the title but any train ride is better than no train ride. Not much commentary unless you were in an open car. If you are nearby I'd say do it but don't make a special trip...More

Thank DaveAndAudrey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Imp Note: the Ticket you purchase do not include food. I bought Vista Dome for 69$ per ticket, and it did not include dinner or drinks. Had to purchase it separately or you will have to purchase food coupons when you buy tickets. As part...More

Thank ISG_wander
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Gary B
24 May 2017|
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Response from rhiannonsavka | Reviewed this property |
It was about 2 hours. One hour down and one hour back.
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Dan W
3 May 2017|
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Response from rhiannonsavka | Reviewed this property |
They are assigned. You do want to be river side it is the best view.
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Terri K
21 April 2017|
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Response from Randall C | Reviewed this property |
No, that's not completely out of your way. Interstate 25 south will get you to Canon city. and then off to the west to your final destination. I'm unsure of how highway 115 is. I- 25 is very scenic. I think it's highway... More
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