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Scenic Railroads of the Rockies

Featuring the Royal Gorge Railroad, Cumbres & Toltec Railroad, and the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad


  • Door to door pickup available
  • Roundtrip  motorcoach
  • 9 nights hotel accommodations
  • Luggage handling
  • Cathedral of the Plains
  • Garden of the Gods
  • Royal Gorge Suspension Bridge Park
  • Royal Gorge Railroad
  • Flying W Chuckwagon Supper and Western Show
  • Cripple Creek Narrow Gauge Railroad
  • Cumbres & Toltec Narrow Gauge Railroad
  • Four Corners National Monument
  • Monument Valley
  • Navajo Twin Rocks
  • Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
  • “Million Dollar Highway”
  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison
  • The Great Platte River Road Archway Memorial
  • 10 Meals (8  breakfasts, 3 dinners)
  • Tourco Tour Manager

DATES: July 31 – August 9, 2018

$ 1,999.00 Double
$ 2,497.00 Single

Call to Make a Reservation at 763-780-2985


Day 1: This morning we’ll board our motorcoach and head south stopping for an included coffee and roll break before continuing south into Iowa. We’ll stop in Des Moines for lunch on your own, then head into Missouri. We’ll travel through Kansas City and go west to our overnight in Topeka, Kansas. This evening we’re having a Welcome Dinner. (CS)(D)

Day 2: An included breakfast starts our day, and we’ll continue west across Kansas stopping to visit the beautiful Cathedral of the Plains, constructed in 1908. This afternoon we’ll make a break stop, then arrive in Colorado and check into our Inn in Colorado Springs for our 2-night stay. Dinner will be on own. (B)

Day 3: Enjoy included breakfast, then board our coach and travel to Canon City for a ride on the Royal Gorge Railroad. Our train travels through the Royal Gorge along the Arkansas River 1,200 feet below the Royal Gorge Suspension Bridge. This afternoon we’ll return to Colorado Springs and drive through the Garden of the Gods. We’ll make a photo stop and visit the Trading Post. A very entertaining evening at the Flying “W” Ranch awaits us as we partake of their famous Chuck Wagon Supper and sit back and enjoy their Western Show. (B) (D)

Day 4: While our luggage is being loaded onto the coach, we can have included breakfast. Heading south, we arrive in the old mining town of Cripple Creek. Their narrow gauge railroad conductor will give us an “All Aboard” and this narrated train ride shares stories of early “glory years”. Later you’ll have time to browse the downtown area, maybe visit one of the casinos that the town is now known for and have lunch on your own. This afternoon we’ll continue south to our overnight in Alamosa. Dinner will be on your own. (B)

Day 5: After included breakfast we’ll head to Antonito, Colorado, to board the Narrow Gauge Cumbres & Toltec Railroad for a wonderful and very scenic 8-hour ride through the San Juan Mountain range including lunch en-route to Chama, New Mexico. Our coach will meet us upon arrival and we’ll head to Farmington, New Mexico for our overnight. (B, L)

Day 6: Enjoy included breakfast together before departing this morning for the Four Corners National Monument. This is an awesome stop with plenty of photo ops. We will continue traveling to arrive in Kayenta, Arizona, for a lunch break on own. Following lunch, we drive through the picturesque rock formations of Monument Valley. Crossing into Utah this afternoon, we stop to see Navajo Twin Rocks taking time to browse their beautiful Trading Post there. We cross back into Colorado heading for charming Durango for our overnight. You will love this wonderful western town having time to stroll and select a fun spot for dinner, on own. (B)

Day 7: This morning after included breakfast, we head to the station and board the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad for a spectacular 3 1/2 hour ride. The train will hug the walls high above the Animas River Canyon to Silverton with spectacular views. Upon arrival, you’ll be free to browse the shops and have lunch on your own. Later we’ll drive the “Million Dollar Highway” taking in majestic vistas to America’s “Little Switzerland”, Ouray, Colorado. You’ll have time to browse the downtown area surrounded by 4 magnificent 14,000-foot mountain peaks. We will continue north to the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, one of America’s grand national parks. You’ll be amazed at the sheer walls of this canyon. Our overnight will be in Montrose with the evening free to have dinner on your own. (B)

Day 8: Following included breakfast, off we go to travel to Grand Junction, Colorado to join I-70 taking us through Glenwood Spring, Vail and the Eisenhower Tunnel. Rocky Mountain scenery is beautiful as we make our way to Golden, the foothills of the Rockies. The Railroad Museum here is included this afternoon before checking into our hotel for the night. (B).

Day 9: Enjoy included breakfast with fellow passengers and with luggage loaded, we continue east across Colorado into Nebraska. Lunch, on own, will be at world-famous “Ole’s” big game restaurant in Paxton. This afternoon , we include a visit to the “Great Platte River Road Archway Memorial. This wonderful museum stands 8-stories tall and spans the I-80 Interstate. You’ll learn about the wagon train pioneers who traveled this route. This evening we’ll enjoy an included Farewell Dinner together at our hotel. (B, D)

Day 10: Today, after included breakfast, we start heading you back home stopping in Des Moines for lunch, on own. Our arrival back in the Twin Cities should be late afternoon. Awesome memories and cameras full of fantastic pictures should remain with all of us with the majestic beauty of the Rocky Mountains and our fun rail adventure!!