Royal Gorge train ride near Colorado Springs, CO

About the Train

Experience America’s most spectacular rail journey aboard the Royal Gorge Route Railroad. In 1905, President Teddy Roosevelt described it best as “the trip that bankrupts the English language!” Experience not only a memorable train ride through the Colorado Rockies, but also a class of service that combines gorgeous scenery, great service, and delicious food, sourced locally and prepared fresh on board. The train runs DAILY in Coach and Vista Dome. Welcome Aboard!



Classes of Service

Coach (No Tables)
Relax in comfortable high-back seats with expansive, large rectangular windows that showcase the pristine views through one of Colorado’s grandest canyons. 

Club Car (Table Seating)
Enjoy comfortable table seating in a historic Club car, featuring a full-service bar, great service, outstanding views, and delicious food. It’s a fun place to hang-out with your friends and family, in a meticulously restored train car.  Ages 13 and over only. 

Vista Dome (1st Class – Expansive Windows)
The VIP Dome cars provide the best and most spectacular views of the Royal Gorge and the mighty Arkansas River. The Dome offers comfortable booth-styled seats (two sets of two, facing one another) for a relaxing trip through the canyon.

Dining Options
The train’s chef offers a bistro-style menu featuring popular appetizers and other favorites like breakfast burritos, pancakes, & omelets on the 9:15 AM departure, and Basil Chicken Panini, grass-fed angus & grilled specialties served on the afternoon departures. All entrees are prepared on board and many are made with fresh ingredients grown or raised in Colorado. A full bar is also available to all classes of seating. Meals are ordered onboard.

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