Catching the Santa Express Train in Cañon City? Make the most out of your trip.

Holiday festivities are among us here in Cañon City. If you and your loved ones are making the journey to experience the magic of the Santa Express Train, be sure to make the most out of your trip whether you are visiting just for a day or a weekend. Take a look at additional holiday activities to check out either before or after you aboard the train to the North Pole.

Jeep Tours

Interested in catching the Santa Express Train in the evening? Spend the morning or early afternoon on a half day jeep tour with Colorado Jeep Tours! Take in scenic views while enjoying a seasonal beverage to get in the holiday spirit. Whether you would prefer to explore the rim of the famous Royal Gorge or the bright red monoliths that make up Red Canyon Park, Colorado Jeep Tours has just the tour for you.

Bridge of Lights 

Drive-thru light displays are a common tradition for many families during the holiday season. If you are traveling to Cañon City for the day, you won’t want to miss the unique experience of the Bridge of Lights event taking place at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. America’s highest suspension bridge will be decorated in thousands of lights and friends and families will have the opportunity to drive across the bridge and throughout the park. Click here for time/date information.

Parade of Lights

Get in the holiday spirit by attending the 33rd Annual Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade of Lights. This family-friendly event will include floats and vendors and it is taking place December 3 at 6:00 PM. Easily snag Santa Express Train tickets for earlier in the day, leaving you with the evening to enjoy the parade.

Turn your visit into a weekend getaway

Continue the holiday festivities by extending your stay. Explore options to book in Cañon City.