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Colorado's Historic Trains

May 11, 2017

Colorado is home to the finest scenic railroads in the country. From classic 1950’s era streamliners of the Royal Gorge Route railroad to steam trains that traverse the rugged Colorado Rocky Mountains, these Colorado Scenic Rails provide a way to relax and enjoy civilized travel and a taste of Colorado history and heritage.

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Colorado’s trains enable railroad enthusiasts — from the experienced European traveler to the child going through a “Thomas the Tank Engine” phase — to relive a moment in American history. And while the Colorado Railroad Museum (coloradorailroadmuseum.org) is a must-see stop for such history buffs, it really doesn’t get any better than a quick trip on one of the state’s scenic railroads.

Climb Pikes Peak Cog Railway, a 14,115 foot climb that has been taking people to the summit since 1891.

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Journey along the Animas River with sharp curves and 400 foot cliffs to explore the wild west between Durango and Silverton.

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Explore Colorado’s historic trains with either by air or motorcoach on our Colorado’s Historic Trains holiday!

 

Find out more about these tours by following the links below.
By air: http://mayflowertours.com/national-parks/north-america/colorados-historic-trains

By motorcoach:http://mayflowertours.com/all-motorcoach-holidays/north-america/colorados-historic-trains-