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Whether you are a steam train enthusiast or just enjoy taking in some of the Rocky Mountains most pristine and scenic high-country, we have a trip for you. Take a ride on one of two historic coal fired steam engine railroads, some of the last left in the United States – the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Train and the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad. Looking for a more modern train adventure? Visit our Amtrak train ride and lodging package to Glenwood Springs, Colorado, home to the largest natural hot springs pool in the world.

If you are looking for a unique train adventure, make sure to visit our Train and Railroad Packages Page for some of the most fun and unique train packages in the United States.

Soaring Tree Top Adventures

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The largest zipline adventure in the world is here in Durango, Colorado! With 27 unique spans over beautiful mountain scenery, across Aspen and Old-Growth Ponderosa forest and criss-crossing the mighty Animas River, Soaring Tree Top Adventures' Zipline is a full-day of family-friendly adventure. Soaring Tree Top Adventures, located in Durango, Colorado, is the largest, safest zip line canopy tour course in the world. 34 platforms, over 27 spans ranging from 56 to 1,400 feet and several unique elements to get into and out of the trees make up the zipline course. Soaring lasts for an exhilarating 5.5 hours. During your…
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Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad

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Ride the Longest Highest, most Historic Narrow Gauge Railroad in North America. 64 miles of spectacular scenery through the beautiful San Juan Mountains of Northern NM and Southern Co. Enjoy riding the rails, as they did in the 1880's with modern day comforts. This Historic line was originally the San Juan Extension with Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, few railroads in the world climb to greater heights than the historic narrow gauge line over 10,015-foot Cumbres Pass. The trains have been chugging over Cumbres Pass since 1881. Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad was chosen one of the "Top 20 Rail…
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Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

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Relive history with the sights and sounds of yesteryear for a truly spectacular journey aboard the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Experience the adventure of traveling by a coal-fired, steam-locomotive on the same tracks miners, cowboys and settlers of the old west took over a century ago. The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad winds through spectacular & breathtaking canyons in the remote wilderness of the two-million acre San Juan National Forest for an unforgettable year round adventure.
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