featuring Five Scenic Rail Excursions and Three National Parks
July 19 - 27, 2019
Motor coach to Pittsburgh and flights to Denver followed by a welcome dinner.
Venture into Rocky Mountain National Park and ride the historic Leadville Colorado & Southern Railroad along the Arkansas River Valley with views of Fremont Pass and the two tallest peaks in Colorado - Mount Massive and Mount Elvert. Continue to Montrose through Monarch Pass and Curecanti National Recreation Area.
Visit the Black Canyon of Gunnison National Park before boarding the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad taking in views of the San Juan National Forest.
Visit the land of the ancient Pueblo Indians in Mesa Verde National Park. Then it's "all aboard" the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, the orginial Rio Grande Line, and the Royal Gorge Railroad through the "Grand Canyon of the Arkansas"
The next day, ride the Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad and visit the Garden of the Gods and the U.S. Air Force Academy. Farewell dinner and flights home the next day.
Includes: roundtrip motor coach and airfare, 8 nights hotel, 14 meals (8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 3 dinners), 5 railroads, and listed tours.