The Colorado Rockies
This special getaway features not one, but three spectacular train excursions throughout Colorado: Durango & Silverton-voted one of the top train journeys in the world; Cumbres & Toltec-America’s most authentic steam rail through the San Juan Mountains along the Colorado & New Mexico border; and the Royal Gorge Train. Journey to the summit of Pikes Peak to view dense stands of of Colorado blue spruce & Ponderosa pine. Join us for a refreshing Rocky Mountain High on board these nostalgic train rides!
Airforce Academy Visitor Center
Pikes Peak aGarden of the Gods
Iron Springs Melodrama Theater
Royal Gorge Train Excursion
Cumbres & Toltec Train Excursion
San Jaun National Forest
Durango & Silverton Train Excursion
Red Mountain Pass
Guided Tour of Denver
Colorado State Capitol
Luxurious Brown Palace Hotel
Board a regularly scheduled flight from Chicago to Denver, CO. Explore Airforce Academy Visitor Center. Check in to the Marriott Colorado Springs for 2 nights. Welcome dinner at the hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Enjoy scenic travel to the summit of Pikes Peak. Journey through dense stands of Colorado blue spruce & Ponderosa pines. See cascading streams, mountain wildlife and spectacular views of Pikes Peak & the Collegiate Range. Arrive at the Garden of the Gods for lunch on the terrace while a Native American dancer performs traditional dances. See the film, “How Did Those Red Rocks Get There?” & take a guided tour here where the red sandstone formations tell a unique geological story. Dinner in area.
Breakfast at hotel. Tour Royal Gorge Bridge & Park - one of Colorado’s most spectacular attractions. Cross the world’s highest suspension bridge - at a height of 1,053 ft - by foot or on trolley, ride the world’s steepest incline railway to the bottom of the canyon or glide across the gorge on an aerial tramway. Board the Royal Gorge Train for a 2 hr excursion. Check in to Hampton Inn, Alamosa, CO for one night. Dinner at San Luis Valley Brewing Co.
Breakfast at hotel. Ride the rails of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad - America’s most authentic steam rail traveling through the twists & turns of the San Juan Mountains crossing the Colorado-New Mexico border eleven times. Lunch in Osier. Check into the Doubletree Hotel in Durango, CO.
Breakfast at hotel. All aboard the Durango & Silverton Railroad, voted one of the top train jouneys in the world. Ride over the same tracks miners, cowboys & settler of the old west took over a century ago through canyons and the remote wilderness of the San Juan National Forest. Scenic travel through the Red Mountain Pass. Check in to the Doubletree, Grand Junction, CO for one night. Dinner at the hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Scenic travel to Aspen, CO, once an old silver mining town & now a year-round alpine resort with breathtaking mountain views. Marvel at autumn scenes splashed with brilliant golden aspen trees. Free time to discover downtown Aspen, featuring world class dining & unique shops. Enjoy scenic travel to Denver. Arrive at the historic and luxurios Brown Palace in downtown Denver. Dinner at the hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Get acquainted with the Mile High City on a guided tour of the city. Highlights include Millionaire’s Row, the State Capitol, the home of the unsinkable Molly Brown, the Lo Do area & more. Free time to explore 16th Street Mall in downtown Denver. Dinner in Denver.
Breakfast at hotel. Flight home to Chicago.
THE AMERICAN CLASSIC DIFFERENCE:
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN YOUR TOUR?
Free Home Pickup & Return
Private Group Airline Check-In
Round Trip Airfare & 1 Checked Bag
Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
7 Nights Deluxe Hotel Accommodations
16 Meals: 7 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 6 Dinners
All Attractions, Tours, Admissions
Luggage Handling Throughout Tour
All Tips & Taxes Included
American Classic Tour Director
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DOUBLE OCCUPANCY: $3729.00
SINGLE OCCUPANCY: $4569.00
*Add optional Travel Guard Travel Insurance to your package:
Travel Guard’s Travel Insurance includes trip cancellation and interruption, emergency medical and transportation, and luggage insurance.
Insurance Rate Double Occupancy: $269.00
Insurance Rate Single Occupancy: $329.00
$850.00 deposit per person with reservation. Final payment due 11/16/18. Refund Policy: Cancellations prior to or on 11/16/18 receive a full refund less a $50 cancel fee. Cancellations after 11/16/18 with insurance purchased, refunds will be processed through Travel Guard Insurance. Cancellations after 11/16/18 without insurance purchased, there is no refund.