Leave your worries behind and join your senior high school group to experience the best of Canon City and Colorado Springs! Here you can take a scenic train ride on the Royal Gorge Railroad, check out the Museum of Colorado Prisons and much more. Be amazed by the spectacular views and get ready for an unforgettable trip with activities ranging from historical attractions to outdoor adventures!
Day 1 You'll See:
- Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
- Royal Gorge Railroad
- Royal Gorge Regional Museum & History Center
- Museum of Colorado Prisons
Day 2 You'll See:
- Royal Gorge Rafting and Zipline Tours
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park (2-4hr)- Discover the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park in Canon City, Colorado — the highest suspension bridge in America! Spanning an impressive 1,260 feet across the Arkansas River, visitors can take a stroll along its length at 1253 feet above the canyon floor or admire it from a bird's eye view via its aerial gondola. The park is also home to many other attractions and activities, such as zip-lining, Rock Climbing, paintballing, white water rafting tours and more.
Royal Gorge Railroad (breakfast, lunch, or dinner train) (2hr)- Experience the beauty of Canon Colorado's Royal Gorge Railroad, which has been delighting visitors with its narrow-gauge track for more than 140 years. Take in breathtaking views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and Rocky Piedmont regions as you traverse some of Colorado's most stunning landscapes.
Royal Gorge Regional Museum & History Center (2hr)- Visit the Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center in Canon City to learn all about the area's fascinating history, from the Ute Indians to miners who came in search of ore in the 1800s. Explore interactive exhibits or take part in programs that bring this colorful past to life.
Museum of Colorado Prison (1.5hr)- Visit the Museum of Colorado Prisons for a unique insight into life behind bars. Get up close with 19th century prison cells, explore the history of prisons in Colorado and America, and take part in interactive exhibits such as a prison break game. For any tour group this is sure to be an exciting experience.
Royal Gorge Rafting and Zipline Tours (full or half day packages)- Royal Gorge Rafting and Zipline Tours offer an unforgettable adventure for any tour group. On the rafting tour, prepare to get in the water and explore a world of hidden caves and canyons in the Royal Gorge canyon. For more thrills, soar through the sky on ziplines above one of Colorado’s most breathtaking landscapes. With both activities, enjoy panoramic views of the Arkansas River and a sense of accomplishment from conquering extreme white-water rapids or overcoming fears on a zipline descent.