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Recent Press


Making Connections on 2021’s New Rail-Trails
Rails to Trail Conservancy | December 20, 2021

14 Charming Main Streets in Colorado
Uncover Colorado | November 27, 2021

Hard Time Trail in Canon City is a not-too-difficult affair | Take a Hike
Pikes Peak Courier | November 16, 2021

The Best Day Trips From Denver Are Easy And Scenic
The Travel | December 7, 2021

26 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Colorado This Month
5280 | December 1, 2021

Hop on ‘The Polar Express’ with these Christmas train rides in Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas
Coloradoan | November 24, 2021

Train to showcase winter wonderland in Colorado, traveling through massive gorge
Out There Colorado | November 11, 2021

How Many of These Famous Colorado Attractions Have You Visited?
New 99.1 Country | November 11, 2021

13 of the most Instagramable locations in Colorado
Out There Colorado | November 10, 2021

Penrose apple farmers turned winemakers to survive
KOAA News | October 19, 2021

Best Day Trips from Colorado Springs
The Lonely Planet | October 1, 2021

Top 6 Spots For Outdoor Adventures in Colorado This Fall
Travel Off Path | October 2, 2021

Five finest kayaking destinations in North America
DL Mag | September 29, 2021

Colorado fall bucket list: 10 ways to celebrate the season, from hiking to apple-picking
Denver Post, September 24, 2021

Visit One Of Colorado’s Top Attractions
Forbes | September 20, 2021

10 of the most unique Airbnb rentals in Colorado to inspire your next adventure
The Denver Gazette | September 16, 2021

Beyond the Bars in Cañon City, Colorado
The Epoch Times | September 10, 2021

Colorado’s best glamping spots offer luxury tents, covered wagons, clear-top bubbles and yurts
The Denver Post | September 9, 2021

The best place to camp in every US state | September 9, 2021

In Colorado, play hard by day and choose comfort at Royal Gorge Cabins by night
USA Today | September 4, 2021

5 Colorado Train Rides Perfect for Leaf-Peeping
5280 | September 2021

White Water Rafting In Colorado’s Royal Gorge: Why This Adventure Spot Should Be On Your Radar
Forbes | August 29, 2021

Top 5 Adventure Travel Destinations for Your Bucket List
Travel Off Path | July 23, 2021

Take this history-themed road trip to learn about Colorado’s roots
Out There Colorado | July 20, 2021

5 places where you can go skinny dipping in Colorado
The Know | July 20, 2021

Three Days in Canon City, Colorado
Rick Blossoming | June 23, 2021

Your summer vacation Plan B: Where to go if your first-choice destination is sold out
USA Today | July 2, 2021

10 of the most unique Airbnb rentals in Colorado to inspire your next adventure
Out There Colorado | June 28, 2021

Fun awaits at these 10 adventure parks in Colorado
Colorado Springs Gazette | June 21, 2021

Once visited by train, access restored to ‘magical’ overlook in southern Colorado
Colorado Springs Gazette | June 23, 2021

Colorado experiences dubbed 3 of America’s top 15 water adventures
Out There Colorado | June 25, 2021

Royal Gorge Rafting and Zipline Tours offers adventures for the whole family
KOAA News | June 12, 2021

Wineries and Cideries in the Royal Gorge
Uncover Colorado | June 7, 2021

Three Days In: Royal Gorge Region
Encompass | Summer 2021

11 Beautiful Vintage Train Rides In The U.S.
Travel Awaits | June 4, 2021

A Weekend Guide to Exploring the Royal Gorge Region
303 Magazine | June 3, 2021

Where Are the Best Glamping Spots in Colorado?
Newswire | May 30, 2021

10 places to whitewater raft in Colorado
Out There Colorado | May 28, 2021

Journey through time and natural wonder on these scenic trains in Colorado
Colorado Springs Gazette | May 27, 2021

Colorado’s newest mountain bike park is “awesome”
The Know | May 24, 2021

Best Outdoor Festivals In The U.S. To Attend This Summer
Travel Off Path | May 22, 2021

Views from the new Point Alta Vista Trail are spectacular
The Know | May 22, 2021

Reconnect and make unforgettable family memories in Colorado this summer
Estes Park Trail Gazette | May 20, 2021

Via Ferratas Offer an Entry Into Rock Climbing—Here’s Where to Find Them in the U.S.
Conde Nast Traveler | May 19, 2021

5 great places for scenic helicopter rides in Colorado
Out There Colorado | May 9, 2021

Discover dinosaurs and massacres through historical sites in Southern Colorado
The Pueblo Chieftain | May 9, 2021

Foodies flocking to try Royal Gorge Route’s gourmet train far
The Pueblo Chieftain | May 7, 2021

Latitudes | Royal Gorge Bridge celebrates history and innovation
The Woodinville Weekly | May 6, 2021

What Type of Camping Is Right for You?
5280 | April 29, 2021

Royal ‘Gorge-ous’ Canon City bridge has the thrills, fun and breathtaking scenery
Yahoo News | April 25, 2021

Cañon City with Kids: 10 Things to Do!
Navigation Junkie | April 12, 2021

Hiking Bob: Ten things that make Colorado great
Colorado Springs Indy | April 16, 2021

Adventures with Alan visits the Royal Gorge Route Railroad
KOAA News | April 7, 2021

5 Place to Road Trip for the Best Views | March 2021

10 adventurous activities to do with kids in Colorado
Out There Colorado | March 19, 2021

Got spring break fever? Get your feet to Cañon City | Take a Hike
Colorado Springs Gazette | March 16, 2021

Experience breathtaking views at the Royal Gorge Bridge & Route Railroad
Living Local | March 11, 2021

25 Of The Scariest Bridges In The World
Simplemost | March 10, 2021

Planning Your Trip to the Royal Gorge
US Updates | February 26, 2021

8 Via Ferrata routes that offer rare views in Colorado
Out There Colorado | February 23, 2021

Riverside yurt offers adventurous AirBnB stay in Colorado
Out There Colorado | February 19, 2021

Top 5 Valentine’s Day Getaways in America Revealed
The World Property Journal | February 12, 2021

Ditch the mountains this winter and head to southern Colorado instead. Here’s your itinerary.
The Know | February 2, 2021

Who says winter fun in Colorado is only found in the mountains?
The Denver Post | February 1, 2021

Small-town Florence hosts a top-tier Indian & Nepalese spot
Colorado Springs Indy | January 20, 2021

Don’t Take These Classic Colorado Pursuits for Granted
5280 | January 1, 2021


Colorado’s Santa Express train showcases winter wonderland
Colorado Springs Gazette | December 3, 2020

The 11 Newest MTB Trails from Around the World [November 2020]
Singletracks | November 30, 2020

Cañon City mountain biking portfolio grows again, with highly anticipated trail coming soon
Colorado Springs Gazette | November 20, 2020

Colorado’s Royal Gorge Region is Using Wine to Revitalize Its Agricultural History
303 Magazine | November 24, 2020

The Texas Connection To Colorado’s Royal Gorge Bridge
The Texas Standard | November 4, 2020

The Best Things To Do In Adorable Canon City, Colorado
Travel Awaits | October 29, 2020

Adventures with Alan visits the Royal Gorge Via Ferrata
KOAA News5 Southern Colorado | October 20, 2020

The Most Spectacular Places to Visit in Colorado
North Denver News | October 19, 2020

8 Beautiful Colorado Train Trips You Must Experience
Travel Awaits | October 10, 2020

This stargazing road trip offers world-class night sky views
National Geographic | September 2020

Get to the Gorge
Colorado Traveler Magazine | Sept/Oct

Colorado State-cations: All Aboard for Autumn on the Rails
Our Community Now | September 1, 2020

Despite Setbacks, Harvest Season Is Underway at Colorado Wineries
5280 | September 21, 2020

Exploring Colorado’s Wine Country: 8 Perfect Places To Visit
Travel Awaits | September 2020

12 of the World’s Most Terrifying Bridges
Fodor’s Travel | August 18, 2020

15 Visually Stunning Pedestrian Walkways Across the U.S.
Reader’s Digest | August 10, 2020

Once dubbed the largest Old West Theme Park in the nation, Buckskin Joe is now just a memory
The Know, The Denver Post | August 10, 2020

7 often-overlooked mountain towns you should visit in Colorado
Out There Colorado | July 29, 2020

24 Best Places To Stop Along Colorado’s Beautiful Gold Belt Tour
Travel Awaits | July 29, 2020

Colorado is Home to the Highest Bridge in the US
Kool 107.9 FM| July 21, 2020

The Royal Gorge Things to Do and See
Carpe Travel | July 20, 2020

DIY expert Chip Wade checks in from his cross-country RV trip
Fox News | July 12, 2020

10 of the coolest spots around Colorado for kids (and adults) obsessed with dinosaurs
The Know, The Denver Post | July 9, 2020

It’s ‘all aboard’ again for these scenic train rides after closing for coronavirus
USA Today | July 5, 2020

All Aboard the breathtaking Royal Gorge Route Railroad
Fox 21 News | July 2, 2020

Have a picnic with that wine in Canon City
The Colorado Springs Gazette | June 24, 2020

Discover Scenic Byways and Small Towns During a Colorado Summer Road Trip | June 16, 2020

The epic canyons in this Colorado town offer a wild west adventure you can’t miss
Out There Colorado | June 2020

The most scenic bridges to drive across in the US
Insider | June 15, 2020

7 of the Best Day trips from Denver
Otts World | June 5, 2020

Adventure Awaits at the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park
5280 | June 5, 2020

Seven virtual train journeys you can take from home
The South African | May 31, 2020

Ultimate Colorado Family Vacation Guide: 100+ Activities (COVID-approved)
Mile High Mamas | May 28, 2020

9 of the Coolest City Parks in the US
Livability | May 20, 2020

The Most Adventurous White-Water Rafting Destinations In The US
World Atlas | May 17, 2020

Art & antiques on tap in virtual tour of Florence, Westcliffe
The Pueblo Chieftain | May 11, 2020

Florence and Westcliffe launch Frontier Pathways Scenic Byway Arts and Antiques Tour
La Junta Tribune | May 6, 2020

Florence and Westcliffe Launch the Frontier Pathways Scenic Byway Arts and Antiques Tour
The Canon City Daily Record | May 7, 2020

50 reasons we love Colorado outdoors — in honor of Earth Day
The Gazette | April 21, 2020

You Can Take Virtual Train Rides Around The World
Tyla | April 17, 2020

These Virtual Train Rides Journey Through the World’s Most Scenic Sites
House Beautiful | April 16, 2020

New travel series features 2 Colorado natural wonders
The Gazette | April 15, 2020

Fresh Dirt
Elevation Outdoors | March 31, 2020

Gnarly, controversial trail coming to Cañon City will feature nearly 2,000 feet of elevation gain
Out There Colorado | March 5, 2020

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day with Low-Impact Travel Every Day in Colorado
Colorado Tourism Office | March 5, 2020

7 Cabins That Are Perfect for a Romantic Getaway
Outside | February 13, 2020

Back In Time: In the aftermath of the Royal Gorge War, the railroad would become vital to Fremont County and eventually lead to the tourist train
Canon City Daily Record | February 29, 2020

Colorado Festivals Celebrating the Outdoors
Westword | February 28, 2020

5 Places to See Dinosaur Tracks in Colorado
Out There Colorado | February 21, 2020

Where The First Person Ever Bungee Jumped (And 19 Spots With The Most Unique Drops)
The Travel | February 14, 2020

How To Spend A Day At Royal Gorge
Travel Awaits | February 13, 2020

10 Must-Do Winter Adventures and Activities in Colorado
Out There Colorado | January 21, 2020

Where the Wild Things Are: Wildlife Viewing Experience Abound in Colorado | January 30, 2020

Fremont County becoming Colorado wine country
KOAA News5 | January 7, 2020

Next Napa Valley? The Cañon City area is hoping wineries can lead to an agricultural renaissance
Colorado Sun | January 3, 2020


Love Blossoms in Colorado All Year Round
Colorado Tourism Office Press Releaase | December 19, 2019

What to do in the winter when you don’t ski, from hot springs to ice bumper cars
The Know, The Denver Post | December 18, 2019

Brighten Up the Holidays Along Roads Less Traveled in Southern Colorado | December 2019

6 winter train rides in Colorado to get you in the holiday spirit
The Know, The Denver Post | December 3, 2019

Festive holiday train rides across Colorado
9 News | December 2, 2019

10 reasons to be thankful for Colorado outdoors, according to top athletes and advocates
The Gazette | November 25, 2019

Santa Express Train puts winter wonderland on display in Colorado
Out There Colorado | November 15, 2019

Exploring Grape Creek In The Hidden Recesses Of Temple Canyon (near Canon City, CO)
Hook & Fly | October 14, 2019

Colorado’s 5 next great basecamps for adventure
The Gazette | October 27, 2019

All Aboard! Next Stop… Wild West Adventures
Loveland Magazine | August-September 2019

As Amtrak drops dining cars, here’s where fine dining still rides on the rails
USA Today | September 27, 2019

Colorado Statecations: All Aboard for Autumn on the Rails
Our Community Now | September 27, 2019

Colorado Honors Its Native Peoples with Events and Offerings to Educate and Inspire | September 2019

You Don’t Have to Be Alex Honnold to Brave This Adventure Trend
The Daily Beast | September 15, 2019

The World’s Most Thrilling Pedestrian Suspension Bridges
Fodor’s Travel | September 11, 2019

Raft, Fish, Explore the Arkansas River and Royal Gorge
AOPA | August 30, 2019

Colorado’s Scenic and Historic Byways: The Complete List
5280 | August 30,2019

Find Your State of Wellness in Colorado | August 22, 2019

Outdoor Fun in Colorado Springs
Leisure Group Travel | August 2019

Royal Gorge Ranch & Resort makes good use of former Buckskin Joe property
AG Journal | August 25, 2019

Colorado wine is finally coming into its own
The Know, The Denver Post | August 24, 2019

CMoore of Colorado: Royal Gorge Railroad
Fox 21 News | August 11, 2019

Thills and chills at the Royal Gorge Bridge
Pueblo Chieftan | August 2, 2019

8 ways to see the Royal Gorge, from a zipline to a skycoaster
The Know, Denver Post | July 30, 2019

Nine decades of royal memories; Bridge impacted many lives
The Pueblo Chieftan | July 28, 2019

A Jurassic Vacation: Here’s what to do in Royal Gorge, Colorado’s dinosaur and wine hub
Vail Daily | July 27, 2019

Which trails you should be hitting on your next adventure to Cañon City, Royal Gorge
The Know, The Denver Post | July 27, 2019

As the Royal Gorge turns 90, now is the time to visit Cañon City
The Know, The Denver Post | July 27, 2019

Exploring southern Colorado: Have you visited the Royal Gorge Bridge?
KOAA News5   |   July 23, 2019

Treasure to be found beyond ‘the Alcatraz of the Rockies’: Colorful Colorado
The Gazette   |   July 21, 2019

Dinosaur discovery on Skyline Drive in Cañon City excavated 20 years ago still popular
The Gazette   |   July 14, 2019

11 New Summer Adventures in the Colorado Springs Area
Out There Colorado   |   July 9, 2019

Royal Gorge trails the latest in Cañon City’s outdoor recreation revolution
Out There Colorado | July 8, 2019

Via Ferrata lets adventurers climb the walls of Royal Gorge
Fox 21 News | June 25, 2019

This Region Is Colorado’s Under-The-Radar Adventure Destination
Forbes | June 27, 2019

Cliffside Climbs and Narrow Bridges on the Royal Gorge Via Ferrata
The Indiana Gazette | June 9, 2019

Top 7 Places to Go Whitewater Rafting in Colorado
Out There Colorado   |   June 5, 2019

Experience Sights, Sounds of Pre-Historic Past
Fort Carson Mountaineer | June 1, 2019

New Attraction Opening at Royal Gorge
KOAA News   |   May 24, 2019

All aboard! Train through Royal Gorge Debuted 140 Years Ago
9 News   |   May 8, 2019

Happy Trails: Fremont Peak not to be missed near Royal Gorge
The Gazette | April 7, 2019

The 18 Most Terrifying Bridges in the World Feature Steep Slopes and Stomach-Churning Heights
Greenwich Time   |    March 24, 2019

6 Adventures in the Pikes Peak Region Sure to Get Your Adrenaline Pumping
Out There Colorado | March 19, 2019

6 Last-Minute, Family-Friendly Spring Break Plans
5280 | March 18, 2019

Thrilling Adventure Named No. 1 Colorado Bucket List Activity
Our Community Now | March 7, 2019

The 9 Best Ways to Celebrate Springtime in Colorado
Trip Savvy   |   February 25, 2019

Rock Climbing Adventure Coming to the Royal Gorge
Pueblo Chieftain   |   January 12, 2019

New Royal Gorge Attraction Attracts Adventure Seekers
CBS Denver   |   January 10, 2019

Five Winter Mountain Biking Destinations on Colorado’s Front Range
The Gazette | January 7, 2019


11 Beautiful Train Trips To Experience In 2022

11 Beautiful Train Trips To Experience In 2022

Take this history-themed road trip to learn about Colorado’s roots

Take this history-themed road trip to learn about Colorado’s roots

Via Ferratas Offer an Entry into Rock Climbing(...)

Via Ferratas Offer an Entry into Rock Climbing(...)

9 of the Coolest City Parks in the US

9 of the Coolest City Parks in the US