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Royal Gorge Route Railroad still open for business

Rumors of the closing of the Royal Gorge Route Railroad, Colorado’s scenic train in Canon City, are highly exaggerated. The Royal Gorge Route Railroad train is open for business. Another long-time tourist attraction in Canon City, The Royal Gorge Scenic Train, a narrow-gauge children’s train, will close after 54-years in September. Some recent media reports… Continue Reading Royal Gorge Route Railroad still open for business

On the heels of its best year, the Royal Gorge Route Railroad in Cańon City is rolling into its 2012 season early to capture more tourists during the week. The railroad  takes passengers on  four historic railroad cars through the Royal Gorge canyon along the Arkansas River. This year, the train starts its season March… Continue Reading Royal Gorge Route Railroad starts daily tours two months early

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The Santa Express Train is roaring into the Royal Gorge next month and expects to represent about 20 percent of the total rides on Royal Gorge Route Railroad in Cańon City. More than 20,000 riders are expected to ride the train during the five-week period from Nov. 18 to Dec. 26. That’s about 6,000 more… Continue Reading Royal Gorge holiday train rides expected to be up 40 percent this season

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Visiting the fossils at the Dinosaur Depot Museum in Cañon City doesn’t get old. And on Saturday, October 8, admission to the museum is free. The event, sponsored by the museum and the Bureau of Land Management Royal Gorge Field Office, is a celebration of National Fossil Day and includes free activities from 10 a.m.… Continue Reading Dinosaur Depot celebrates National Fossil Day with free admission

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Royal Gorge Bridge and Park has record season

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New rides, magic shows and a new visitors’ center attracted a record number of visitors to the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park this season. “It’s the best financial year we’ve ever had,” said Mike Bandera, Royal Gorge Bridge and Park vice president and general manager. The Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, known for having one… Continue Reading Royal Gorge Bridge and Park has record season

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Randy Stark has been in the furniture business for most of his life. Raised in a furniture-business family, he has either owned or managed a furniture store in Colorado Springs for more than two decades. But four months ago he said goodbye to all that and traded in his salesman’s shirt and tie for an… Continue Reading Businessman comfortable in a colder business climate

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