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Colorado Rockies

Colorado Rockies

Experience stunning mountain vistas, lush meadows, deep canyons, scenic mountain towns and unforgettable rail adventures as we discover some of America's West most majestic landscapes. Visit five National Parks and ride the rails on two of the country's most iconic trains. Explore an Alpine wonderland as you follow America's highest paved highway to witness the Colorado Rockies.

Colorado Rockies

Historic Rails & Parks of the Southwest

 

9 Days

 

View the desert landscapes and cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde National Park. See ancient red stone rock formations at the Garden of the Gods. Take a thrilling train ride through soaring granite cliffs and enjoy dramatic views of the world's highest suspension bridge. Sit back and savor “America the Beautiful”.

 

July 17; August 14 & 21, 2020

 

 

TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Round trip Airfare
  • 8 Nights Accommodations featuring 2 Nights in Denver, 2 Nights in Grand Junction, 2 Nights in Durango & 2 Nights in Colorado Springs
  • 14 Meals: 8 Breakfasts & 6 Dinners featuring a Chuckwagon Dinner and Western Entertainment
  • Visit Five National Parks
  • Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
  • Royal Gorge Scenic Railroad
  • Colorado National Monument and Garden of the Gods
  • Services of a professional Conway Tour Manager

 

Double Occupancy

$2999 pp

Triple Occupancy

$2979 pp

Single Occupancy

$3749 pp

 

Rates include $59 per person in air transportation taxes, fees & fuel surcharges—subject to change. All rates are based out of Boston & New York/New Jersey. Add $120 pp for Hartford.

 

Checked Baggage Charges:  Some airlines may impose additional charges for checked baggage.  This information will be given with final documents. 

 

Travel Insured International Protection Plan is available:

     Double/Triple: $172 pp for Boston & NY/NJ, $194 pp for Hartford

     Single: $242 pp Single for Boston, NY/NJ & Hartford

 

 

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Day 1

Today fly to the "Mile High City" of Denver, Colorado where accommodations for the next two nights are provided at the DoubleTree Hotel. A welcome dinner is included this evening.

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Day 2

This morning we will pass Boulder enroute to Rocky National Park. Climbing to over 12,000 feet our park tour starts on Trail Ridge Road the highest continuously paved road highway in the United States and certainly one of the most scenic. Enjoy spectacular views and hopefully an abundance of wildlife as we progress from Estes State Park and marvel at majestic mountains and canyons. Later you are able to explore Denver at your own pace.

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Day 3

Today our tour stops at one of the area's world-famous ski resort towns. Later follow Rim Rock Drive and discover Colorado National Monument and its amazing sheer red cliffs, steep canyons and monoliths. Our accommodations for the next two nights are provided at the Doubletree Hotel in Grand Junction.

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Day 4

This morning day trip to Utah to explore Arches National Park and witness a spectacular array of stone arches and rock formations. Later visit Canyonlands National Park and enjoy the panoramic vistas of Island in the Sky as well as deeply eroded canyons interspersed with sheer sided mesas. Later return to Grand Junction and enjoy dinner at popular area restaurant.

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Day 5

Today journey to Silverton, a former silver mining town now a designated national landmark. Later board the famed Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and enjoy an amazing train ride through the breathtaking canyons in the remote wilderness of San Juan National Forest. Later arrive in Durango, a delightful town filled with historic buildings, trendy restaurants and the spirt of a bygone era. Your accommodations for the next two nights are provided at the Holiday Inn.

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Day 6

After breakfast enjoy a tour of Mesa Verde National Park, the land of the ancient Pueblo Indians and their well-preserved cliff dwellings. Our local guide takes us to the most popular archaeological sites and overlooks. Later, enjoy the downtown area of Durango.

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Day 7

Today venture to Great Sand Dunes National Park and explore the largest sand dunes in North America. Rising up to 750 feet high against the Sangre de Cristo Mountains backdrop the dunes provide another worldly landscape that will be long remembered. Our final destination is the serene resort town of Colorado Springs where two nights are provided at Wyndam's Antler Hotel.

B, D

Day 8

Travel to nearby Canon City today to enjoy a thrilling train ride aboard the Royal Gorge Railroad. View soaring granite cliffs as well as dramatic views of the world's highest suspension bridge as you ride along the Arkansas River. Later visit the Garden of the Gods and marvel at the magnificent red rock formations that were sculpted more than 300 million years ago. This evening experience a hearty chuckwagon dinner and western stage show at the Flying W Ranch.

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Day 9

Today enjoy breakfast at your hotel and be transferred to Denver Airport and depart for home with fond memories of this classic American vacation.

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B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

DoubleTree Denver Hotel

Located in the heart of Stapleton, between downtown Denver and Denver International Airport, DoubleTree Denver offers easy access to all of Denver’s attractions. You'll find all the space and amenities you expect from a full-service convention hotel but, with the service and experience of a boutique property. Guest rooms include air-conditioning, flat-screen TV, free WiFi, coffee-maker & tea making facilities, hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. An indoor pool, fitness center and four distinctive restaurant & lounge choices round out the impressive amenities you'll find on the property. Creative dining, friendly and intuitive service, and comfortable atmosphere help to make DoubleTree Denver feel like home.

 

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Lobby

 

Guest Room

 

The Antlers, A Wyndham Hotel-Colorado Springs, CO

Standing in the same location as the original hotel, built in 1883, the Antlers pays tribute to its namesake, while providing all of the comforts and amenities of a 21st century hotel. Opened just 12 years after Colorado Springs was founded, the Antlers quickly became an institution in the area and welcomed travelers from all around the globe - a legacy that continues today. Located in the heart of town, the hotel is surrounded by charming tree-lined streets with many shops, restaurants and entertainment venues all within walking distance. Guest rooms are well-appointed with elegant bathrooms, high-definition flat screen television with cable channels, iron and ironing board and coffee maker and tea service. The Antlers will be the perfect base for exploration of the best Colorado Springs and the surrounding area have to offer.

 

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Lobby

 

Antler's Grille

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