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The Royal Gorge

The Royal Gorge Route Railroad is the top destination attraction in the Royal Gorge Region and Canon City, a Southern Colorado town nestled in the most beautiful valley in the state. Canon City and all of Fremont County is packed with many classic Colorado recreation activities, sights, adventures and year-round events for the entire family. Check out these links and start checking off that Colorado Rockies bucket list!

One thing’s for sure; no matter what you’re looking for, the Royal Gorge Region delivers.


Outdoor activities.

  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Helicopter Tours
  • 4 Wheeling

Indoor activities.

  • Art Galleries
  • Museums
  • Live Theater
  • Shopping

Experience the ultimate in luxury.

The Historic Royal Gorge Mansion, formerly known as the Robison Mansion, is a premier special event destination and vacation property. Located in the spectacular Royal Gorge Region in Cañon City located just 45 minutes southwest of Colorado Springs and two hours from Denver. The Mansion is located just steps away from the Royal Gorge Route Railroad via the beautiful Arkansas Riverwalk trail.

“Wow!” best describes the 6,500 sq. ft. Royal Gorge Mansion and the expansive manicured grounds, featuring four beautiful tree-lined acres, complete with a spectacular fountain. This is the perfect setting for your friends and family on an overnight retreat.

The Mansion features four guest suites, a spectacular dining room, large kitchen, sunroom, two parlors, a huge media room, and a beautiful veranda, just steps away from the famous fountain which highlights the Mansion. The Mansion perfectly accommodates four couples to experience the ultimate in luxury, rest and relaxation.

From adventure to grand elegance, featuring catering options that will amaze your guests during your stay at the famous Mansion, we provide the ultimate experience. Since we are associated with the famous Royal Gorge Route Railroad, we offer special charters, first-class lunch and dinners, as well as private bars, all on Colorado’s most scenic mountain train line. The Royal Gorge Route provides a unique option for a rehearsal lunch or dinner, offering fresh, locally sourced and organic entrees that have been pleasing guests for more than 20 years.

The Royal Gorge Mansion and Carriage House is one of Colorado’s most elegant and unique event venues and luxury vacation or staycation destinations.



  • 4 star rating Dining on the rails We had a club car experience and it was wonderful! Our seats were on the south side of the train and it had an incredible view for the duration of... read more - EliLap24 - 6/25/2020 

    5 star rating Great time. Very fun! Inside car gets a little chilly so bring a light sweater. Friendly staff made us feel so comfortable. Train ride awesome and view was great!! Female conductor was... read more - debdanjo3 - 6/23/2020 

    5 star rating Great Experience This a must do in Colorado springs. We went to the Royal Gorge bridge prior to riding the train and it really made a difference. The river is spectacular... read more - RobertD4137 - 6/22/2020 

  • 5 star rating Fun day trip This was my first time on a passenger train and it didn’t disappoint. We sat in the Vista Dome and the views were amazing. It was nice to... read more - herowannabe - 6/20/2020 

    5 star rating Moments Make Memories Enjoying nachos and Prosecco, delivered by Acacia. She’s funny, efficient, quick, and a wealth of knowledge - Nicole G. - 6/17/2020 

    4 star rating Great views and service, food just ok Took the dome car with our family of five, all sat together, it was very comfortable, but if it’s a nice day I would’ve gone coach and spent the ride... read more - RTMamacita - 6/14/2020 


Adventure awaits

Hop aboard the Royal Gorge Route Railroad and experience a one-of-a-kind adventure through the Royal Gorge and Colorado Rockies. Departing daily from the Santa Fe Depot in Canon City.

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