Enjoy Classic Cowboy Country Aboard Pioneering Railroads

Created: 18 January 2023
Is the popularity of TV shows like The English, Yellowstone and prequel 1923 inspiring travellers to seek out 'Big Sky' destinations of the 'Old West'? Rail tour specialist Ffestiniog Travel's Best of Colorado tour delivers classic cowboy country as you journey on six pioneering railroads through magnificent Rocky Mountain scenery. This 11-day US tour connects the best railroads in the state by private coach including Pikes Peak, the world's highest Cog Railway which re-opened in 2021 after 4 years; Durango & Silverton Railroad, voted Best Scenic Train Ride in America in 2022 by USA Today Readers and the Cumbres & Toltec Railroad, longest and highest steam railroad in North America. Departing 15 June 2023, this tour priced from £4,900pp (two sharing) includes flights, rail journeys, coach transfers, 'wild west' excursions, time in Denver, hotel stays, some lunches and tour leader.

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