In addition to Colorado's historic narrow-gauge railways, the state receives significant train travel as well. Rail lines that once travelled across the state transporting gold and silver are now used to transport freight and passengers. Amtrak's California Zephyr line makes the beautiful trip from Chicago to Emeryville, California. On its way, it makes a stop in Denver and passes through Fort Morgan, Fraser, Granby, Glenwood Springs and Grand Junction.
- Weather and Altitude Colorado's varied terrain and location in the middle of the Rocky Mountain West result in quickly changing weather nearly year round. Colorado is the highest-altitude state in America. The state's average height is 2,073 mete... READ MORE >
- Sure, there's a whole world of Colorado outside of your room, but places to stay here are destinations in themselves. From historic lodges to exquisite hotels and quaint bed and breakfasts, Colorado's accommodation options will show you a good... READ MORE >
- Welcome back to the romantic era of travel — seeing Colorado by rail. The moment you step aboard and the whistle blows, you'll be transported to an earlier time. So sit back, relax and take in the scenery in an experience you'll only find aboard... READ MORE >