The Royal Gorge Region

Things to Do in Cañon City, Florence and Penrose
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Ditch the Ordinary.

Nestled within south-central Colorado’s Arkansas River Valley, the welcoming towns of Cañon City, Florence and Penrose are year-round hubs for outdoor adventure, history and stunning natural beauty. Encounter some of Colorado’s most famous views, including the magnificent Royal Gorge Bridge & Park; hike, bike or raft amid unspoiled landscapes; and dive into the area’s fascinating gold rush, geologic and agricultural past. Peruse Colorado’s Antique Capital, and wine and dine on the Royal Gorge Route Railroad.

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