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Winter Wishes Do Come True in the Royal Gorge Region

This winter, hit up some big attractions and discover a few hidden gems in Colorado’s Royal Gorge Region.

Sustainability Activity

How to Give Back to These Special Places

Give back to the kids in Fremont County this winter by donating to the Fremont County Boys & Girls Club, a safe, positive environment where youth can learn and play.

Itinerary Tip

Don't Miss a Thing

There’s a lot to see and do in the Royal Gorge Region. Beyond Cañon City, be sure to check out Florence and Penrose to the east and Cotopaxi and Howard to the west.

Day 1

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Antiquing in Florence

Florence is Colorado’s “Antique Capital” with dozens of antique shops lining the city’s historical Main Street. These antique shops are also part of…

lunch

Ito Japanese Steakhouse Sushi & Thai Restaurant

Enjoy spicy edamame, sushi rolls, sashimi, ramen and hibachi dishes in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

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Colorado Jeep Tours

At Colorado Jeep Tours we pride ourselves on providing high quality, scenic, and informative jeep tours. Our tours offer a variety of information, including history of…

dinner

Nirvana Culinary Paradise

Savor the delicious flavors of North India — from pakora and papadam to curries, biryani and tandoori — in a welcoming environment. Gluten-free, vegetarian…

activity

Royal Gorge Route Railroad Holiday Train

Take a twilight departure on the Royal Gorge Route Railroad Holiday Train. The Holiday Train travels all the way through the Royal Gorge on round-trip…

lodging

Parkview Inn Motel

We offer beautiful and clean rooms at reasonable rates, family and efficiency rooms, non-smoking rooms, guest Laundry facilities, free wireless internet,…

Day 2

breakfast

Aspen Leaf Bakery and Cafe

Our mission is to provide fast, friendly and consistent service to the town of Florence and any visitors along the way. We hope to provide delicious…

activity

Royal Gorge Bridge & Park

Royal Gorge Bridge & Park is open daily. Marvel at awe-inspiring panoramic views from one of the world's highest suspension bridges and enjoy more…

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Cafe 1230 at the Royal Gorge Bridge

Ever eaten pizza 1,230 feet above a roaring river and extraordinary gorge? Have a slice at Café 1230, one of the most scenic restaurants in Colorado…

activity

Afternoon Tea at the Royal Gorge Mansion

Every Afternoon Tea experience at the Royal Gorge Mansion includes your choice of freshly brewed traditional and seasonal loose teas, alongside English…

dinner

Bunk House Burgers

Bunk House Burgers is a locally owned, family partnership that is proud of its ranching history.

activity

Cañon City Lanes

We offer bowling for all ages, arcade games, meals and snacks and a fully stocked bar. There is cosmic bowling Friday and Saturday nights. Our emphasis…

lodging

Best Western Cañon City

Close to the Royal Gorge Bridge and the best river rafting in Colorado, our Canon City hotel provides a great location and spacious accommodations. Canon…

Day 3

breakfast

Canon City Mugs

Our menu has just what you need to satisfy that appetite. Kids menu and senior discount.

activity

Fremont Center for the Arts

Rotating, multi-media fine art shows by regional artists along with classes, interactive cultural activities and historical displays for children and…

lunch

Bunk House Burgers

Bunk House Burgers is a locally owned, family partnership that is proud of its ranching history.

activity

The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey

The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey has been making its own wines since 2002 and has won over 100 awards and medals in prestigious international wine competitions…

dinner

Diritos Italian Restaurant

DiRito's Italian Restaurant proudly offers their daily homemade bread, signature roasted garlic, homemade meatballs and sausage, as well as numerous…

activity

Whitewater Bar & Grill

The Whitewater Bar & Grill, Royal Gorge Rafting & Zipline tours make the perfect combination to any Colorado vacation! The Whitewater Bar &…

lodging

Rocky Top River Ranch

Relax on the Arkansas River in Howard, Colorado in a cabin, motel room our your very own RV. 

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