2016 Railroad Road Trip itinerary

Sunday, June 12

  • Fly to Denver, Colorado
  • Gary and Dave will pick up the rental van, to pick up Gordon, Allen, Augie and Dean.
  • Drive to Courtyard Denver Stapleton – mapwebsite

Monday, June 13

  • Drive to Georgetown Loop Railroad in the morning – mapwebsite
  • 10:45a – Ride the train and take the Mine Tour ~$40 – website
  • Drive to Golden, CO to see the Colorado Railroad Museum – $10 ($8 for seniors) – mapwebsite
  • Drive back to Courtyard Denver Stapleton (2nd night)

Tuesday, June 14

  • Coors Brewery Tour in the morning – $FREE – mapwebsite
  • Drive to Colorado Springs
  • 2:40p – Ride Pike’s Peak Railway – $38 – mapwebsite
  • Spend the night in Colorado Springs at Magnuson Hotel Manitou Springs – mapwebsite

Wednesday, June 15

  • Drive to Leadville, CO
  • Visit Colorado and Southern Railroad excursion – $37 – mapwebsite
  • Quincy’s Steakhouse for dinner – mapwebsite
  • Spend the night in Leadville at Silver King Inn – mapwebsite

Thursday, June 16

  • Drive to Vernal, UT
  • Dinosaur National Monument ~ $20/vehicle – mapwebsite
  • Towne Place Suites Vernal – mapwebsite

Friday, June 17

  • Drive to Heber City
  • 11a-2p – Ride the Heber Creeper at the Heber Valley Historic Railroad – $30 – mapwebsite
  • Drive to Ogden, UT
  • Ogden Union Station – mapwebsite
  • Staying night in Courtyard Ogden Marriott – mapwebsite

Saturday, June 18

  • Drive to Golden Spike National Historic Site – $7/vehicle – mapwebsite
  • See Re-enactment of the Driving of the Spike
  • Drive to Wendover, UT
  • Stay the night in Wendover, UT at Quality Inn – mapwebsite

Sunday, June 19

  • Drive to Ely, NV
  • Visit Nevada Northern Railway Museum – mapwebsite
  • Ride the 9:30a Steam Excursion Train-Robbery – $31 – website
  • Sleep in Ely at the Prospector Hotel and Gambling Hall – mapwebsite

Monday, June 20

  • Drive to Vegas
  • Go to Mob Museum – mapwebsite
  • Stay the night at Las Vegas Marriott – mapwebsite

Tuesday, June 21

  • Drive home
  • Return van to John Wayne Airport