The historical train ride located in Leadville, Colorado is a scenic two-hour ride that takes you through the Colorado Rockies, where you can experience some of the highest peaks in the continental United States. It's a great way to learn about the mountain environment and how it's shaped the communities and industries of the area.
The train starts in the historic mining town of Leadville and follows a route to Climax, Colorado. As it rides through the Arkansas Valley, you get to see the rugged Rocky Mountains and their deep gorges. It's a great opportunity to take a step back in time and appreciate the surrounding beauty.
Experience the best of leisure and pleasure on a 2 hour and 45-minute evening ride that includes an amazing BBQ dinner. Marvel at the breathtaking views while you indulge in delicious smoked meats and sides. The variety of meats and sides vary from trip to trip, and could include brisket, pulled pork, hot dogs and coleslaw, mac and cheese, baked beans, and light appetizers. Don't forget to book in advance to make sure you get a spot, as these exclusive tours usually sell out quickly.
The incredible experience is enhanced by the American-made restaurant booths that offer cozy seating and a clear view of the passing landscape. Upholstered in classic black or vibrant red or green vinyl, the booths provide both style and comfort, allowing guests to talk, laugh, and enjoy a meal together as they watch the scenery roll by. Plus, the occasional wildlife sighting keeps the trip even more exciting. The narrow isles allow for easy maneuverability, while the factory-style lights impart a special ambiance.
Whether it's for a romantic evening or a casual lunch, the Leadville Train provides the perfect way to take in beautiful scenery, great conversation and delicious food, all of which are easier to enjoy when supported by beautiful laminated table tops in a black finish that helps the colored vinyl pop out and be the attractive focal point in the train cart's interior.
The Leadville Train offers some great stops along the way. You can get out at the Arkansas River Valley and take in stunning views of the mountains. You can also take a break and get out at the historic petroglyphs site near Turquoise Lake. You even get to experience the 7.5-mile summit tunnel, which passes through some of the highest mountains in the continental United States. You also get to experience the iconic 16th Street Bridge, one of the last remaining wooden bridges of its kind making this experience a great way to learn about Colorado’s past and appreciate the natural beauty of the area. It's an educational and relaxing experience that is suitable for all ages. For more information and booking options visit The Leadville Train website.