Category Archives: Roadside Attractions

Royal Gorge Route

We rode the train through the Royal Gorge. It was pricey, but we could have spent a lot more money than we did. Even the hamburgers were $20, so we went foodless.  Before we took off, I climbed up on … Continue reading

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Museum of Colorado Prisons

There are several state and federal prisons in and around Cañon City. It probably wouldn’t take me long to find out why, but I haven’t bothered yet. Anyway, there’s one right next to downtown that’s still in use—except the part … Continue reading

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Royal Gorge Bridge and Park

I rafted through the Royal Gorge back in 2002. I saw the suspension bridge high overhead and the crowds of people lining the train tracks along the bottom of the gorge. But it wasn’t until Easter weekend that Sally and … Continue reading

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Colorado Railroad Museum

The Colorado Railroad Museum is tucked between hills in an industrial section of Golden. The place was hopping on a warm and sunny Saturday afternoon.  It’s not huge or fancy, but I had a good time. The old station has … Continue reading

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