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Royal Gorge Bridge

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Royal Gorge Bridge

The Royal Gorge Bridge is unlike any destination out there. Epic, exciting, and definitely extraordinary, this isn't just a bridge for crossing, no, it is an attraction packed with adventure and adrenaline. With more than 350 acres and 21 rides, the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park is filled with endless activities. Whether single, married, or traveling with family, this Colorado treasure must be discovered. Continue reading further about all the things to see and do at this outstanding vacation destination.

Situated about 12 miles west of Cañon City, the Royal Gorge Bridge is one of America's highest suspension bridges. Just off of Highway 50 visitors will find a bridge that hangs 1,000 feet above the Arkansas River where the natural beauty of Colorado can be seen for miles. Families and friends will marvel at panoramic views from atop this steel wonder. When visiting this must see on the proverbial vacation to-do list, visitors will find that the park which surrounds Royal Gorge Bridge offers plenty of attractions, shows, events, and adventure.

To name just a few, the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park has a thrilling sky coaster, aerial tram, and an incline railway. For those wishing to by-pass the extreme adventures, there are jeep tours, trolley rides, and scenic burro treks through the Gorge. While exploring the Royal Gorge, tourists will learn many things about the area. Whether it is learning about dinosaurs and nature or viewing wildlife like elk and wild turkeys, Royal Gorge Bridge and Park is the place to visit while on vacation in Colorado.

The Gorge itself was created over three million years ago from slow waters cutting through the canyon which is made from solid granite rock. Today those calm waters have grown into what is famously known as the Arkansas River, one of America’s longest rivers. Considered to be a world wonder, the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park offer visitors a unique experience that cannot be seen anyplace else. No matter what you decide to do when coming to the Royal Gorge Bridge, it will be a memory filled vacation that most will find worth repeating.

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Captain D's Seafood Restaurants

Captain D's Seafood Restaurants

150 N Raynolds Ave
Canon City, CO
(719) 275-3139
www.captainds.com
Chile Wagon

Chile Wagon

807 Cyanide Ave
Canon City, CO
(719) 275-4885
DJ's Steakhouse

DJ's Steakhouse

1925 Fremont Dr
Canon City, CO
(719) 275-1299
Le Petit Chablis

Le Petit Chablis

512 Royal Gorge Blvd
Canon City, CO
(719) 269-3333
Merlino's Belvedere

Merlino's Belvedere

1330 Elm Ave
Canon City, CO
(719) 275-5558
Raven Adventure Trips Incorporated

Raven Adventure Trips Incorporated

43659 W Us Highway 50
Canon City, CO
(719) 275-2890
www.ravenraft.com
Shadow Hills Golf Course

Shadow Hills Golf Course

1232 County Road 143
Canon City, CO
(719) 275-0603
www.golfshadowhills.com
Arkansas River Inn  Suites Can

Arkansas River Inn Suites Can

1925 Fremont Drive
Canon City, CO 81212
Arkansas River Inn & Suites Ca is located in the midtown area of Canon City. Property Features. Arkansas River Inn & Suites Ca features a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available...
Budget Host Royal Gorge Inn

Budget Host Royal Gorge Inn

217 N Raynolds Ave
Canon City, CO 81212
(719) 269-1100
www.budgethost.com
Inn/chalet limited serviceyear built 1988additional property description when you stay at budget host inn, you will find exceptional quality and value. With more than 160 inns and 7,000...
Comfort Inn Canon City

Comfort Inn Canon City

311 Royal Gorge Blvd
Canon City, CO 81212
(719) 276-6900
www.comfortinn.com
Located in Canon City, Econo Lodge Canon City is in the historical district. Hotel Features. Recreational amenities include an indoor pool and a spa tub. This 2.0 star property offers a meeting/conference...
Fort Gorge Campground & Rv

Fort Gorge Campground & Rv

45044 W Us Highway 50
Canon City, CO
(719) 275-5111
www.fortgorge.com
Fourmile Rv Park

Fourmile Rv Park

3120 E Main St
Canon City, CO
(719) 275-4576
Hampton Inn Canon City

Hampton Inn Canon City

102 Mccormick Pkwy
Canon City, CO 81212
(719) 269-1112
hamptoninn.hilton.com
Hampton Inn Canon City is located in Canon City. Hotel Features. Recreational amenities include an indoor pool and a fitness facility. This 2.5 star property has a business center. A bar/lounge is open...
Holiday Inn Express Canon City

Holiday Inn Express Canon City

110 Latigo Ln
Canon City, CO 81212
(719) 275-2400
www.hiexpress.com
Located in Canon City, B Hotel is near the airport and in a rural location. Hotel Features. Recreational amenities include an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness facility. This 2.5 star property has a 24 hour...
Holiday Inn Express Canon City

Holiday Inn Express Canon City

110 Latigo Ln
Canon City, CO
(719) 275-2400
www.ihg.com
Koa Kampgrounds

Koa Kampgrounds

559 County Road 3a
Canon City, CO
(719) 275-6116
Quality Inn & Suites

Quality Inn & Suites

3075 E Hwy 50
Canon City, CO 81212
(719) 275-8676
www.qualityinn.com
Located in Canon City, Quality Inn & Suites is in the business district. Hotel Features. Quality Inn & Suites features a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available during limited hours....
Royal View Campground

Royal View Campground

227 County Road 61
Canon City, CO
(719) 275-1900
www.royalviewcampground.com
Super 8 Motel   Canon City

Super 8 Motel Canon City

209 N 19th St
Canon City, CO 81212
(719) 275-8687
www.super8.com
Super 8 Motel Canon City is located in Canon City. Property Features. The motel serves a complimentary breakfast. Super 8 Motel Canon City features RV and truck parking. Complimentary wireless Internet...
The Historic St Cloud Hotel

The Historic St Cloud Hotel

631 Main St, Canon City, Co 81212
Canon City, CO
(719) 276-2000
The Historic St Cloud Hotel

The Historic St Cloud Hotel

631 Main St, Canon City, Co 81212
Canon City, CO
(719) 276-2000
Museums of Colorado Prisons

Museums of Colorado Prisons

201 N 1st St
Canon City, CO
(719) 269-3015
www.prisonmuseum.org
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