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Alpenglow Adventures Tours

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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked the 4 hour Georgetown Loop tour on a Thursday in September. Joel made the trip to the railroad station and back fun and informative. We loved the train ride, as well as strolling around downtown Georgetown, where we also enjoyed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sherpa764817
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Our family of 4 wanted to ride the Georgetown Loop Railroad. Contacted Alpenglow 6 weeks in advance. We had 3 conversations by calling 970 468 7777. We were assured that tickets would be available to ride the Parlor car from Silver Plume on July 21...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Mario K
Reviewed July 20, 2018

What a fun, exciting tour we enjoyed with owner Joel as our guide. Most tour companies would consider it their job to get you to the train and bring you back on time. But Joel goes above and beyond to ensure you get an unforgettable...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank WalnutBaron
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Joel was a fantastic guide and sounded like the best radio announcer ever! My family had an excellence time!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Chris G
Joel G, Owner at Alpenglow Adventures Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

It's good to know that my undergraduate degree in Radio/Television Broadcasting from the University of Colorado (1978) has help me elucidate and entertain!

Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Abolsutely disappointed in this company. They didn’t even come pick me up this morning!!!! I woke up early and waited around for an hour before giving up and just finding another ride to Georgetown for the tour. It is SO much cheaper to just find...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Jenny H
Joel G, Owner at Alpenglow Adventures Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

In checking our records, Jenny H did indeed request a trip with Alpenglow Adventures Train Tours via our website reservation request form. Since she did not leave a telephone number on the reservation request form, we responded to her four times via e-mail, attempting to...More

Reviewed July 30, 2017

Everything about this tour was fantastic! Our guide Joel was absolutely outstanding. He picked us up at our hotel in Breckenridge and drove us through the mountains, first to the Northern Divide, the highest point in North America, and then to the train ride. It...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Anne D
Joel G, Owner at Alpenglow Adventures Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

Your kind words are most appreciated.

Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our trip on the Zephyr train. Joel picked us up at our hotel and the adventure began. A very nice drive to Granby over Ute pass. Beautiful scenery and a very knowledgeable guide along the way. Our train was delayed (gotta love Amtrak)...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Jay Q
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed this tour! I always thought it would be fun to ride a train through the mountains and this was just the ticket. Joel made the trip memorable by providing information, tips for how to get the best train ride,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank C M
Reviewed March 25, 2017

yes you can buy your train tickets cheaper directly but.... you don't get the 5 star personal treatment that joel provides. he picks you up at your hotel/condo and chauffuers you to and picks you up from your 3 hour train tour which follows the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Douglas L
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Our train adventure that day started with Joel picking us up curbside, then a beautiful drive down to Georgetown to the Georgetown Loop RR. He purchased the tickets for us, took some awesome picture of us by the train and then told us when to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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December 22, 2018|
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Response from WalnutBaron | Reviewed this property |
No. The tours operate from May-September.
July 14, 2018|
Response from Joel G | Property representative |
A four hour trip is $84.50 for adults and $69.50 for children under the age of fifteen. These prices reflect your automatic group discount of 25% off for as few as two or more people from the dame pick-up location.
Cathy W
June 6, 2016|
Response from Joel G | Property representative |
We pick up anywhere within the metro Summit County area including all locations in Frisco.