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Georgetown Loop Historic Railroad

Georgetown Loop Historic Railroad
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The Georgetown Loop Railroad was one of Colorado’s first visitor attractions. Completed in 1884, this spectacular stretch of three-foot narrow gauge railroad was considered an engineering marvel for its time. This is a ride to remember! The beauty...more
1520 Argentine Street, Georgetown, CO 80444
+1 303-569-2659
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the Georgetown Loop Santa Train before Christmas this year with our 2 young (7 and 4) daughters. It was freezing cold, with a little snow on the ground - so it felt like the North Pole! Having hot chocolate available before the ride,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a ride in Dec when they have it decorated throughout the woods. Soooooo beautiful! Santa joined us on the train for pics, Christmas carols and some humor. Will def go back!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TheresaNTexas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our grandsons on the Georgetown Loop Railroad. They loved it. Characters dressed in period clothing and great interaction with the kids. What a fun trip!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank divegang
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the few train rides available after October in CO. Took our 2 young adult kids for a ride through the Lighted Forest, rose in the Presidential Car. Loved every minute of it! There were older couples, couples with young kids, and families like...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MamaCip75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this as an xmas present for our family as an excursion for us to do during our ski trip to Winter Park. Thought it would be a fun little day trip for those in our party that don’t ski & a way for them...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a group of 8, and they sat us four to a table. Would've had twice as much food and space if we'd booked four individual groups of two. Seriously. They bring cake slices, but it's one cake slices *per table* not per person....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KittyStuff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my family of 5. Very disappointed that we drove an hour to go to “event”. My kids are older (10,13,16) so perhaps younger families have a different perspective. Lights were below average and train windows fogged up so it was difficult to see...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank KelliP77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I attended the lighted forest train ride last night. We LOVED it! It was our first time on the train and we had a great time. Even the baby thought it was great! My older daughter thought is was incredibly magical! We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank julichristy14Denver
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

For the second year in a row, my husband and I took our granddaughter on the Santa Express. Go for the Presidential experience if possible - so worth it for the kiddos. Your fare includes a nice basket or plate of healthy snacks, a commemorative...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TxAggieAndHisWife
Reviewed December 10, 2018

We were leaving Keystone and thought the Santa's Lighted Forest would be worth the ride to see the lights. What a big disappointment! So glad that we were already up in the area and did not make the trip specifically for this "lighted forest". Since...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rose J
Manager1884, Manager at Georgetown Loop Historic Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2018

Dear Rose, Thank you for your feedback. We are making some changes now that we think will help with the foggy windows in the coach cars on really cold nights such as the night you rode. We hope you will try us again another time....More

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January 16, 2019|
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Response from claudiar784 | Reviewed this property |
Car is the only way I know offir you to gett there.
October 5, 2018|
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Response from giuseppecincin | Reviewed this property |
The journey is not very long and there're a couple of intermediate stops to enjoy the mines for example. I recommend the guided tour to the mines along the journey. Enjoy everything. You can choose to sit in the open cars... More
September 15, 2018|
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Response from Dadmay | Reviewed this property |
They do offer a military discount - 20% during the summer. See specials-discounts on their web page.